E-Wallets

Boost May Soon Become a Bank in Malaysia as Axiata Eyes Virtual Banking License

The Axiata Group is seemingly eyeing for Malaysia’s virtual banking license, according to a recent report by The Edge. According to the same report, Khairil Abdullah, CEO, Axiata Digital, said that the group “definitely expressed interest” in a virtual banking

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Here are 5 of The Best E-Wallets in Malaysia (in My Opinion)

You may remember me as the person who complained about e-wallets last year, and later, complaining again about Malaysia’s drive towards cashlessness, which will probably be emboldened by—you guessed it—e-wallets. Do I generally have a skeptical eye on this still trendy bandwagon? Perhaps. After

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Touch ‘N Go E-Wallet Introduces Money-Back Guarantee Function

The Touch ‘n Go e-wallet has just announced a money-back guarantee, one of the first few to do so for mobile payments in Malaysia.  The money-back guarantee policy is exclusive to the e-wallet app. Through this policy, users of the

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Razer Pay Will Be Launching Visa-Powered Prepaid Cards to Accompany its E-Wallet

Razer, the gaming equipment brand turned mobile wallet has announced a partnership with Visa with the hopes of “transforming payments in the gaming industry”—specifically by incorporating Visa’s scale and reach to the Razer Pay e-wallet. Basically, Razer’s fintech arm, aptly

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GHL to Enable GrabPay QR Payment at 70,000 of its Payments Channels

GrabPay’s mobile QR payment will be accepted at GHL’s payment touchpoints soon according to an announcement issued by GHL today. Prior to this partnership GHL has also enabled CIMB Bank to accept QR payments from 6 major e-wallets. Through this

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Touch ‘N Go Partners Up With Singapore’s EZ-Link to Issue a Multi-Currency Joint Card

Due to a variety of reasons, Singapore’s EZ-Link and Malaysia’s Touch ‘n Go cards are synonymous with travel in their respective countries. With travel across the causeway so common among residents of both, it is about time for a new

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3 New Things WeChat Pay is Trying to Stay Ahead of Other E-Wallets in Malaysia

Joining Malaysia’s increasingly crowded e-wallet scene was WeChat Pay, launched here in August last year. The arrival was notable as Malaysia was the first region targeted by the platform that helped to contribute to the ubiquity of e-wallets in China.

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UOB Sees Double Digit Growth in Digital Payments in Malaysia

UOB Malaysia today reported that its customers’ use of digital payment methods in 2018 has grown by almost 50 per cent over the year before. This increase reflects changes in the way customers’ choose to make payments, a report compiled

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Maybank Aims to Convert Its 4.5 Million Mobile Users to Their New E-Wallet MAE

Maybank officially launched its new e-wallet MAE today, though many e-wallet enthusiasts would have already gotten their hands on it yesterday. MAE which is short for “Maybank Anytimes, Everyone” seems to be Maybank’s answer to Malaysians’ increased interest in e-wallets.

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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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