A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP
A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP
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Alibaba opens up its ‘walled garden’ to Tencent’s WeChat Pay, heeding Beijing’s order

  • WeChat Pay is now available as a payment option on some Alibaba services such as food delivery platform Ele.me and video-streaming site Youku
  • The long-running industry practice of blocking links to rival services has come under intense government scrutiny as Beijing tightens control on Big Tech

Topic |   Alibaba
A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP
A woman walks past the offices of Alibaba in Beijing on August 10, 2021. Photo: AP
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