PayMaya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on PayMaya


Filipinos can now receive cash aid from gov't via PayMaya

Jun 03, 2020 - 5:10 PM

Beneficiaries can go to Smart Padala branches to retrieve the funds from their PayMaya e-wallet

Shop online and pay using only your mobile number with ‘Pay with PayMaya’

Dec 13, 2019 - 5:46 PM

Here's a faster and more secure way to pay online

Don't pay cash when you shop this October and get as much as PHP 3,000 cashback

Oct 11, 2019 - 5:08 PM

This perk is exclusive to PayMaya users, GCash, GrabPay, PayMaya: Who’s leading the mobile payments war in PH?

Apr 02, 2019 - 12:51 PM

Take a close look at how the competition is playing out so far

Why the Philippines has been slow to adopt e-wallets

Mar 18, 2019 - 6:42 PM

And why that's about to change

PVL title romp: Alyssa Valdez cherishes familiar feeling

Jul 11, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The Creamline superstar bags another championship with Jia Morado and coach Tai Bundit

PARTNERS. Alyssa Valdez hams it up with PVL Finals Most Valuable Player Jia Morado. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline nears first PVL crown

Jul 08, 2018 - 8:15 PM

Alyssa Valdez and Thai import Kuttika Kaewpin power the Cool Smashers past the PayMaya High Flyers

GETTING CLOSER. Alyssa Valdez and the Creamline Cool Smashers inch closer to their first franchise championship. Photo by Mix Gatpandan/Rappler

PayMaya pulls off comeback to reach PVL finals

Jul 06, 2018 - 7:39 PM

The High Flyers rally past the Perlas Spikers to arrange a championship showdown against the Creamline Cool Smashers

TURNAROUND. PayMaya’s Shelby Solivan and Jerilee Malabanan celebrate a hit against BanKo Perlas in their comeback win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

High Flyers stop Perlas Spikers, force PVL do-or-die semis

Jul 04, 2018 - 5:37 PM

PayMaya squanders a two-set lead but pulls through in the deciding 5th set versus BanKo Perlas

POWER HITTERS. PayMaya stars Grethcel Soltones (left) and Tess Rountree secure the victory for the High Flyers. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Muntinlupa deploys the most advanced citizen ID card powered by PayMaya

Jun 25, 2018 - 5:44 PM

The card allows residents to ride e-Jeepneys, pay bills, and do cashless shopping in malls

High Flyers escape Water Defenders' threat in 5-set thriller

Jun 06, 2018 - 10:25 PM

PayMaya puts lock on second spot to join the Creamline Cool Smashers as outright semi-finalists

OUTRIGHT SEMIS. PayMaya gets a longer break after jumping straight to the semi-finals. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline, PayMaya book outright PVL semis slots

Jun 02, 2018 - 8:15 PM

The Cool Smashers and the High Flyers put a lock on the top two berths after disposing of separate opponents

NEXT ROUND. PayMaya holds a superior quotient to secure its spot in the next round. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Creamline pins first loss on PayMaya, regains share of lead

May 13, 2018 - 7:32 PM

Thai ace Kuttika Kaewpin and skipper Alyssa Valdez lead the Cool Smashers' fiery win

QUICK FINISH. Creamline wraps up its road-game win against PayMaya in straight sets. File photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

Rountree hammers 22 as High Flyers get off to flying PVL start

May 06, 2018 - 6:10 PM

PayMaya dominates newcomer Tacloban in all departments for a straight-set victory

CHALLENGE. PayMaya and Tacloban figure in a tight second set, but the High Flyers still get away with a win. Photo by Josh Albelda/Rappler

McDonald's Philippines goes cashless with PayMaya

Jan 12, 2018 - 5:16 PM

The digital services arm of PLDT has upped the cashless payments battle with the launch of its partnership with McDonald's Philippines

CASHLESS PAYMENT. McDonald's Philippines is rolling out Mastercard and Visa card payments in select branches nationwide, through PayMaya Philippines. In the photo are (L-R) PayMaya Head of Acquiring Business Mar Lazaro; PayMaya Head of Issuing Business Raymund Villanueva; McDonald's Philippines Founder and Chairman George T. Yang; McDonald's Philippine President and CEO Kenneth S. Yang; Kevin Yang; PLDT, Smart, Voyager, and PayMaya Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan; Voyager and PayMaya President and CEO Orlando B. Vea; and PayMaya Philippines COO and Managing Director Paolo Azzola. Photo from PayMaya Philippines

Jack Ma optimistic PH could be world's best in fintech

Oct 25, 2017 - 8:45 PM

(UPDATED) 'The Philippines has the opportunity to develop the best fintech services in the world because you have so many mobile phones,' says the Chinese tycoon

Photo by Alecs Ongcal / Rappler

Globe, PLDT battle it out in cashless payments

Oct 25, 2017 - 4:25 PM

Globe invites Chinese billionaire Jack Ma to the launch of its new mobile payment technology. On the same day, PLDT relaunches its scan-to-pay service.

