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Alipay and WeChat Pay are illegal, officials say, but they have no idea how to control it

Under Nepali law, any outbound transaction from the country must be first approved by Nepal Rastra Bank, the country’s central bank. When people use these platforms, the transaction is made from one Chinese account to another which means the money technically doesn’t enter Nepal. Alipay and WeChat Pay are illegal, officials say, but they have no idea how to control it
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Tsering D Gurung
Published at : April 18, 2019
Updated at : April 20, 2019 07:02
Kathmandu

Tsering D Gurung

Tsering D. Gurung is a social justice reporter for The Kathmandu Post, focusing on women's rights, marginalised communities and criminal justice.


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