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Alipay+ to enable cross-border payments to South Korea for four Asian e-wallet

Users of these e-wallets can now pay over 120,000 merchants in South Korea.

Alipay+ has announced the integration of four Asian e-wallet providers to enable cross-border digital payments in South Korea.

Users of e-wallets including AlipayHK, GCash (the Philippines), Touch ‘n Go eWallet (Malaysia), and TrueMoney (Thailand) are able to pay at over 120,000 merchants using their local mobile payment apps when travelling in South Korea.

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This marks the first time for leading mobile payment providers from Southeast Asia and Hong Kong to extend the availability of their services in South Korea through Alipay+. The initial phase of the merchant roll-out covers major tourist activities including payments for taxis, duty-free shops, convenience stores, and food and beverage chains.

Introduced by Ant Group, Alipay+ is a suite of global cross-border digital payments and marketing solutions designed to enable businesses to process a wide range of mobile payment methods and better serve regional and global consumers through simple technical adaption.

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