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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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The Dark Side of Malaysia’s Quest into a Cashless Society

It’s no secret that Malaysia is gung-ho about cashlessness. Bank Negara Malaysia itself expressed as much, within the policies and guidelines outlined in their Interoperable Credit Transfer Framework (ICTF), and which PayNet, the system underlying much of payments and banking in

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