E-Wallets

TNG Digital Appoints Ex-Malaysia Airlines Veteran as Its New CEO

TNG Digital a Malaysian e-wallet formed as a result of a joint-venture between  Touch ‘n Go and Ant Financial Group, announced today that it has appointed Ignatius Ong as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Ignatius succeeds Syahrunizam Samsudin, who

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BNM: E-Wallets Need to Move Beyond Cashbacks to Be Sustainable

During his keynote speech at the “Malaysian E-Payments Excellence Awards” Assistant Governor Adnan Zaylani Mohamad Zahid outlined the state of e-payments in Malaysia and the key strategic focus for Malaysia’s payments journey. Some key progress that we’ve made that was

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Valyou to Enable In-App Remittance to Western Union Agent Locations

Valyou, fintech subsidiary of Telenor group announced today that its e-wallet has integrated with Western Union to enable its customers in Malaysia to send money to Western Union agent locations across Bangladesh, Indonesia, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, China and

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BSN Teams up With Sarawak Pay to Serve Rural Communities in Sarawak

Bank Simpanan Nasional announced today its collaboration with Sarawak Multimedia Authority during the launch of Sarawak Pay, an e-wallet application geared towards serving the rural communities within Sarawak. The state government received Bank Negara Malaysia’s approval to roll-out its e-wallet

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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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