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StarPay service touted as boost for retailers

CapitaLand is introducing e-payment service StarPay with the aim of generating business opportunities for retailers.

Banks pushing Samsung Pay Hong Kong

With Samsung Pay Hong Kong launching, banks are encouraging use with incentives for customers. takes aim at Korea

European luxury online retailer is launching a Korean-language site.

Craftholic Christmas at Raffles City

Raffles City is collaborating with Craftholic to present Christmas activities and exclusive merchandise.

Android Pay lands at 5000 outlets

Another digital wallet service has landed in Hong Kong, with Android Pay following three months after the launch of Apple Pay.

Apple Japan rolling out Apple Pay

Apple Japan mobile device users will be able to use Apple Pay for purchases from next month.

New CapitaCard promotes mall loyalty

CapitaLand Mall Asia and American Express have launched CapitaCard, Singapore’s first multi-mall loyalty credit card.

Credit card satisfaction ranked in Hong Kong

Hong Kong credit-card users are financially disciplined, according to the inaugural Hong Kong Credit Card Satisfaction Study.

2C2P raises US$7 million more

Southeast Asian payment services provider 2C2P has raised US$7 million in another round of funding from international investors.

Samsung Pay launch imminent

Samsung says its Samsung Pay mobile wallet solution will launch in the second half of 2015.

World’s best festive commercials

Forget the Grinch stealing Christmas. This year, it is a cute little penguin called Monty that not only steals the show, but also the hearts and minds of the UK populace (and softies everywhere). British department store, John Lewis, has done it again, with a £1 million commercial (A$ 1.8 million) that tells the story of a boy and his penguin pal, on the search for a flippered mate. At the start of the two minute spot (more of a short film), we are led to believe that the animal is real, …

Citibank, American Express join forces in Asia

Two US companies in card issuing alliance.