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Axiata to Distribute Digital Insurance Through Aspirasi, Boost and Celcom

Axiata Digital Capital’s Aspirasi announced Thursday, a partnership with Great Eastern to provide affordable insurance and takaful products for consumers, micro-entrepreneurs and SMEs. The distribution of the product will be fully digital and will be offered through Aspirasi and its

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GHL Powers E-Wallet Acceptance with 750 Retailers Across Sunway’s Malls

Sunway Malls announced yesterday the adoption of a Unified Payment Terminal which accepts cashless payments from major e-wallets, debit cards, and credit cards. Sunway Malls has seen over 750 of its retailers utilise cashless payments, and the current e-wallet partners

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ASEAN’s Largest Cashless Store Launched in Kuala Lumpur

PUC Berhad and Smuzcity Berhad announced today the launch JDX Presto concept store, which they claim is the largest cashless concept store in ASEAN. Spanning a total of 50,000 square feet, the cashless store located in Quill City Mall, right

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Want to Innovate? Don’t Be Afraid of Being Fired Says AXA Affin Life CEO

  “If you want to innovate, you must never be afraid of being fired” Those were the first lines that Rohit Nambiar, CEO of AXA Affin Life said when I asked about the secret sauce behind a relatively small player

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet Enables Street Parking Payment in Klang Valley

The Touch ‘n Go eWallet announced today that they have enabled street parking payment for areas under the jurisdiction of Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL), Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya, Perbadanan Putrajaya, Majlis Daerah Kuala Langat Selangor and Majlis Perbandaran Kota

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UOB Finlab’s Jom Transform Programme Sees 30% Increase in Productivity for its SME Cohort

UOB Malaysia and Finlab announced Wednesday that the SMEs that have completed their Jom Transform Programme are expected to see productivity rise up to 30% through digitalisation Launched in June 2019, The Jom Transform Programme is a business transformation programme

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A Beginner’s Guide to Robo Advisors and ETF in Malaysia

It’s been two years now since I sat down at Securities Commission Malaysia’s press conference when its then chairman Tan Sri Ranjit Singh revealed to us that the regulator will be issuing the Digital Investment Manager framework to pave the

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Fintech Malaysia Report 2019 — How is Malaysia’s Fintech Scene Doing?

In 2017, we started Fintech News Malaysia with a simple goal — to help shine the spotlight on deserving fintech startups in Malaysia. In line with that, we publish our Fintech Malaysia report on an annual basis to provide anyone

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