Posts Tagged ‘Alipay’

Alipay’s Travel Tax Refund Service Arrives In Ten European Countries

Chinese Internet payment platform Alipay will launch a travel value-added tax refund service in ten countries in Europe to allow …


Alipay Available At Nearly 4,000 Vendors In Japan

Lawson JapanChinese travelers to Japan can rely on more payment options as Alipay says it is now supported by nearly 4,000 …


Chinese Fintech Firm Buys American Cybersecurity Company

eyeAnt Financial, the fintech company running’s Alibaba Alipay affiliate, has just purchased an American cybersecurity firm for US$70 million, according …


Hong Kong Issues First Licenses For Stored Value Facilities

Octopus CardThough its population of 7.5 million is equal to that of a mid-size mainland Chinese city like Hangzhou, Hong Kong …


Chinese Outbound Tourists To Singapore Gain Enhanced Payment Services

Welcome to SingaporeThe leading Chinese online payments provider is seeking worldwide partners to establish a mobile service ecosphere with overseas airports, department …


Samsung Links Online Payments With China’s Alipay

Samsung paymentSamsung’s payment service Samsung Pay and Alibaba’s payment service Alipay announced an interoperability deal that allows users to complete payments …


Suguo Stores Begin Supporting Apple Pay In China

Apple PayJiangsu-based supermarket chain Suguo announced that its 1,500 owned stores in Jiangsu and Anhui provinces, covering shopping plazas, community stores, …


Alibaba Bets On Chinese Lottery In Latest Acquisition

wasting moneyAlibaba’s Alipay affiliate controls how Chinese netizens spend their money; and now Alibaba Group owns a lottery operator and controls …


Who Are Apple Pay’s Partners In China?

Apple PayToday marks the beginning of Apple Pay’s entry into China, a country that Steve Jobs never visited as company chief …


Chinese E-Commerce Eyes Stability During Year’s Biggest Shopping Day

In the West, today is the remembrance of the end of World War One. But in China, November 11 is Singles’ Day and the entire country has prepared for an online sales onslaught. In 2014, Alibaba posted more than USD9 billion in sales on China’s Singles’ Day. And this year rivals JD.com and Suning hope […]