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Hong Leong Bank Announces Winner of Metaverse-Focused Hackathon

Hong Leong Bank‘s (HLB) “Can You Hack It 2022” hackathon with a focus on re-imagining banking experiences through hyper-personalisation and the metaverse has concluded. Team ‘TryHards’ came out top with their idea of making bank statements fun and personalised for

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Hong Leong Bank to Hold Physical Hackathon Focused on the Metaverse

Hong Leong Bank (HLB) is organising its “Can You Hack It” hackathon focused on re-imagining banking experiences through hyper-personalisation and the metaverse. This fully physical hackathon will be open to Malaysian residents where participants who are interested in joining should

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Hong Leong Eyes ESG Solutions for Its Upcoming Hackathon

Hong Leong Bank is calling all budding disruptors to join its ‘Can You Hack It’ Virtual Hackathon ASEAN Edition 2021 to find and co-create Innovative solutions focused on ESG. This virtual hackathon themed ‘Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”)’ aims to

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Banks Need to Step Up as Fraudsters Target Surge in Digital Adoption by First Time Users

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced organisations and individuals to embrace new practices and move to online channels, bringing with it a significant increase in fraudulent activities. Affirming this situation, cybersecurity firm Kaspersky recorded a 20% increase in the share of account takeover

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Hong Leong Bank Sets up Official Store on e-Commerce Platform Shopee

Hong Leong Bank (HLB) announced the launch of its e-commerce platform offering with an official store on Shopee Mall. This enables HLB’s customers to sign up for banking products and services without the need to visit physical branches. E-commerce experienced

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Hong Leong Bank Unveils Fully Digital Onboarding Experience for Customers

Following the publication of Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) guideline on Electronic Know-Your-Customer (eKYC), Hong Leong Bank and Hong Leong Islamic Bank (HLB) announced the offering of a full digital onboarding experience for their customers. On the same day as HLB’s

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Hong Leong Rolls Out Smartphone Payment Terminals Powered by PayNet & Soft Space

Hong Leong Bank announced today the roll out of its “Hong Leong Tap on Phone” solution, which enables Android mobile devices to be used a card payment acceptance device. This new contactless feature is made possible through a partnership with

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Hong Leong Unveils Digital Banking App Targeted at Parents and Their Children

Following its recent upgraded consumer digital banking app, HLB Connect, Hong Leong Bank today unveils a digital banking platform that is targetted at serving savers and their parents called HLB Pocket Connect. The app includes an “Earn Feature” which allows

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Hong Leong Saw 13x More E-Wallet Top-Ups During MCO

The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live resulting in mass digital adoption as we rapidly shifted to a digital and contactless way of life – from buying food and essentials to how we work. Domenic Fuda, Group

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Hong Leong Bets on a Digital Bank for its Expansion into Vietnam

In a bid to capture foreign markets, Malaysian banks are increasingly turning to launching a digital bank as a strategy. Hong Leong Bank announced recently that they have a launch a digital bank that they described as a next-generation, customer-centric

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