• Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    How AI, facial recognition drag future into the present 
    Facial recognition and artificial intelligence (AI) have become the major digital trends in China as consumers demand convenience, personalised experiences and time savings.
  • Sat, 19 Jan 2019 01:00
    WeChat has a billion reasons to celebrate app’s lifestyle inroads
    WeChat, the most widely used Chinese social media platform in China, is celebrating its eighth year with over a billion monthly active users.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Chinese mourn ‘backbone of the nation’ scientist
    MANY PEOPLE expressed their condolences following news reports on Sina Weibo and WeChat, the most popular social network platforms in China, that prominent scientist Cheng Kaijia had died.
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 01:00
    Tencent expands PAYMENT horizons
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 11:41
    BI says Alipay, WeChat non-compliant with e-transaction regulations
    Bank Indonesia has said that foreign consumer payment applications, like China's Alipay and WeChat that Chinese tourists reportedly used in Bali, are not approved for local use.
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 18:10
    Centara launches cashless Chinese payments
    Centara Hotels and Resorts, the Thai hotel operator, has announced that it is now accepting WeChat Pay transactions on its websites for online room reservations.
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  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 01:00
    No money, no problem
    Mobile payments have become so common in China that cash may soon be dethroned as king. The Nation’s Jintana Panyaarvudh spends a day in Hangzhou to experience how it has embraced a cashless society.
  • Mon, 04 Jun 2018 12:22
    Bangkok Airways offers five ways to pay online
    Bangkok Airways Plc has introduced five new channels where passengers can make payments online – LinePay, WeChat, AliPay, UnionPay and an instalment plan for holders of some credit cards with 0 per cent interest for three months.
  • Tue, 06 Mar 2018 15:08
    WeChat accounts cross one billion mark: CEO
    WeChat's worldwide accounts have crossed the one billion mark, according to the chief executive of its parent company Tencent.
  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 01:00
    WeChat unlimited
    TrueMove H, the 4G+ mobile service in Thailand, and WeChat, the leading social communications app in China from Tencent, have jointly launched "TrueMove H WeChat Go SIM," a prepaid SIM card specifically designed for Chinese tourists. 
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
    Beijing court prepares for tech-friendly justice system
    But many express concerns over use of Wechat and other social media platforms to speed up trials
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 12:28
    SCB targets Chinese WeChat e-shoppers
    Aphiphan Charoenanusorn, Siam Commercial Bank senior executive vice president, said the bank began the “SCB Easy Pay – Mae Manee Money Solution” campaign in November to build the perception, recognition and popularity of the SCB Easy Pay QR Code among target users. 
  • Wed, 22 Nov 2017 01:00
    Tencent eyes Malaysia for payments push
    CHINA’S biggest social network and gaming firm Tencent Holdings, which last week reported forecast-beating quarterly results, is close to making Malaysia the first foreign country to roll out its WeChat ecosystem, an executive said.
  • Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:49
    Chinese social media block profile pic changes during congress
    Beijing - Chinese tech companies have prevented social media users from changing profile pictures and user names amid heightened security as a key Communist Party conclave opened Wednesday in Beijing.
  • Sat, 07 Oct 2017 11:00
    WeChat to make more of UK pay digitally
    WeChat Pay is expanding into the United Kingdom next month.
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