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Alipay: Chinese invasion of Southeast Asia?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Holly Reeves In mainland China, carrying a wallet is a dying tradition. Instead payments are made instantly by waving the magic wand in a…



Are traditional banks bound for the scrap heap?

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Jolene Yeo Block chain, Bitcoin, crypto-currency technologies—words not unfamiliar to the financial technology connoisseur, but would almost pass off as Greek to the untrained…


E-commerce in Indonesia: Rising, but challenging

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Michel Struharova A growing middle class and the widespread availability of technology in Indonesia has sparked the growth of e-commerce. Yet online purchases represented…



Indonesia opens up its e-commerce sector

Facebook0TwitterReddit0LinkedinemailBy Ardi Wirdana The Indonesian government has vowed to be “as friendly as possible” to foreign investors looking to invest in the country’s e-commerce industry,…


Around the world in 80 payments

Facebook0TwitterReddit0Linkedinemailby Bernardo Batiz-Lazo, Bangor University; Leonidas Efthymiou, Intercollege Larnaca, and Sophia Michael, Intercollege Larnaca Ever since computers were first introduced into the retail banking system in…