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Rappler's latest stories on digital payments


WhatsApp launches first digital payments option

Jun 16, 2020 - 10:00 AM

The service starts in Brazil but will come to the rest of the world

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[OPINION] The case for going cashless

May 19, 2020 - 3:06 PM

'India pressed a computer key to make the payments, while the Philippines walked a bag full of cash door to door'

Google, Gates Foundation join digital payments initiative

May 07, 2020 - 9:17 AM

The initiative aims to serve an estimated 1.7 billion people – from disadvantaged communities and the unbanked – who lack access to digital financial services, 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

BSP launches InstaPay electronic fund transfer service

Apr 23, 2018 - 4:05 PM

Real-time fund transfers or payments of up to P50,000 per transaction, without limit, are allowed in a day

Freelancing taking root in the Philippines – study

Apr 01, 2018 - 6:10 PM

The young and digitally adept Philippine freelance market encompasses around 2% of the population and is expected to grow further, according to a new study by PayPal

Jack Ma: Alibaba to keep investing in PH

Oct 25, 2017 - 3:45 PM

The Chinese business icon reiterates Alibaba's long-term commitment to the Philippines, where it plans to build up e-commerce through partnerships with Lazada and Globe Telecom

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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

What is Bitcoin?

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:01 PM

The basics of how BitCoin is earned and used

Globe's GCash partners with Hong Kong-based EMQ for remittances

Sep 04, 2017 - 8:50 PM

With the partnership EMQ users can now send funds to GCash account holders

Makati launches digital payments card for gov't transactions, purchases

May 30, 2017 - 10:35 PM

The Makatizen Card launched by the city government in partnership with Globe and iBayad functions as an ATM card and a valid government ID

DIGITAL SWISS KNIFE.  The government of Makati City along with Globe and iBayad launch the all-in-one Makatizen card. Photo from Globe Telecom

Espenilla promises continuity, more financial innovation at BSP

May 09, 2017 - 9:10 PM

The new governor of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas outlines his plans to maintain the country s monetary stance as well as expand the debt market and digital payments

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas New Governor Nestor Espenilla speaks with the members of media during press briefing at BSP Complex in Manila. Photo by Inoue Jaena/Rappler

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

Asia to be 'world laboratory' for financial inclusion

Oct 27, 2015 - 9:00 PM

And the Philippines can lead the way with the rise of e commerce says an expert