Recent Posts


zalora ezra thumb

Zalora launches own private label, no longer just selling other people’s stuff

Rocket Internet’s fashion e-commerce venture Zalora is stepping up its pursuit to become Asia’s biggest fashion brand with the launch of...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
Read More

One of the hottest topics on QuanDiem this week was, of course, the life and death of Vo Nguyen Giap, Vietnam

QuanDiem asks Vietnamese users to vote and discuss their favorite topics

QuanDiem represents a new wave of social media that is set to conquer Vietnam’s online landscape. It starts with voting on a topic before ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
Read More


Uber is coming to Bangkok

We’ve once reported that according to jobs listings, Uber was preparing to launch in Shanghai, Beijing, and Hong Kong. And we were right. ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 8:00 pm
Read More

line-characters

Line users in Taiwan make mini-soap opera masterpieces out of sticker sets

Line, the popular mobile messaging app, has already permeated pop culture in its major markets. In Taiwan, images of Line’s signature ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 6:30 pm
Read More

qoo10 indonesia thumb

Qoo10 Indonesia records 700,000 daily pageviews, embraces merchants in rural areas

Quite a few international e-commerce players reside in Indonesia, and today we will take a look at Korea-based Qoo10, which has been particu...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More

meme-triumph-kid-ubox-vietnam

Ubox has created a new way to chat online using memes

Ubox, a new startup out of Vietnam, is testing the boundaries on how to use memes on social networks. Instead of having them as the focus, h...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
Read More


Singapore Press Holdings loses 25% in profits, launches $80m New Media Fund

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), the country’s largest newspaper publisher, announced that its net profit has fallen 25 percent to S$43...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
Read More

China tech news this week

5 must-read tech stories in China this week

Missed your regular fix of China tech news this week? Worry not, our roundup is here! 1. Coursera partners with Netease to launch Chinese-l...

  • October 13, 2013
  • at 5:28 pm
Read More

NOTW - Asia tech news this week

9 top news stories this week on Tech in Asia

The wires kept us busy as ever this week, with stories coming from Foxconn, Rakuten, Alibaba, and others. Here are our picks for the top sto...

  • October 12, 2013
  • at 3:44 pm
Read More

kii cloud baas

Kii, a backend-as-a-service firm that funds startups, confirms expansion to Southeast Asia

Backend-as-a-service (BaaS) companies have risen in prominence this year after the acquisition of Parse by Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) for a repor...

  • October 15, 2013
  • at 1:00 am
Read More


Philippine startup Pinoy Travel helps travellers book their bus tickets online

Only months after taxi e-hailing apps landed in the Philippines, now comes Pinoy Travel, an online provincial bus booking service. A few ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
Read More


Anphabe’s CEO, one of Vietnam’s rare female tech founders, speaks out

Anphabe is a Vietnamese version of LinkedIn. The largest online network of management professionals in Vietnam at 85,000 registered users, t...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 7:00 pm
Read More


PingTaxi adapts the Uber concept to Vietnam

PingTaxi is hoping to adapt the Uber model to Vietnam by adapting it local taxi culture. Unfortunately, it has quite a few hurdles it needs ...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 6:00 pm
Read More


The Philippine’s healthcare ecosystem still lags, Philippine telco Globe wants to help

Healthcare in the Philippines definitely needs attention. Apart from the lack of tools and facilities to cure patients in both urban and rur...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 5:31 pm
Read More

kakao_office

A Peek Inside KakaoTalk’s Office [Gallery]

In addition to the interview we had with CEO JB Lee and Co-CEO Sirgoo Lee, we had the opportunity to bring our little tour around the office...

  • October 14, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
Read More

asian startups weekly list

55 startups in Asia that caught our eye

Here’s our newest round-up of the featured startups on our site this week.

  • October 13, 2013
  • at 6:27 pm
Read More


7 games for you to play this weekend

This post was originally published on Games in Asia. Get on over there to catch up on the latest and greatest in Asian gaming. It’s be...

  • October 13, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
Read More

Shradhanjali logo

India’s Shradhanjali is an actual digital graveyard

Think newspaper obituaries are too temporary? In India, your deceased loved ones can now live on forever on Shradhanjali. A clone of Legac...

  • October 11, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
Read More