U.S.-based Digital River, Inc. has signed a payments agreement with Chinese online travel company Ctrip.
Net 1 UEPS Technologies Inc. has acquired a 43.88% interest in Transact24 Limited, a specialist Hong Kong-based payment services company.
The notion of "one country, two systems" has come into starker contrast over the past week, as protests in Hong Kong against mainland tourists have risen in stature.
More Chinese flocked to Hong Kong during the first six months of 2013 than in the same period in 2012.
UK-based Net-a-Porter has launched a Chinese-language website, targeting the Asia Pacific market.
Global Payments Asia-Pacific Limited has become the first foreign payment card processor to launch China UnionPay card acquiring service in China.
Chinese home appliance retailer Suning has announced plans to launch a Green Channel for expatriates from July 1, 2008.