Manulife signs on with Wing
Third-party payments provider Wing yesterday penned a deal with Canada-based financial services group, Manulife. According to a joint statement issued by the two companies, Wing customers can now pay their Manulife insurance bills via the company’s mobile payments system. ...
Interested, but not yet committed
From the finance to the education sector, the interest from companies looking to list on Cambodia’s nascent stock exchange is on the rise, a CSX official said yesterday, after a meeting with some of the Kingdom’s largest firms. Some 30 companies, the CSX say, are eyeing ...
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CIMB the latest to add local insurer
CIMB Bank, Malaysia’s second-largest, has entered the insurance market via a partnership agreement signed yesterday with Cambodia Life Insurance Company (CLIC). In Meatra, director general of CLIC, said that under the partnership, CIMB had received full access to offer their insurance products to customers. ...
AFD loan ‘will bring power to rural areas’
The French Agency for Development (AFD) announced yesterday that it will provide $24 million to finance privately owned water and power providers to supply rural areas that state-run utilities cannot reach. During a ceremony held at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the AFD and the ...
Wing, Foreign Trade Bank partner to offer prepaid Visa Cards
Mobile payment company Wing and the Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) of Cambodia on Monday announced they had joined forces to expand the bank’s already-existing prepaid Visa card network in an effort to make it easier for locals without bank accounts to have access to electronic ...
Room for Improvement in Cambodia’s Bank Sector
While Cambodia has made considerable strides in its banking sector, it still lags behind countries in the region in the areas of e-banking and access to services, industry experts attending the Fifth Banking and Microfinance Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Phnom Penh said yesterday. ...
Bad Loans Grew in Some Banks in 2010
Nonperforming loans have increased in some banks though the number for the banking system over all has decreased 3 percent according to the National Bank of Cambodia. ANZ Royal Bank has seen a rise to 5.7 percent while Canadia Bank rose to 6.5 percent. Other ...