Among many expensive things in life today is getting a second citizenship or a second passport. A second passport means having a dual citizenship and being able to travel between countries at greater ease.
Vietnam is moving towards a digital economy. Paypal has been in the fintech industry for almost 2 decades and it’s one of the first online payment systems that have gone global and dominated the e-commerce industry in many countries. Without a doubt, Paypal is huge and is now taking its place on Vietnam’s digital economy.
Malaysia is one of the fastest growing economies in the region – one of its economic progress’ major contributor is its innovative and growing financial sector. Today, Malaysia has 27 commercial banks, 11 investment banks, and 18 Islamic banks. Its banking sector remains well-capitalized, retains profitability, and continuously improving.
Singapore is known as one of the best business hubs in the world. Its economic development has been rapidly growing – and one of the key drivers of its progress is their banking industry. Singapore’s banking sector has helped the country by means of facilitating trades, corporate financing and infrastructure building.
ICO stands for Initial Coin Offering, it’s a new phenomenon that started about 5 years ago that is gradually reconstructing and revolutionizing the traditional financial system of shares, stocks and trade. ICO means raising money, either cryptocurrency or traditional fiat currency, to get a specific project funded – usually to create a new create a new cryptocurrency other than the blockbuster coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Using the MTR makes it easier for anyone to reach their destinations, whether you’re a tourist who wish to go to Hongkong Disneyland or someone who wish to do business in Shenzhen, China. Yes, you read it right, you could use the MTR to even cross the border. Shenzhen also has the similar cashless payment system like the Octopus which is called a “Shenzhen Tong”.
GFA244. The final episode of Global From Asia – and hope you are having a great holiday season, Merry Christmas, and end of 2018. This last show is a real gem – Carel is a real seasoned entrepreneur and his talk even inspired me to make some tough decisions following the show. Talking about mental health, entrepreneur depression, and strategic thinking for your business let’s tune in! For full show notes, check out GlobalFromAsia.com/episode244.