E-Wallets

Bank Islam Partners KiplePay in Cashless Push for Universities

Bank Islam and KiplePay, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Packet announced this week that they have teamed up to launch KipleUNI, a programme to drive adoption cashless technologies. This collaboration integrates the KiplePay app and Bank Islam’s services and enables

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DuitNow to Enable ShopeePay Users to Transfer Funds to Banks and Other E-Wallets

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) and Shopee announced a collaboration that will make ShopeePay the first eWallet of an e-commerce platform to join the DuitNow eco-system which PayNet operates. DuitNow is intended to serve an interoperable infrastructure between e-wallet players and

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Sabah Teams Up with Boost to Launch its Own E-Wallet, Sabah Pay

Sabah Credit Corporation on Tuesday launched Sabah Pay in collaboration with Boost. The launch of Sabah Pay is part of the state’s Smart Sabah Initiative, in the said initiative the Sabah government has given Sabah Credit Corporation a mandate to

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KiplePay’s White Labelled E-Wallet is Unlikely the First Approved by BNM as They Claimed

There were multiple reports this week that claims KiplePay, a subsidiary of GreenPacket “has become the first fintech player in Malaysia to provide a white-labelled e-wallet solution with Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) approval.” While I have no doubt that they

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What’s Next for GrabPay?

In Malaysia, e-wallets are all the rage these days. The Malaysian public’s interest with e-wallets was further accelerated when the government set aside RM 450 Million for the e-Tunai programme, which grants qualifying Malaysians RM 30 in selected e-wallets. With

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Cyberjaya is The First City to Adopt Malaysia’s National QR Payment Standard DuitNow QR

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng today launched the Cashless Ecosystem for Cyberjaya, a collaboration between Cyberview and PayNet. In a media statement issued to Fintech News Malaysia, Najib Ibrahim, Managing Director of Cyberview shared that Cyberjaya will be the first

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As a Long Time Fintech Observer, I’m Not a Fan of e-Tunai — Here’s Why

In this past couple of days, the e-Tunai programme seems to be all everyone is talking about and understandably so — free money tends to have that effect on people. In case you’re unfamiliar with the Malaysian scene or if

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How I Survived Being Cashless For a Week Using Only GrabPay

Ever since Malaysia caught the e-wallet bug, I’ve always been curious about how difficult or easy it would be to go about my daily life using only e-wallets, but as someone who procrastinates quite a fair bit, I’ve been putting

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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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