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Popular Thai mobile payment service sets its sights on Japan

Megabank MUFG hopes to sign up merchants seeking to lure tourists

About 70% of Thais have registered with the government-supported payment service, which is now being tested at a Tokyo discounter.

TOKYO --Thailand's widely used PromptPay smartphone payment service aims to boost the number of stores in Japan that accept it, aiming to capture the growing number of Thai visitors here.

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