Colombo, November 21, 2017 – Mastercard and Educate Lanka presented the first batch of Mastercard sponsored scholarships to educate female students from socioeconomically marginalized backgrounds at a ceremony held recently in Kandy. Mastercard had partnered with Educate Lanka earlier this year to initiate the scholarship program, as a part of its “Doing Well and Doing Good” …
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Tokyo, November 7, 2017 – Mastercard which signed a Partnership Agreement to be a Worldwide Partner of “Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan,” announced that it has upgraded three athletes to the rank of Mastercard Ambassador: namely, Michael Leitch, representing Japan national team captain, Akihito Yamada (also representing Japan) and New Zealand star Dan Carter, three-time winner …
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New Zealand – 7 November 2017 – As the busiest time of year for retail approaches, retailers are encouraged to switch on to contactless technology to meet the significant demand from shoppers using Tap and Go around the Christmas period. The number of contactless transactions has been steadily increasing in 2017 as more consumers and …
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Local retail sales recorded 1.5 percent year-on-year growth in September Hong Kong, October 26, 2017 – Growth in Hong Kong retail sales remained positive in September, up 1.5 percent year-on-year, according to the latest Mastercard SpendingPulse™ Hong Kong Report. Sales recovered from the impact of typhoons in September and were boosted by the launch of …
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Colombo, October 26, 2017 – His Excellency the Hon President of the Maldives Abdulla Yameen introduced the Mastercard Passport Card to the cabinet ministers at his office recently. Top cabinet ministers and department heads such as the Minister of Economic Development, Minister of Home Affairs, Minister of Defence and National Security, Minister of Finance and …
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