Payments

Banks to Heighten Cybersecurity Countermeasures After iPay88’s Breach

Malaysia’s iPay88 revealed in a statement that it had experienced a cybersecurity incident where card data may have been potentially compromised. iPay88 said that upon discovery of the issue, it had immediately initiated an investigation on 31 May 2022 and

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TNG E-Wallet Users Can Refuel at Shell With Contactless RFID Payments

Touch ‘n Go Group and Shell Malaysia has launched a new cashless experience that enables customers to pay for fuels using Touch ‘n Go RFID at 88 Shell stations nationwide. According to Touch ‘n Go, the number of Shell stations

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Apple Pay Makes Its Debut in Malaysia

Apple announced that its customers in Malaysia can now use Apple Pay with their iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac. Merchants such as KFC, Maxis, Machines, McDonald’s, Mydin, Pizza Hut, Starbucks, U Mobile, Uniqlo, Village Grocer, and Watsons — and

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BigPay Adds New Remittance Corridors in 38 Countries Across the UK and Europe

BigPay, a Capital A venture company, announced that it has added 38 new countries to its international remittance services. This includes England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales in the United Kingdom, and 34 countries in Europe, including France, Germany, Italy,

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Payment Managers Are Redefining Their Strategic Priorities for 2022

It is evident that digital acceleration is creating a new payments paradigm as corporate non-cash payments are forecasted to reach US$200 billion transactions by 2025. Shifting global payments priorities are placing new pressures on payments operations. Payments executives are facing

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Touch ‘n Go Partners With PayNet to Launch Cashless Initiative in Kedah

Touch ‘n Go (TNG) Group has partnered with the Payment Network Malaysia (PayNet) to launch the ‘Mai Kita Cashless’ campaign for merchants and consumers at the Pasar Tani Kekal in Changlun, Kedah. They are encouraged to change their business operations

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Indonesia’s DOKU Acquires senangPay in US$7.5 Million Deal

DOKU, an Indonesian electronic payment solutions provider, announced that it has acquired Malaysian online payment gateway senangPay for US$7.5 million by raising the funds needed from Apis Growth Fund II. The acquisition of senangPay marks the beginning of DOKU’s expansion

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GHL Rolls Out QR Payments Through LINE Messaging App in Thailand

Payment service company GHL Systems (GHL) has launched the “GHL QR Payment”, an all-in-one QR code payment channel in Thailand for merchants to easily receive payment. This combines multiple QR code and e-wallet providers on a single payment platform which

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ACI Identifies Malaysia as The World’s Top 5 Fastest Growing Real Time Payments Market

Malaysia has emerged as one of the most sophisticated real-time markets in the world, according to the third edition of the “Prime-Time for Real Time 2022” report. The report was published by ACI Worldwide, in partnership with GlobalData, a data

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BigPay Rolls Out Cash Pickup Services in Indonesia and the Philippines

BigPay, a Capital A venture company, announced the launch of its Cash Pickup services in Indonesia and the Philippines, as an added feature to its existing remittance feature. The Cash Pickup feature is available to all BigPay users in Malaysia

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