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March 11, 2017

Top up your prepaid SIM card with ease via StarHub WeChat

Now there is a new way for you to top up your StarHub prepaid SIM card on the go. This is the first time a local telco has offered top up services for prepaid cards using WeChat, a free messaging app developed by Tencent in China. This is in addition to alternative channels offered by StarHub. Other options include topping up at ATMs, AXS Stations and convenience stores, or using StarHub’s Happy Prepaid App. Simplify the top up process in 3 easy steps. Step 1: Scan the QR code below using your WeChat app, and you will be directed to […]
March 1, 2017

WeChat Pay 微信支付 Now Supports Payment Collection for Retailers in Singapore

You may have heard of WeChat, but did you know that it is much more than just a messaging app? Amongst the many other services offered, one of its most popular feature is WeChat Pay – a mobile payment service that allows WeChat users to pay by simply scanning a QR code generated by the app. A survey by Tencent in August 2015 revealed that 68.8% of Chinese people use their mobile devices offline for payments. WeChat Pay is available in more than 20 countries, including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Europe, and now – it has finally launched in Singapore, […]
February 21, 2017
Have Fun KTV latest adopt FOMO Pay Chinese payment solution

Have Fun KTV

Address: 470 North Bridge Road Bugis Cube #06-00 Singapore 188735 Website: www.havefunktv.com | www.facebook.com/havefunktv About FOMO Pay Pte. Ltd FOMO Pay is the first authorized WeChat Pay & Baidu Wallet partner in Southeast Asia, and was selected as one of the TOP 100 Asian Companies by E27, TOP 100 Startups by Red Herring Asia, and Top 8 by DBS’ FinTech Accelerator Program. FOMO Pay provides a one-stop solution for overseas merchants by facilitating payment collection from the China market, including Chinese tourists. This comprises of online/offline Chinese payment modes, such as WeChat Pay, Alipay and Union Pay. FOMO Pay’s business solution […]
February 11, 2017

Merchant of the Week: Black Claws

Tucked away at the ground level of Peace Centre lies a cozy and intimate nail salon, Black Claws. This newly established nail parlour prides itself on its unique interior, and it is easy to see why. Upon entering the salon, eye-catching furniture pieces such as the overhanging chandeliers and ram skull successfully set the tone for the one-of-a-kind experience to come.   Black Claws offers a variety of nail designs that have been specially designed by their highly skilled nail artists hailing from Malaysia, China and Korea. However, if you have any specific requests, they are also able to customize nail […]
February 1, 2017
First WeChat Campaign launched in ION Orchard

First WeChat Campaign launched in ION Orchard

Retailers seek to increase sales to Chinese shoppers through WeChat Shake (摇一摇) Campaign More businesses in Singapore are targeting mainland Chinese customers to boost retail sales. WeChat, the most popular instant messaging app in China, is one platform that businesses can leverage on to promote their goods and services. Retailers in ION Orchard have partnered with FOMO Advertising, a subsidiary of local payments company FOMO Pay, to launch the WeChat Shake Campaign. From now to 16th October, WeChat users will be able to redeem free gifts and obtain attractive discounts from selected retailers in ION Orchard such as Lee Hwa […]
January 20, 2017

Win Over Chinese Customers by Accepting Mobile Payments

  This article was originally published in Mandarin on Lianhe Wanbao, 27 September 2016. Nail parlour Black Claws accepts WeChat Pay and displays it to customers.   The competition amongst local businesses to win over Chinese customers has become fiercer, as seen by the increasing number of businesses around Bugis and Chinatown with “Accept AliPay” or “Accept WeChat Pay” displayed at their entrances. It is vital that businesses hasten to join the ranks of businesses that accept mobile payment in order to seize this opportunity. ​​ Liu Xi, Louis, the founder of payment company FOMO Pay, highlights that the usage […]