Cards & Payments

Alipay+ accessible in 11,000 SG Hawker Centre stalls

Users of the platform and partner e-wallets can pay through the SGQR.

Alipay+ accessible in 11,000 SG Hawker Centre stalls

Users of the platform and partner e-wallets can pay through the SGQR.

BNPL platforms risk losing trust by ignoring SFA Code of Conduct

Under the Code of Conduct, BNPL providers need to show customers their ‘Trustmark’.

Visa appoints Adeline Kim as Singapore, Brunei country manager

She was most recently head of data solutions for Asia Pacific.

Meaningful experiences, wellness as key pillars of the return of travel: Mastercard’s Mayank Dutt

Mastercard’s cardholders in its affluent portfolio can access wellness programs on the go.

Ekata nabs Technology Excellence Award for API - Payments

Its Account Opening API stops fraudsters from establishing a presence in a firm’s user base.

Singaporeans want more biometric payment cards —survey

Latest industry survey reveals 88% of Singaporeans prefer biometric cards.

DBS acquires Citi’s Taiwan consumer banking business

DBS will pay Citi in cash for the net assets plus a premium of S$956m.

Grab Singapore includes more banks in linked account feature

Users can now link accounts from Bank of China, DBS, Maybank, OCBC, StanChart, and UOB.

Fintech platform Airwallex officially launches in Singapore

Customers of the fintech platform will receive funds locally in SGD.

Banking woes dampen Singapore MSMEs overseas ambitions 

Only 2 in 10 Singapore micro-multinationals think banks offer value for money.

Buy now, pay later more needed in markets with credit under penetration: UOB TMRW exec

It’s not as urgent as other markets with credit under-penetration, says TMRW Digital Group CCO.

Singapore: Yes to wholesale, skeptical on retail digital fiat money

SG’s regulator remains iffy on cryptocurrencies—or, in MD Menon’s words, crypto tokens.

Singapore, Malaysia to link real-time payment systems PayNow, DuitNow

Remittances between the two countries reached S$1.3b in 2020.

FavePay teams up with Google Pay to offer cashback to Singapore users

Google Pay users can get up to a 20% cashback when they pay through SGQR.

Singapore, India to link PayNow, UPI payment systems by mid-2022

Fund transfers from India to Singapore will only need mobile phone numbers.

Higher adoption of QR payments ramps up Singapore’s cashless transition

In January, 1.2 million transactions were carried out via the SGQR.