How Sinisana Technologies builds trust and traceability

Essentially a digital ledger of transactions duplicated and distributed. Blockchain technology has so long been associated with cryptocurrency and investments that it’s often hard to imagine its application in other sectors. Essentially a digital ledger of transactions duplicated and distributed across an entire network of computer systems, blockchain has the…

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Ways to strengthen security in IT supply chains, online banking, and blockchains

Represents more than half of all ICT investment by 2024. The Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Cyber Security Advisory Panel (CSAP) , comprising of experts in cyber security from around the world, provided insights on how MAS and financial institutions (FIs) can bolster their cyber defences. The Panel supported the…

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Finance leaders plan to assess digital currencies for business in 2022

Sentiment towards digital currencies appears to be improving among finance leaders. A September 2021 survey of 251 CFOs and other finance leaders revealed that 47% intend to assess digital currencies for business in 2022, according to Gartner, Inc. A February poll centered on bitcoin adoption showed 84% of finance leaders said they…

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Australia and Singapore’s blockchain trial shows promise

Results so far show reducing transaction costs. Australian Border Force (ABF), the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA), and Singapore Customs, along with industry participants, have concluded a blockchain trial to prove trade documents can be issued and verified digitally across two independent systems, reducing cross-border transaction costs. The…

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Blockchain technology keeps food chain ecosystem transparent

South Australian food organisations use blockchain platform to reduce traceability times from three days to three seconds. Australia meat processer and independent grocer investor in blockchain-based food ecosystem to trace the entire lifecycle of a food product, from region to plate, and update the record in real-time. Family-owned meat processor, Thomas…

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Blockchain technology key to Malaysia and Singapore’s digital health certificates

Both countries are the technology to issue their vaccine certificate, with interoperability. During the Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan official visit to Malaysia, discussions around national immunisation plans for both countries and an exchange of best practices arose, including the opening of borders with digital health certificates…

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Bangkok Bank progresses its digital roadmap 

Thai financial service provider outlines several digital initiatives in early 2021. Bangkok Bank is progressing its roadmap to create digital experiences by connecting online-offline platforms to provide customers with easy and smooth services. The Bank has extended its banking agents through Counter Service to 12,500 7-Eleven stores nationwide which will…

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Singapore Exchange ramps up Titan OTC with data analytics

Clearing to cater to global participants in Asian markets. Singapore Exchange (SGX) will be adding Marex’s bespoke derivative data analytics products to its Titan OTC platform (Titan OTC), a one-stop, full-service over-the-counter (OTC) platform that supports block trade registration, order management, content and analytics across multiple asset classes and trading instruments.…

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