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

Igloo raises 82M to bring insurance to more people in Southeast Asia

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

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

Apple quietly removes games that glorify extrajudicial killings in the Philippines

Maria Ressa founder of Filipino independent media site Rappler found guilty in cyber libel trial

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

Indias OYO enters Japan in partnership with SoftBank

Sweet Escape connects travelers to photographers for truly Instaworthy holiday pics

Facebook removes more pages in Philippines for misleading activity

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

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

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

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

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

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

GoJeks Southeast Asia expansion runs into a roadblock in the Philippines

Philippinesbased home services platform GoodWork gets 16 million to expand in Southeast Asia

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

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

Manilabased payments processing startup PayMongo raises 27 million in seed funding

How US national security agencies hold the internet hostage

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

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

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

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

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

Philippines: Researchers Create 3D Printing App for Learning Braille

Philippines: Department of Science and Technology Opens Additive Manufacturing Facility

Grab raises more money again

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

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

Tonik raises 21 million to launch digital bank in the Philippines

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

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

Trumps sudden reversal on student visas will be felt in Silicon Valley

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

Filipino live streaming app Kumu raises 5 million Series A led by Openspace Ventures

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

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

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

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

Oriente raises 50 million to continue building its infrastructure for digital financial services

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

With a 10 million round Nigerias Paga plans global expansion

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

Airbnb confirms 150M200M investment in Indias OYO

Philippines fintech business Voyager raises 215M in Tencentled round