Payments

RHB Ties up With MPay to Offer QR Payments for Businesses

RHB Banking Group has established an affiliate partnership with ManagePay Services (MPay) to provide contactless payments for businesses This partnership leverages on Application Programming Interface (API) to enable the bank’s micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and corporate customers to

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BigPay Rolls Out DuitNow Offerings for Its Malaysian Users

BigPay, a Capital A venture company and digital bank aspirant, announced that it has rolled out DuitNow offerings for its users nationwide. With this move, BigPay’s users now have access to DuitNow QR and DuitNow Transfer for all payments. In

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Razer Merchant Services Taps Alipay+ to Expand Its Merchant Offerings in Malaysia

Razer Merchant Services (RMS), the B2B arm of Razer Fintech, announced the integration of Ant Group’s Alipay+ solutions for more than 60,000 online and offline merchant touchpoints across Malaysia to expand its merchant offerings. Introduced in 2020, the Alipay+ solutions

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Airwallex Officially Launches Its Payments Operations in Malaysia

Airwallex, a cross border payments company, announced the launch of its cross-border payment services in Malaysia today. The company had managed to secure a money services business license from Bank Negara Malaysia in August last year. Initially, qualified Malaysian businesses

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Unlocking APAC’s Cross-Border Commerce Opportunity with Embedded Payments

In Asia Pacific (APAC), the rapid development of cross-border e-commerce has fueled demand for cross-border payment capabilities and embedded financial solutions as small, online businesses embrace digital technologies to broaden their reach and go global, a recent report by Currencycloud shows. Embedded

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PayNet Appoints Farhan Ahmad as Its Group Chief Executive Officer

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the national payments network and shared central infrastructure for Malaysia’s financial markets, has named Farhan Ahmad as its new Group Chief Executive Officer effective 12 April 2022, succeeding Peter Schiesser. Farhan was the Founder and Chief

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Fave Launches Tech Hub to Onboard up to 100 Engineers in 2022

Payments platform Fave announced that it has launched its Tech Hub in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to groom engineering talents and drive digital innovation in Southeast Asia. Over a period of 4 cohorts scheduled on 21 March, 9 May, 4 July

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PayNet Launches Digital Payments Accelerator With Grants up to RM500,000

Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet) has launched the Fintech ePayment Accelerator Programme which aims to support and advance startups focused on that segment. The three-months programme focuses on ideas and solutions that can help accelerate the adoption of digital payments in

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Deep Dive: Uncovering Short-term Opportunities for Global Banking

The banking sector in Asia Pacific is filled with opportunity in 2022, whilst also facing intensified competition. Rapid infrastructure developments and emerging technologies coupled with the pandemic have accelerated digital adoption across the region. Industry wide initiatives, most notably the

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Fave Taps Former Touch ‘n Go, Boost Exec as Regional Chief Product Officer

Payments platform Fave announced that it has appointed Arvindd Selvaratnam as its Regional Chief Product Officer. Arvindd will be overseeing the company’s regional product roadmap and strategic planning, and will be leveraging various emerging opportunities for Fave in their next

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