Mobile Payments

PayPal and Mastercard Extend Instant Transfer to Singapore & Europe

Following the launch of its Instant Transfer feature in the U.S., PayPal and Mastercard recently extended the service to Mastercard cardholders in Singapore and a number of European countries. Mastercard Send™ is an application that leverages the card network infrastructure

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Payments Giant GPS Launches APAC Hub in Singapore

Today, leading payments issuer processor, Global Processing Services (GPS), announces the launch of its APAC hub in Singapore. Announced at the Singapore Fintech Festival, GPS has chosen Singapore as its new regional headquarters to best support its existing clients and

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PayNow QR is The Latest to Adopt SGQR, Singapore’s Unified Payment QR Code

The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS)  announced yesterday that PayNow QR will adopt the Singapore Quick Response Code (SGQR) specifications, enabling businesses to collect payments via PayNow through the national unified payment QR code, SGQR. The adoption of the

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Google Ties Up with DBS and OCBC to Enhance Google Pay in Singapore

Announced yesterday at the Singapore Fintech Festival, Google Pay has tied up with DBS and OCBC to enhance Google Pay services in early 2020. Google Pay is currently undergoing the beta-testing phase and select OCBC Bank customers will be able

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DBS Pushes For All Public Hospitals in Singapore to Accept QR Payments by 2020

In a push towards a cashless and chequeless society, DBS Bank is working with Singapore’s three public healthcare clusters, the National Healthcare Group (NHG), National University Health System (NUHS) and Singapore Health Services (SingHealth), on the payment infrastructure to transition

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Wirex Launches Crypto Enabled Multicurrency Visa Card

Wirex announced at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2019 today, that they are launching their Wirex Visa Travelcard. The travel card will enable customers to spend multiple crypto and fiat currencies across APAC. According to their media statement, the travel card

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Which is the Top E-Wallet in Singapore?

iPrice Group collaborated with App Annie Intelligence to track top e-wallet in Singapore. The study pictures the developments of e-wallets or e-payment apps via vital app metrics such as Monthly Active Users (MAU) and total downloads in the past 8

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YouTrip, Singapore’s Multi-Currency Travel Wallet, Launches in Thailand

YouTrip, Singapore’s multi-currency travel wallet, has officially launched for consumers in Thailand. YouTrip’s launch into Thailand was made possible through a partnership with one of Thailand’s leading banks, Kasikornbank (Kbank). According to their press release, Kbank’s 11.6 million online customers

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NETS and ComfortDelGro Launch In-App Payment for NETS Users

NETS and ComfortDelGro Taxi announced the launch of NETS’ new in-app payment method for taxi bookings and street hail trips made through the ComfortDelGro Taxi Booking App. Named NETS Click, the initiative enables consumers to use their NETS bank cards

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Digital Financial Services Revenue in Southeast Asia Set to Jump from US$11 Billion in 2018 to US$60 in 2025

Among the findings of a recent report, Fulfilling its Promise – The Future of Southeast Asia’s Digital Financial Services Industry, from Bain & Company, Google and Temasek, it shows that Southeast Asia represents one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing

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