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    Singapore’s Obike raises $45m series B round, one of the largest in SEA history

Singapore’s Obike raises $45m series B round, one of the largest in SEA history

Obikes in Singapore. Photo credit: Obike. Obike, a bike-sharing startup born in Singapore, secured a massive US$45 million in its latest fund raise. That makes it one of the largest

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    Indonesian fashion startup Sale Stock raises $27m; bounces back after layoffs

Indonesian fashion startup Sale Stock raises $27m; bounces back after layoffs

Sale Stock, an Indonesian ecommerce startup that sells its own women’s fashion label, has raised a US$27 million “series B+” round led by venture capital firm Gobi Partners. Alpha JWC

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    WeChat is close to a billion users

WeChat is close to a billion users

WeChat, China’s favorite messaging app, now has 963 million people actively using it, the company revealed today. That figure for monthly active users is up from 806 million this time

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It’s the beginning of the end for China’s beloved multiplayer PC games

  It’s the beginning of the end for China’s beloved multiplayer PC games

Photo credit: ginnerobot. Honor of Kings, the iOS and Android smash-hit that’s the world’s top grossing game right now, just

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Brief: Singaporean money transfer startup gets $4.5m funding and enters new markets

  Brief: Singaporean money transfer startup gets $4.5m funding and enters new markets

Photo credit: sculder1909 / 123RF Stock Photo. Singaporean fintech startup SingX launched in January this year, offering cross-border fund transfers from

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Uber defies Philippines order and resumes operations

  Uber defies Philippines order and resumes operations

Photo credit: Mark Warner. Uber cars are back on the road in Manila in defiance of an August 14 suspension

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Facebook finally opens permanent office in Jakarta, the world’s most active city on Instagram

  Facebook finally opens permanent office in Jakarta, the world’s most active city on Instagram

Inside Facebook’s new Jakarta office. Photo credit: Tech in Asia. More than three years after opening a representative office in

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China’s subway systems open up to phone payments

  China’s subway systems open up to phone payments

Subway riders in China’s capital can now tap their phones to open the gates. Starting this week, this easy way

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Brief: Uber goes after China’s tourists with option for Chinese-speaking driver

  Brief: Uber goes after China’s tourists with option for Chinese-speaking driver

Image credit: TIA. The news: Uber today announced UberMandarin, a new option in the ride-hailing app that allows you to

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