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CROSS-BORDER PAYMENTS Press Releases

Bangkok Bank launches BBL BeWallet, becoming the first bank in Thailand to provide QR code payments IT—23 Jan 20

Bangkok Bank launched BBL BeWallet, becoming the first bank in Thailand to provide QR code cross border payment services via a mobile application. Payments can be made using Be1st Smart TPN UnionPay debit cards and can be accepted by 16 million merchants

Photo Release: Siam Commercial Bank PCL (SCB) and Ayeyarwady Bank (AYA) sign Memorandum of Events—15 Jan 20

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), a leading bank in Thailand and Ayeyarwady Bank (AYA Bank), the second largest bank in Myanmar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on collaboration in the development of cross border payments and fund transfer services

ภาพข่าว: ไทยพาณิชย์ จับมือธนาคารเอยาวดี เมียนมา พัฒนาบริการชำระและโอนเงินระหว่างประเทศ ปฏิทินข่าว—15 Jan 20

ธนาคารไทยพาณิชย์ รุกธุรกิจเมียนมาต่อเนื่อง จับมือธนาคารเอยาวดี (Ayeyarwady Bank หรือ AYA Bank) ธนาคารที่มีขนาดสินทรัพย์อันดับ 2 ของเมียนมา ลงนามบันทึกข้อตกลงความร่วมมือในการพัฒนาบริการชำระเงินข้ามพรมแดนและการโอนเงินระหว่างประเทศ (Cross Border Payments

Ksher Payment Connected Thai merchants to the Global E-Wallet and Revealed the Cross-Border Payment Stcoks—23 Dec 19

Mr. Bryan Zhou, Co-Founder and CEO of Ksher Payment, an innovative digital payment solution company, was invited as a guest speaker in the 'Cross-Border Payment Solution' seminar, which was a part of the 24th Infinity Ventures Summit has been took place

While Forging the Asian Wallet Alliance, Asianwallets Has Made Inroads Into Various Stcoks—18 Dec 19

Asianwallets, a leader in cross-border payment solutions, recently announced that the company had successfully integrated into the markets of Singapore, Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong, China and other regions. Some of the innovative payment services include

Nium Partners with Visa to Provide Instant Money Transfers in Southeast Stcoks—21 Nov 19

Nium, a fast-growing digital cross-border payments platform, is enabling users to make real-time money transfers to Visa debit cardholders across Southeast Asia powered by Visa's real-time[1] push payments solution - Visa Direct. Nium Pte. Ltd. (formerly

Liquid Group partners with E.SUN Bank to enable cross-border payments between Singapore and IT—17 Oct 19

- Liquid Group expands its cross-border payment network to Taiwan through a strategic collaboration with its leading bank in digital banking, E.SUN Bank. - Following Hong Kong and Indonesia, Taiwan will be the third market activated on Liquid's regional

Beacon VC invests in InstaReM ASEANs leading cross-border payments fintech Stcoks—22 Nov 18

Beacon VC has joined hands with a number of international investors in a THB1.5-billion investment inInstaReM – a leading fintech startup that provides cross-border payment service to individuals and enterprises in more than 40 countries. This

CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN Stcoks—15 Nov 18

CIMB is one of the first banks to leverage blockchain technology to tap into region's USD120 billion remittance business CIMB Group ("CIMB" or "the Group") and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross border payments

KBank successfully tests instant cross-border payments with SWIFT gpi Stcoks—25 Oct 18

KASIKORNBANK (KBank) teamed up with SWIFT and a group of banks from Asia Pacific, to carry out the trial of SWIFT's new instant cross-border payments proof of concept. This trial successfully demonstrated that by enabling gpi in real-time domestic

KBank-Visa to pilot blockchain based B2B payments Stcoks—20 Sep 18

Kasikornbank is the first Thai bank in the pilot designed to simplify the cross-border payments, making it more transparent Visa today announced Kasikornbank is the first Thai financial institution to join the Visa B2B Connect pilot program. Visa B2B

Dash Is Now Available on Paycent for P2P Cross-Border Payments and Instant IT—10 May 18

Dash becomes the preferred cryptocurrency option for Paycent and is now accessible to 36 million merchants globally for cashless transactions Dash , the top digital currency for payments, will now be available through Texcent's subsidiary app, Paycent

Singtel Group first to interconnect telco mobile wallets for seamless cross-border payments Stcoks—20 Mar 18

The Singtel Group today announced plans to interconnect mobile wallets across different ecosystems through an interoperable platform. As a start, the Group plans to first link the mobile wallets of Singtel and its regional associates, with the first

Thailand banks to deliver enhanced cross-border payments experience to their Stcoks—07 Nov 17

SWIFT announces today that 3 major Thai banks, Bangkok Bank, Kasikorn Bank, and Siam Commercial Bank are part of over 120 banks around the globe that are now live or planning to implement SWIFT's Global Payments Innovation (gpi). Together, these Thai

