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Surge in PayNow Corp sign-ups as firms seek fast support payouts

WITH their shutters drawn and government relief pumped through digital channels, businesses in Singapore have been driven to adapt to electronic payments amid the Covid-19 crisis.

Cashless is the new king for S-E Asia

THE days of pulling out dollar notes and coins to pay may be numbered. The cashless trend is picking up quickly in South-east Asia as more people are swiping or tapping away on their mobile phones...

Japan wants to go cashless, but elderly aren't so keen

[TOKYO] Cash is king in Japan, and more so for the country's fast-ageing population who are still deeply reluctant to give it up.

China shoppers adopt facial recognition payment technology

NO CASH, no cards, no wallet and no smart phone: China's shoppers are increasingly purchasing goods by looking into a screen as the country embraces facial-recognition technology.

Digital vs cheque payments: SMEs want it both ways

CONSUMERS are largely on board the digital payments train but businesses, particularly business-centric small and medium enterprises (SMEs), seem to need a bigger push to go entirely cashless or...

Kopitiam takes e-payment to next level with cryptocurrencies

KOPITIAM foodcourts are a mainstay of many Singapore malls, and the revamped Funan mall that opened on Friday is no different, with a Kopitiam installed in its basement.

E-wallet, crypto players show support for Payment Services Bill

E-WALLET and cryptocurrency players welcomed - with some degree of reservation - the new regulatory framework for payment services that was unveiled on Monday.

E-payment war morphing from single to paired fighters

THE e-payment fight has taken on a new complexion. Facing each other on the frontlines are no longer single warriors - be it a Super App, fintech startup or financial incumbent - but newly-formed...

E-wallets yet to change payment habits in Singapore: Worldpay report

E-WALLETS or mobile wallets have yet to change payment habits among Singapore consumers, found the 2018 Global Payments Report by payment processing company Worldpay.

DBS MAX gives SMEs a new e-payment solution

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) now have a wider choice in e-payment solutions with Thursday's launch of DBS MAX by DBS Bank.

Grab ups super app stakes with Mastercard move

GRAB'S partnership with Mastercard marks a milestone in South-east Asia's cashless revolution - and the latest step in Grab's vision to become the region's leading fintech player and super app,...