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Nova Credit partners with CRIF to launch first CIC credit report service for Filipinos in Hong Kong

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 16 May 2022 - Nova Credit is pleased to announce the launch of the Credit Information Corporation (CIC) credit report service, in partnership with CRIF, for Hong Kon...

39 financial institutions honored by Taiwan's credit bureau for sustainable practices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The country's only domestic credit-reporting agency gave out awards to dozens of financial institutions and their staff on Tuesday (Dec. 21). The awards recognize g...

No 'Squid Game': South Korea's real-life debt trap

Many small business owners in South Korea recognise themselves in the cash-strapped characters of the wildly popular Netflix drama ‘Squid Game’, who vie desperately for a chance to win $38...

CRIF Taiwan holds forum on building resilient ESG sustainable industries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The CRIF High Mark Credit Information Services’ Taiwan branch, China Credit Information Service (CRIF Taiwan), held a forum entitled “Building Environment Soci...

China's Ant Group to share credit data with central bank

BEIJING (AP) — China’s central bank will soon have access to the private credit information of hundreds of millions of users of Ant Group’s online credit service, in a move signaling more regulatory o...

Taiwan's immigration agency addresses resident certificate transition woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After receiving complaints from foreign nationals about various challenges they encountered getting new identification numbers, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) says ...

Liz Weston: We deserve a better credit reporting system

In some ways, the U.S. credit reporting system has improved. Credit freezes, which lock our credit information to deter identity theft, are now free and fast. We have free weekly access to our credit ...

Casting a wide intrusion net: Dozens burned with single hack

BOSTON (AP) — The SolarWinds hacking campaign blamed on Russian spies and the “grave threat” it poses to U.S. national security are widely known. A very different — and no less alarming — coordinated ...

Clark to become first female CEO of US Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has appointed Suzanne Clark as its next CEO, the first woman to hold the position. Clark, who's currently president of the U.S. Chamber, will succeed Tho...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for quality credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) awarded 39 Taiwanese financial institutions on Tuesday (Dec. 29) for good practices that have safeguarded financial stability in...

Taiwan's TAIFEX Food Bank helps underprivileged hit hard by COVID-19

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) announced Friday (July 31) the Food Bank program will continue to serve underprivileged families, helping out during the coronavirus pande...

Former Illinois, New Mexico St coach Lou Henson dies at 88

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Lou Henson, the plain-spoken coach who took New Mexico State and Illinois to the Final Four during a 21-year career that included nearly 800 victories and a feud with fellow Big...

How to take a high-interest loan and skip the debt cycle

For the millions of Americans who struggle to afford an unexpected expense, high-interest payday and online loans may seem like acceptable options despite the inherent risk. But guid...

Taiwan students struggle to find summer jobs: survey

Students in Taiwan are having trouble finding summer jobs in an economy that has been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the results of a survey released Friday (July 10). The "20...

Taiwan's JCIC honors institutions for excellent credit information management

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To improve the availability, accuracy, and quality of credit information, Taiwan's Joint Credit Information Center (JCIC) has established three awards since 2007 to ho...