[SINGAPORE] TransferWise Ltd, which recently raised funds at a US$3.5 billion valuation, is launching an international payments service in Malaysia soon as part of an ongoing Asian expansion,...

DBS and OCBC Bank are tying up with tech giant Google, with both Singapore banks due to launch Google Pay services with PayLah! and PayNow by early 2020. 

EDITORIAL

SINGAPORE wants to phase out the use of cheques by 2025, which is but a mere six years away. Even in this era of rapid advances in technology and their mass adoption, it is an ambitious target....

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...