e-payments - updates

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Makati launches digital payments card for gov't transactions, purchases

May 30, 2017 - 10:35 PM

The Makatizen Card launched by the city government in partnership with Globe and iBayad functions as an ATM card and a valid government ID

DIGITAL SWISS KNIFE.  The government of Makati City along with Globe and iBayad launch the all-in-one Makatizen card. Photo from Globe Telecom

Electronic clearing of checks to start January 2017 – BSP

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The new check clearing process is expected to speed up the crediting of funds to depositors accounts from 3 to 5 banking days to only one banking day

Advocates seek to boost e-payments growth by 2020

Sep 06, 2016 - 7:00 PM

For e payments to flourish banks have to adopt a system where customers can transfer funds to Bank B or C even if their account is with Bank A says E Peso advocate Mamerto Tangonan

BSP eyes expanding e-payments by 2020

Dec 10, 2015 - 5:40 PM

The National Retail Payment System will facilitate the country’s shift from a cash heavy to a cash lite economy

INCREASE. BSP Governor Amando Tetangco Jr. says the share of electronic payments currently is only 1%, thus BSP is looking at increasing the share of e-payments to 20% over the next 5 years with the roll out of the National Retail Payment System.

VISA pushes for financial inclusion in PH

May 07, 2015 - 5:24 PM

‘Simply providing people with an account is insufficient They have to be using it ’ says Stephen Kehoe VISA senior vice president and head of global inclusion

Apple unveils Apple Pay mobile wallet

Sep 10, 2014 - 2:24 AM

Apple unveils a new mobile wallet aimed at allowing consumers to use iPhones linked to credit cards for more secure convenient payments