Top-up to MyMA wallet only on NPN’s devices

Top-up to MyMA wallet only on NPN’s devices

12

July

2019

Westlite Dormitories, managed by Centurion Corporation has developed a close loop wallet called MyMA Wallet, which enables user to top-up spending credits straight from their bank accounts. The credits can then be used within Westlite Dormitories, for online bookings and e-transactions. MyMA wallet is a mobile app created in partnership with Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) to cater to the lifestyle nees of foreign workers in Singapore. It is co-developed and managed by FlexM. The app serves up many functions for its users including transport information, games, food ordering, banking services, remittance and more. It is a one-stop mobile application for...
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New Digital Bank Licenses in Singapore

New Digital Bank Licenses in Singapore

4

July

2019

Up to five new digital bank licences will be issued in Singapore, paving the way for non-bank players to break into a local financial services scene dominated by a handful of traditional providers. Industry and digital players have started to study how digital bank will complement their businesses. Consultants have said a digital banking licence may appeal to telco Singtel, which is expanding beyond its traditional services into areas such as mobile payments. "We are open to exploring the feasibility of such an opportunity and will be reviewing the licensing conditions," said a Singtel spokesman. A potential entry by Grab...
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Peace of mind as GrabPay integrates MyInfo into user verification process

Peace of mind as GrabPay integrates MyInfo into user verification process

27

June

2019

Grab partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to launch a user verification feature on its GrabPay wallet which allows users to authorise the retrieval of personal data from MyInfo, GovTech’s digital identity service. According to an announcement, the new feature will be progressively rolled out and will be available to all users by end-June 2019. As a regulated e-wallet, Grab is now required to perform customer identity verification on GrabPay users through Know Your Customer (KYC). “Today, three-quarters of our customers use GrabPay daily and close to 9,000 merchants accept GrabPay as a payment option. As we...
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SF Express’ SF Airlines, the first Chinese Cargo Airline in Singapore

SF Express’ SF Airlines, the first Chinese Cargo Airline in Singapore

21

June

2019

SF Airline was the first ever Chinese express cargo airline to land in Changi Airport on 4 Sep 2018. It is the largest express airlines in China based on aircraft fleet. The airline operates between Singapore and China. SF Airlines is an extension of SF Group’s business in Singapore. An express airline provides services for cargo which needs to be delivered within a deadline. The addition of SF Airlines’ weekly service will increase main deck airfreight capacity to and from Shenzhen, which is one of the top five Chinese cities for cargo throughput in Singapore, by about 16%. China is...
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Singtel now available on Lazada!

Singtel now available on Lazada!

18

June

2019

Singtel has very recently announced their presence on ecommerce platform, Lazada, making it their flagship e-commerce store. The first amongst its competitors to penetrate into Lazada. This provides customers the flexibility of making purchases 24/7 and making use extra perks provided by Lazada such as 15 days change of mind, interest free instalment plans and even rebates from sites or programs Lazada has teamed up with such as LiveUp and Shopback. To mark this exciting launch, Singtel has in place some exciting promotions, such as 10% off all pre-paid top up and an additional $5 Food Panda Voucher giveaway for...
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Why Your Business Should Start Offering Gift Cards

Why Your Business Should Start Offering Gift Cards

7

June

2019

We’ve all had this struggle.. We want to give our loved ones a gift, but what should we get? Do we risk buying something that’s fallen out of favour or do we give a practical but “impersonal” gift of cash?
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A new era for payments in Singapore

A new era for payments in Singapore

31

May

2019

This is the dawn of a new era for Singapore's payments system. As part of its Smart Nation vision to become "a leading economy powered by digital innovation", the government has been working on a range of initiatives to digitise payments. PayNow for example, which was launched in 2017, has made it possible for consumers to use the new electronic funds transfer service FAST (Fast And Secure Transfers) to pay anyone almost instantly using only a mobile phone or national identification number. Singapore is also transitioning to open banking, as envisioned in the Payment Services Bill (PSB) 2019, and is...
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NEW UPDATE: NPN’s Eminent Club Membership (31 May 2019)

NEW UPDATE: NPN’s Eminent Club Membership (31 May 2019)

