Meggie Ng Chun-chun, the first lobster buyer with the new Octopus payment system. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Octopus tries to win e-wallet users with HK$8 lobsters, as Hong Kong mobile payment war heats up with Chinese rivals Alipay and WeChat Pay

Local service provider is playing catch-up with firms from across the border as electronic payment market rapidly expands in city

Topic |   Mobile payments

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Meggie Ng Chun-chun, the first lobster buyer with the new Octopus payment system. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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