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Mandaluyong barangay adopts cashless payments

Residents and workers of Barangay Namayan in Mandaluyong City can now enjoy cashless transactions in their community as the local government taps PayMaya, in cooperation with PLDT Enterprise. This is the first barangay-level “cash-lite” community initiative in the Philippines. .....»»

Category: financeSource: thestandard thestandardOct 24th, 2020

PayMaya enables over 50 government agencies

Digital financial services provider PayMaya has enabled over 50 government agencies  to streamline their services and accept cashless payments online todate. From June 2019 to June 2020, the volume of transactions processed by PayMaya from partner government agencies surged 900 per cent. This shows the government efforts to encourage digital payments for fees and services by accepting debit, credit, and e-Wallet payments has paid off. “In the span of one year, government agencies have stepped up their efforts in digitalizing their processes,” according to Orlando B. Vea, Founder and CEO of PayMaya. Because of this, many agencies have been able to continue offering relevant services despite the current crisis, he added. To date, PayMaya has already inked partnerships with the Social Security System (SSS), Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF) or PAG-IBIG, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Science and Technology, the Bureau of Customs, the Bureau of the Treasury through the Bonds.ph platform, the Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Credit Policy Council, the Professional Regulation Commission, the Tourism Infrastructure and Enterprise Zone Authority (TIEZA), and the National Home Mortgage Finance Corporation (NHMFC), among  others.  As part of measures needed to be observed in the ‘new normal’, PayMaya intends to enable more government agencies, institutions, and  local government units to accept cashless payments and digital disbursements. Hence, PayMaya has launched its LGUs Embracing and Accelerating Digitalization (L.E.A.D.) program to help local governments offer digital transactions for constituents. The company likewise enabled digital disbursements for the cities of Manila, Mandaluyong, Caloocan, Pasig, and Quezon City, particularly in delivering financial aid to beneficiaries severely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  SSS and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) also tapped Paymaya  to distribute financial aid to beneficiaries of its Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS) and Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Furthermore, it has powered the digital payment facilities of LGUs such as Valenzuela and Taguig. Through its app and wallet, PayMaya  provides millions of Filipinos with the fastest way to own a financial account with over 40,000 Add Money touchpoints nationwide, more than double the total number of traditional bank branches in the Philippines combined. Its Smart Padala by PayMaya network of over 30,000 partner touchpoints nationwide serves as last mile digital financial hubs in communities, providing the unbanked and underserved with access to services. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2020

DOTr: Cashless toll system to push through December 1

Implementing contactless toll payments along expressways is “a matter of extreme importance” in the midst of the pandemic and cannot be deferred beyond Dec. 1, the Department of Transportation said the other day......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 6th, 2020

PayMaya One Lite revolutionizes cashless payments for SMEs

Digital financial services leader PayMaya brings another innovation in digital payments for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) around the country as it introduces the PayMaya One Lite, an all-in-one, pocket-sized device capable of accepting all types of digital payments, including cards, e-Wallets, and QR......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 24th, 2020

Body found floating in Pasig River

The body of a man suspected to be a victim of summary execution was found floating in the Pasig River in Barangay Hulo, Mandaluyong City on Friday......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

LTFRB to release memo vs. Beep card charge

Transportation authorities are directing operators to stop charging commuters for the smart cards used to facilitate transactions – following the implementation of cashless fare payments among Metro Manila buses and public utility vehicles......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsOct 3rd, 2020

PayPal posts strongest growth as consumers shift to digital payments

Top online payment corporation PayPal is leading the adoption of digital technology as cashless payments rapidly evolve as an essential service......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsSep 12th, 2020

F& B Operator and Developer Now Accepts Cashless Payments

F& B Operator and Developer Now Accepts Cashless Payments.....»»

Category: newsSource:  mb.com.phRelated NewsSep 9th, 2020

Adoption of digital transactions pushed

Senator Sonny Angara has filed a bill that seeks to hasten the country’s shift to digital and cashless payments. Angara says there is also the need to establish an efficient and faster mode of transactions in the government as well in the private sector. Angara filed Senate Bill 1764 or the proposed Use of Digital […] The post Adoption of digital transactions pushed appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsSep 6th, 2020

DOTr to require cashless toll fee payments

CALOOCAN CITY, Aug. 26 (PIA) -- The Department of Transportation (DOTr) has announced that it has ordered the rollout of mandatory cashless transactions in toll expressways, a report by the PTV New.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 27th, 2020

Parañaque taps PayMaya for cashless payments

The Parañaque City government has partnered with mobile wallet platform PayMaya to provide digital payment solutions to clients as part of its e-governance initiatives under the new normal......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

Globe urges LGUs to explore e-commerce, cashless payments

With the need to pivot to the new normal, Globe encourages Local Government Units (LGUs) to boost their e-commerce for convenience and safety of their constituents and to help SMEs in their  online business. .....»»

Category: lifestyleSource:  abscbnRelated NewsAug 15th, 2020

PayMaya penetrates more market

Digital financial services firm PayMaya has penetrated more sectors as the need for cashless payments soared to new heights due to the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsAug 11th, 2020

PayMaya makes public commuting on UBE Express buses safe

Digital financial services PayMaya is enabling premium bus transit provider UBE Express with safer cashless payments acceptance for its fleet of buses around the country as the transportation industry moves into the “new normal” amid the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. .....»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

QR code, eGov facility payments soar

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said cashless transactions via the national quick response code and the government electronic payment facility continues to gain traction as it ramps up efforts to transform the Philippines into a cash-lite economy......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 19th, 2020

Enjoy greater cost savings, convenience with ShopeePay Day

Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, launches ShopeePay Day, to offer greater convenience and cost savings as more Filipinos turn to cashless payments when they shop online. .....»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 26th, 2020

Ride-hailing app hirna taps PayMaya for cashless payments

Ride-hailing app hirna, which serves select cities in the Visayas and Mindanao, would be powered by PayMaya’s cashless system in line with the government’s mandate to increase contactless payments in the transportation sector. In a statement, the digital financial services provider said hirna’s users and partner-drivers would be allowed to have cashless transactions for the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsJun 7th, 2020

Ride hailing app hirna taps PayMaya for cashless fare

Digital financial services firm PayMaya is equipping ride-hailing app hirna and its partner-taxi drivers with the ability to accept cashless payments in support of the government’s directive to promote a safer and more convenient commute for the riding public......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

Grab releases digital-first GrabPay Card in Philippines, powered by Mastercard

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading everyday super app, launches the GrabPay Card in the Philippines, a digital-first prepaid card powered by Mastercard that extends GrabPay’s reach globally with unparalleled card security, hassle-free online payments and expanded rewards ecosystem to bring the convenience of cashless payments to more Filipinos......»»

Category: techSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 5th, 2020

TrueMoney brings FMCG inventories to local sari-sari stores

PAYMENTS and remittance network TrueMoney rolls out its award-winning Dagdag Puhunan program for the benefit of local communities amid the pandemic. In partnership with Unilever, it enables cashless payment for purchase of essential food and non-food products. Instead of paying products in cash, sari-sari store owners can transact through the secure Dagdag Puhunan platform, using […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMay 31st, 2020

The case for going cashless

When India placed its entire population of 1.3 billion under lockdown, it took them merely a week to make payments to 204 million people......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020