Mobile payments going viral in Southeast Asia

In Singapore and Thailand, those payment options are available in hotels, as well as convenience and department stores. Mike Ghasemi, research director at U.S. market intelligence firm IDC, says mobile payments represent a chance to capture a large ... ( read original story ...)

Mobile app that could spell end of parking coupons being tested

SINGAPORE — Motorists may soon say goodbye to the hassle of tearing parking coupons, with a new mobile application for the payment of parking fees in the works. The app, developed by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Housing and Development ... ( read original story ...)

More Singapore consumers choose e-payments over cash

This would enable mobile phone numbers of business unique entity numbers to be linked to bank accounts, allowing allow funds to be transferred without the need to divulge bank account details. According to the Visa survey, 68 percent of Singapore consumers ... ( read original story ...)

The Singapore Stock Market’s Top 10 Dividend Blue Chips

The Singapore stock market is home to some of the highest dividends payers in Asia. I thought it’d be an interesting exercise for us to take a look at which are some of the top-paying dividend blue chips on our sunny island. Below are the top 10 stocks ... ( read original story ...)