Alipay overseas transaction grew by eight times over National Holiday Golden Week

For now, the growth is driven by Chinese tourists abroad, but that could change in the near future 

Singapore Tourism Board teams up with Alipay to better serve Chinese travellers

The Alipay will offer up-to-date content and information on Singapore 

EMTEK and Ant Financial prepares DANA, Alipay implementation in Indonesia

The first step of Alipay implementation in Indonesia is by serving as payments platform in BBM 

Going cashless will bring about borderless and efficient economics: Piruze Sabuncu of Stripe

Sabuncu also said that the reason why more people don't use cashless more often could because existing payment options are already convenient enough 

Singapore govt to develop a universal QR code payment system

Smaller merchants would benefit from infrastructure-light solutions 

This startup matches holidaymakers with freelance photographers so they can get better travel photos

Founder Jen Loong says her platform, called WanderSnap, also offers other photography services such as wedding shoots or product catalogue shoots 

Captain's Log, August 22: Alipay to roll out in more locations in Singapore

Also, Spotify is now available in Thailand, Common Ground to open three new co-working spaces in Malaysia, and more 

Alipay vs WeChat: Challenges and strategies of two payment giants going global

In Southeast Asia, WeChat faces a typical chicken vs. egg problem for attracting new users 

China's central bank takes more control over mobile transactions

The central bank of China had issued a statement declaring October 15 as the deadline for e-payments companies to migrate to Wanglian