Mobile Payments

CPA Australia survey reveals Fintech usage increases among Malaysian businesses
Adoption driven by need to up business efficiency, 56.3% identifying this as key Increase of 13.9% in number of businesses in Malaysia using fintech lending in 2019 [Article updated with additional information at 2.50pm, 2 Sept.]
Alipay Golden Week 2019: Malaysia yet to hit potential in Chinese tourist transactions
Overseas spending through Alipay by Chinese continues to increase Malaysian merchants need to tap mobile payments to seize greater opportunity
Maybank Tap2Phone offers greater mobility for merchant mobile payments
First bank in Southeast Asia to introduce innovative payment solution for businesses.
Singtel Group makes big push in gaming and esports
With an eye on the 700 million projected gamers in the region by 2021, SingTel makes strong push to be a key player in esports.
Interest in AI devices strongest from Asia
PwC’s Global Consumer Insights survey finds Asian consumers showing the highest interest in artificial intelligence devices.
CTO appointment to accelerate GrabPay’s growth across SEA
Vikas Agrawal brings two decades of experience from senior engineering roles at startups.
Payment platform Stripe integrates Alipay and WeChat Pay
Stripe intends to open access to lucrative Chinese market with Alipay and WeChat Pay integration.
Japan’s GMO Payment Gateway makes ‘strategic investment’ in Macrokiosk
Macrokiosk Bhd announced it has secured a direct strategic investment from GMO Internet Group’s unit, GMO Payment Gateway Inc.
The making of a South-East Asian icon
When Malaysian online payment systems provider iPay88 was acquired by Japan’s NTT Data Corp, no-one was more surprised than cofounder Chong Lee Kean.
Mobile financial services promise growth potential across industries: EY
Mobile has immense potential to grow the reach of financial services and increase the convenience and ease of use for customers around the world, particularly in emerging markets, says analyst firm EY.
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