Commuters use their mobile phone as they ride on a subway in Beijing on April 8. While the mainland lags behind Hong Kong when it comes to smartphone penetration, it is far ahead in mobile payments. Photo: AFP
Ruth A. Shapiro
Opinion

Opinion

Ruth A. Shapiro and Tao Ze

Crowdfunding for charity: why mainland China leads Hong Kong in online giving

  • Apart from the mainland overtaking Hong Kong in the use of mobile payment systems, the Chinese government’s endorsement of certain online charity platforms reassures donors that funds will be put to good use
Commuters use their mobile phone as they ride on a subway in Beijing on April 8. While the mainland lags behind Hong Kong when it comes to smartphone penetration, it is far ahead in mobile payments. Photo: AFP
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