31

May

2019

NPN is proud to introduce a refreshed Eminent Club Membership. The refreshed Eminent Club includes a suite of benefits and freebies specially for you. As such, special benefits will be given out every month: 5 quantity of $10 M1 top up in the month of June if qualified (receive on 10th of following month) 5 quantity of $10 Singtel top-up in the month of July if qualified (receive on 10th of following month) 10 quantity of $5 Starhub top-up in the month of August if qualified (receive on 10th of following month) *All free top-up denominations to be utilized within...
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3G may phase out in 2025

3G may phase out in 2025

29

May

2019

It has been estimated that Singapore may phase out 3G connection as soon as 2025. The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) has rolled out an 8 week long research involving the public’s feedback on the connections to aid its development of relevant regulatory frameworks and policies with the upcoming change. According to IMDA, there has been an average decrease of 22% in 3G users yearly from 2016 to 2019. As of February this year, there’s only 1.81million 3G users as compared to 6.68million 4G users. With that said, that is still quite a significant amount of 3G users, which comprises...
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The leading e-commerce mobile shopping apps in Southeast Asia

The leading e-commerce mobile shopping apps in Southeast Asia

16

May

2019

In today’s rapidly growing e-commerce world, mobile applications play an important role. Based on a report by Google and Temasek, there are more than 350 million internet users in Southeast Asian countries like Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesian, Thailand and Vietnam. More importantly, more than 90% of Southeast Asians connect to the internet mainly through their mobile devices, and this figure is expected to rise as smartphones become more accessible and the rapid improvements of faster and more reliable mobile telecommunication services. On top of that, the same report by Google and Temasek noted that the internet economy will significantly grow to become...
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Top-up to MyMA wallet only on NPN’s devices

Top-up to MyMA wallet only on NPN’s devices

12

July

2019

Westlite Dormitories, managed by Centurion Corporation has developed a close loop wallet called MyMA Wallet, which enables user to top-up spending...
Continue Reading

New Digital Bank Licenses in Singapore

New Digital Bank Licenses in Singapore

4

July

2019

Up to five new digital bank licences will be issued in Singapore, paving the way for non-bank players to break...
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Peace of mind as GrabPay integrates MyInfo into user verification process

Peace of mind as GrabPay integrates MyInfo into user verification process

27

June

2019

Grab partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to launch a user verification feature on its GrabPay wallet...
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SF Express’ SF Airlines, the first Chinese Cargo Airline in Singapore

SF Express’ SF Airlines, the first Chinese Cargo Airline in Singapore

21

June

2019

SF Airline was the first ever Chinese express cargo airline to land in Changi Airport on 4 Sep 2018. It...
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Singtel now available on Lazada!

Singtel now available on Lazada!

18

June

2019

Singtel has very recently announced their presence on ecommerce platform, Lazada, making it their flagship e-commerce store. The first amongst...
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Why Your Business Should Start Offering Gift Cards

Why Your Business Should Start Offering Gift Cards

7

June

2019

We’ve all had this struggle.. We want to give our loved ones a gift, but what should we get? Do we risk buying something that’s fallen out of favour or do we give a practical but “impersonal” gift of cash?
Continue Reading

A new era for payments in Singapore

A new era for payments in Singapore

31

May

2019

This is the dawn of a new era for Singapore's payments system. As part of its Smart Nation vision to...
Continue Reading

NEW UPDATE: NPN’s Eminent Club Membership (31 May 2019)

NEW UPDATE: NPN’s Eminent Club Membership (31 May 2019)

31

May

2019

NPN is proud to introduce a refreshed Eminent Club Membership. The refreshed Eminent Club includes a suite of benefits and...
Continue Reading

3G may phase out in 2025

3G may phase out in 2025

29

May

2019

It has been estimated that Singapore may phase out 3G connection as soon as 2025. The Info-communications Media Development Authority...
Continue Reading

The leading e-commerce mobile shopping apps in Southeast Asia

The leading e-commerce mobile shopping apps in Southeast Asia

16

May

2019

In today’s rapidly growing e-commerce world, mobile applications play an important role. Based on a report by Google and Temasek, there...
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