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Grab Launches Peer-to-Peer Fund Transfer in GrabPay Mobile Wallet in the Philippines

Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, today launched its new peer-to-peer (P2P) fund transfer feature. No need for something shiny, slimy and other strange Kris Kringle gifts. This holiday... The post Grab Launches Peer-to-Peer Fund Transfer in GrabPay Mobile Wallet in the Philippines appeared first on MetroCebu News......»»

Category: newsSource: metrocebu metrocebuDec 26th, 2017

Grab expands e-payment service

As part of its transition from a ride-hailing service to an “everyday” application, Grab Philippines said yesterday it is planning to expand digital payment services through GrabPay mobile wallet feature......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 27th, 2018

Comment on GrabPay to expand PHL mobile wallet services by Ride-sharing app to expand mobile wallet services | OpenGov Asia

[…] A ride-sharing app is set to expand its mobile wallet services in the Philippines after it has received the approval of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), according to a recent report. […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsJan 20th, 2019

Remitly Triples Global Coverage, Launches New Product Enhancements

Today Remitly, the largest independent digital remittance company in North America, announced a dramatic expansion of its global reach and the rollout of new service enhancements in the Philippines. The service, which allows users to send money via its mobile app, has helped overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) save over US $9 million in transfer fees […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 16th, 2018

China’s Tencent, KKR to invest in PayMaya developer

Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings, the developer of WeChat, and a United States-based fund are entering PLDT Inc.'s digital innovations arm--- a move seen to accelerate the use of cashless payments in the Philippines over the next few years. In a joint statement, PLDT said Tencent and investment firm KKR will invest up to $175 million (P9.5 billion) into PLDT unit Voyager Innovations, which operates the mobile wallet PayMaya. The deal was branded yesterday as the single largest investment to date in a Philippine tech company. "We can scale up and that's what Tencent and KKR want to do," PLDT chair and CEO Manuel V. Pangilinan told reporters in a briefing on Thursday. "Al...Keep on reading: China’s Tencent, KKR to invest in PayMaya developer.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsOct 4th, 2018

BSP launches InstaPay electronic fund transfer service

MANILA, Philippines – The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)  took a step closer to its goal of seeing electronic payments comprise 20% of all transactions in the country by 2020, with the launch of InstaPay. Launched on Monday, April 23, InstaPay is an electronic fund transfer service that allows customers to transfer pesos ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 23rd, 2018

Nanobots treat cancerous tumors in tests conducted on mice – study

MANILA, Philippines - Last month saw a step forward in cancer treatment technology when a published study  on peer-reviewed journal Nature Biotechnology detailed the successful use of nano-sized robots to precisely transfer drugs that treat tumors. The researchers from Arizona State University and the National Center for Nanoscience and ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 7th, 2018

GrabPay has new managing director

MANILA, Philippines — Grab, the leading on-demand transportation and mobile payments platform in Southeast Asia, yesterday announced it has appointed Ooi Hue.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 9th, 2018

Grab introduces new payment feature

MANILA, Philippines — Ride-hailing and mobile payments app Grab has introduced a new feature to allow passengers to transfer funds to one another......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 27th, 2017

Cashless payments soon to hit Ministop

          Cashless payments are coming to Ministop, the second-biggest convenience store chain in the Philippines.   Globe Telecom announced that it partnered with Ministop, which would allow consumers to use its GCash mobile wallet app to buy goods using a recently-introduced QR Code scanning feature.   Globe said the GCash scan-to-pay feature will be initially available at Ministop outlets in Cyberscape Alpha and Cyberscape Beta in Ortigas Center startingDec.1this year. It will be rolled out in more branches through 2018.   READ: Ayala, Jack Ma firm launches purchase-by-scan system   "We are excited...Keep on reading: Cashless payments soon to hit Ministop.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 24th, 2017

Grab launches 8 new app features

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to be the "everyday app" of Filipinos, ride-sharing giant Grab Philippines beefed the app with new features. On Wednesday night, January 30, Grab Philippines country head-turned-president Brian Cu announced 6 new features for transport services GrabCar and two for its delivery service GrabExpress. (READ:  ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 31st, 2019

Malaysias CIMB launches all-mobile bank in Philippines | ABS-CBN News

Malaysia's CIMB launches 'all-mobile' bank in Philippines ABS-CBN News Malaysia's CIMB Bank on Monday launched its banking business in the Philippines, betting on high smartphone pene.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsJan 30th, 2019

Child rights advocates to gov’t: Cut poverty, ensure basic social services

  MANILA, Philippines -- Various groups advancing child welfare and rights on Friday staged a protest outside the Senate complex to oppose efforts to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) in the country.   Led by Child Rights Network (CRN), groups like Save the Children Philippines (SCP), Salinlahi Alliance for Children's Concerns (SACC), and Y-Peer Pilipinas gathered while senators tackle proposals to change the existing MACR at 15 years old to 12.   Y-Peer PresidentRalph Ivan Samson said lawmakers should instead focus their energy on putting additional funds to local government units (LGUs) for the creation and/or improvement of child...Keep on reading: Child rights advocates to gov’t: Cut poverty, ensure basic social services.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2019

Filipino launches ‘San bidet’ navigation app for ‘nature calls’

A Filipino mobile application developer recently created a navigation app intended to list down the location of toilets with bidets in the Philippines......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 14th, 2019

Grab Rolls Out Taxi Services in Subic

Grab Philippines rolled out on Tuesday its taxi services at the Subic Freeport Zone in Pampanga to provide transportation to residents and tourists in the area. In a statement, Grab Philippines Country Head Brian Cu said the company has put on board 120 taxi drivers into its GrabTaxi platform on its mobile application. “As the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2018

Grab launches food service, brings Crave City to BGC

MANILA, Philippines – In a bid to be the "everyday super app," Southeast Asia ride-hailing giant Grab officially launched "GrabFood" on Wednesday, November 7. GrabFood is the firm's food delivery service that allows users to order from restaurants through the app and brings it directly to their doorstep, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 7th, 2018

LOOK: Grab launches premium tricycle service

MANILA, Philippines – Ride-hailing giant Grab Philippines launched a premium service for tricycles, in partnership with AutoItalia Philippines, the local distributor of 3-wheeled Piaggio Ape vehicles. Grab Philippines head Brian Cu said on Monday, November 5, that the Euro-4 compliant tricycles aim to "fill in the gap for short-distance ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsNov 5th, 2018

Grab launches ‘tech roadmap’ to boost commuter safety

GRAB Philippines launched on Monday a technical “roadmap” that focuses on commuters’ welfare by eliminating and reducing the frequency of accidents through education of its drivers. The “Safer Everyday Tech...READ MORE The post Grab launches ‘tech roadmap’ to boost commuter safety appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimesRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2018

Toyota and Grab Philippines establish partnership

MANILA, Philippines - Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is proud to announce its partnership with Grab, the leading online-to-offline mobile platform in Southeast Asia. What started as an initiative b.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsOct 16th, 2018

Grab Expands Mobile Wallet Services

Ridesharing firm Grab has expanded its mobile wallet services in the country to paying utility bills, food delivery orders, store purchases and restaurant bills. This, as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has licensed the firm to operate as an electronic money issuer last August. In its statement, Grab said that its users will now be […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsSep 28th, 2018

Blockchain firm partners with Grab on rewards

LOCAL blockchain company LoyalCoin said it has partnered with Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.PH, Inc.) to allow riders to pay for their trips through a crypto digital wallet called LoyalWallet. The post Blockchain firm partners with Grab on rewards appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsSep 24th, 2018