Payments

Innovative Technology Remedies Almost 100% Of Payment Pain Points in APAC

The Asia-Pacific region, with 13 countries that process US$17.8 billion in digital payments per year, tends to invite issues as big as the region itself. As we kick-start 2023, banks and financial institutions (FIs) in the region will be pleased

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Former GoTyme Bank CEO Appointed as New President and CEO of PayMongo

Paymongo announced the appointment of Jojo Malolos as the new President and CEO of PayMongo, effective February 1, 2023. As part of this appointment, Isabel Ridad will be stepping down as Interim CEO and will be leaving the company as

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Philippines SEC to Accept Only Digital Payments After February 2023

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it will be making a complete shift towards digital payments by 1 February 2023. The public will have to use the eSPAYSEC that was launched in March last year to make payment of

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Here’s How Fintech Is Modernising Digital Payments in the Philippines

The digital payments landscape in the Philippines has undergone significant growth and evolution in recent years. In 2015, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), the country’s central bank, introduced the National Retail Payment System (NRPS) to promote the development and

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Direct Agent 5 Secures Crypto, E-Money and EPFS Licenses From BSP

Direct Agent 5 (DA5), a provider of remittance and forex services, has secured three licenses from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP). Among them are approvals to operate as a Non-Bank Electronic Money Issuer (EMI), Virtual Assets Service Provider (VASP),

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Coins.ph Rolls Out QR Payments Feature for Its 18 Million Users

Coins.ph, a Philippines’ digital wallet provider and crypto exchange platform, has launched a new QR payment feature that will allow its users to make convenient cashless payments to merchants and businesses throughout the country. Users can simply click “Pay with

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BSP, Philippine Payments Management Launches ‘Bills Pay PH’

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Philippine Payments Management (PPMI) launched “Bills Pay PH” in line with continuing efforts to digitalise the country’s retail payments landscape. Bills Pay PH facilitates digital transactions between accounts from different payment service

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Cashless Philippines: Becoming a Cash-Lite Economy

The Philippines has been gaining tremendous momentum in its bid to become a cashless society. Such is the speed of the process that, according to the latest Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes Study, 92 percent of Filipinos have been using multiple cashless

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Ingenico and Premise Partner to Provide Cash-Driven Merchants Digital Payment Solutions

Embedded banking platform Premise has partnered with French payments company Ingenico to provide digital payment solutions to cash-driven micro merchants across the Philippines. Premise will deploy Ingenico’s Android payment terminal to enable cashless payment methods, and link to its cloud-based

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Two Filipino Fintech Leaders Recognised at SFF Global Fintech Awards

Two Filipino fintech companies’ leaders received awards at the recent Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Global FinTech Awards 2022 UNO Digital Bank Manish Bhai, Founder, CEO, was awarded the Top 10 FinTech Leaders award. Meanwhile, GeiserMaclang founder Cristina Amor Maclang walked

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