Payments

Hong Leong Has Implemented Cashless Ecosystems at 16 Kota Kinabalu Schools

Hong Leong Bank announced that its ‘HLB@School’ programme has rolled out cashless ecosystems for 16 schools in Kota Kinabalu to date. The programme provides cashless payments, digital banking tools and financial infrastructure to schools and students. The students of these

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Local Boost Merchants Can Now Accept DuitNow QR Payments From Thai Tourists

Axiata Group’s fintech arm Boost has partnered with the Payments Network Malaysia (PayNet), the national retail payments network infrastructure, to enable its merchants to accept cross-border payments from tourists from Thailand via its DuitNow QR. Tourists will only need to

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iPay88 Names Zainol Zainuddin as Its Chief Technology Officer

Payment gateway provider iPay88 announced that it has appointed Zainol Zainuddin as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In his new role at iPay88, Zainol will be in charge of development, innovation and transformation of IT strategies. Additionally, he will

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Grab’s PayLater Extended to Non-Active Users, Can Now Be Used in Physical Stores

Superapp Grab has added updates to its “buy now, pay later” (BNPL) feature PayLater by extending the payment option to in-store purchases. With this extension, shoppers now have more flexibility to pay for their purchases over time. Additionally, Grab will

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Malaysians Can Now Add Their Debit and Credit Cards to Google Wallet

Several Malaysian banks including CIMB, Hong Leong Bank (HLB), Hong Leong Islamic Bank (HLISB), Public Bank will be able to support the use of Google Wallet from today onwards. However, not all of these banks’ debit and credit card are

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Cross-Border Challenges Cost a Lot, but There’s a Simple Solution

Cross-border payments are complex – just how many times have you read that before? But just how complicated and costly are these challenges?   Regulatory complexities Every country comes with its own set of regulations that govern financial transactions. For

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KPJ Healthcare Partners Pine Labs to Offer BNPL Payment Option

KPJ Healthcare Berhad (KPJ Healthcare) is collaborating with Pine Labs, a merchant commerce omnichannel platform, to offer flexible payment options for its patients. This service allows payments for KPJ Healthcare’s medical services to be made at Pine Labs’ point-of-sale terminals

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BigPay Hits RM1 Billion Milestone for International Remittance

BigPay announced that it had achieved a new milestone for its international remittance feature.  The company said it had achieved RM1 billion in Gross Transaction Value (GTV) for its international remittance feature. BigPay allows users to send money to other countries

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Touch ‘n Go eWallet Can Now Be Used in Mainland China

Touch ‘n Go Group’s TNG Digital has collaborated with Ant Group’s Alipay+ to allow the Touch ‘n Go eWallet to be accepted for payments in Mainland China. The announcement, which was first made at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2022, makes

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Two Malaysian Fintech Founders Win at SFF Global Fintech Awards

Two Malaysian fintech companies’ co-founders and CEOs received the ASEAN FinTech Leaders awards at the recent Singapore Fintech Festival (SFF) Global FinTech Awards 2022.  They were Eddy Wong Kok Hoe, Co-Founder, CEO, and Managing Director of VSure Group; and Salim

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