Grab unveils cross-border remittance product, official launch in early 2019

(L - R) Lionel Yeo, CEO Advisor, Grab; Dr. Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore Minister for Foreign Affairs; Anthony Tan, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Grab; Reuben Lai, Senior Managing Director, Grab Financial, discuss how the first wallet-to-wallet remittance product will enable smarter cities in Southeast Asia at the 33rd ASEAN Summit in Singapore.

In a move to deepen its financial services spread across Southeast Asia, Singapore-based ride-hailing major Grab on Thursday unveiled its cross-border remittance product under Grab Financial.

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