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Malaysia ecommerce-news-jun12

  1. 1. E-Commerce and E-Payment Related News In Malaysia
  2. 2. HKTDC online marketplace helps Malaysian SMEs reach global buyersby: VSDaily, Published on June 12, 2012.KUALA LUMPUR: The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) has established anonline market place at which connecting one million buyers and 120,000suppliers. The representative of HKTDC encourages Malaysia SMEs to register themselves inthis platform in helping them to reach China market as well as international market easily.There were over 13 million business connections done through HKTDC service.HKTDC is a statutory body established in 1996 as the international marketing arm for HongKong-based traders, manufacturers and service providers. It provides a range of services tohelp global trade and promote Hog Kong as a platform for doing business with China andthroughout Asia.
  3. 3. Nation’s Largest Virtual Mall Launchedby: VSDaily, Published on June 19, 2012.KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s leading web-hosting provider, Exabytes Network (‘Exabytes’) haslaunched, the largest virtual mall in Malaysia with more than 6,000registered online merchants.CEO and Founder of Exabytes, Chan Kee Siak estimates to grow the number of merchant to10,000 by year end due to the increase of transition of brick-and-mortar retailers andmerchants into the virtual realm of online e-commerce.“I believe that the ease of incorporating a secure, online payment capability also willencourage more traditional retailers to move full-fledge into the cashless and digital e-commerce model,” says Chan. Exabytes has forged a partnership with MOLPay, a nation’sregulated online payment service provider to provide fast, easy and affordable online paymentgateway systems for e-commerce set up at
  4. 4. Maybank and Borderlinx make Malaysian shop easily at U.K and U.Sonline storesby: VSDaily, Published on June 14, 2012.Kuala Lumpur: Borderlinx, a multinational consumer package delivery company headquarteredin Belgium, providing the freedom to online shoppers all over the world to purchase from anyU.S. or U.K website using their very own U.S or U.K shipping address. There is no setup chargeand no subscription fee when register an account with Borderlinx.Maybank Visa credit cardholders will enjoy free shipping when they shop online fromBorderlinx but capped at a maximum amount of US$25 (or RM79.50) and a total payout ofUS$30, 000 on a first come, first served basis. Besides, the cardholders also able to enjoy 10%savings on shipping cost before 30 August 2012. Just go to register at and start to buy online from some of the famousonline stores, such as,,,
  5. 5. CyberSecurity to train more security profession via ISPAby: VSDaily, Published on June 10, 2012.SERI KEMBANGAN: The Information Security Professionals Association (The ISPA) is establishedby CyberSecurity Malaysia, a government agency under Ministry of Science, Technology andInnovation (or MOSTI), to mentor IT security talents for the cyber security industry.CyberSecurity believes the ISPA able to contribute to the local information securityprofessionals to better protect the citizen from cyber crime, especially online fraud – the majorcyber crime in the country.The association currently has 124 registered members and is targeting to get more than 2,700certified information security professionals to fulfil the demand for cyber security professionalswhich is risen recently due the world is adopting a digital lifestyle.
  6. 6. Is time to register .my for your online storeby: VSDaily, Published on June 10, 2012.KUALA LUMPUR: .my DOMAIN REGISTRY celebrated its Silver Jubilee on 8 June 2012 in thePrince Hotel & Residences. In conjunction with its 25th anniversary celebration, .my DOMAINREGISTRY offers RM25 promotion for all new .my domain name registrations from 8 June 2012until 22 June 2012. Yang Berhormat Datuk Fadillah Yusof, Deputy Minister of MOSTI officiatedthe celebration and commemorated the successful achievements of .my DOMAI REGISTRYthroughout its 25 years of operation in Malaysia. Up to end of May 2012, .my DOMAINREGISTRY has registered more than 194,000 websites under .my domain name. Fadillah alsoadded there were 16.7 million internet users in the country and believes the inclination of newgenerations towards internet technology would create opportunities for traders to offerservices and goods through e-commerce.
  7. 7. Japan E-Commerce Giant enters Malaysia E-Commerce marketby: VSDaily, Published on May 25, 2012.PETALING JAYA: Japan’s leading e-commerce company, Rakuten Inc. has extended its foot printinto Malaysia as its third e-commerce market entry in Southeast Asia, after Thailand (as TARAD)in 2009 and Indonesia (as Rakuten Belanja Online) in 2011.According to Rakuten Malaysia’s President and CEO Masaya Ueno, the company is going tolaunch an online shopping mall in the country end of year 2012. He believes that the Rakutenshopping experience able to bring the best of both worlds to consumers and merchants.Rakuten is currently assisting merchants especially mid-sized and large retailers across theindustry to open and operate the store smoothly before the official launching of its online mallin the country. To reduce the online fraud, Rakuten will provide escrow services which help toprotect both buyers and sellers from the fraud risk by intermediating.
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