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What Razer’s Malaysian Headquarters Launch Means for its Fintech Ambitions

Razer today announced the official opening of its new country headquarters in Malaysia, housing over 280 employees within The Vertical at UOA Corporate Towers. The event was graced by Malaysia’s Minister for Finance Lim Guan Eng, as well as Minister

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Meet the 56 Cryptocurrency Exchanges in Malaysia Registered with BNM

Bank Negara Malaysia has published the list of cryptocurrency exchanges in Malaysia that has registered itselves as a reporting entity with the regulator. This follows our report issuance of the policy paper titled “Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism Policy

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Malaysians Will Soon Be Able to Use Their Boost E-Wallet in Singapore and Thailand

Thanks to a partnership agreement signed between Axiata Digital’s Boost e-wallet and Singtel’s VIA alliance, Malaysians will soon be able use their Boost mobile wallet to make payments in Singapore and Thailand. VIA was launched by the Singtel Group in

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How Cashless is Malaysia Right Now?

Between Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) ICTF and the more recently announced Real-Time Retail Payments (RPP) system, an ecosystem rife with Malaysians with at least a debit card, and e-wallets to target those who do not; Malaysia seems to be well underway towards

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GHL Enables Singaporeans to Use Their Debit Card Scheme NETS in Malaysia

Singaporeans visiting Malaysia will now be able to make card payments using NETS ATM cards thanks a recent collaboration between Paynet and NETS. Currently, the payment acceptance for the NETS scheme is available to cards issued by Singaporean banks like

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HelloGold Expands Blockchain Gold-Savings Platform into Africa

Gold-based savings platform HelloGold has announced their expansion into Africa, with the help of a digital financial inclusion group Baobab as their partner. Baobab serves a similar goal to HelloGold, which is financial inclusion for those in Africa and China via

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MyCash Online Expands Remittance Service to Australia

MyCash Online is a marketplace designed to help the massive swaths of migrants in Malaysia and Singapore that do not have access to online banking or credit cards. This goal allowed the platform to gain a significant footing in Malaysia’s fintech,

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Part-time Trading on Forex as an Alternative Income

Forex is the world currency market, where the average user can increase his savings by trading on the difference in exchange rates. This currency exchange exists from 1977. At that time trading was slower, since negotiations between representatives of different

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Boost E-Wallet’s CEO Chris Tiffin Steps Down

Last Friday, Boost’s CEO Chris Tiffin announced the end of his tenure as Boost Malaysia’s CEO. He has held that position for a little over two years now, as well as serving as Axiata’s Regional Head of Digital Financial Services. Chris has

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Silicon Valley Payments Darling Arrives in Malaysia

In a tweet by Silicon Valley-based Stripe’s CEO, Patrick Collison, he seemed to confirm that the company has commenced with beta testing in Malaysia. This tweet follows the company’s talked about expansion into Southeast Asia. Expanding here was seemingly just

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