QR CODES. GCash users are now able to shop at select Glorietta 4 merchants with a simple scan of their personal QR code in their smartphone. Photo by Chrisee Dela Paz/Rappler

How PayMaya redefines the PH digital payment landscape

Oct 25, 2017 - 12:42 PM

The digital financial service wants to make mobile and digital payments more accessible to Filipinos nationwide

Through the PayMaya Tap-To-Pay terminal installed in toll booths within select tollways, users are able to quickly pay their tolls using their contactless cards

PayMaya now lets you pay for bills, send money and buy load on Facebook Messenger

Sep 23, 2017 - 7:40 AM

Just search for @PayMayaOfficial on the app to start a transaction

More electronic toll collection options for Metro Pacific's roads soon

Aug 22, 2017 - 8:00 PM

For now motorists traversing the NLEX can pay toll fees using their Easy Trip RFID Beep cards as well as Mastercard contactless debit prepaid and credit cards

ELECTRONIC TOLL COLLECTION. Metro Pacific Tollways chairman Manuel Pangilinan tries new electronic toll collection of North Luzon Expressway. Photo courtesy of PayMaya Philippines

Globe’s tie-up with Ant Financial to bear fruit by Q4

Mar 17, 2017 - 5:34 PM

The partnership with the Alibaba group will inject fresh capital into new digital payment and micro lending services to bolster GCash says Globe CEO Ernest Cu

Start 2017 right with these apps installed on your phones

Dec 31, 2016 - 2:26 PM

There are many worthy applications you can spend your time on but we ve narrowed our list of must keep apps for 2017

PayMaya, Beep to be allowed soon in NLEX, SCTEX

Dec 22, 2016 - 5:59 PM

The operator of the two toll ways expects these payment options to be available in NLEX by early January while SCTEX will follow

MORE OPTIONS. MPTDC is the parent firm of Manila North Tollways Corporation, which operates NLEX and SCTEX. Rappler file photo

PayMaya Philippines aims for 1 million users by end of 2016

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:20 PM

To help achieve this PayMaya partners with PayPal which has 179 million active users worldwide

BREACH 1M. PLDT Chairman Manuel V. expects PayMaya to hit P200-billion worth of transactions for the entire 2016. Rappler file photo

Smart Unboxes the next step to a digital lifestyle

Nov 15, 2016 - 4:00 PM

Smart is embracing the digital lifestyle with bigger and better data offers for entertainment junkies online shoppers and avid travelers

Voyager Innovations plays on Pokemon Go, hires 'lures'

Sep 01, 2016 - 5:16 PM

The company is hiring 30 lure managers who will play the game and activate game lures for the entire day

LURE PARTY. During the Pokemon Go Lure event in SM Megamall. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

How cashless transactions make your life easier

Jul 13, 2016 - 1:09 PM

There are times when bills and coins are necessary As life gets increasingly more digital however cashless will be the better way to go

PayMaya Philippines to tap ASEAN market

Jun 24, 2016 - 11:56 AM

PayMaya Philippines plans to ink about 10 local and foreign partnerships this year

UNPRECEDENTED GROWTH. PayMaya sees transaction volume of across its platforms hitting P200 billion for the entire 2016

'Uncarded' commuters can now use PayMaya for Uber rides

Jun 14, 2016 - 10:00 PM

Today PayMaya has once again changed the game for digital payments by pioneering a unique partnership with Uber PayMaya Philippines president and CEO Orlando Vea says

TIE UP. L-R: Benjie Fernandez, Co-COO of PayMaya Philippines and COO of Voyager Innovations; Laurence Cua, General Manager of Uber Philippines; Manuel Pangilinan Chairman of PLDT, Smart, and Voyager Innovations; Orlando Vea, President and CEO of Voyager Innovations. Image from PayMaya

National ID to benefit unemployed, unbanked Filipinos

May 24, 2016 - 7:07 PM

The majority of unbanked Filipinos are unemployed A national ID would remove a key barrier to opening a bank account that would allow them to fully enjoy financial technology

GCash, PayMaya team up to boost mobile money usage

Feb 24, 2016 - 9:00 PM

This marks the first successful interoperability trial in Southeast Asia between two mobile money providers

INTEROPERABILITY. Users of PayMaya can soon send funds to users of GCash and other mobile money systems

How to enjoy Netflix without using a credit card

Jan 12, 2016 - 6:53 PM

Just subscribe to the streaming service using PayMaya

PayMaya has made online shopping even easier

Dec 11, 2015 - 7:06 AM

The new app allows you to pay digitally even without a credit card