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ADB Loan To Boost Financial Inclusion in the Philippines

"COVID-19 has underscored how important digital systems and contactless transactions are for economic resilience."

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COVID-19 Driving Increase in Digital Payments in Singapore

Singapore residents are increasingly adopting digital payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a GlobalData report.

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COVID-19 Impact: Digital Payments Soar in Philippines

Payment platform GCash witnessed a sharp increase in the number of registered users since mid-March.

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United Nations Federal Credit Union Partners With Thunes for Mobile Money Transfers

The collaboration enables UNFCU members to transfer money to mobile wallets in select countries in local currencies.

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Global Data Says COVID-19 Accelerates Shift to Digital Payments in the Asia-Pacific

As governments issue movement restrictions to help curb COVID-19, businesses accelerated their digital transformation which includes, among others, digital payments.

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COVID-19 Is Boosting Fintech and Mobile Money in Myanmar, but What’s Next?

Where does Myanmar’s fintech industry stand after its first decade?

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Hong Kong’s HKT Financial Services, the Fintech Arm of HKT Group, Introduces Digital Financing Platform

Hong Kong-based HKT Financial Services, the Fintech division of the HKT Group, has launched another Fintech project, HKT Flexi, a digital or online financing platform that allows users to make payments via the HKT Flexi App.

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Philippines: Consumers Shopping, Banking From Home Warned vs Rash of Digital Payment Fraud, Hacking

While the COVID-19 pandemic has increased usage of digital payments, there has been an observed increase in attempts at scams and financial crimes.

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Yoma Strategic's Mobile Payments Joint Venture in Myanmar Ties up With Alipay Operator

The partnership will allow Wave Money to leverage Ant Group's experience in building mobile payment platforms to enhance its digital competence, capabilities, user experience and service offerings.

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Coronavirus: How Cash-Mad Philippines Learned to Love Digital Money Thanks to COVID-19

Online payments have been slow to take off in the Philippines, where cash has long been king.