Digital Bank

Thailand’s Gulf Energy to apply digital bank license with partners, including telco giant AIS, Krungthai Bank – report

Bank of Thailand said interested applicants can submit their application for a virtual bank license to the central bank from March 20, 2024 to Sept 19.

Axiata’s Boost to leverage ecosystem as it prepares to launch its digital bank. Here’s how and why. [Q&A]

TechNode Global talked to Boost Chief Executive Officer Sheyantha Abeykoon to learn about the company’s plan and strategy as it prepares to launch one of the digital banks in the country.

Philippines to stop accepting digital bank applications for 3 years, caps licenses to 7

The Monetary Board decided to close the window for the submission of applications from new digital banks, including converting banks, starting August​ 31, 2021. This is in line with the overall thrust of maintaining a stable and competitive environment for banks.

Without legacy infrastructure, cloud-native digital banks are faster & more innovative than traditional banks, says UNObank CEO Manish Bhai [Q&A]

Singapore-based FinTech UNObank was granted the first new digital banking license under the Digital Banking License framework of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. Manish Bhai shares insights on how digital-native banks can provide faster and more innovative services to address the needs of the underbanked and unbanked.