Posts Tagged: thailand


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SoftBank invests in Thailand’s Ini3, marking the second investment in Southeast Asia

One of Thailand’s main online game operators Ini3 Digital announced today that SoftBank Ventures Korea, a venture capital arm of SoftBank ...

  • March 4, 2014
  • at 12:39 pm
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Finally, Uber launches in Bangkok

The long anticipation and speculation has come to an end. Uber is finally available in Bangkok. This is just a soft launch for now, with lim...

  • February 28, 2014
  • at 4:23 pm
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Online resources aim to help Thailand’s farmers during ‘rice pledging’ crisis

Thailand’s embattled government, swamped by months of intense protests, recently came in for even more attacks due to it rice pledging sch...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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China’s social media landscape in 2014

The future of the mobile internet is in Asia

Asia’s mobile usage was already the world’s largest in 2010. But what happened next – to use the Upworthy trope – wi...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 10:52 am
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China’s Xiaomi is working on phone launches in India, Indonesia, and other Asian markets

Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi held an event in Singapore this morning. Aside from launching the Redmi and Mi3 phones in Singapore, Xiaomi’...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 1:28 pm
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Freebie offers you 2 minutes of free calls in exchange for listening to ads

With a population of 66 million, Thailand has 90 million mobile subscriptions, which means its mobile penetration rate exceeds its populatio...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Thais’ love of entertainment shows through in the country’s most-downloaded apps

Thailand is a country where mobile penetration has exceeded its population. With a population of 66 million, the nation has 90 million mobil...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Expand to Asia’s biggest tech markets with Market Expansion Tracks

We at Tech in Asia receive many emails requesting introductions to possible partners across Asia and it is tough to answer them all one by o...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 8:00 pm
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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Thailand gets its very own safe sex app

Valentine’s day is less than a week away. Lovers around the world use this specific occasion to celebrate their love for one another. Whil...

  • February 11, 2014
  • at 3:00 pm
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Avoid Bangkok’s traffic by taking to the river with this helpful new app

Bangkok is the world’s number one tourist destination with almost 16 million tourists flooding into the city each year. There are a handfu...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:40 pm
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As Thailand’s anti-government protests get vengeful, one telco faces boycott

Thailand has been in the world’s spotlight for the past few months due to the ongoing political unrest. But apart from a boost in online s...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Venue booking site looks to expand across Asia with franchises in new countries

There are 10 more months until the end of the year, which means there are a lot of birthdays, meetings, weddings, and other types of parties...

  • February 20, 2014
  • at 1:30 pm
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Foodpanda and OpenRice hook up for a saucy two-way foodfest

At the beginning of this month, Rocket Internet’s Foodpanda revealed its latest huge funding round which enables the food delivery service...

  • February 19, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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AIS startup 2014

Thai telco launches 3rd round of ‘AIS The Startup’ incubator program

If you follow the startup ecosystem in Thailand, you must have heard of Noonswoon and Chatterbox. They are not only well known in Thailand, ...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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Bank of Thailand says country’s top Bitcoin exchange can resume operations

It’s been months since Thailand’s largest Bitcoin exchange was forced to stop trading after the Bank of Thailand ruled that Bitcoin is ...

  • February 17, 2014
  • at 2:18 pm
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Thailand and Vietnam advisory firms join forces to solve startups’ money issues

Getting funded is an early-stage problem for most startups. That’s why two companies that specialize in connecting the dots when it comes ...

  • February 14, 2014
  • at 11:51 am
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Thailand to get 4G from another telco, Dtac, by June

At the end of last year, Thailand only had 4G available from one provider – True Move H. But the country just got great news as anothe...

  • February 13, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Line pulled in 5.5 million interested shoppers for its flash sales in Thailand (INFOGRAPHIC)

2013 was a year of social e-commerce in Thailand, with growth in online sales on Facebook, Instagram, and via smartphones. In Thailand, the ...

  • February 10, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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