Anita Ngai (seated fifth from left), the chief revenue officer at Hong Kong-based travel activity booking platform Klook, says the company has experimented with offline methods to better engage customers in Southeast Asia, where online payments adoption is slow. The other panellists at the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday are (from left to right) Grace Xia, a principal at Jungle Ventures; Muhammad Fajrin Rasyid, co-founder and president of Bukalapak; Roger Yuen, founder and chief executive of Clozette; and Victor Tseng, chief communications officer at Ctrip. Photo: K Y Cheng

Online payments still a challenge for Southeast Asia’s tech players

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Anita Ngai (seated fifth from left), the chief revenue officer at Hong Kong-based travel activity booking platform Klook, says the company has experimented with offline methods to better engage customers in Southeast Asia, where online payments adoption is slow. The other panellists at the South China Morning Post’s China Conference in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday are (from left to right) Grace Xia, a principal at Jungle Ventures; Muhammad Fajrin Rasyid, co-founder and president of Bukalapak; Roger Yuen, founder and chief executive of Clozette; and Victor Tseng, chief communications officer at Ctrip. Photo: K Y Cheng
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