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AUB [ASIA United Bank Corp], Alipay+ Plan e-Wallet for Cross-Border Payments

“ASIA United Bank Corp. (AUB) has partnered with Alipay+ to enable the bank’s e-wallet, HelloMoney, for cross-border transactions and to provide an efficient payment experience for users whenever they go out of the country. In a statement on Wednesday, AUB said the move makes it the first Philippine lender with an e-wallet that can be used […]
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Jack Ma’s Ant Financial Wants To Become Leading Global Payments Aggregator; Clocks 1B Users

“Jack Ma co-founded Alibaba Group Holding Limited fintech affiliate Ant Group has found a way to scale up its QR code-enabled payments solution overseas.  Ant has been quietly forming partnerships with local payment providers in Asia. Ant built something akin to the Mastercard Inc or Visa Inc network for digital payments. It allows consumers to travel with their mobile […]
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Alipay+ Featured at SHEIN’s Offline Popup Store Debut in the Philippines

“Alipay+ and its e-wallet partner GCash were featured last week at the Philippines launch of SHEIN, the leading fashion and lifestyle global e-retailer’s first-ever popup store. The event showcased how Alipay+ utilized its payments and marketing solutions to engage the e-commerce giant and e-wallet users in a variety of online to brick-and-mortar scenarios through exclusive […]
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Till Adds Alipay to its Education Offering Through Alipay+ Partnership and Enables More International Wallet Options for Australian Universities

“Global payments fintech disruptor, Till Payments (Till) has announced a partnership with Alipay+, a suite of cross-border payments and marketing solutions operated by Ant Group, to integrate Alipay into its new Education product offering and explore the potential integration of other digital payment methods brought by Alipay+. Till’s education offering has been designed for higher […]
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Alipay+ Upgrades Cashier Product to Bring Merchants Integrated and Cost-Efficient Experience

“Ant Group today announced the launch of Alipay+ Unified Payment. This major product upgrade provides a unified, scalable technical solution to help online and brick-and-mortar merchants collect money through all digital payment methods supported by Alipay+ in a more convenient and effective way. Alipay+ offers a suite of innovative cross-border digital payments and marketing solutions, […]
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WSJ News Exclusive | Chinese Regulators Try to Get Jack Ma’s Ant Group to Share Consumer Data

“China’s regulators are trying to get Jack Ma to do something the beleaguered billionaire has long resisted: share the troves of consumer-credit data collected by his financial-technology behemoth. Mr. Ma has little room to bargain after the business empire he has built over decades has landed in the crosshairs of regulators and even President Xi […]
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Alipay+ Unveils its PLUS Moment at Singapore Fintech Festival: Merchant Coverage Doubles as Global Brands Embrace Seamless Shopping Experience

“Alipay+, provider of global cross-border digital payment and marketing solutions, announced its merchant coverage has more than doubled to 2.5 million, as it continues working on connecting businesses to multiple digital payment methods by collaborating with acquirer partners. The payment methods merchants can adopt through one-time integration has now reached 15, so that they can […]