e-payments

Opinion: E-payment market will get more fragmented before it gets better

THE e-payment industry in Singapore is becoming increasingly fragmented - with even more non-financial players entering the space - while it should be moving towards an integrated seamless...

Razer proposes to acquire MOL Global at valuation of US$100m, to expand gaming and e-payment business in South-east Asia

SINGAPOREAN-FOUNDED gaming company Razer has proposed to fully acquire Malaysia's e-payments platform MOL Global at a valuation of US$100 million - to build up its e-payment capabilities and...

PayNow to be extended to businesses, public agencies

BUSINESSES will soon be able to receive payments from other businesses and even consumers through homegrown funds transfer tool PayNow, announced Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister-in-Charge of the...

Singapore not going cashless 'for its own sake' but for economic competitiveness: Vivian Balakrishnan

SINGAPORE is not going cashless "for its own sake", but to enhance the competitiveness of its economy, said Vivian Balakrishnan, minister-in-charge of the Smart Nation Initiative, at the Committee...

PayNow to rope in businesses; Singapore plans for payment links abroad

SINGAPORE'S local and overseas payment systems are getting a big boost with a rollout of initiatives to beef up the Republic's cashless efforts, and plans for payment linkages with neighbouring...

Many recipes but Singapore's cashless appetite still not sated

TOO many cooks are spoiling the broth in Singapore's pursuit of a cashless society. Competition among e-payment players will improve user experience, certainly, but Singapore does not need another...

When a cluttered counter obstructed cashless payments

LAST week, I picked up a bottle of hair conditioner and some mouthwash at a pharmacy. As I waited in line at the cashier, I was pondering the different ways that I could pay for my items - which...

Singapore nightspots cashing in on digital payments [VIDEO]

Digital payments are getting a big push in Singapore from both the government and the private sector. Here is a look at Get Juiced, a bar that is cashing in on digital payments, and the challenges...

E-payments use in Singapore only scratching surface: PayPal

SMACK on the heels of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's call to transform Singapore into a Smart Nation is global online payments service provider PayPal's research showing just how much further...