Aleta Planet: Crossing Borders with Safe, Compliant e-Payment Solutions

APAC CIO Outlook’s Top 10 Fintech Solution Providers 2020: Aleta Planet In today’s highly globalized marketplace, one might imagine that transferring funds from any part of the world to another should be as simple as visiting their respective bank’s website and authorizing a transaction. And sometimes, it is that simple. However, there are certain parts of […]



Fintech sets up Aleta Planet Foundation to support elderly and children

Newly established Aleta Planet Foundation makes its first donation to Mediacorp Enable Fund. (From left to right) Ms Joyce Teo, Deputy CEO, The Community Foundation of Singapore, Mr Ryan Gwee, Chairman and Group CEO, Aleta Planet, Ms Ku Geok Boon, CEO, SG Enable, Ms Tham Loke Kheng, CEO, Mediacorp.• Aleta Planet commits initial $200,000 to […]



Aleta Planet partners Nestia to launch UnionPay virtual debit card for payments in Singapore, China and 39 other markets

• Over 600,000 Nestia users to benefit from using Aleta Planet Nestia Virtual Card• Payments can be made by scanning UnionPay QR code• Card is powered by Aleta Planet’s technology built on UnionPay’s global network Singapore, 17 September 2020 – Singapore fintech Aleta Planet said today it is partnering Nestia, a popular all-in-one lifestyle app, to launch a co-branded virtual […]



Ryan Gwee, CEO of Aleta Planet, on staying afloat and moving forward amidst the unpredictability

The new normal for fintech in a digital age, post COVID-19. In 2014, a team of professionals with strong business and technology expertise within the banking, finance and payment industries founded Aleta Planet in Singapore. Their aim was to provide end-to-end technology solutions for financial institutions and corporates.“Aleta Planet focuses on a client-specific, solutions-oriented approach […]



UnionPay International Pledges Support For Stronger Financial Cooperation Between Shanghai And Singapore

Global payment network, UnionPay International (UPI), has pledged its support for stronger financial cooperation between Shanghai and Singapore at the 12th Lujiazui Forum 2020, a major financial summit held in Shanghai, China on 18 and 19 June. SHANGHAI, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Global payment network, UnionPay International (UPI), has pledged its support for stronger financial […]



Dubai retailers beef up Chinese staff, expanding Chinese payment systems like UnionPay to capture lucrative market

China is the fourth biggest source market for travelers into Dubai, with visitors to the Emirate growing 12% annually, according to the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing and with that, retailers in Dubai have increasingly accommodating free-spending Chinese shoppers in several ways, beyond simply hiring Mandarin-speaking staff. Mandarin signs, new payment systems, and more […]



Asia’s most Wealthy Scouting for Bolt-on Businesses in Singapore

South China Morning Post reports that most of the regions’ ultra-wealthy have asked private bankers at UBS to funnel fresh funds into Singapore rather than Hong Kong and that Asian tycoons are now cashed up and scouting for their next big venture in Singapore. According to the region’s largest wealth manager, Singapore has been overwhelmingly chosen […]



Chinese tourists driving recovery for economies

Although the situation facing the World’s approaching tourist season remains grim in light of the coronavirus pandemic, a recovery will, eventually, happen. When it does, however, some market segments, such as tourism and aviation, might mobilize faster than others driving gradual but definite economic recovery for many countries. Much like Vietnam, due to their early […]