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Omise joins hands with Alipay: E-commerce firms can now accept payments from Chinese buyers in Thailand

As per Tourism Authority Thailand, 9.8 million Chinese citizens are expected to visit Thailand in 2017, which accounts for up to 30 per cent of the US$75 billion spent by foreign tourists 

Lazada's payment platform helloPay merges with Alibaba's Ant Financial, rebranded as Alipay

The rebranded entity will continue to provide payment services on the Lazada platform across Southeast Asia 

Emtek partners Ant Financial; will launch new mobile payments platform together

The mobile payments platform will be offered on the Blackberry Messenger 

China is new leader in fintech worldwide with 39% of global volume [infographics]

The prospect for fintech is positive in Asia, with majority of global funding in fintech companies going into the region 

Ofo announces deposit free rides for users with good Sesame Credit score

Currently, Ofo requires a deposit of about US$15 — but users who have Aa Sesame Credit score of 650 or higher will be exempt 

Didi rumored to gain payment license through acquisition of 19Pay

Besides Didi, 19Pay was also in talks with LeEco, but that deal soured after price disagreements 

One year on, Apple Pay finding little traction in the Middle Kingdom

It seems that Apple Pay has failed to become a real threat to the dominance of Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent-backed Tenpay 

O2O bike-rental deposits in China may not be as secure as users think

O2O bike-rental is big business, and the industry-standard deposit fees is now generating a whole lot of money 

Ant Financial to invest US$200M into Kakao's upcoming mobile payment subsidiary

The deal will help turn Kakao's fintech services into a fully functional subsidiary company