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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,...