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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.”

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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 […]