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  • Government will be giving away RM50 e-wallet, tax deduction up to RM5000, and up to RM1000 for new employees

    Government will be giving away RM50 e-wallet, tax deduction up to RM5000, and up to RM1000 for new employees

    Earlier today, Prime Minister Muhyiddin has officially announced that the government will be giving away e-wallet worth RM50 to all Malaysians in order to encourage the usage of cashless payments. The RM50 will be given out starting from July 2020 onwards through selected e-wallet platforms such as Grab, Touch ‘n Go, and Boost.

  • Boost's Tabung COVID-19 raised over RM300k for Ministry of Health Malaysia

    Boost's Tabung COVID-19 raised over RM300k for Ministry of Health Malaysia

    Donations continue to pour in from around the country to aid those at the frontlines and hot spots of the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia. Among them is e-wallet company Boost, which has been using its apps to help gather donations from Malaysians. Since it started its Tabung COVID-19 fund on 21 March 2020, the company has been funnelling sending all donations to the Ministry of Health (MOH).

  • More than 50 individuals lost around RM600000 to a group of E-Wallet scammers

    More than 50 individuals lost around RM600000 to a group of E-Wallet scammers

    Based on a report by astroawani.com, it seems that around 50 victims fell prey to a group of E-Wallet scammers who have managed to bag around RM600000. In order to pull the scam off, some individuals in the group will act as agents who will seek out selected individuals and promise them up to RM300 if they were to sign up.

  • Cyberjaya becomes the first city in Malaysia to go cashless

    Cyberjaya becomes the first city in Malaysia to go cashless

    In a collaboration between the Ministry of Finance Cyberview Sdn Bhd, as well as Payments Network Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Cyberjaya has become the first city in Malaysia to go cashless. The initiative which is called Cashless Ecosystem for Cyberjaya, which was originally introduced about two years ago, with more than 80% of the merchants adopting at least one e-payment solution.

  • Are our data privacy secure in our e-wallets? Here's what the experts think

    Are our data privacy secure in our e-wallets? Here's what the experts think

    While the e-wallet trend is certainly rising in Malaysia, it has also brought attention to a few Malaysians on its security features. Since we are required to fill in our some personal information, this raises a question - is our e-wallet data privacy secure?

  • New scam targeting Boost e-wallet users appears, watch out for fake SMS with links

    New scam targeting Boost e-wallet users appears, watch out for fake SMS with links

    Most of you already know about our government's e-Tunai initiative, where you get to claim RM30 through Boost, Touch 'n Go e-wallet or Grab Pay. These platforms have also been offering a variety of deals to attract new users, which scam groups are now taking advantage of. One such scam group claims it's from Boost and has been sending scam SMS messages to the public.

  • You can now make Zakat contributions via U Mobile's GoPayz

    You can now make Zakat contributions via U Mobile's GoPayz

    GoPayz, which was developed by U Mobile, has announced that it is now possible to make Zakat contributions via the GoPayz e-wallet. The contributions can be made on either the GoPayz app which can be found on either the Google Play store or the Apple App store, as well as their official website.

  • The iPhone might support more than Apple Pay for NFC payments

    The iPhone might support more than Apple Pay for NFC payments

    It seems that Apple’s iPhones are required to support e-wallets other than their very own Apple Pay, based on a court ruling in Germany that was passed very recently. The court ruling required all “operators of electronic money infrastructure” to allow e-wallet integration, at a reasonable fee which means that you could use your Apple device to make payments even without Apple Pay.

  • Here's how to register the new Sunway Smart Parking with your preferred e-wallet

    Here's how to register the new Sunway Smart Parking with your preferred e-wallet

    As many of you already know, Sunway has introduced a new integrated license plate recognition system and although it's not officially launched yet, the system will be online in the first quarter of 2020 at Sunway City first. It will be Malaysia's first smart parking system, but which e-wallet payment can it support and how do you register? We got you covered. 

  • Here are the most popular e-wallets in Malaysia

    Here are the most popular e-wallets in Malaysia

    With the announcement of Malaysia’s vision to be a cashless society, a research has been conducted to see the e-wallet trends in Malaysia in the past 2 years. The research was conducted by App Annie Intelligence together with iPrice Group.