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10 Fast Growing Facebook Pages In Indonesia

Over the past month, some brands in Indonesia on Facebook netted a sizable increase in their fans, showing anywhere from two to nine percent...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 10:00 pm
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Impact of Alumni Entrepreneurship: Evidence from MIT and Tsinghua – 21 Jun

This 21st June, the NUS Entrepreneurship Centre will bring Chuck Eesley, faculty member of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program to speak...

  • June 7, 2011
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Chinese Animation Studio Brings Kung-fu Cooking Girls To YouTube

China’s animated films don’t often get much attention, with anime-nation Japan sitting right next door enjoying most of the glob...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 5:04 pm
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Facebook Hits the Street to Promote a New Service in Japan

This afternoon there was quite a bit of buzz in the Japan Twitterverse about a mysterious Facebook display that was being erected in Tokyo&#...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 3:55 pm
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Chinese Netizens Tune in to Apple Keynote, Hope For Unblocked iCloud

At 1am on June 7, 2011 (Beijing time), diehard Apple fans in China were staying up late for Apple’s WWDC keynote. As expected, Steve Jobs...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 10:01 am
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HOW TO: Pitch Your Business Idea On TV

The Angel’s Gate is a reality TV series that gives entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch their business ideas to some of Asia’s most su...

  • June 7, 2011
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62 Arrested Selling Cheating Devices Before China’s College Entrance Exams

Tiny wireless earpieces, high-tech receivers, and the underground sale of documents — no, this isn’t a James Bond movie plot. This is wh...

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 9:00 pm
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Indonesian Media Outlets Receive Mystery Coffins

Several media offices in Indonesia today were surprised by the sudden delivery of coffins. Yes, coffins.

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 6:55 pm
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Youths Experience Poverty In Envisage Simulations

You may be a struggling entrepreneur but your experiences are still probably very different from those of whom society terms as "low income ...

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 4:37 pm
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A Startup Roots Speaker Teaser With Derek Sivers

This Thursday, the Startup Roots Speaker Series will have as speaker Derek Sivers, founder of former president of CD Baby. One of the people...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 6:59 pm
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Sequoia Capital Invests $25 Million in Mu Sigma

Head-quartered in Chicago with its main delivery center in Bangalore, India, Mu Sigma yesterday announced that it has raised Series C financ...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 6:32 pm
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ASKnLearn Networking and Sharing Session – 9 Jun

ASKnLearn provides internet-based e-learning solutions, content and services to over 180 institutions in Singapore, China, Thailand, the Phi...

  • June 7, 2011
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Beware Twitter, Sina Weibo is Launching an English Interface This Year

From an English mobile app, to a soon-to-be-launched full-fledged English microblog, Sina is moving full speed ahead. Sina told Reuters that...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 3:05 pm
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6 Tips To Avoid Investing in Fraudulent Chinese Stock

The recent accounting scandal at Chinese software company Longtop (NASDAQ: LFT), which hoodwinked even its blue-chip underwriters, causing i...

  • June 7, 2011
  • at 10:01 am
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Microsoft Employs Online Videos To Promote Windows 7 in Southeast Asia

Update on June 7: The Upper Story (TUS) contacted us and explained that the activation campaign for Microsoft Windows 7 hasn’t been la...

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 10:38 pm
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Sung-Bong Choi: Korea’s Answer to Susan Boyle (Warning, You Will Cry)

I’m going to warn you now: The following video will make you cry. On the first episode of

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 7:54 pm
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World Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Marks Its 25th With Female Entrepreneur

For the first time in the 25 years of the World Entrepreneur of The Year award, a female entrepreneur has been honoured. Olivia Lum, Group C...

  • June 6, 2011
  • at 5:29 pm
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Startup Roots Speaker Series: Derek Sivers of CD Baby

After having successfully done the first two sessions of the Startup Roots Speaker Series with Joichi “Joi” Ito of Neoteny Labs ...

  • June 6, 2011
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