Malaysia

eKYC to Fuel Asia’s Digital Banking Revolution

In Southeast Asia, governments are pushing for greater adoption of digital financial services by introducing favorable regulations on digital onboarding, digital banking, and more, experts said on December 3, 2020. During a virtual panel discussion with Fintech News last week,

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Razer Fintech Shifts Digital Banking Focus to Malaysia and Philippines

The Monetary Authority of Singapore announced last week the 4 entities who were awarded digital banking license. Digital banking hopeful Razer Fintech was not among the list. Responding to the announcement from MAS, Razer Fintech CEO, Lee Li Meng said

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Remitano Makes Cross-Border Money Transfer Much Easier With the “Cash-Out” Feature

To simplify banking and meet its users’ Remittance needs across the globe, Remitano, a global escrow-marketplace, has just launched a smart, free, and safe approach for cross-border money transfers. This system will allow Malaysians to send and receive Malaysian Ringgit

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Maybank Offers Free Money Transfers for Malaysians Impacted by the Movement Control Order

Standing shoulder to shoulder with the community, Maybank today announced that it is offering complimentary remittance services for Malaysians working and living in Singapore who have been impacted by the Malaysia Movement Control Order (MCO). All Maybank and non-Maybank Malaysian

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Grab’s E-Wallet Will Come With a Mastercard-Enabled Prepaid Card By 2019

Grab, which started out as a Southeast Asian ride-hailing platform that has since delved into “super-app” ambitions, announces a partnership with Mastercard. The pair will be issuing joint prepaid cards geared for the Southeast Asian market. Grab will be issuing

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Jewel Paymentech Teams Up With one of Malaysia’s Leading Fintech Payments Firm

Jewel Paymentech a local financial risk technology company recently signed a partnership with Soft Space, one Malaysia leading payments fintech firm, who despite having their co-founder recently step down is showing no signs of slowing down. This partnership is aimed at

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FintechFans And PortfolioQuest Team Up For FinTalent Competitions

FintechFans and PortfolioQuest are set to organize two FinTalent Competitions in Malaysia and another location to be soon announced. The events will seek to provide students with a platform to showcase their forecasting, data science and portfolio management sills. Last

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Introducing Bigpay – Asia’s Fintech Challenger Non Bank

BigPay recently soft-launched its new app in Malaysia with a mission to provide low-cost, fair and transparent financial services for everyone. The BigPay app is an everyday digital alternative to bank accounts with an accompanying card that gives users the

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Fintech Malaysia 2017 in Review

The year 2017, has been an interesting year for the Fintech Malaysia scene, while there’s been progress in this scene in the past few years it was really in 2017 that we see fintech being increasingly mainstream in the Malaysian

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Securities Commission Malaysia Regulatory Sandbox Calls for Participation

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) today announced that parties interested in establishing and operating an Alternative Trading System (ATS) in Malaysia can apply to participate in the Securities Commission Malaysia regulatory sandbox sessions. The Securities Commission Regulatory sandbox will be

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