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Mastercard today announced it is working with Tencent and Ant Financial, China’s two leading fintech companies, to expand choices and empower international travelers with Mastercard cards to pay via WeChat Pay and Alipay in China.

Collaboration integrates Tappy’s contactless payment chips with Mastercard’s tokenization technology to enable payment functionality in a limitless range of fashion accessories, starting with Timex Group’s analogue watches Hong Kong and Singapore – 7  November 2019 – Payments technology company Mastercard and Tappy Technologies, a world-leading wearable token service provider, today announced a strategic partnership that will …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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Muslim women travelers drive a global travel market worth US$80 billion Singapore – 17 October 2019 – Twenty-eight percent of Muslim women journeys last year were solo travels, indicative of a growing younger demographic willing to experience the world, according to the latest report released by Mastercard and CrescentRating. An estimated 63 million Muslim women …
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Singapore – 17 October 2019 – ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN) is delighted to welcome Mastercard as a corporate founding member to promote the broader adoption of financial technology innovations within Asia. AFIN was established in 2018 by the IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the ASEAN Bankers Association (ABA) and the Monetary Authority …
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The nationwide initiative aims to strengthen acceptance of digital payments among merchants. New Delhi – October 16, 2019 – Mastercard, along with legendary cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni, today announced the launch of a nationwide initiative to accelerate the acceptance and adoption of digital payments. Titled ‘Team Cashless India’, the initiative brings consumers and merchants to …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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As Rugby World Cup 2019 kicks off, worldwide partner Mastercard is celebrating the inclusive spirit and innovation that makes rugby a uniting force for fans and players around the world.

Mastercard’s annual Asia Pacific Destinations Index reveals Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul retain the top five spots, fueled by travelers from mainland China Japan emerges as Asia’s most visited market with five cities in the top 20 and seven of the 10 fastest growing destinations in the region International traveler arrivals in Asia-Pacific …
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Each indicator data point is converted to a score that reflects its value (+ve/-ve sentiment in the case of the first 2 indicators or +ve/-ve growth in the case of the later 2 indicators) and change (higher or lower compared to the previous period). Aggregation to the Asia Pacific regional level is by simple arithmetic …
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