PARLIAMENT

SINGAPORE's cheque-free target by 2025 came into focus on Tuesday as fresh figures show cheque volumes have been falling annually by 8 per cent over the last three years.

SINGAPOREANS have been making more contactless payments, thanks to the availability of multiple e-payment services including digital wallets, QR code payments and peer-to-peer fund transfer...

[MUMBAI] The playing field in India's rapidly expanding market for digital payments is poised to get more crowded as the country races to catch up with China in squeezing out the use of cash,...

SINGAPORE startup Liquid Group is partnering Indonesian bank CIMB Niaga, majority-owned by CIMB Group, to facilitate crossborder QR (Quick Response) payments between Singapore and Indonesia.

PAYMENTS startup firm Stripe has hired a veteran from PayPal to head its business in the Asia-Pacific, The Business Times understands.

STARTUPS

HOMEGROWN startup Liquid Group is now looking to be the go-to provider of mobile-payment networks as it partners the Changi Airport Group to roll out an integrated QR ("Quick Response")...

THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday said that it will give banks and credit card issuers more time to adopt the e-payments user protection guidelines, which were first issued...

DBS will trial a loadable QR (quick response) red packet service this Chinese New Year season in what it called a "a fun, digital twist on the age-old tradition"....

[SHANGHAI] China's central bank on Monday warned that rejecting cash as a form of payment was illegal, saying that such practices could eventually could cause the loss of confidence in...

PARLIAMENT

E-WALLET and cryptocurrency players welcomed - with some degree of reservation - the new regulatory framework for payment services that was unveiled on Monday.