Malaysian mobile payment customers can now use Apple Pay

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The American tech giant has partnered with Standard Chartered Malaysia, Ambank and Maybank. Apple has announced that it has entered into a new mobile payment partnership with Maybank, Standard Chartered Malaysia and Ambank to be able to offer its digital wallet services to customers in Malaysia. Customers who have credit cards issued by those three major banks will be able to use it later in 2022. “Customers with Visa and Mastercard cards from banks including AmBank, Maybank and Standard Chartered Bank can now use Apple Pay, with American Express cards…

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QR code identification assigned to fishing boats

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Certain Malaysian vessels will soon have their own unique quick response codes to help ID them. The waters off the coast of the Malaysian state of Sabah will soon feature fishing boats with QR code identification. The area is often seen as a kind of paradise when it comes to being able to fish for seafood. However, the local bounty has started to draw foreign fishermen who don’t have the right to be there. A common trend among fishermen from other countries is to paint fake Malaysian registration numbers on…

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Mcommerce in Malaysia is on its way to $1.1 billion in three years

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Prime minister of the country, Najib Razak says the results by 2015 are because of “upwardly mobile” citizens. The mcommerce sector in Malaysia is now being recognized as one of the fastest growing mobile environment, and the country is crediting its Digital Malaysia initiative for this speedy increase. By 2015, Malaysia is expecting the mobile sector to have generated $1.1 billion (3.4 billion ringgit). Malaysia is a country that has openly accepted mobile, and where a significant percentage of the population is already carrying smartphone and tablet devices. Prime Minister…

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Mobile commerce pilot project launched in Malaysia

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Touch ‘n Go to raise awareness of mobile commerce in Malaysia Mobile commerce is beginning to grow in Malaysia, where mobile payment company Touch ‘n Go has launched a new pilot program. The program is designed to introduce consumers to mobile commerce over the course of the next two months. The company’s contactless payment cards, which are associated with the pilot project, will be used for the country’s public transportation system. The cards will also be able to facilitate payments at restaurants and movie theaters. Mobile commerce continues to gain…

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