Indonesia central bank and Thailand central bank have implemented a cross-border QR payment linkage between the two countries.
Thailand central bank plans to launch a digital payment service for businesses by April next year, and aims to expand cross-border payments.
Razer Inc is expanding into Indonesia with its acquisition of B2B2C digital payment facilitators and e-money firm, PT E2Pay Global Utama.
Apple will let App Store developers offer alternative payment systems in South Korea after the country passed a law that bans app store.
French startup Lydia is entering whole new category by adding trading to its financial super app. The company is partnering with Bitpanda for this feature.
Russia card payment system Mir, which was set up in 2015 after the West imposed sanctions on Moscow, is now connected to Apple Pay
Southeast Asia is going cashless. Around 85% of consumers in the region use some form of digital payment ranging from contactless cards to e-wallets.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently tweeted that Tesla has begun accepting Bitcoin as a payment method. Company start BTC payment method in the US.
PayPal saw revenues in the last quarter of 2020 soar as the payments giant enjoyed an upsurge in user activity during the pandemic.