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TNB Aura closes 227M fund to bring PEstyle investing to Southeast Asias startups

ObserveAI raises 8M to use artificial intelligence to improve call centers

Resurgent HappyFresh raises 20M for its online grocery service in Southeast Asia

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

People are petitioning for Apple to take down games glorifying Dutertes war on drugs

GoJek buys fintech startup Coinsph for 72M ahead of Philippines expansion

Tencent backs fintech firm Voyager to set up battle with Alibaba in the Philippines

Grab plans to raise 2B more this year to fund an acquisition spree in Southeast Asia

Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in 60 markets

Facebook removes more pages in Philippines for misleading activity

GoJeks Southeast Asia expansion runs into a roadblock in the Philippines

Indias OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank

Africa Roundup: Paga goes global and 4 startups raise 99M in VC

Grocery delivery startup Honestbee is running out of money and trying to sell

Airbnb confirms 150M200M investment in Indias OYO

Momo Vietnams top payment app lands big Series C investment led by Warburg Pincus

GoJek brings in Misfit cofounder and exFacebook head to lead Vietnam business

ShopBack a cashback startup in Asia Pacific raises 45M from Rakuten and others

Ondemand logistics startup Lalamove raises 300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

Philippines: Department of Science and Technology Opens Additive Manufacturing Facility

Apple quietly removes games that glorify extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

Philippines: Researchers Create 3D Printing App for Learning Braille

Topica raises 50M for its online learning services in Southeast Asia

Facebook is launching political ad checks in Nigeria Ukraine EU and India in coming months

Western Union often disrupted by startups partners with a startup for digital push in the Philippines

Brankas wants to bring Southeast Asias banks and ecommerce into the digital era

Rakutens Viber chat app plans to charge to operate chatbots in controversial move

Hundreds of organisations call on Apple to remove games glorifying Dutertes war on drugs

Grocery startup Honestbee makes layoffs and cuts costs as it prepares to raise more money

Airbnb confirms stake in Indias OYO sources say it invested 150M200M

Singapores Credit Culture raises 295M for its soontolaunch digital loan business

AI training and social network content moderation services bring TaskUs a 250 million windfall

Sweet Escape connects travelers to photographers for truly Instaworthy holiday pics

Philippines SME lending startup First Circle raises 26M ahead of regional expansion

Philippines fintech business Voyager raises 215M in Tencentled round

Snapcart raises 10M to shed light on consumer spending in emerging markets

VCs give us their predictions for startups and tech in Southeast Asia in 2019

With a 10 million round Nigerias Paga plans global expansion