China’s Tencent, KKR seal $175 million investment in Voyager

Telco giant PLDT Inc. today announced the closing of the $175 million investment by Chinese internet conglomerate Tencent Holdings and global private equity firm KKR in Voyager.

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Digital Travel APAC 2018

Digital Travel Summit is APAC’s leading digital event for travel, hospitality and leisure executives. Learn how to take your digital, eCommerce and customer experience strategies to the next level with enhanced personalization at every touch-point. Combining inspirational case studies from pioneers with dozens of small-group peer-to-peer learning formats

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eTail Asia 2018

eTail Asia is the destination event for large, established e-retailers to share best practice, challenge convention and network among the leaders of Asian eCommerce. Combining inspirational case studies from pioneers with dozens of small-group, peer-to-peer learning formats, eTail Asia delivers a practical roadmap for every challenge and opportunity you face.

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Ayalas complete 49% acquisition of Zalora

The Ayala group has completed its acquisition of Global Fashion Group’s 49-percent stake in online fashion portal Zalora Philippines. In a stock exchange filing, conglomerate Ayala Corp. announced the transfer of ownership

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Firms set up e-payments clearing houses

BANKS and e-money issuers have formally agreed to set up two clearing houses for electronic payments, with the industry eyeing to roll out the new system by end-September as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) looks to raise the share of digital transactions in the country.

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Alibaba’s affiliate in mobile money adds Philippines to its portfolio

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial, manages 58 percent of all online transactions happening in China through its Alipay service, has added Philippines to its expanding mobile money portfolio.

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Ayala buys 49% of Zalora Philippines

Ayala Corp. announced that it had bought 43.3 percent of BF Jade while in a separate disclosure, Ayala Land said it would own 1.91 percent. BPI Capital Corporation, and Kickstart Ventures Inc. also acquired minority ownership stakes in BF-Jade.

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Last Mile Fulfilment Asia 2017

LMFAsia is the only Asian conference and exhibition to curate an ecosystem-based platform for seamless cross border last mile fulfilment in Asia. In its 3rd edition, LMFAsia 2017 will be expecting 3,500 attendees, bringing together retailers, ecommerce, postal and logistics companies

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DCOM Statement re News Reports on BIR Tax Cases Against Online Retailers

In the light of several recent news reports on tax cases filed by BIR against online retailers, the Digital Commerce Association of the Philippines (DCOM) believes that Ensogo (DCOM member) and CashCashPinoy, among our country’s pioneering e-commerce companies

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