ZTrade expands service to enable two-way cross-border digitized trade documentation

ZTrade, a Web 3 platform operated on MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG)'s blockchain platform Zetrix that facilitates the cross-border trading of goods with China, is expanding its scope of coverage to encompass the digital verification of certificates of origin (COOs) issued by the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC).

Securities Commission Malaysia’s FIKRA ACE seeks FinTech startups to enhance Islamic capital market

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is seeking FinTech startups to enhance Islamic capital market via the second cohort of its FIKRA ACE accelerator program, part of the FIKRA ACE initiative.

Malaysia’s Sime Darby Property and TNB’s GSPARX join forces to undertake rooftop solar projects

Malaysian property developer Sime Darby Property and utility firm Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB)’s solar solution provider subsidiary GSPARX have joined forces to undertake rooftop solar projects in Malaysia.

Malaysia’s Solarvest appoints new chief investment officer to drive investment strategies

Malaysia-based clean energy firm Solarvest Holdings Berhad has on Wednesday announced the appointment of Daniel Ruppert as its Chief Investment Officer, effective July 1, 2024.

Sumsub partners Nexus Technology, PT Secure Pasifik Technologi, Spectrum Edge to strengthen security, verification in Southeast Asia

Sumsub, a global full-cycle verification provider, has partnered Nexus Technology, PT Secure Pasifik Technologi, Spectrum Edge to strengthen security, verification in Southeast Asia.

Malaysia’s CelcomDigi launches AI Experience Center

Malaysia-based telecommunication firm CelcomDigi Berhad has on Tuesday launched its CelcomDigi AI Experience Center (AiX) - a one-stop immersive innovation and collaboration hub to lead, inspire, and advance the creation of world-class digital solutions across a range of sectors and verticals.

Fave Singapore secures in-principle approval for MPI license from MAS

Fave Singapore, part of the fintech firm Pine Labs group, has on Wednesday announced that it has received an in-principle approval from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for a major payment institution (MPI) license to offer account issuance, merchant acquisition, and domestic money transfer services.

Leader Energy secures $23M loan from HSBC to support solar projects in Vietnam

HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Ltd. (HSBC Vietnam) and Malaysia-based Leader Energy Holding Berhad (Leader Energy), a wholly owned subsidiary of HNG Capital, have signed a VND 593 billion ($23.32 million) financing to support the development of Leader Energy's solar projects in Vietnam.

Malaysian Central Bank to issue licenses to digital insurers that meet requirements

Malaysian Central Bank has on Wednesday issued the policy document on licensing and regulatory framework for digital insurers and Takaful operators (DITOs).

DHL Express partners CIMB to reduce carbon dioxide equivalent through sustainable aviation fuel

Global logistics firm DHL Express has signed an agreement with Malaysian lender CIMB Group Holdings Berhad to welcome the banking group onboard its GoGreen Plus program. The partnership enables CIMB to leverage the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to mitigate the carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e)emissions associated with its international shipments.