AF Payments’ Beep launches advance booking feature for Manila-Davao bus route 

AF PAYMENTS, Inc., operator of the reloadable contactless smart card Beep, announced on Thursday a new advance booking system feature for a Manila-Davao bus route.   The system will be implemented initially by the Davao Metro Shuttle in its Metro Manila-Davao route, AF Payments said in an e-mailed statement.   Passengers of the bus company will be […]

Opn and JCB Partner to Add JCB’s Acquiring and Processing Capabilities to Opn’s Payments Offering in Thailand

TOKYO and BANGKOK, Dec 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Opn, the global one-stop payment solutions provider, and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan’s only international credit card brand announced that they partnered to add JCB’s acquiring and processing Capabilities to Opn’s payments offering in Thailand. This […]

Amending the creditable withholding rates of income payments to Meralco

The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has issued Revenue Regulation (RR) 15-2022 to inform all concerned regarding the amendment of the creditable withholding rates of income payments to Meralco. These are the creditable withholding tax rates for the following income payments: I. Meralco payments on the following: a. Meralco Refund arising from ERC Case Nos. […]

Aboitiz’s UBX leads move on gov’t’s digitalization

ABOITIZ group’s financial technology venture studio UBX announced on Thursday that it is leading a multi-sectoral initiative to drive digital transformation in government. The goal is to help bring “essential and critical services” closer to Filipinos, UBX officials said during a forum in Pasig City, noting that the Philippines continues to face obstacles in achieving […]

JCB and Trust Payments welcome increased JCB acceptance across 48 European regions

TOKYO & LONDON, Oct 25, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced a new partnership with Trust Payments, a leader in fintech powering truly innovative customer commerce solutions. JCB’s growing community of over 140 million cardmembers will now be able to […]

The Philippines’ Payments, E-Commerce & Banking Leaders to Gather Live Online this September to Chart the Future of Commerce

MANILA, Sep 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Seamless Philippines returns live online this 28-29 September, gathering over 1,200 attendees virtually to explore the latest innovations in the Philippines across the payments, e-commerce and banking sectors. “With digital payments and ePayments in the Philippines forecast to account for 50% of transactions by 2023, […]

PayMongo ties up with Trade dep’t for MSMEs’ digital transformation

ONLINE PAYMENTS enabler PayMongo Philippines, Inc. announced on Tuesday a partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aimed at increasing micro, small, and medium enterprises’ (MSMEs) access to financial services. The partnership aims to help MSMEs digitize their businesses through digital payment solutions, PayMongo said in an e-mailed statement. Under the partnership, PayMongo […]

Digitalization benefits ESG-related communities, entities — report

THE acceleration of digitalization helps boost environment, social, and government (ESG) related communities and businesses in the Philippines amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, according to research firm ESG Intelligence. According to the report, almost two-thirds of new digital consumers came from non-metro areas in the first half of 2021. Filipino consumers use twice as many […]