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MasterCard Archives

Three retailers and an economist on Asia’s post-pandemic retail landscape

Retail is bouncing back across much of Asia. While its guise is somewhat familiar, its rules of engagement are less unde...

Mastercard focuses on Southeast Asia, LatAm after India ban, Russia exit

Hai said Mastercard was ready to comply with India's local data-storage rules.

Consumers embrace tap-and-go payments in pandemic’s wake

Ninety-one per cent of Asia-Pacific consumers and 79 per cent of people globally say they are now using tap-and-go payme...

Mastercard partners with Tappy to embed payment functions into wearables

Payments technology company Mastercard and wearable token service provider Tappy Technologies are collaborating to enabl...
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Asia Pacific’s five most popular cities revealed in Mastercard report

Asia Pacific’s five most popular cities for international travellers – Bangkok, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo and Seoul...

Four Asia-Pacific markets account for one-fifth of global travel spending

Visitors from Mainland China, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Taiwan now account for 18.5 per cent of global travel spe...

How much do Hongkongers spend on Valentine’s Day?

How much do Hongkongers spend on Valentine’s Day? More than previously thought, according to new research.

Hong Kong still among world’s most-visited cities

Hong Kong has made the Mastercard Global Destination Cities Index as one of Asia Pacific’s top 10 most-visited cities fo...

Mastercard develops card fraud device with Singapore police

Credit card firm Mastercard has announced a partnership with the Singapore Police to implement the world’s first device ...

Pizza Hut Singapore trialling robot

Pizza Hut Singapore has introduced a robot that takes orders and processes payments.