Mobile Payments

Grab Expands Suite of Financial Product to Include Micro-investment Platform

Grab Financial Group (GFG), the fintech arm of Grab today announced the launch of a suite of financial products. The three main products GFG is launching under their new strategy dubbed as ‘Thrive with Grab’ are a micro-investment platform named

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Mastercard Accelerates Cryptocurrency Program for Crypto Card Issuers

Mastercard announced the expansion of its cryptocurrency program by inviting cryptocurrency firms to join their Accelerate program. The partnership makes it simpler and faster for the parties involved to bring secure and compliant payment cards to market. The program provides

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Steps to Go Cashless With UQPay as We Overcome COVID

As we embark on the second of the three-phased approach to resume economic activities safely, many businesses in Singapore are still expected to experience significant challenges due to the series of restrictive measures and health advisories implemented to ensure the

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GrabPay Philippines Enables Instant Fund Transfers with InstaPay

GrabPay announced today the introduction of instant fund transfers in the Philippines within its e-wallet. This new feature is made possible thanks InstaPay, an initiative from Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) to enable payment interoperability. The introduction of this feature

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Philippines’ Department of Agriculture Enlists PayMaya for Loan Disbursement

The Department of Agriculture’s has announced the use of PayMaya, a mobile wallet under the purview of PLDT, to disburse loans for their Kapital Access for Young Agripreneurs (KAYA) financing program through the “KAYA” cash card. The initiative was formally

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Click to Pay: Mastercard Expands Passwordless Digital Checkout in Singapore

As Singapore shifts rapidly to digital commerce, Mastercard introduces Click to Pay a payments solution with an online checkout that that eliminates passwords, protects data with smart security and makes transactions a breeze with just a few clicks. Due to the

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Where Does The Future of Payments Lie For South East Asia?

The payment space in South East Asia is a hotbed for innovation with many players vying for a piece of the action, we’re seeing many exciting things happening in this space from interoperable QR payments to central bank-backed digital currencies.

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Singtel’s Dash App Launches Insurance Savings Plan Underwitten by Etiqa Insurance

Singtel has launched an insurance savings solution for consumers looking to start their savings journey. It is offered exclusively through Singtel’s Dash app and underwritten by Etiqa Insurance. This adds to their existing financial services which currently provides payments, mobile data

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Liquid Group Expands QR Payment Network in Korea with NICE Payments

Liquid Group, a regional mobile payment services group headquartered in Singapore, will partner with NICE Payments (“NICE”) as its merchant acquirer in Korea. Nice Payments, a subsidiary of NICE Information & technology, is the payment specialist of NICE Group, is

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Huawei Launches Huawei Pay Mobile Payment in Thailand

Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) collaborates with UnionPay to launch the Huawei Pay in Thailand. Huawei Pay is a mobile payment tool that provides contactless, cashless payment service for HUAWEI device users. In Thailand, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Thai)

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