MasterCard Ups ATM Acceptance in Myanmar

One of the leading national banks and newest MasterCard licensee in Myanmar, Asia Green Development Bank Limited (AGDBank),  began accepting MasterCard payments cards for cash withdrawals at its ATMs throughout the country. This announcement is timely given the upcoming 27th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) which will be held in Naypyidaw, Myanmar’s capital, from 11

MasterCard Launches Center to Drive Inclusive Growth Around the World

MasterCard announced the launch of the MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth.  The Center will conduct and support academic research and provide strategic philanthropic investments that further sustainable and equitable economic growth and financial inclusion around the world. More than a billion people live in extreme poverty, and 2.5 billion adults lack access to formal financial services.  While progress is

MasterCard and CB Bank Announce First Prepaid Travel Card in Myanmar

One year on from the easing of US sanctions in Myanmar, MasterCard and CB Bank have announced their first payment product in the country – a prepaid travel card for locals called the CB Bank EASI Travel Prepaid MasterCard card. The reloadable prepaid card will be made available to Myanmar residents for when they travel