Mobile Payments

Grab Secures US$700 Million In Debt Facilities And Wants To Create Southeast Asia’s Largest Car Rental Fleet

Grab , which calles themself now “the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia”, today announced that it has secured debt facilities of up to US$700 million, the largest ever debt financing raised by a Southeast Asian

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Australia: Collaborating On The Next Era Of Payments

Transactives, the leading conference organizer of EuropeanPaymentSummit (EMEA) and GlobalPaymentSummit (APAC) , has teamed up with Australian Payments Network (AusPayNet), the self-regulatory body for Australia’s payments industry and home for cross industry innovation, to bring the inaugural Australian Payment Summit

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BNM Approves Sarawak Pay: Sarawak to Roll Out Payments System

Approval from Bank Negara Malaysia for Sarawak Pay was obtained last week , further to the approval the Sarawak Government would see the system implemented at state government departments and agencies next year. The system would allow for payments for

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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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