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

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

Philippines: Researchers Create 3D Printing App for Learning Braille

Apple quietly removes games that glorify extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

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

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

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

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

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

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

Facebook removes more pages in Philippines for misleading activity

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

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

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

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

Philippines: Department of Science and Technology Opens Additive Manufacturing Facility

UK researchers develop new lowcost rapid COVID19 test that could even be used at home

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

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

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

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

Sweet Escape connects travelers to photographers for truly Instaworthy holiday pics

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

Philippines fintech business Voyager raises 215M in Tencentled round

The cyber libel trial against independent news startup Rapplers CEO and one of its former writers starts in Manila

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

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

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

GoJeks Southeast Asia expansion runs into a roadblock in the Philippines

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

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

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

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

How US national security agencies hold the internet hostage

Manilabased payments processing startup PayMongo raises 27 million in seed funding

Indias OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank

With a 10 million round Nigerias Paga plans global expansion

Grab raises more money again

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

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

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

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

Airbnb confirms 150M200M investment in Indias OYO