Sets sights on making EMV contact and contactless payments available everywhere Every cardholder across Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific and Middle East & Africa, will be able to tap their Mastercard or device in stores by 2023 Singapore, January 31, 2018 – Mastercard today announced an initiative to create greater payment consistency by making “tap …
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Signs on Bollywood superstar Irrfan Khan as campaign storyteller New Delhi, January 22, 2018 – Mastercard launched ‘KhulGayiLife’, a new marketing campaign aimed at accelerating the country’s ongoing shift from cash to digital payments. The new campaign will further strengthen the company’s digital payments efforts in the metros with an increased focus on the nascent but …
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Mastercard and the University of Canberra Centre launch Staying Safe Online: Cyber Safety Guide for Online Shopping    Canberra, December 7, 2017 – Australian consumers are forecast to spend more than $50 billion shopping in the lead up to Christmas[1]. With a growing proportion of that expenditure online, Mastercard has today launched Staying Safe Online: …
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From Cowries to Contactless

June 27, 2017 09:01

Be it shell, metal or plastic, money has enjoyed a vibrant history in Southeast Asia. Discover its journey across cultures and borders, one transaction at a time. Click here to start exploring.

A global interoperable standard supports Thailand’s roadmap towards a cashless society, allowing Thai consumers to make QR Code payments with Mastercard, UnionPay and Visa. Bangkok, Thailand — May 9, 2017 – Mastercard, UnionPay International and Visa today introduced a Standardized Quick Response (QR) Code for payments, accelerating Thailand’s transition to a cashless society. The Standardized …
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