UnionPay Partners with Local PFs to Brings QR Codes to Malaysia

China-based payments network UnionPay announced last week that it is rolling out acceptance of its EMV-compliant QR code payments solution across Malaysia.

To help facilitate the rollout, UnionPay is working with acquiring partners as well as financial institutions and other non-financial institution partners.

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News Roundup: Stripe Adds European Payment Methods

In our roundup of this week’s industry news, payment facilitators in the U.S. and in Europe are building out features and expanding their services.

Leading payment facilitator Stripe announced that it has added support for five local European payment methods: Bancontact, Giropay, iDEAL, SEPA Direct Debit, and SOFORT.

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