Cross-border digital payments company InstaReM receives US$13M investment Stcoks—04 Jul 17

The latest round of investment brings the total amount raised to over US$18M from a consortium of some of the largest funds in the region. InstaReM , one of the leading digital cross-border payments companies, has received a US$13 million investment led

SCB, Ripple launch first blockchain-powered payment service between Japan and Stcoks—29 Jun 17

Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), in collaboration with Japan's SBI Remit, is using Ripple's blockchain enterprise solution to power real-time remittance payments between Japan and Thailand. A first in Asia, Ripple's cross-border payments network solution is

SWIFT unveils industrys first ever cross-border payments tracker General—26 May 17

SWIFT announces today the availability of its new cross-border payments Tracker that enables international payments to be traced in real-time. The Tracker is the cornerstone of SWIFT gpi – the cooperative's new payments innovation service –

Major Global Transaction Banks are Live with SWIFT gpi Stcoks—10 Mar 17

- Corporate treasurers around the world are getting a better cross-border payments experience, today SWIFT announces today that global transaction banks are actively using SWIFT's new global payments innovation (gpi) service , which opened for live

U.S. start-up R3, banks test Ripple#s cross-border payments technology Stcoks—21 Oct 16

U.S.-based financial innovation start-up R3, along with 12 global banks, have completed the test of a cross-border payment system powered by blockchain technology and developed by financial technology company Ripple. Ripple, a U.S.-based provider of

SWIFT#s Global Payments Innovation Initiative will Transform Cross-border Stcoks—28 Jun 16

More than 70 banks worldwide collaborate to dramatically improve the cross-border payments experience with greater speed, transparency and end-to-end tracking. SWIFT announces today that 73 banks worldwide have now joined its global payments innovation

KBank joins up with SWIFT in a test run of cross-border payment system Stcoks—27 Apr 16

KASIKORNBANK and SWIFT achieve a breakthrough in innovative payment system, with 51 banks worldwide agreeing to join a test run, while preparing a new service level agreement (SLA), which will allow customers same day use of funds, elevating their

Bosch chooses Deutsche Banks electronic ERP integration solution for payments in Stcoks—01 Feb 16

Deutsche Bank today announced that it has implemented an electronic ERP integration solution for Bosch's foreign currency and RMB cross-border payments in China. Headquartered in Germany, Bosch is a leading global supplier of technology and services. The

KBank and Wing introduce Thai-Cambodian cross-border money transfer Stcoks—26 Mar 15

KASIKORNBANK and Wing Cambodia Limited Specialised Bank (Wing) – Cambodia’s most extensive mobile payment service provider – are introducing a Thai-Cambodian cross-border payment solution to serve bilateral trade and people in either

Standard Chartered launches Express Payment Guarantee Programme Stcoks—21 Mar 14

Singapore, March 20th 2014 – Standard Chartered Bank today launched its Express Payment Guarantee Programme to deliver US Dollar and Euro cross-border payments to Asia and Africa on the same or next day. This is an extension of the existing Payment

Deutsche Bank to launch paperless cross-border payment services in Stcoks—23 Aug 13

Hong Kong, 21st August 2013 - Deutsche Bank today announced that it will launch paperless cross-border payment services in China via its electronic banking

BofA launches Dodd-Frank payments solutions for FI clients Stcoks—03 Apr 13

March 26th 2013 - Bank of America Merrill Lynch, a leader in global payments, today announced the formal launch of a set of solutions for financial institution clients to address new requirements for conducting cross-border payments as outlined by the

ASAP TP and PayEco unveil cross-border payments partnership Stcoks—31 Jan 13

Hong Kong, January 28th 2013 - ASAP TRANSACTION Processing Corporation Limited (ASAP TP), a leading transaction processing technology provider, and PayEco Limited (PayEco), a pioneer of cloud-based mobile settlement services in China, today unveiled a

Citibank expands Express Wire Asia programme with India desk Stcoks—01 Nov 12

Osaka/ Mumbai/ Hong Kong, October 30th 2012 - Citi has expanded its Express Wire for Asia capabilities, with a dedicated India Desk. Citi, one of the premier providers of cross-border payments, announced today that it is further extending its US Dollar

BNY Mellon introduces iDeal Forex Service to Asia Pacific Stcoks—26 Mar 12

Move underscores company's continued investment and enhancement of its Asian trade and payments platform Singapore, March 26th 2012 - BNY Mellon today announced the launch of iDeal Forex, the company's web-based application for cross-border payments

What can the renminbi learn from the yen? Stcoks—23 Feb 12

Hong Kong, February 22nd 2012 – What lessons from the internationalisation of the yen can we apply to the renminbi? According to this month’s SWIFT RMB tracker, JPY is used pervasively in cross-border payments – in fact, 96% of the