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Japan Railways starts to accept Discover Card from April 2020
Mar 31, 2020 08:00 JST
JCB announces that Discover Card will be accepted from 1 April 2020 for purchase of tickets at station ticket offices and ticket vending machines(*) operated by Japan Railways (JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku and JR Kyushu).
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JCB International signs License Agreement with Kyrgyzkommertsbank to start acceptance of JCB cards in Kyrgyz Republic
Mar 10, 2020 17:00 JST
JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and PJSC Kyrgyzkommertsbank, one of the leading banks in the Kyrgyz Republic announced signing a License Agreement for building a JCB card acceptance network and to start JCB merchant acquiring operations in the Kyrgyz Republic.
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JCBI and Far Eastern Bank announced the launch of JCB and MIR-JCB cards
Feb 04, 2020 18:00 JST
Far Eastern Bank, which marks 30 years of successful financial activity this year, became the fourth bank in Russia to start issuing cards JCB cards.
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JCB Partners with Oceanpayment for Merchant Acquiring Business
Jan 31, 2020 11:00 JST
JCB International Co., Ltd. ("JCBI"), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., Japan's only international payment brand, and Oceanpayment Co., Ltd., China's leading cross-border payment brand, announced that they signed a License Agreement to start JCB merchant acquiring business.
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JCB expands its merchant network with Nets Group in Finland
Jan 21, 2020 15:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and Nordic-based payment service provider Nets Group, today announce the wider enablement of JCB payment acceptance by Nets merchants in Finland.
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JCB Signs a Strategic Partnership Agreement with Keychain to Leverage Blockchain in the Payments Area
Dec 27, 2019 15:00 JST
JCB Co., Ltd., the leading issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network and Keychain, a leading blockchain technology provider today announced the collaboration in leveraging blockchain in the payment area.
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JCB and Paystand sign an MOU for building a new B2B payment solution for small and mid-sized Japanese enterprises
Dec 20, 2019 09:00 JST
JCB Co., Ltd., a major global payment brand and a leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan, has signed a memorandum of understanding for building a new B2B payment solution for small and mid-sized enterprises in Japan with Paystand Inc, a California-based, fintech provider of commercial payments infrastructure.
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Worldpay From FIS Opens New Doors for JCB Card Acceptance in Japan
Dec 19, 2019 18:00 JST
FIS(TM) (NYSE: FIS) today announced an agreement with JCB, the leading issuer and acquirer in Japan and a global payment network. Worldpay, FIS' global eCommerce platform, will allow businesses operating in Japan to accept payments by JCB cards. With this agreement, Worldpay now provides a comprehensive eCommerce solution for enterprise merchants operating in Japan.
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JCB Releases Muslim Friendly Japan Special Offer Guide
Dec 10, 2019 17:00 JST
JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., the only international payment brand based in Japan, will release the Muslim Friendly Japan Special Offer Guide, which introduces Muslim friendly restaurants*1 and special offer services for Muslim JCB cardmembers visiting Japan with their JCB Card.
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VietinBank and JCB launch VietinBank JCB Ultimate Vietnam Airlines Credit Card in Vietnam
Dec 02, 2019 11:00 JST
VietinBank, one of the largest commercial banks in Vietnam, Vietnam Airlines (VNA) and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the launch of VietinBank JCB Ultimate Vietnam Airlines Credit Card in Vietnam.
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BCA and JCB Launch BCA JCB Black Credit Card
Nov 11, 2019 15:00 JST
The significant upward trend in the number of Indonesian going abroad every year has encouraged PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) to offer convenience and comfort for customers who like to travel and shop in Indonesia and abroad. This was implemented by BCA together with JCB International Indonesia as a subsidiary of JCB International Co., Ltd., with the launch of the BCA JCB Black Credit Card.
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KASIKORNBANK, a major financial institution in Thailand, starts to adopt Smart Code(TM), the JCB QR and barcode payment scheme
Nov 08, 2019 14:00 JST
KASIKORNBANK in Thailand started to adopt Smart Code, QR and barcode payment scheme, provided by JCB Co., Ltd., the only international payment brand from Japan.
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Viet Capital Commercial Joint Stock Bank to Launch JCB Credit Card in Vietnam
Nov 06, 2019 16:00 JST
Viet Capital Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Viet Capital Bank), a major commercial bank in Vietnam, and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced the launch of the Viet Capital Bank JCB Credit Card in Vietnam.
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JCB signs License Agreement with PrivatBank to start acceptance of JCB cards in Ukraine
Nov 01, 2019 09:00 JST
PrivatBank, the Ukrainian state-owned bank, and JCB International Co., Ltd. ("JCBI"), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced that they signed a License Agreement for building the JCB card acceptance network and to start JCB merchant acquiring operations in Ukraine on October 31 in Tokyo.
