Press Releases

July 2021
July 15, 2021

Outlines progress towards an inclusive, sustainable future for people and the planet

July 12, 2021

The Subic-Clark Alliance for Development (SCAD) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mastercard to join the company’s City Possible™ program. Connecting with a network of more than 300 member and candidate cities around the world, the partnership aims to drive greater infrastructural efficiencies, economic growth, digital and financial inclusion in the Subic-Clark corridor.

July 8, 2021

The initiative aligns with the government’s goal to build a future-ready public infrastructure with connectivity, productivity, sustainability and safety.

June 2021
June 28, 2021

Mastercard today announced a strategic equity investment in Instamojo, India’s largest full-stack digital solutions provider for MSMEs. The partnership will help India’s MSMEs to digitize and scale up their businesses through a suite of value-added services provided by Instamojo.

June 24, 2021

Mastercard today announced the appointment of Nikhil Sahni as its new Division President, South Asia & Country Corporate Officer, India, taking over from Porush Singh. Porush Singh will be relocating to Singapore and assuming a new role within the company.

May 2021
May 28, 2021

GO-NET, in collaboration with Mastercard, studied both the benefits that IoT payments can bring to consumers and the potential challenges that lie ahead in processing those payments.

May 25, 2021

According to the Mastercard New Payments Index: The Australia Forecast Report, almost three-quarters (71%) of Aussies surveyed said they now have access to more ways to pay than they did at this time last year.

May 4, 2021

94% of consumers in APAC are considering using emerging payment methods this year. APAC enthusiasm for QR codes, digital wallets and cryptocurrencies exceeds global averages

April 2021
April 28, 2021

Over half (51%) of AU-NZ organisations are placing innovation as high priority with 47% increasing innovation budgets, compared with 42% globally. Seventy-five percent of AU-NZ executives view customer insight as a vehicle for innovation, tracking with their global peers. AU-NZ organisations lag global peers in critical areas; 55% measure impact of innovation on business performance, versus 66% of globally.

April 22, 2021

QR on Card makes payments more flexible and safer and is another solution to drive easy acceptance of digital payments for SMEs in India

April 22, 2021

Mastercard is strengthening its global Digital First program across Asia Pacific with a range of innovative partners to deliver even more seamless and secure digital payment options than consumers expect as they shop and bank online more than ever before.

April 15, 2021

Pay by Bank App will enable consumers to make payments, securely and directly from the Bank’s mobile banking app.

March 2021
March 31, 2021

Focusing on digital convenience and security, Mastercard is delivering more perks in more markets for premium cardholders in the Asia Pacific region with a comprehensive online portal, hassle-free e-commerce insurance and enhanced benefits.

October 10, 2018

July 26, 2018