Indonesia has joined Malaysia to share the top spot on the Mastercard-CrescentRating Global Muslim Travel Index (GMTI) 2019. Singapore retained its premier position as the top Muslim-friendly non-OIC destination for Muslim travelers. In 2018, there were an estimated 140 million Muslim visitors worldwide – up from 131 million in 2017 – representing 10 percent of …
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First international payments network to enable tap & go on Singapore public transport; Singapore among 150 cities globally to roll out transit solutions with Mastercard SINGAPORE –  April 4, 2019 – Starting today, commuters can simply tap their Mastercard contactless credit, debit and prepaid cards on buses and trains for a seamless, hassle-free ride. Implemented …
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Mastercard launched the Pune Edition of WomenInTech forum in association with technology companies, industry experts, NGOs, Government, and academia in the city. The forum will work towards developing interventions to increase the participation of girls and women in science and technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and related careers in the region. PUNE – March 27, …
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Regional Partnership Will Create Stronger Digital Foundation to Spur eCommerce Growth Singapore – 22 March, 2019 – Lazada, Southeast Asia’s leading online shopping and selling platform, and Mastercard today announced a five-year partnership to grow the eCommerce ecosystem in Southeast Asia (SEA). This comes as Lazada is committed to delivering the best eCommerce offerings that …
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Wallet loading is now easier than ever on the bKash app, with Mastercard and Southeast Bank Dhaka, 12 March 2019 – bKash, the largest Mobile Financial Service (MFS) provider in Bangladesh, has launched a new service on its app which will enable all bKash app users to add money from their Mastercard branded debit, credit or …
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