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    Ecommerce enabler aCommerce raises $65m to reach more markets in Southeast Asia

Ecommerce enabler aCommerce raises $65m to reach more markets in Southeast Asia

Co-founder and group CEO Paul Srivorakul. Photo credit: aCommerce. Southeast Asian ecommerce services provider aCommerce announced the closing of its series B today, a deal worth US$65 million. The round

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    Remitly guns for aggressive Asian expansion with $115m from Naspers’ PayU, others

Remitly guns for aggressive Asian expansion with $115m from Naspers’ PayU, others

Photo credit: Bitspark. Cross-border remittances this year will reach US$600 billion this year, according to the World Bank, and three-quarters of that will go to developing countries in Asia, Africa,

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    Brief: Ant Financial and Globe roll out cashless payments in the Philippines

Brief: Ant Financial and Globe roll out cashless payments in the Philippines

Photo credit: leungchopan / 123RF. The news (extracted from The Philippine Daily Enquirer): China’s Ant Financial and the Philippines’ Globe Telecom have rolled out a new cashless payments option that

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Jack Ma on the Philippines’ internet speed: ‘It’s no good’

  Jack Ma on the Philippines’ internet speed: ‘It’s no good’

Jack Ma is the founder and chairman of Alibaba. Photo credit: Asia Society. Alibaba founder Jack Ma is in Manila

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10 nuggets of wisdom from Jack Ma to Filipino entrepreneurs

  10 nuggets of wisdom from Jack Ma to Filipino entrepreneurs

Alibaba founder Jack Ma. Photo credit: Alibaba. Chinese billionaire Jack Ma received an honorary degree at the De La Salle

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The Philippines just got its first billion-dollar startup

  The Philippines just got its first billion-dollar startup

A prefab home designed by David Salle. Photo credit: Revolution Precrafted. The Philippines has hit a huge milestone: it just

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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.

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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.

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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

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