Tag "Alipay"

Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 4)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   SM Store, PayMaya to Transform Retail Industry with Cashless Payments The SM Store and PayMaya Philippines are once again redefining the

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Alipay partners Global Tax Free to roll out tax refund service in Singapore, a first in Southeast Asia

Alipay, the world’s largest mobile and online payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, along with Global Tax-Free today announced that Chinese travelers visiting Singapore can now have tax refunds deposited directly into their Alipay accounts after completing all procedures at

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Foreign Tech Giants Eye Vietnamese Market With Fintech Solutions

With 30 million smartphone users and a 52% Internet penetration rate, the Vietnamese market is believed by many to be fertile ground for fintech solutions and digital finance. Foreign multinationals and firms are entering the country in hopes to attract

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Alipay Kicks Off “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Southeast Asia

Alipay, the world’s largest online, mobile payments and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, kicked off its 2017 “Double 12” Global Shopping Festival in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and the Philippines. Globally, “Double 12” will be seen in

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Top Fintech Vietnam News from November 2017

Fintech Vietnam Meetup is back with the November 2017 newsletter with all you need to know about Fintech in Vietnam. Interesting news this month, Uber-Momo Deal. new Digital Banks coming to Vietnam, Mobile payment is heating up and State Bank of Vietnam is

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Malaysia’s Wallet Wars Rages On: WeChat Pay Secures First Banking Partner

Following Tencent’s recent success in securing E-Money license from Bank Negara Malaysia, the company’s payments arm WeChat Pay has received the green light from Bank Negara Malaysia to partner up with Hong Leong Bank. Similar to Alipay’s game plan, WeChat

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Malaysia: Chinese Giant’s Battleground for Digital Wallets, Who Will Win?

Geopolitical pressures to out-compete the Americans have driven China to exert its influence in South East Asia. Chief among the beneficiary of this exercise is Malaysia. While many of these government to government initiatives are largely focused on infrastructure projects,

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Top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the Week (CW 46)

Fintechnews.PH picks every Friday for you the top 5 Fintech Philippines News of the week: Here we go:   MAS-BSP: Singapore & Philippines Regulators Forge Fintech Ties Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today

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BNM Greenlights TNG Digital: Touch ‘n Go and AliPay’s Joint Venture

TNG Digital Sdn Berhad a new entity jointly formed by CIMB Bank’s subsidiarity, Touch ‘n Go and Alipay has received green light from Bank Negara Malaysia. The new entity will consist of Touch ‘n Go’ as the majority shareholder and

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Fintech Malaysia Report 2017

In the context of conversations surrounding fintech opportunities in South East Asia, Malaysia is often overlooked in lieu of Singapore. While it is true that the environment in Singapore is conducive for fintech to flourish, one should not dismiss Malaysia

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