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58% Singaporeans Don’t Think They Can Go Without Cash for 3 Days

Despite being known internationally as a fintech hub here, it seems like Singapore is starting to fall behind on cashlessness in Southeast Asia. For example, only 68% of Singaporeans are confident in going cashless for a day, as opposed to

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South East Asia Could Be Fully Cashless in 7 Years: Here’s How Singapore Fares

A report recent released by Visa looks at Southeast Asia’s journey towards cashlessness. In it, 43% of Southeast Asia’s respondents expect their country to be completely cashless within the next seven years. This is all tied to reducing friction and

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Finaxar Wins the Visa Everywhere Initiative with its Financing Solution

Visa announced Finaxar as the winner of the Visa Everywhere Initiative (VEI) 2019 during the Singapore finals. Finaxar is perhaps best known for partnering with Lazada to offer financing for its merchants. It was chosen from a group of ten

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UnionBank-IBM Blockchain Venture Seen to Revolutionize Trade Finance in Philippines

UnionBank of the Philippines has set its eyes on revolutionising the supply chain finance in the Philippines through its tie-up with tech giant IBM. IBM Philippines chief technologist Lope Doromal Jr disclosed that UnionBank and IBM are working on a

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Introducing the LINE Pay-Visa Co-Brand Credit Card

LINE Pay Corporation, operator of the popular smartphone digital wallet service LINE Pay, announced today plans to introduce in Japan the LINE Pay co-brand credit card in partnership with Visa, the global leader in payment solutions. The LINE Pay-Visa credit

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In Thailand you can Pay now with your Smartwatch “Garmin Pay”

Siam Commercial Bank has introduced the Garmin Pay contactless payment solution. This has been done in collaboration with CDG Group, sole distributor of Garmin products in Thailand and MasterCard and Visa. With a virtual SCB MasterCard or Visa credit card added to

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Visa and Stripe to Launch Instant Payments on Stripe Connect

Visa, has teamed up with Stripe, a fintech company focusing on online payment processing, to enable its real-time push payment solution on Stripe Connect, the company’s solution for multi- sided marketplaces and platforms. Visa Direct offers real-time push payment capabilities

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Contactless Technology Powered 50 % of Purchases at 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

Visa the Official Payment Services Partner of FIFA, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia stadiums from the opening match on June 14 through the semi-finals on July 11. The data highlights the increased consumer adoption of innovative

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One Lucky Traveler Will Go Cash-Free Around the World

Are you a travel enthusiast who has what it takes to explore exotic destinations cash-free? Visa is searching for one travel enthusiast to send on an international adventure with the help of top social media travel pros to highlight the

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Singaporeans Confident To Go Cashless For Up To Three Days

Singaporeans are becoming increasingly confident of going cashless with 68 percent saying they can go without cash for an entire day, and almost half (42 percent) saying they can go cashless for up to three days, according to the 2017

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