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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Here’s how to access social media platforms while travelling in China

Here’s how to access social media platforms while travelling in China

10

May

2019

Gotta travel to China but worry about not being able to access the gram or stay connected with your friends on whatsapp and telegram? FRET NOT. Just purchase a China Travel SIM from Wiseroaming and insert the SIM card in your phone upon arriving in China and you’re all set!!! No troublesome VPN purchase or set up required. You no longer have to worry about missing out on your friends’ igstory updates or updating you own igstories. You can still navigate around town with google maps. We believe that’s a ton of hassle saved for you cos there’s no need...
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Singtel launches all-digital contract-free mobile plan targeted at millennials

Singtel launches all-digital contract-free mobile plan targeted at millennials

6

May

2019

Singtel launched its first solely contract-free, all-digital mobile plan on Monday, 25 March, targeted at millennials and digital natives. Called Gomo, an acronym for Get Out More Often, the plan offers 20GB of mobile data and 200 minutes local talk-time for $20 a month. Customers sign up via the Gomo website and can get their SIM cards on the same day. A Gomo app handles all customer enquiries via a 24/7 live chat. A Gomo travel SIM providing 3GB data over 10 days in countries like Australia, Malaysia and Thailand is also available at $20. NPN is proud to have...
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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...
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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...
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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...
Continue Reading

Here’s how to access social media platforms while travelling in China

Here’s how to access social media platforms while travelling in China

10

May

2019

Gotta travel to China but worry about not being able to access the gram or stay connected with your friends...
Continue Reading

Singtel launches all-digital contract-free mobile plan targeted at millennials

Singtel launches all-digital contract-free mobile plan targeted at millennials

6

May

2019

Singtel launched its first solely contract-free, all-digital mobile plan on Monday, 25 March, targeted at millennials and digital natives. Called...
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