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3-Jul-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: Google to invest USD550 mn in Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com - Visa slashes fee on debit card payments in India - Truecaller thinks it can beat Paytm in India - ZTO Express pursues global door-to-door delivery - Alibaba and Tencent are taking the fight to Southeast Asia - In China, no-one has any money! - E-payments boom in Vietnam with new service providers - Japan's Line Pay throws down gauntlet to Alipay - Sabre introduces virtual travel payment in Asia - Deal inked to introduce Alipay, WeChat Pay to East Africa - QFPay offers mobile payment to merchants in the UAE - Pakistan’s per capita e-commerce spending amongst lowest in Asia Pacific - Hong Kong’s digital spending to surge to USD5.8b by 2022
5-Jun-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: Alternative payment providers position for growth in Indonesia - WhatsApp to hasten payments push for 200 million Indians - China's huge online retail market opens up to American Express - Jumia sets its sights on an expanding Egyptian e-commerce market - Peru's mobile wallet that other nations copy - Battle for Japan's cashless spenders heats up - Emerging markets will transform e-commerce - Gulf Capital acquires fintech firm Saudi Geidea - Grab VietNam now has more rivals than ever - Alibaba buys Pakistani online retailer Daraz - New entrants undeterred by slowdown in Russian e-commerce - African digital payment startup looks to expand in Asia - Taiwan's mobile payments are set to soar
8-May-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: E-payments players have a big opportunity in the Middle East - Walmart is said close to USD12 bn deal for India's Flipkart - UnionPay continues to expand mobile app in Southeast Asia - Singtel and Razer to create e-payment network in Southeast Asia - Ikea dreams of a place of its own in Korea's big city - 42% of global e-commerce is happening in China - In China, 'Amazon Go' style stores are almost old news - Alibaba sees 2019 revenue growth above 60 percent - Ripple's just the start of blockchain's takeover of cross-border payments - areeba introduces Gemalto's contactless card to the Middle East - Japan's retailers boosted by e-commerce and overseas expansion - E-retail, not e-commerce: China’s fast-changing fresh fruit market - Digital wallet offers blueprint for future of banking in Middle East
10-Apr-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: Digital payments set to challenge e-commerce status quo in the Middle East - Google eyes four emerging markets for Tez payments - Alibaba counters Amazon in Southeast Asia - Amazon to enter Vietnam - China to licence foreign firms in its 'saturated' payments market - Connecting Australian suppliers with Chinese consumers - Re-imagining digital wallets in Latin America - DHL builds for growth in Hong Kong - Japan's Aeon teams up with Alibaba-backed AI-run stores - Amazon may make rival bid for India's Flipkart - Why China will continue to dominate eCommerce - Will Korea’s card issuers succeed in global markets? - E-commerce in India: when millennials and politicians want the same things
13-Mar-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: Russia set to tax cross-border e-commerce imports - Google Pay to be rolled out in Singapore - Mastercard and Facebook pair up to help Africa and Asia go digital - Japanese banking consortium taps Ripple to launch mobile payment app - eBay's PayPal break shows the importance of localised processing - Alibaba to buy food delivery app Ele.me - WeChat Pay, Alipay chase HK mobile wallet share - COD option removed in India for Xiaomi sales to prevent reselling - WeChat Pay and AliPay expand worldwide - Fintech in Indonesia: 2017 in review and 2018 outlook - Staggering growth in China’s express package industry - Chinese spend more overseas if merchants accept mobile payments - Cash is more popular than ever, central bankers say
13-Feb-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: WhatsApp digital payment service goes live in India - WeChat Pay moves to capture global market, offering links to non-Chinese cards - Alibaba targets India as key e-commerce battleground - Walmart taps Rakuten for online delivery in Japan - UnionPay says mobile payment fraud on the rise in China - Standard Bank, UnionPay deal opens up China's e-commerce marketplace to Africa - Singapore leads ASEAN in e-commerce use - Flywire expands in Singapore to support growing Asia-Pacific business - Samsung Electronics tries to find new growth engine focusing on data and solutions - Korea's WeMakePrice and Tmon consider accepting cryptocurrency - Japan finally embraces alternative payments - Chinese mobile payments grow to 65% of Internet users in 2017 - Retailers suffer as Indonesians choose travel over shoppings
16-Jan-18 Consumer & B2B Payments edition: India is now the world's fastest-growing mobile payment market - Palm-scan payment by JCB would keep Japanese shoppers hands-free - Lippo Group moves to cash in on Indonesia's cashless society - China UnionPay secures deal to grow Mobile QuickPass outside the mainland - E-wallet BigPay to tap into AirAsia’s 63m passenger database - Gulf Bank driving new era of growth in Kuwait - The rise of QR code payments in ASEAN - Visa is optimistic on Taiwan's goal of 90% cashless payments - China strategy built on digital payments could drive US growth for McDonald’s - MOL introduces One2Pay digital wallet in Malaysia - Line Pay strives to stand out in crowded Japan e-payment market - China reprimands Jack Ma’s Ant Financial over customer privacy - Competition is coming in Middle East e-payments