Month: February 2019

Alipay updates anti-fraud functionsscans a quick response

Alipay, the country’s top mobile payment platform, announced on Tuesday a major anti-fraud u pgrade on its application by teaming up with 26 public security departments nationwide. The new function, dubbed “Security Guard”, allows users to set up related accounts among f amily members or close friends. Should any abnormalities on transactions occur, the system…

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He called on the country to go along with the general

  development trend of relying more on innovation, creation and creativity to foster a change in the structure and quality of financial services.   When it comes to the support of financially-strained private enterprises, he said that market laws shall be respected more and that targeted financial services are needed.   Private firms who are temporarily in difficulties…

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A nun just read the riot act to Catholic bishops over clergy sex

  Sister Veronica Openibo, a Nigerian-born nun, is one of only three women to address an unprecedented Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse.   She did not waste the opportunity.In clear, direct and unsparing language, Openibo challenged the church’s cult ure of silence on sexual issues and said priests are too often put on pedestals. Openibo also…

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Iran parades missile during anniversary of US Embassy takeover

  Iran commemorated the 38th anniversary of the US Embassy takeover Saturday with a potent missile display as thousands of de monstrators gathered in Tehran to mark the event that triggered the hostage crisis and sparked the decades-old rift in US-Iranian relations.   On November 4, 1979, Iranian student revolutionaries climbed over the walls of the US…

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