Singtel’s VIA, Asia’s first cross-border mobile payment alliance, has launched in Japan. This makes the ideal of payment with any mobile wallet being accepted on any payment platform closer to reality.

A successful manager cannot be without effective assistants to help them share and reduce the work load. For the owners of grocery stores, mini supermarkets, and hand-carried shops, Tete Shop will be an “assistant” to help shop owners operate more conveniently, especially at the present time near Tet.

Understanding the pressures of many grocery store owners in operating today, Netstars introduces a technology solution from Japan – the Tete Shop application, which helps anyone to easily manage their grocery store.

Netstars, the operator of Japan’s largest QR code payment gateway, has announced the completion of a USD 60 million (JPY 6.6 billion) funding round.

The round, which was made through a combination of a capital infusion and the allotment of new shares, includes investors such as KKR, SIG, and LUN Partners.