Payments News

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AirAsia is entering the digital payments race

“BigPay offers a mobile wallet which can store up to 10 credit and debit cards, and has partnered with MasterCard to offer its own top-up cash card that can be used for payments and withdrawals worldwide. Users can view transactions in real-time on the app to keep track of their daily spending. Fernandes said the driving […]
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American Express acquires Japan’s Pocket Concierge

“Japanese restaurant-booking app Pocket Concierge has been acquired by US card issuer American Express for an undisclosed sum. In addition to handling online reservations for high-end restaurants, the app also provides users with in-depth information on things like restaurant decor or whether establishments are child-friendly.”

On The Wires

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Global

EMQ and FOMO Pay Partner to Bolster the Digital Payment Revolution across “One Belt One Road” Economic Corridors

“EMQ, a leading financial settlement network in Asia, and FOMO Pay, the award winning QR code payment solution provider in Singapore, has announced a partnership to support the growing demand for real-time international settlements from Singapore to China, with the ability to expand across other countries in Asia. The partnership will also help facilitate and […]
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Splitit and GHL Partner to Offer Installment Payments to 2,000 Merchants in the ASEAN Region

“Splitit Payments Ltd, a leading global monthly installment payments solution business, today announced a three-year partnership agreement with GHL ePayments Sdn Bhd, part of leading payment service provider GHL Systems Berhad (“GHL”), to offer Splitit’s installment solution to more than 2,000 online merchants in Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines (the “Agreement”). GHL is one of the top merchant acquirers in the […]