Cards & Payments

Fintech Nium chosen to issue virtual cards for HappyEasyGo

Nium is able to fund and issue virtual cards in over 20 local currencies.
1 day ago

Fintech Nium chosen to issue virtual cards for HappyEasyGo

Nium is able to fund and issue virtual cards in over 20 local currencies.
1 day ago

Chart of the Week: 8 in 10 Chinese people use mobile wallets

Alipay and WeChat pay each have 1 billion users globally.
4 days ago

Swift extends ISO 20022 across entire payment chain

It worked with 14 banks globally, to standardise payments.
5 days ago

Korea’s Shinhan Card likely to maintain stable capital and liquidity

However, asset quality and profitability are expected to weaken, says Moody’s.
6 days ago

Singapore, Japan renew bilateral swap arrangement

Singapore can swap up to $3b whilst Japan can swap up to US$1b.
6 days ago

China, Thailand ink MOU to enhance local currency use

They will also promote cross-border payment and settlement.
6 days ago

Japan’s payment volumes rise by 50% in cherry blossom season

Rich travellers spend 20% of their budget on accommodation, Visa found.
6 days ago

Thai central bank’s digital payments on ‘top of the world’

The Bank of Thailand is eyeing to expand connectivity with more countries.

Wise launches in the Philippines with fee-free money transfer service

Users can receive and spend money internationally and create up to 3 cards.

Alipay+ and Thai tourism body launch D-Hub program for Chinese tourists

Over 2.35 million Chinese tourists visited Thailand in January to April 2024.

DBS Hong Kong, Sun Hung Kai subsidiary unveil green payments

The supplier payment services are for Hong Kong’s construction industry.

Sumitomo Mitsui Card offers 1.98% merchant fees to SMEs

SMEs in Osaka will also be able to avail of an android terminal for free.

Atome’s BNPL debuts on Taobao Singapore

Every Saturday, Atome shoppers can enjoy a $12 off for a $120 minimum spend.

Indonesia, UAE team up to promote local currency use in bilateral transactions

UAE and Indonesia's non-oil trade grew to $3.1b between 2017 and 2023.

Taiwan e-payments rose to $475.4m in Q1

A total of 1.897 billion non-cash payment transactions have been recorded.

Taiwan cards' revolving credit rise to NT$107.3b in March

There are over 37 million active credit cards on the island.