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The 16th JCB World Conference Held in Hawaii
Oct 21, 2019 18:40 JST
JCB Co., Ltd. held the 16th JCB World Conference in Ko Olina, Hawaii on 16 and 17 October. First held in 1988, the JCB World Conference is a biennial event where JCB partners from all over the world share JCB business strategy and strengthen partnerships.
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SOCASH and JCB set their sights on Cardless Currency Exchange service for Tourists
Oct 16, 2019 16:00 JST
SOCASH, a Singapore-based fintech startup, today announced its' foray into the foreign exchange market with plans of a global partnership with JCB Co., Ltd., the international payment brand and dominant card issuer and acquirer in Japan.
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JCB and SOCASH, in discussion to collaborate on a New Cardless Cash Advance Service in locations without ATMs.
Oct 16, 2019 16:00 JST
JCB Co., Ltd., a major global payment brand and leading payment card issuer and acquirer in Japan, is collaborating with SOCASH PTE.LTD., the Singapore based Fintech start-up. and discussing a new cardless cash advance service, which lends particular convenience to Japanese tourists visiting popular locations in Southeast Asian countries.
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LankaClear Launched LankaPay/JCB Co-badged Cards in Sri Lanka
Oct 09, 2019 16:00 JST
LankaClear (Private) Limited (LankaClear) - the operator of LankaPay, Sri Lanka's National Payment Network, together with JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the commercial roll-out of National Card Scheme (NCS) programme of Sri Lanka, after successfully completing the pilot stage since the announcement of the strategic partnership in June 2017.
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OCBC Bank to Commence JCB Cards Acceptance in Singapore
Oct 02, 2019 11:00 JST
JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. (JCB), and Overseas-Chinese Banking Corporation Limited (OCBC Bank), the longest established Singapore bank, are pleased to announce a new partnership to broaden JCB Card acceptance in Singapore.
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Flywire and JCB Offer New Payment Option for International Students
Sep 30, 2019 12:00 JST
Flywire and JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced a new partnership that provides international students with a new method for making cross-border tuition payments.
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Santander launches JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain
Sep 17, 2019 16:00 JST
Banco Santander (Santander), the major international financial group, has launched JCB merchant acquiring operations in Spain following a license agreement with JCB International (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB, the Japanese global payment brand. Thanks to this new alliance, Santander facilitates JCB acceptance at Santander-acquired merchants throughout Spain.
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JCB partners with EVO Payments to enable JCB card acceptance for merchants in the UK and Ireland
Aug 19, 2019 16:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., today announces a partnership with EVO Payments to enable JCB payment acceptance across the UK and Ireland.
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NPCI launches RuPay JCB Global Card
Jul 23, 2019 16:30 JST
National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., together with Indian banks, announced the launch of RuPay JCB Global Cards, which can be used at RuPay card accepting points in India and JCB card accepting points outside India for both POS and ATM. This is the first ever JCB brand card issued in India.
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JCB Releases JCB Special Offers Site
Jun 19, 2019 13:00 JST
JCB Co. Ltd., released the new JCB Special Offers website, with information about special offers and promotions around the world.
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JCB now accepted by Moorwand e-commerce and POS merchants
Jun 06, 2019 16:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., and Moorwand Limited, the international payments company offering issuing and acquiring solutions, have signed a joint licencing agreement to enable JCB acceptance for Moorwand e-commerce clients in the SEPA region.
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Arkea signs a partnership with JCB International
Jun 03, 2019 14:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd. and Arkea, a banking group with cooperative principles, today announced their strategic partnership alliance. Arkea business partners* with face-to-face payment acceptance (payment terminals) or e-commerce sites will begin to accept cardmembers of the JCB network imminently.
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JCB Introduces Web API for Merchant Acquiring to Expand Payments Acceptance Across Europe and Beyond with ACI Worldwide
Jun 03, 2019 14:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd, the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., and ACI Worldwide (NASDAQ: ACIW), a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced an alliance to introduce "JCB Web API Service" using ACI's UP eCommerce Payments solution.
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JCB and The Bicester Village Shopping Collection(R) join forces with special promotions and discounts for cardmembers
Jun 03, 2019 14:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co. Ltd., is proud to announce a two-year partnership with Value Retail, creator and operator of The Bicester Village Shopping Collection, 11 award-wining luxury shopping destination in Europe and China.
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JCB and Viva Wallet Bring E-Payments to over 108,000 Merchants in Greece and 11 further countries across Europe
May 07, 2019 16:00 JST
JCB International, Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., and global acquirer Viva Wallet, the global cloud based digital payments factory, today announced the signing of a joint licencing agreement, enabling JCB cards to be used at all POS systems and online touch points across Europe. This covers 108 K merchants in 12 countries.
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