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China’s UnionPay QR Now Inoperable with Japan’s Universal Payment QR

UnionPay announced that it has become the first international payment brand to be included in Japan’s universal payment QR standard known as JPQR. In 2018, the Japanese government put forward a plan to build a cash-free society. To make it

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PayPal Expands Further into China with UnionPay Partnership

UnionPay International and PayPal, today announced a global partnership where both companies will work together to accelerate the growth of their networks. As part of the agreement, PayPal has committed to supporting UnionPay’s acceptance globally where PayPal is accepted –

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UnionPay Bets on Wirecard to Support Global Expansion

UnionPay, the world largest card scheme formed a partnership with Wirecard a global player in the payments space. This agreement will see Wirecard supporting UnionPay’s ongoing international expansion and Wirecard’s growth in China. With over 7.59 billion cards issued under

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Chinese UnionPay Cardholders Entitled to Amazon Giftcard When Paying Student Fees

Geoswift, UnionPay International and Western Union have recently offered a joint tuition payment promotion available to Chinese students studying at more than 600 academic institutions in 11 countries. The promotion is available only for Chinese students studying in the United

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Is UnionPay Breaking the Visa and Mastercard Duopoly?

It’s a well known fact that the cards network sector is dominated by the Visa and Mastercard duopoly. If you live outside of China, a quick glance into your wallet will likely prove that fact. Enter UnionPay, established in 2002

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UnionPay Expands its Mobile Payments App into Hong Kong and Macau

UnionPay announced that it has started to offer its mobile services to customers in Hong Kong and Macau, in a move that is said to meet increasing payment needs brought by the exchanges between Hong Kong/Macau and the Chinese mainland.

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