Tag "Hong Leong Bank"

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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Hong Leong Bank Launches eToken with Biometric Recognition for Businesses

Hong Leong Bank unveiled a new, secure and seamless eToken for their Corporate and Small-to-Medium Enterprises (SME) customers. The eToken has authentication technology built-in, with additional biometric facial recoginition technology for mobile devices which meets strict regulatory security requirements. This

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Just What Are We Going to Do With Bank Branches?

  Branch banking is dead. A statement that we’ve heard probably a million times or more. The very same statement that normally comes accompanied with the cause of death and murder weapon being shifting demographics and digital technologies. A quick

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Malaysians Can Now Link Their Hong Leong Debit Cards to WeChat Pay

Malaysians who own a Hong Leong debit card can now start treating the freshly-launched WeChat Pay as their extended Hong Leong account, with the announcement of a new partnership between the e-wallet and the bank. Now, users can link their

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