AlipayHK and GCash Launch Cross-border Remittance Service Powered by Alipay’s Blockchain Technology

Family and friends of an OFW in Hong Kong show how fast and easy it is to receive remittance from their loved one through the partnership between AlipayHK and GCash
June 25, 2018 | 02:57 PM

The family and friends of an OFW in HK together with Mynt President and CEO Anthony Thomas (left) and Ant Financial Director for Southeast Asia Steve Shen (right)

 

About AlipayHK

The electronic wallet is operated by Alipay Financial Services (HK) Limited, the licence holder of Stored Value Facilities, and supervised by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority. APSHK is a joint venture established and managed by the CK Hutchison Holdings Limited and Ant Financial Services Group. For more information, please visit www.alipay.hk.

 

Currently, over 20,000 local retail outlets have supported electronic wallet for payment, covering large chain stores, supermarkets, wet markets, taxies, and others. The features of the electronic wallet include payment on Taobao and TMall, P2P transfer, electricity payment, telecom payment, etc., making the lives of Hong Kong residents more convenient by integrating mobile payment into daily lives.

 

About GCash

GCash is an internationally-acclaimed micropayment service that transforms the mobile phone into a virtual wallet for secure, fast, and convenient money transfer. GCash can be used to buy prepaid load, pay bills, send money, make donations, shop online, and even purchase goods without the need to bring any cash. For more information, please visit www.globe.com.ph/gcash.

 

About Ant Financial

Ant Financial Services Group is dedicated to using technology to bring the world equal opportunities. Our technologies, including blockchain, artificial intelligence, security, Internet of Things, and computing, empower us and our ecosystem partners to serve the unbanked and underbanked, bringing more secure, transparent, cost-effective, and inclusive financial services to individuals and SMEs worldwide.

 

Ant Financial has formed international partnerships with global strategic partners to serve local users in those markets, and we serve Chinese travelers overseas by connecting Alipay with online and offline merchants in popular destinations. By the end of March 2018, together with its global JV partners, Ant Financial served 870 million users worldwide. Brands under Ant Financial Services Group include Alipay, Ant Fortune, Zhima Credit, MYbank, and Ant Financial Cloud.

 

For Media Inquiries, please contact:

 

AlipayHK

Cello Chen

+852 6702 0879

[email protected] 

 

Mynt / GCash

Ney Villasenor

+63 9178040370

[email protected]

 

Ant Financial / Alipay

Xinyun Yang

+86 138 1689 6301

[email protected]

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