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In payments war, PayPal bears arms for the little guy

PayPal is banking on better fraud protection for merchants in South-east Asia such as freelancers and small-time entrepreneurs

Under Mr Shinghal's charge, PayPal has since September offered dispute protection for intangibles - such as digital services, travel bookings, and event tickets - for businesses in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.


THE payments market has never been so competitive, but with the advent of technology, PayPal is hoping heightened protection for merchants in South-east Asia will set it apart as supporting small-time merchants, said a top executive from this region.

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