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Wednesday, March 06, 2019, 23:46
AlipayHK launched in mainland cities of Greater Bay Area
By Xinhua
Wednesday, March 06, 2019, 23:46 By Xinhua

Alipay, the online and mobile payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group, is gaining momentum after launching AlipayHK, a version dedicated to local currency payments in Hong Kong. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG – Residents of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) can consume through AlipayHK e-wallet in the Chinese mainland cities in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area from this month, the online payment service provider announced on Wednesday.

Smart mobility and smart travel are two major initiatives of AlipayHK 

Jennifer Tan, CEO, AlipayHK

While travelling to the Greater Bay Area, AlipayHK users can present their app at any locations that accept AlipayHK, including hotels, restaurants and convenience stores. 

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Users can also shop at shopping malls in Japan via AlipayHK, a popular destination for Hong Kong tourists.

Smart mobility and smart travel are two major initiatives of AlipayHK, said Jennifer Tan, CEO of AlipayHK.

As for transportation, AlipayHK supports several green minibus routes, said Tan.

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Tan also expressed her wishes for further cooperation with operators of transportation vehicles including buses, taxis, ferries and tramways.

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