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Blaast Launches in Indonesia, Collaborates With XL

Blaast officially launched yesterday at the Kempinski Ballroom in Jakarta. Collaborating with telco XL, Blaast has brought its service to mo...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 9:38 am
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85Broads Informal Chinese New Year Dinner – 2 Feb

In first week of February, 85Broads will organize an informal Chinese New Year Dinner themed “Prosperity Yu Sheng for a bountiful year...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 7:10 am
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China Anoints a New Most-Followed Celebrity, Way Ahead of Liu Xiang, Lady Gaga

With the huge rise in popularity of microblogging in China, it’s sometimes overlooked that there isn’t just one Twitter-like ser...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 8:45 pm
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PlayCez Android App Hits the Streets, Helps You Find Places to Go

When we chatted with the Indian startup PlayCez last summer, one co-founder promised that the social venue recommendation service would soon...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 3:00 pm
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Startup Arena Updates: Judges and Prizes

Our Startup Arena competition on February 2nd and 3rd is almost upon us. The startups lining up for Startup Arena are all pumped to pitch an...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 11:54 am
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What is GREE Doing in Southeast Asia? [PREVIEW]

Arch-rival DeNA was one step ahead of GREE entering the Southeast Asia market. It’s kind of self-explanatory why GREE is also taking an in...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 10:28 pm
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Dancing Robot Army Rings in Chinese New Year

Happy Chinese New Year everyone! While I don’t get a chance to watch the annual CCTV gala (aka craptacular) since coming to Japan from...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 10:45 am
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Eatit.sg wants to put an end to lousy food at corporate events

A hungry journalist is a grumpy journalist. That’s why it’s important to cater serviceable food at press events, instead of serv...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 4:32 pm
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China This Week

6 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

Despite it being the week in the run-up to Chinese New Year, there was a very surprising new gadget, plenty of new statistics, and lots of o...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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China Digest: CIC acquired, Yunyun by ex-Googlers, and more

(1) Kantar Media acquires leading Chinese social business intelligence agency CIC. (2) Yunyun’s social search merges websites, question-an...

  • January 25, 2012
  • at 8:06 am
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Anuj Khanna Sohum, Chairman, Affle

Raising Funds From Strategic Partners [PREVIEW]

Founder and CEO of Affle, Anuj Khanna Sohum, isn’t often in the media limelight. I only got to know him through Affle’s PR firm after hi...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 10:11 pm
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After Entering Indonesia with Video Service, FC2 Says Adult Section Soon Coming

Last week we told you about FC2’s plans to launch its video service in Indonesia. The company claims that its video service is pretty ...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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More Consumers Turn to Group Buying Sites for Chinese New Year Dinner Deals

Despite a tough year for many group buying sites in China – including lots of terrible publicity such as huge spikes in customer compl...

  • January 24, 2012
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Fishing Joy Hits 30 Million Downloads, Celebrates with Chinese New Year Update

We’ve already written about Rovio’s Year-of-the-Dragon update for its Angry Birds Seasons game, which features China-themed art ...

  • January 24, 2012
  • at 9:45 am
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Chinese New Year Sets Microblog Message Milestone, But It’s Not the First Time

China’s Sina Weibo is making lots of headlines today having broken the unofficial tweets-per-second record with 32,312 messages during...

  • January 23, 2012
  • at 9:25 pm
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8 Startups That Caught Our Eye This Week

We have a couple of Asian tech startups on our radar this week, specifically from China, Indonesia, Japan, India, and Singapore for this wee...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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AllSet Learning Launches Chinese Grammar Wiki

AllSet Learning is an educational consultancy startup based in Shanghai, China. Today, AllSet has entered the tech realm by launching a Chin...

  • January 22, 2012
  • at 4:15 pm
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Indonesia Digest: MyTrans application by CT Group, Sedapur.com new payment method, and more

(1) After acquiring Detik, Trans Corp, a subsidiary of CT Group, has gone straight into the digital world by launching MyTrans, a digital co...

  • January 21, 2012
  • at 6:54 pm
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