Category : Payments

Fintech / Payments - 3 weeks ago

Can LinePay Become Japan’s WeChat Pay?

Line Corp., the Japanese mobile applications and Internet firm operating Japan’s most popular messaging app Line, has invested US$182 million into its digital payments unit Line Pay Corp, according to a filing. The move follows a challenging year 201...

Fintech / Payments - 1 month ago

DBS Pilots Loadable QR Red Packets

DBS is introducing a new way to celebrate Chinese New Year (CNY) this year with the pilot launch of a loadable QR red packet (DBS QR Ang Bao). The DBS QR Ang Bao offers a fun, digital twist on the age-old tradition of red packet exchange, allowing DB...

Fintech / Payments - 2 months ago

Thailand Accelerates Mobile Payments Adoption

Like its ASEAN counterparts, Thailand is pushing for greater of adoption of mobile payments with industry participants, including government agencies, financial institutions and fintech companies, all actively working towards increasing awareness and...

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Fintech / Payments - 3 months ago

Is Cambodia The Next Stop for Grab’s E-Wallet?

Following its entry into Cambodia in 2017, Grab seems likely to bring its e-payment app, GrabPay into Cambodia sometime in 2019 as part of the wallet’s Southeast Asian focus. Cambodia and Myanmar are said to be key considerations for GrabPay...

Fintech / Payments - 3 months ago

Mobile Payments in Vietnam: End of 2018 News Roundup

Cashless payments are booming in Vietnam, more than doubling in value over the first three quarters of 2018. In particular, transactions over mobile apps and digital wallets rose by an impressive 126% and 161%, respectively, according to Department o...