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Biometric verification introduced for foreign worker health screening in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) said that the foreign worker health screening biometric system, designed to address…

 

Airport deployments of facial recognition in Asia-Pacific continue rapid growth

Biometrics deployments for air traveler identification in the Asia-Pacific region are taking off, with several airports updating their roll-out plans…

 

Grab Malaysia to deploy facial recognition to enhance driver and passenger safety

Among a list of suggestions GRAB Malaysia is expected to submit to the country’s Ministry of Transport is a recommendation…

 

Malaysia to collect biometrics to verify identity of foreign workers

In an effort to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the country, Malaysia’s Immigration Director-General said this week that…

 

Malaysia asks UNHCR for refugee biometric data

The Malaysian government has called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to share its database of approximately…

 

Iris Corporation and Zwipe to investigate potential biometric smartcard applications in Malaysia

Iris Corporation is partnering with Zwipe to look into the potential for biometric smartcard applications and ways the two companies…

 

OCBC Malaysia introduces biometric authentication for mobile banking transactions

Malaysia’s OCBC Bank has launched OCBC OneTouch, a mobile banking app that leverages Apple’s Touch ID technology to create a…

 

UNHCR introduces new biometric ID card for refugees

In an effort to combat identity fraud and counterfeiting, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) rolled out its…

 

United States and Malaysia to share biometric database of crime and terrorism suspects

The Malaysian and American governments have signed an agreement to share a database containing the biometric records of about 1.2…

 

Hong Leong Bank adds fingerprint authentication payment option on app

Malaysian bank Hong Leong Bank has added a biometric fingerprint authentication payment option on its Connect mobile application, according to…

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