Alternative Payments

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.
Singapore ripe for mobile wallets and payments: Visa
Singaporeans are ready to make payments via their mobile phones as they await various channels such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and AndroidPay to roll out in the Lion City, according to Visa.
goSwiff launches new business for mobile network operators
goSwiff has launched a new line of business to support mobile network operators (MNOs) in omni-channel payments.
Cards vs cash: Big boys vs the little guys
There will be room for only a few players in both the card and cash business – prepare for a bruising fight, write Anwar Jumabhoy & Srikrishna Vadrevu.
Asian ‘xCommerce’ industry worth US$17 trillion by 2019: IDC
The xCommerce market – which includes e-commerce and other types of online business – will grow rapidly in Asia Pacific, rising from nearly US$7 trillion in 2015 to nearly US$17 trillion in 2019, according to IDC.
Payments the key pillar in RHB’s ‘reframed digital strategy’
Just 12 months after banking group RHB launched its transformation initiative ‘Ignite 2017,’ it has reframed it, adding payments as a major component.
Logistik dan pembayaran, pendukung e-commerce yang kerap terlupakan
  Perusahaan logistik mengembangkan layanan berbasis teknologi Ada rencana membuat national payment gateway  
Fintech startup goSwiff gears up for omni-POS era
Singapore-based fintech startup goSwiff is looking to cover all the POS bases for merchants, from online to offline transactions, and will be seeking its first public fundraising round.
Post-acquisition, it’s ‘business as usual’ for iPay88
Japan’s NTT Data sees its acquisition of a majority stake in Kuala Lumpur-based regional online payment systems provider iPay88 Sdn Bhd as marking its serious entry into South-East Asia, while it would be “business as usual” for the Malaysian company.
LINE Thailand boosts LINE Pay m-payment with CyberSource solutions
CyberSource, a Visa Inc company, has announced an agreement with LINE Thailand which will allow the latter to enable mobile payments for its users on LINE Pay, the app’s mobile payment service.
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