Mobile Payments

50 Disrupting Fintech Facts About Mobile Wallets & Payments – An Infographic

“Mobile Wallets are the future.” In a lot of places, the future is already here. This is especially true in developing countries where smartphones are offering users their first taste of the internet. But there’s so much more to it

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MC Payment submits Proposal to Government on a Cashless Payment Solution for Hawker Centres and Coffee Shops in Singapore

Singapore based MC Payment – a regional fintech and payments solutions provider – has submitted a proposal to key government agencies in response to the government’s call for an RFI (Request for Information) on a cashless payment solution to be

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Adyen Expands Direct Credit Card Acquiring Capabilities to Include Singapore

Adyen announced an expansion of its current payment processing offerings in Singapore via a direct credit card acquiring license for Visa and MasterCard. This extends Adyen’s full stack solution to Singapore, enabling businesses to process transactions and increase opportunities for improved

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Asians Airlines and their Digital (Fintech) Experience

Airlines in Asia are expecting to churn  a US$7.4 billion profit this year. While regional travel is going strong, the industry is also highly competitive. As a result, some airlines have invested Fintech to improve the online booking experience. Fintechnews.sg

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Payments Council Sets Up Taskforce to Develop Common QR Code for Singapore

Establishing interoperable electronic payments and developing a common QR code for Singapore were two key topics that the Payments Council discussed at its inaugural meeting on 11 August 2017. Establishing interoperable electronic payments The Council noted electronic payments as a

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Singapore Government: Exploring E-payments for Hawker Centers and Shops in the Heartlands

The National Environment Agency (NEA), Housing & Development Board (HDB), Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) have jointly issued a Request for Information (RFI) for electronic payment (e-payment) solutions to support micro-payments. Mainly

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Digital Payments: Cash Still King in Vietnam

Despite Vietnam’s high smartphone and mobile Internet penetration rates, consumer adoption of fintech solutions remains low with cash-payment habit being hard to change. “Vietnamese, including the unbanked, have already used their mobile for many activities in their everyday life, but

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Simplifying Electronic Payments in Singapore

At Singapore’s recent National Day Rally, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong highlighted that while Singapore has the right ingredients to become, what has been dubbed, a ‘Smart Nation,’ there is still much to be done. PM Lee lamented that while

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Grab launches the new GrabRewards, claims SEA’s largest loyalty programme

Grab announced the launch of its new expanded GrabRewards programme. By drawing more than 150 merchants into its ecosystem of rewards partners, Grab confirms its customer base’s appeal to merchants as one of the most popular apps in SEA. With 55

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Grab Plans To Be the #1 Mobile Payments Platform in Southeast Asia

Grab, the leading ride-hailing and logistics services startup in Southeast Asia, is looking to become the top mobile payments platform in the region. In order to “solidify its leadership in digital payments,” the firm has signed in April an agreement

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