‘For Trustworthy Startups Only’: BlockShow Announces New Crypto Conference in Singapore March 7, 2019

BlockShow, an international blockchain event powered by Cointelegraph, announced its new conference, BlockShow Asia 2019, which will be held at Marina Bay Sands Expo in Singapore on Nov. 14-15. The conference will focus on the most promising projects that have weathered the challenges of the recent crypto bear market. As Cryptopolitan reported in February, initial […]

StanChart’s Singapore Unit Completes First Blockchain-Powered Trade Finance Deal January 24, 2019

The Singapore unit of London-headquartered multinational banking and financial services firm Standard Chartered has completed its first blockchain-powered trade finance deal. The news was reported by Singapore’s English-language financial daily The Business Times on Jan. 24. The bank reported that the blockchain solution — developed by blockchain startup Distributed Ledger Technologies — had enabled an […]

μNEST Talks IoT and Blockchain at Singapore Meetup July 31, 2018

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Singapore FinTech Enables Instant Blockchain Remittance for Myanmar Migrant Workers in Thailand July 30, 2018

Everex, a Singapore-based financial technology firm, has partnered with Myanmar’s Shwe Bank to introduce blockchain-Powered remittance Services between Myanmar and Thailand. The blockchain firm claims that the partnership will enable millions of Myanmar migrant workers living in Thailand to send money home instantly and securely at much lower transaction costs than traditional remittance methods. Blockchain […]

Singapore Airlines' Blockchain-Based Loyalty Program Takes Off July 25, 2018

Singapore Airlines has officially launched its blockchain-based loyalty program for frequent customers. KrisPay, a digital wallet developed in partnership with KPMG and Microsoft, allows Singapore Airlines customers to turn travel miles into units of payment, which can be used with partner merchants in Singapore. Most notably, however, the newly dubbed KrisFlyer program utilizes a blockchain […]

Singapore Airlines Launches Blockchain-Based Loyalty Wallet, Co-Developed by Microsoft July 24, 2018

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched its own airline loyalty digital wallet that uses blockchain technology, it announced July 24. The software has been co-developed by Microsoft and KPMG Digital Village, according to the press release. The new wallet — dubbed ‘KrisPay’ after SIA’s ‘KrisFlyer’ loyalty programme — converts frequent flyer miles into digitized ‘KrisPay miles’ […]

Singapore: Gov’t Owned CrimsonLogic Launches Global Cross-Border Blockchain Platform July 19, 2018

Singapore e-government service provider CrimsonLogic has unveiled its cross-border blockchain network for global trade, according to a July 18 press release. Dubbed the Open Trade Blockchain (OTB), the platform is principally designed to boost the efficiency of trade corridors between China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations. Various operators have already signed […]

‘World’s First’ Trade Blockchain Launches in Singapore to Link China and ASEAN Nations July 19, 2018

A Singapore-based e-government service provider – notably owned by a government body and a port operator – has launched a blockchain platform focused on cross-border trade between ASEAN nations and China. Singapore-based CrimsonLogic, an e-government solutions provider with a presence in over 20 countries, announced [PDF] details of its ‘inclusive and extensible blockchain service’ that […]