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Companies partners with Thailand's Central Group to launch e-wallet

Chinese online retailer provides technology to power Dolfin Wallet

The Doflin digital wallet employs's proprietary technology. (Photo by Marimi Kishimoto)

BANGKOK -- has teamed up with major Thai retailer Central Group to start a digital wallet platform to promote cashless payments in the Southeast Asian country, the partners announced Tuesday.

Dolfin Wallet will go live in two to three months, upon approval by the Thai central bank. The platform, which settles payments by reading QR codes on smartphones and other devices, will be run by Central JD Money, a subsidiary of Central Group and the joint venture Central JD Fintech Holding.

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