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Overseas In-Store Payments On Alipay Increased 700% Yoy During Golden Week 2017

Golden Week 2017: Alipay stats   This Golden Week, Alipay users conducted eight times as many in-store transactions overseas as they did last year. Asia dominated the list of top-ten destinations in terms of transaction volume. Hong Kong topped the list, followed by Thailand, Taiwan, Japan,

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Globe, Alipay, and the Chinese Tourist Trap

One week ago, Globe Telecommunications announced a new capital infusion from Jack Ma’s Ant Financial and Ayala Corporation into its Globe Fintech Innovations subsidiary (officially, Mynt). Mynt launched in late 2015 as a sort of revamped and consolidated version of GCash and its

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Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay Now Available in some Hotels in Hong Kong

Guests are now welcomed to use Apple Pay, Android Pay and Alipay at Hotel Panorama by Rhombus and Hotel Pennington by Rhombus, while Apple Pay and Android Pay are also available at Hotel LKF by Rhombus. Following the success of

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Swiss SIX Payment Services Goes Alipay

Pan-European payments provider SIX and Chinese mobile payments pioneer Alipay respond to a major retail trend by planning to support merchants in tapping into the potential of millions of new customers. Users of the popular Chinese payment App Alipay will

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Ant Financial Worth US$75B, Considers IPO in HK Next Year, All Facts you Have to Know about Alipay

Ant Financial, Alipay’s parent company and Alibaba’s financial-services affiliate, is said to be worth US$75 billion, according to Elinor Leung, the head of telecom and Internet research at CLSA in Hong Kong. According to a Bloomberg report, Leung estimates that

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Ant Group Expands Digital Inclusion, Serving Over 87 Million SMEs in 2023

Ant Group announced the release of its 2023 Sustainability Report, highlighting substantial progress since the launch of its ESG strategy in 2022. The report details advancements in four core pillars: Technological Innovation, Digital Inclusion, Green and Low-Carbon Development, and Open

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e-HKD Explained: What Does it Mean for Hong Kong

The advent of blockchain technology has catapulted the concept of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) into the global spotlight, igniting discussions and research worldwide. Hong Kong is leading the financial revolution with its e-HKD project, managed by the Hong Kong

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7 Korea’s Most Promising Fintech Startups That Should Be on Your Watchlist

South Korea’s fintech industry has grown remarkable in recent years, driven by several factors. For one, South Korea boasts a highly developed technological infrastructure with widespread high-speed internet and a high rate of smartphone penetration. This provides a strong foundation

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Ant Group and Mastercard Launch International Consumer Friendly Zones in Shanghai

Ant Group and Mastercard, along with 12 overseas payment partners of Alipay+ and other major international card organisations, have launched the International Consumer Friendly Zones programme in Shanghai. This initiative aims to enhance the travel experience for global travellers and

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How PayMe by HSBC is Shaping Digital Payment Usage in Hong Kong

The rise of digital payment solutions has significantly transformed Hong Kong’s financial landscape, with consumers increasingly adopting mobile wallets and other digital payment options in their daily lives. As the demand for convenient, secure, and innovative payment methods grows, the

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