WeChat Pay can be used through Korea’s Zero Pay in the Seoul and Busan area starting on Nov. 28, the governments of Seoul and Busan announced Wednesday.
Naver Pay can now be used in offline locations, potentially shaking up the mobile payment market
A worker at a coffee shop in Seoul scans a customer’s QR code on Monday as part of track-and-trace measures.
From June 10, every visitor to a club, hostess bar, karaoke joint or concert hall became obliged to have a QR code issued via smartphone. Internet portal Naver is the government's first partner for the QR codes.
With no end in sight yet in the battle against Covid-19 in Korea, Koreans these days register their personal information like their names and contact information whenever they enter a building, with some even requiring a QR-code...
Korea started QR code-based registration of visitors at bars, clubs and other entertainment facilities across the country Wednesday as part of the country's efforts to stem the spread of the new coronavirus, health authorities said.
Korea plans to test quick response (QR) code-based entry logs at nightclubs, eateries, cinemas and even churches starting this week in its latest efforts to track and contain the new coronavirus.
Seoul's mobile payment service is experiencing new-found popularity as consumers use it to purchase goods with special coupons doled out by the city government amid the Covid-19 pandemic.