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China’s International Roaming Fees are Really, Really Low

It’s no secret that China’s “big three” telecom carriers (China Mobile, China Telecom, and China Unicom) offer local...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 11:30 am
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Screw the Idea, It’s the Execution That Really Matters

We have a lot of copycat start-ups in Asia. There’s no way to hide that. To some, we’re not as innovative compared to the westerners. Bu...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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Singapore games developer gets US$3.3 million funding

Time Voyager, a Singapore-based games development company, has secured a US$3.3 million investment co-led by East Gate Partners and Gobi Par...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 12:01 am
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Ramadan in Singapore: There’s a Web App for That

As Ramadan approaches, we have been covering how Indonesian telecoms, mobile phone vendors, and even start-ups are getting ready for it. Sim...

  • July 31, 2011
  • at 10:36 pm
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200,000+ Downloads: Urban Fatburner Now Comes With a Ramadhan Version

If you like games and own a Nokia handset, chances are, you probably have Urban Fatburner on your phone. Since its launch in February 2011, ...

  • July 31, 2011
  • at 1:15 pm
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Pyka SMS Service Tells Indian Train Commuters to Wake Up, Get Off

According to the Indian Railways’ Wikipedia page, 30 million passengers travel by trains daily in the country. With such a huge network in...

  • July 30, 2011
  • at 11:08 pm
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Japan Digest – 29 Jul

Here you can find interesting startup news from Japan, not only from its capital, Tokyo, but also other startup hubs like Fukuoka, Kyoto, Os...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 11:35 pm
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Sydney conquers Asia-Pacific in Cities of Opportunity report

Seven years ago, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Partnership for New York City started asking what New York had to do to remain competi...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 9:26 pm
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[UPDATED] Gaopeng.com Lays Off Hundreds of Groupon China Staff, Rumors of No Cash Flow

[UPDATE on July 30th - We've been contacted by Groupon head of PR in the UK who confirms an unspecified amount of staff being cut, but clari...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 6:30 pm
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Uniqpost Brings Daily Dose of Unique Posts [INTERVIEW]

As the saying goes “Content is the king,” and blogs in Indonesia are providing exactly that recently. We have previously writte...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 9:58 am
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Popular Singapore games to enter China market

Chinese gamers are being introduced to popular Made-in-Singapore titles like Rocketbirds: Revolution!, Straw Hat Samurai: Duels, Fish-a-Fish...

  • August 1, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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China Digest – 31 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news from China, not only in its capital, Beijing, but also other startup hubs such as Shanghai, ...

  • July 31, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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Let’s Powwow: a Chinese LBS That Puts Deals Before Check-Ins [INTERVIEW]

Chinese start-up Let’s Powwow is a unique location-based service (LBS), social network, and group buy/deals site. Located at letspw.co...

  • July 31, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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Philippines Digest – 30 Jul

Here you can find some interesting startup news around Philippines, not only in its capital, Manila, but also other their startup hubs such ...

  • July 30, 2011
  • at 11:35 pm
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The Quest To Consolidate Mobile Gaming Platforms in Asia

Mobile gaming platforms are largely dominated by Asian companies, thanks to giant mobile-centric markets including Japan, China, and Indones...

  • July 30, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Indonesia’s Social Media Festival: The Event for Every Netizen

With a growing affinity for all things social on the web, Indonesian netizens are preparing to celebrate social media with a festival this c...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 11:34 pm
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Alibaba, Yahoo, Softbank Finally Come to an Agreement on Alipay

Finally. We just received word from Alibaba that the long-standing dispute over Alipay, its online payment system, between Yahoo, Alibaba, a...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 9:10 pm
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LG Runs Corporate Social Responsibility Campaign On Facebook

The large number of Facebook users in Indonesia has prompted LG to run its corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaign on the popular p...

  • July 29, 2011
  • at 5:44 pm
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