Posts Tagged: Charity

ice bucket challenge

Lessons from the ice bucket challenge: how you can create the next marketing magic

Shrewd marketers should localize the concept of an ice bucket challenge to Asia, but you first need to know what makes the campaign great.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 9:07 pm
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victor koo als ice bucket challenge

China’s top tech CEOs join in on ‘ice bucket challenge’ craze for ALS

Youku CEO Victor Koo and OnePlus founder Pete Lau have already completed the challenge and kicked off the trend among the other Chinese tech...

  • August 18, 2014
  • at 11:24 am
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Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

Cllike Wants to Make Your Facebook Likes Mean Something

We’ve all seen the images that get passed around on Facebook — “Like this if you hate cancer.” It’s one of tho...

  • June 21, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Silverline app for seniors

With Your Second-Hand iPhone and These New Healthcare Apps, Singaporean Seniors Have a Lifeline

“Why build new hardware when the world is full of amazing iPhones and Android devices?” With that idea, one civic-minded startup...

  • March 5, 2013
  • at 4:05 pm
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Sina Updates Weibo NGO Platform

Sina makes a big deal out of its enterprise weibo accounts, but for-profit businesses aren’t the only organizations that can get acces...

  • November 27, 2012
  • at 3:45 am
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China Mobile Donates $2.1 Million to Children with Heart Disease

We write a lot about telecoms like China Mobile (NYSE:CHL), but it’s rare I get to write a story as pleasant as this one: the company ...

  • August 10, 2012
  • at 11:00 pm
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Sina Gives Charities a Home on Weibo, and a ‘Donate’ Button

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has added a charity platform to its microblogging site that allows users to ‘follow’ and donate to good cause...

  • February 27, 2012
  • at 9:30 pm
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Purple Hope

Co-founder Jerry Yang Joins Yahoo Singapore For Charity Initiative

Purple Hope, a charity initiative by Yahoo Singapore, has raised more than SGD $50,000 for the Children’s Cancer Foundation (CCF) through ...

  • October 24, 2011
  • at 2:00 pm
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Unite to Help Japan

A Facebook Application to Help Japan

One more donation channel to add in the “How can you help” list for the Japan Earthquake relief. Socialbakers, one of the biggest Facebo...

  • March 22, 2011
  • at 2:18 pm
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Japan’s tech titans are doing the Ice Bucket Challenge too

Japan's tech elite are keeping the focus on charity.

  • August 21, 2014
  • at 2:02 pm
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Keep the change: One Cent Movement lets you easily donate pennies every time you shop online

Any fan of the American cult classic film Office Space will recognize the scheme. It’s called “salami slicing,” the act of steal...

  • September 2, 2013
  • at 3:31 pm
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Apple Samsung earthquake donations

Apple and Samsung Make Donations, Offer Practical Support, in Chinese Quake Aftermath

A powerful earthquake struck the city of Ya’an in Sichuan province over the weekend, not too far from the site of the larger and even ...

  • April 22, 2013
  • at 1:09 pm
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Kreavi Appeals to Noble Hearts this Holiday Season With Charity Project

While the holiday season has arrived for many of us, one Indonesian startup decided to tap into the holiday spirit by doing a charity campai...

  • December 26, 2012
  • at 12:00 pm
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Yahoo Boosts Social Activism, Launches “Internet for Good” Awards

Yahoo and Public Affairs Asia have launched the Yahoo Gold Standard Internet for Good Awards, which recognizes excellence in internet usage ...

  • September 6, 2012
  • at 10:30 am
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TackThis Powers Donation Drive in Singapore’s National Day 2012

TackThis, a Singapore-based startup that focuses on a ubiquitious ecommerce solution, has partnered with Paypal to power a donation drive fo...

  • June 19, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Makehappy Gives Indian E-Commerce a Charitable Twist

Makehappy is an experiment in charitable and social e-commerce that was created to make people feel good about shopping online. Launched on ...

  • February 9, 2012
  • at 2:30 pm
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3 and LazisMU

Three Presents Charity Program For Indonesian Knights

Indonesian mobile telco Three is partnering with Laziz Muhammadiyah (LazisMU), a charitable Muslim NGO, to create a social program called 3S...

  • August 16, 2011
  • at 11:41 pm
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Twitter, Twestival & Banners Ads #TWSG11

This coming Thursday is Twestival night and our team is glad to help spread the word! Besides our friends from U.S, the rest of you would ha...

  • March 21, 2011
  • at 9:08 am
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