Category: Singapore

Indonesia to Improve Its Shipping Industry With New Multi-Million Blockchain Project

Singapore-based blockchain firm PLMP Fintech will participate in a multi-million logistics project in partnership with the government of Indonesia, according to a press release on May 29. The new initiative is made in partnership with the Ministry of Trade of Indonesia and intends to transform the country’s shipping industry starting […]

iSTOX to Launch Digitized Securities Trading Platform in Singapore

According to a report from The Straits Time, May 24, 2019, Singapore-based capital market platform iSTOX has been added to the Fintech Regulatory Sandbox of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). The platform is expected to service digitized securities trading from the fourth quarter of 2019. Regulated Capital Markets Platform […]

Singapore’s iSTOX to Launch a Regulated Digitized Securities Platform in 2020

Capital markets platform iSTOX has joined Singapore’s regulatory sandbox to launch digitized securities trading in late 2019, the firm announced in a tweet on May 24. Following its addition to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)’s FinTech Regulatory Sandbox on May 1, the Singapore-based company will start providing service for […]

Security Token Platform iSTOX Admitted to Central Bank Sandbox

iSTOX, a Singapore Exchange-backed security token platform, has been admitted into a fintech regulatory sandbox set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country’s de facto central bank. Operating within the sandbox since the start of this month, iSTOX is now onboarding its first batch of issuers and […]

'Making the Market Bullish': BlockShow Announces a Festival of Decentralized Technology

BlockShow, an international blockchain conference, which will take place on Nov. 14-15 at Marina Bay Sands Expo in Singapore, says it changed its concept, moving from being a blockchain conference to becoming a Festival of Decentralized Technology. The event will include nine conferences: Investments & Startups, Development, Business, Gaming & […]

Exec Warns $9 Trln Trade Finance Industry Must Go Digital to Combat Fraud, Cites Blockchain

A senior executive at one of Asia’s biggest banks has said the $9 trillion trade finance industry needs to be digitized in order to tackle fraud, according to a Bloomberg article published on May 5. Ng Chuey Peng, managing director and head of global commodities finance at Singapore’s Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd. (OCBC), criticized […]

Singapore Gov’t Leads Project ‘OpenCerts’ to Issue Graduate Certificates on Blockchain

Students from 18 educational institutions in Singapore will receive blockchain-based digital certificates starting in 2019, local tech news agency Tech in Asia reports on May 3. The initiative is a part of a Singapore government-level project called OpenCerts, which was co-developed by the Ministry of Education (MOE), Government Technology Agency […]