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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

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

PayMaya ties up with drugstore chain

The PayMaya mobile wallet, backed by a unit of PLDT Inc., announced a tie-up with drugstore chain Rose Pharmacy, the latest in an aggressive effort to roll out its QR payments platform. PayMaya said customers would be able to use the PayMaya mobile app's scan feature to pay 130 Rose Pharmacy branches, initially. More stores would be added in the coming months. "The retail landscape here and abroad is changing very fast, which is why we laud retailers like Rose Pharmacy in their efforts to keep up with these changes in service of their customers," Orlando B. Vea, president and CEO of PayMaya Philippines, said in a statement. Rose Pharmacy was established in Cebu City in 1952. It ...Keep on reading: PayMaya ties up with drugstore chain.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 23rd, 2018

Grab Philippines to introduce new features in July

GRAB Philippines (MyTaxi.ph, Inc.) is set to launch in July new features in its ride-hailing mobile application, which would make it easier for users to pin pick-up points in the map, avoiding mismatch in locations. “Our aim is to be our passengers’ partner for better trips at all times. We have carefully studied new features […] The post Grab Philippines to introduce new features in July appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

Grab Philippines to launch new app interface, features in July

Grab Philippines (MyTaxi.ph, Inc.) is looking to launch in July new features in its ride-hailing mobile application. In a statement, the transportation network company (TNC) said the new interface will make it easier for users to pin pick-up points on the map, avoiding mismatch in locations. Rewards will also be categorized so passengers may easily […] The post Grab Philippines to launch new app interface, features in July appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMay 8th, 2018

UnionBank bats for inclusive wealth via InstaPay, PESONet

Union Bank of the Philippines continues its drive for inclusive prosperity by fully supporting the government’s National Retail Payment System (NRPS), which seeks to steer financial transactions gradually away from cash and check-based payments to electronic fund transfers and e-wallet disbursements......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 5th, 2018

New TNCs unlikely to end Grab’s ‘virtual monopoly’ — PCC

By Melissa Luz T. Lopez, Senior Reporter THE ACCREDITATION of new mobile ride-hailing services does not automatically end Grab Philippines’ “virtual monopoly” of the local market, the country’s antitrust chief said. “It’s a big challenge to get the new entrants to attract drivers, to attract riders. It’s not enough that there are new players — […] The post New TNCs unlikely to end Grab’s ‘virtual monopoly’ — PCC appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 29th, 2018

Globe works to make GCash compatible with Alipay

MANILA, Philippines – Globe Telecom's fintech arm, Globe Fintech Innovations Incorporated or Mynt, launched an initiative to allow payments on its GCash digital wallet to be seamlessly compatible with the world's largest mobile payment platform, Alipay. Mynt and the Ant Financial Services Group, which operates Alipay, recently announced ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 22nd, 2018

Grab Philippines: Uber app to continue working but with ‘limited functionality’

Uber users in the Philippines will still be able to book rides via mobile application as Grab Philippines announced that the Uber app will continue to operate throughout the review period with Grab bearing the costs. In an April 9 statement, Southeast Asia’s leading ride-hailing application said the move was part of its “commitment” to […] The post Grab Philippines: Uber app to continue working but with ‘limited functionality’ appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: newsSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsApr 9th, 2018

More Than 20K Uber Drivers to Transfer to Grab Platform

Ridesharing firm Grab Philippines expects between 20,000 to 24,000 drivers of Uber will transfer to its platform following the acquisition of their Southeast Asian operations. Grab has launched its activation center Tuesday for Uber drivers to migrate to their system as their operations is set to conclude on April 8. “We have set up an […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2018

Estrada PDAF puts gov t firm s ex-officials in hot water

MANILA, Philippines – The Commission on Audit (COA) denied the petition of two former top officials of the Zamboanga del Norte Agricultural College Rubber Estate Corporation (ZREC), saying they were liable for the illegal transfer of P4.713 million from former senator Jinggoy Estrada's Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF). In a ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsApr 1st, 2018

More than 20K Uber drivers to transfer to Grab platform

Ride-sharing firm Grab Philippines expects between 20,000 and 24,000 drivers of Uber to transfer to its platform following the acquisition of its rival's Southeast Asian operations......»»

Category: newsSource:  interaksyonRelated NewsMar 29th, 2018

Western Union Expands Digital Distribution: Money Transfers Now Paid into GCash Mobile Wallets in the Philippines

Western Union, a leader in cross-border and cross-currency money transfer, and G-Xchange, Inc. have enabled consumers to receive Western Union® international or domestic money transfers into their registered GCash wallets 24/7– providing consumers with convenient access at their finger-tips. Following an agreement between the two companies, Western Union’s global cross-border platform was integrated with G-Xchange, […] The post Western Union Expands Digital Distribution: Money Transfers Now Paid into GCash Mobile Wallets in the Philippines appeared first on BusinessWorld......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2018

Bayad Center launches mobile app

MANILA, Philippines — CIS Bayad Center Inc., the over-the-counter bills collection-payment facility of Manila Electric Co......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 15th, 2018

LOOK: Grab PH launches services from Clark International Airport

MANILA, Philippines – Passengers can now book Grab rides from the Clark International Airport. On Thursday, March 1, Grab Philippines officially launched its services from Clark International Airport and within the province of Pampanga. According to Grab country head Brian Cu, an initial 500 units will be available to provide ride-hailing services ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

QBO launches new mobile app to help local startups

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines’ first public-private sector platform for companies launched a new mobile application that would allow local startups t.....»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2018

WWF-Philippines launches Earth Hour 2018 with campaign 'Connect2Earth

The following is a press release from the World Wildlife Fund-Philippines. WWF’s Earth Hour is the world’s largest grassroots movement for the environment.  Starting as a symbolic lights out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour has grown to engage individuals, business and organizations in over 7,000 cities and more than ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2018