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Country Diagnostic: The Philippines (2019 edition)

December 2, 2019

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Philippine Government recognize digital payments as a policy priority to enable Filipinos to seize the opportunities of the digital revolution.

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Transportation Series: Blog 4

Truly mobile money – ride-sharing and mobile payments in South and Southeast Asia

By Dan Waldron and Camilo Tellez, November 29, 2018

Transportation Series: Blog 4

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2017 State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money

February 26, 2018

2017 saw a number of new trends in mobile money – from the accelerated growth of bank-to-mobile interoperability, to the emergence of South Asia as the fastest growing region, and a raft of innovations designed to reach the most underserved.

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The Role of Digital Payments in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security

October 21, 2017

Finance Ministers of the economies of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) endorsed the new Better Than Cash Alliance report on the role of digital payments in sustainable agriculture on 21st October, in Viet Nam.

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CURRENCY OF TRUST: Consumer Behaviors and Attitudes Toward Digital Financial Services in India

May 16, 2017

This report provides a synthesis of the “Currency of Trust” study findings.

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UN report: Social network payments now reach nearly US $3 trillion in China

April 19, 2017

Payments on messaging and e-commerce platforms set to increase China’s GDP by $236 billion by 2025, unlocking new economic opportunities for people and small businesses

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Social Networks, e-Commerce Platforms, and the Growth of Digital Payment Ecosystems in China: What it Means for Other Countries

April 19, 2017

Social Networks, e-Commerce Platforms, and the Growth of Digital Payment Ecosystems in China: What it Means for Other Countries

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Decade Edition of the State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money

March 1, 2017

The impact of mobile money has been felt well beyond transactions and accounts: people’s lives have been enriched by greater personal security, a sense of empowerment, and more.

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Investing In Girls: Opportunities for Innovation in Girl-Centered Cash Transfers

October 13, 2015

Investing In Girls: Opportunities for Innovation in Girl-Centered Cash Transfers

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50 best Fintech Innovators in financial services

September 21, 2015

Financial Report

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Country Diagnostic: The Philippines

July 15, 2015

Development Results Focused Research Program

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The Better Than Cash Journey: Mercy Corps & Women’s World Banking

By Communications Team, June 3, 2015

This is the first in a series of articles on the achievements of several Better Than Cash Alliance members

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Papua New Guinea commits to digitizing all government payments

April 2, 2015

PNG’s Ministries of Finance and Treasury endorse Better Than Cash Alliance membership

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Mercy Corps recognized for providing emergency e-transfers to 25,000 Typhoon survivors in the ‪‎Philippines‬ ‬‬‬‬‬

By Communications Team, March 31, 2015

Beneficiaries received electronic transfers via mobile savings accounts

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In China, UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima Sees Great Potential for Digital Financial Inclusion

By Communications Team, November 30, 2014

At the invitation of the government of China, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands visited the country from 24 to 28 November in her capacity as the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA).

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Forum Highlights Global Standards For Responsible Digital Finance

September 4, 2014

Forum Highlights Global Standards For Responsible Digital Finance

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E-donate to help Typhoon Haiyan survivors

By Communications Team, November 29, 2013

Two months ago, Mr Paolo Baltao, President of G-Xchange, a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, one of the leading telecommunications services providers in the Philippines

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Leveraging Public-Private Partnership in the Philipines for Digital Financial Inclusion

By Communications Team, November 25, 2013

His Excellency Jose L. Cuisia Jr., Ambassador of the Republic of the Philippines to the United States of America, and Mr. Paolo Eugenio Baltao, President, G-Xchange (a subsidiary of Globe Telecom, one of the leading telecommunications services providers in the Philippines), discussed the merits of public-private partnerships to enhance access to financial services during an event on Partnerships for Digital Financial Inclusion – A Driver for Inclusive Growth co-hosted by the Better Than Cash Alliance, UNCDF and UNDP on September 24, 2013, during the 68th United Nations General Assembly Week. The following post is a summary of their discussion.

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Digital Payments and Financial Inclusion Key to Poverty Alleviation and Economic Growth, say World Leaders

September 26, 2013

Digital Payments and Financial Inclusion Key to Poverty Alleviation and Economic Growth, say World Leaders

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Aquino Admin Says ‘Digitisation’ a Priority Goal

September 26, 2012

Aquino Admin Says ‘Digitisation’ a Priority Goal