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    Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Last-mile logistics startup Lalamove bags $100m series C, rolls into 100 Asian cities

Man with a van: Lalamove has expanded from Hong Kong to several Southeast Asian cities. Manila is the latest launch. Photo credit: Lalamove. Just nine months after raising its US$30

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    Philippines property portal pockets cash from online classifieds specialist

Philippines property portal pockets cash from online classifieds specialist

High-rise condos, older apartment blocks, and landed housing in Manila’s Fort Bonifacio district. Photo credit: donsimon / 123RF Stock Photo. Philippines-based online real estate portal Hoppler has received funding from

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    Google’s Tez payments app just went live in India, and we tested it to see how fast it is

Google’s Tez payments app just went live in India, and we tested it to see how fast it is

A screenshot of Google’s Tez app. Google today entered the Asian mobile payments fray with the launch of a new app in India called Tez – which means ‘fast’ in

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Brief: Filipino ecommerce site Poundit raises six-figure funding

  Brief: Filipino ecommerce site Poundit raises six-figure funding

Photo credit: Robbert Noordzij. Philippines-based Poundit is an ecommerce startup for electronics, gadgets, and accessories. It recently changed its name

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Brief: Ninja Van reportedly eyes $60m series C to reach remote communities

  Brief: Ninja Van reportedly eyes $60m series C to reach remote communities

Photo credit: Ninja Van. The news (extracted from Reuters): Singaporean last-mile logistics provider Ninja Van is said to be raising

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After a clash with regulators, Uber halts service in the Philippines

  After a clash with regulators, Uber halts service in the Philippines

Photo credit: Mark Warner. Uber has temporarily gone offline in Manila after regulators rejected its appeal of a one-month suspension

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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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Brief: Philippine government suspends Uber for a month

  Brief: Philippine government suspends Uber for a month

Photo credit: Mark Warner. The news (extracted from Inquirer): The Philippines’ Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) has suspended

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‘Airbnb for workspaces’ gets $2m for regional expansion

  ‘Airbnb for workspaces’ gets $2m for regional expansion

FlySpaces founder and CEO Mario Berta. Photo credit: FlySpaces. Manila-based FlySpaces has secured US$2.1 million in a pre-series A funding

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