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Sep 19, 2017

New HKTDC study finds ASEAN consumers focus on quality, style and online reviews.

Hong Kong trade with its second-largest trading partner looks set to expand following the conclusion of three years of negotiations on a free trade agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Set to be...

Sep 07, 2017

Alipay and Changi Airport Group (CAG) today announced the signing of a strategic five-year partnership agreement, to roll out the Alipay mobile payment option in Changi Airport on a wide scale. A joint marketing agreement was also inked, for both parties to offer customised and targeted shopping and dining offers...

Aug 30, 2017

3 August 2017, the world's fourth largest and China's top ranked payment solutions provider, Goldpac Group Limited ("Goldpac" or the "Group", stock code: 03315.HK) announced that Goldpac has entered into a strategic cooperation with AA Jet, to jointly build China's first-ever flight sharing platform for private...

Aug 23, 2017

China Tontine Wines Group Limited (the "Company", stock code: 0389, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), one of the leading sweet wine producers in China, entered into a memorandum of understanding ("MOU") with potential vendors for eventual possible acquisition of 25.53 per cent equity interests in...

Jul 28, 2017

In Southeast Asia, the deafening sound of road construction work reflects the fierce competition among China, Japan and South Korea for lucrative infrastructure projects. But in stores and shopping malls, the sound of Alipay transactions indicates China’s even-greater ambition to establish its home-grown mobile...

Jul 26, 2017

Jul 27, 2017 (China Knowledge) – JD.com (JD), China's second largest e-commerce platform, is employing China's largest Beidou Satetllite System Positioning (BDS) to stay ahead in the modernized logistics industry. JD is already ahead of its competitors in the unmanned transportation technologies and company-wide AI...

Jul 26, 2017

Shenzhen, China, July 26, 2017 /ChinaNewswire.com/ - TiENPAY Limited, a premium global mobile wallet platform, today makes the global debut of its innovative mobile wallet app: TiENPAY Wallet.

The company successfully conducted a live cross-border digital currency during a press conference in Shenzhen today...

Jul 19, 2017

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest an additional $1 billion into online shopping portal Lazada which operates in six countries in Southeast Asian, namely Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam. With the deal, Alibaba will increase its stake from 51 per cent to 83 per cent, the...

May 19, 2017

There has been some heated controversy going on amid the successful start of Amazon in India. The marketplace giant launched with better than expected numbers coming in, but Flipkart, Amazon’s major rival in India, has made an amazing turnaround and so the race is on. For the past several years the economy in India...

Apr 27, 2017

China has always been a lucrative market for the e-commerce business with its 770 million+ working population and their love for shopping online. The real situation, on the other hand, is a little different than what someone inexperienced with the Chinese market might presume. Although it is the biggest e-commerce...

Apr 19, 2017

While Baidu is about one-sixth the size of Amazon, it is growing very quickly. This is why Baidu was one of Motley Fool's major buy recommendations in 2016. Baidu is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Chinese e-commerce but it reflects many changes the region is facing in this area.

Mar 27, 2017

(24 March 2017, Hong Kong) - AGTech Holdings Limited ("AGTech") (SEHK code: 8279), an integrated lottery technology and services company in the China lottery market and the exclusive platform of Alibaba Group and Ant Financial Group for lottery has entered into an agreement with Alipay to operate the Alipay Lottery...

Feb 25, 2017

Savvy shoppers are gearing up for exclusive offers and unbeatable deals on the latest consumer tech products, as the region’s largest and most anticipated consumer electronics show, GITEX Shopper Spring 2017 returns to Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) next month.

Drawing an impressive line-up of retailers...

Feb 24, 2017

• Companies based in Siliguri can expand their operations nationally by participating at this expo.
• The vision of World Tea Coffee Expo Mumbai India is to expand the Indian Beverage business by providing all sourcing requirements under one roof

Feb 23, 2017

HONG KONG, Feb 23 - (ACN Newswire) - AsiaPay, a leading payment gateway service provider in Asia since 2000, has announced a collaboration with Peach Aviation, a well-known low cost carrier (LCC) in Japan, to offer UnionPay and AliPay Online Payment acceptance service for its travelers from China and Asia.

Feb 23, 2017

Dubai, 22nd February: Retail banking today has already become a digital business, spurred by the rapid spread of broadband access and affordable smart mobile devices. Globally, an average of more than half of consumers' banking interactions took place through online or mobile channels, with an even greater share in...

Feb 11, 2017

Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing startup Grab has plans to invest $700 million in Indonesia over the next four years as part of its expansion plans in the populous, but infrastructurally challenged country.

In what it calls its 2020 Master Plan, Grab wants to put millions into research and development,...

Jan 14, 2017

Despite low levels of Internet penetration, Indonesia is considered among the most potentially lucrative e-commerce markets in Southeast Asia.

By ASEAN standards, Indonesia has been a slow developer in terms of Internet penetration. Out of the country's 259 million-strong population, only 34 per cent are...

Jan 03, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Xoom, a leading digital money transfer provider, today announced it will be expanding its service in Asia, making it easier for people in the United States to quickly and securely send money to Japan. With Xoom, people get the convenience of sending money on-the-go through a mobile...

Dec 21, 2016

With China among the world's largest e-commerce markets, digital businesses are facilitating cross-border sales between European vendors and mainland consumers.

For anyone involved in e-commerce, China is clearly the country to crack. In 2015, retail e-commerce sales in the Chinese mainland totaled US$672...

Dec 14, 2016

SINGAPORE, 13 December 2016 – SP eCommerce ( www.specommerce.com), a Singapore Post Limited (STI: S08) subsidiary, worked with Triumph to launch two new and optimised online stores for Singapore (sg.triumph.com) and Malaysia (my.triumph.com). The two online stores have been re-designed and enhanced in areas such as...

Dec 09, 2016

Low credit card use in Southeast Asia is driving demand for online payment services.

ASEAN's rapid economic growth – together with its typically young and tech-savvy population and astounding rate of digital adoption – has seen e-commerce revenue across the region growing faster than anywhere else in the...