Payments

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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Euronet’s REN Payments Platform to Enable the TNG eWallet Visa Prepaid Card

Payments company Euronet has entered a strategic collaboration with TNG Digital to expand the use of its Touch ‘n Go eWallet that serves approximately 18 million users in Malaysia. TNG Digital recently entered a partnership with Visa to develop a

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Australia vs New Zealand Payment Tech & What’s New in 2023

Australia and New Zealand. Two nations so alike, but in other ways so different; an antipodean version of the US and Canada, or England and Ireland. Finance forms one of those key differences, but the differences seen now are likely

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JCB, IDEMIA and Malaysia’s Soft Space to Trial CBDC Acceptance in Tokyo

Japan-based global payments brand JCB has launched a central bank digital currency (CBDC) pilot project in partnership with French identity technologies company IDEMIA and Malaysian digital payments technology provder Soft Space. The project, dubbed the JCB Digital Currency or JCBDC,

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Instapay Partners With Mastercard Roll Out Prepaid Corporate Cards for SMEs

Payments firm Instapay Technologies announced the launch of the Glyd Prepaid Corporate Card for small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) in partnership with Mastercard. Issued by Instapay, Glyd aims to help small businesses manage their expenses better, enabling them to save

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