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WeChat Pay Now Lets You Quick Pay With Your Credit Card

“WeChat Pay is now offering greater convenience when it comes to mobile payments. If you don’t have sufficient eWallet balance, you can now pay directly via your assigned credit card. The Quick Pay feature via Credit Card is now available for WeChat Pay users in Malaysia. Previously, you can link your credit card but it is […]
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Global

Coopetition, Not Competition, Is Asia-Pacific’s Path to Cash-free Future

“Competition for digital payments flourishes in these circumstances. Malaysia’s central bank lists 47 e-money issuers in the nation, accounting for 13.8 billion Malaysian ringgit ($3.3 billion) worth of transactions in the January-October 2019 period. International giants such as Alipay and WeChat Pay import their expertise from a mature Chinese ecosystem, while local players rise to […]

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Companies

Stripe Launches in Malaysia

“Today, we’re happy to officially launch Stripe in Malaysia. Businesses all across the country can now easily accept and manage payments, and access the full Stripe stack including Billing, Connect, Radar and Sigma. More than 80 percent of Malaysians already access the internet and as many as two-thirds of them do so via their smartphones. […]
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Companies

Adyen Expands Acquiring Capabilities to Malaysia

“ADYEN, the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced the expansion of its acquiring capabilities to include Malaysia.  Adyen acquiring complements the company’s all-in-one payment platform allowing merchants like Fave, foodpanda and Love, Bonito to get the most out of each transaction with local payment processing. This announcement […]