Retail merchants accept QR payment. How about scaling it bigger as a payment mode for public transportation?
Under Singapore’s chairmanship, ASEAN has new initiatives. They are ASEAN Smart Cities Network, an e-commerce agreement and ASEAN Innovation Network. With plans set in place, will there be results?
Chinese e-commerce companies are making significant investments in Southeast Asia. With the right approach, all parties stand to benefit.
When the F&B industry gets tough, there is nothing to stop firms from diversifying into Fintech.
The strategy of the aspiring digital airline includes a digital wallet provider – BigPay. However, launching a fintech platform will not guarantee AirAsia’s success.
Singapore’s government is exploring regulating cryptocurrencies. Creating a legitimate and stable market will benefit investors and governments alike.
Myanmar has struggled to adopt card payment systems. Mobile payment solutions have the best chance of challenging the dominance of cash.
Alibaba is cementing its presence in South East nations. It is now helping the Philippines build a cashless society.
The Asian financial hub is another step closer to its aspiration. It wants to be a world-class Fintech hub. Till it secures its position, it must sustain its momentum.
The cashless economy is around the corner. There are still problems. But collaboration among industry players will lead to innovative solutions.