KUALA LUMPUR (June 15): HSBC Bank group has reaffirmed its business commitment to Malaysia as its priority growth market by expanding its digital banking presence and reducing its branch footprint in line with the evolvement of the financial and banking services.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 8): The Ministry of Finance (MoF), under the recently launched MyDIGITAL, will ensure that payments for all government services will be made on a cashless basis by 2022, its Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz (pictured) said.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 21):The Interactive Digital Brochures, which is a digital tourism site, opens a wider dimension to users, allowing them to interact virtually, while exploring information on tourist destinations in the country.
SINGAPORE (April 15): Immunitee, a Malaysian health passport public-blockchain based app, has successfully completed its first live passenger verification from KL International Airport to Singapore on April 10, using a paperless and secure blockchain-based electronic Covid-19 swab test digital result.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 12): Digitalisation in various aspects of life has become the pulse of the country’s economic and social development, said Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah (pictured).
SHAH ALAM (April 8): AEON Co (M) Bhd has set aside more than RM200 million capital expenditure (capex) for its digital transformation expansion until 2022, to cater to offline and online offerings.
BANGKOK (March 3): Since Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the trading of real asset tokens this month, a few Thailand developers and real estate firms are mulling the digital fundraising option by launching their own real estate-backed tokens, Bangkok Post reported.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin (pictured) has unveiled the country’s Digital Economy Blueprint in a bid to catch up in the digitalisation race.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 28): Aeon Co (M) Bhd has announced a partnership with US-based Boxed Wholesale that will see the retailer utilising the e-commerce company’s state-of-the-art technology to accelerate Aeon’s expansion into new retail offerings.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 3): Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) said that effective from Jan 11, 2021, the Malaysian government-controlled utility's contractors will be required to use the digital certified true copy (DCTC) issued by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) for the Certificate of Registration of Contractors and Bumiputera Status Certificate submitted to TNB in the process of registration and renewal of vendors, pre-qualifications besides tender and quotation participation.