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Philippine femtech firm Kindred Health raises $5.5M in pre-Series A funding round led by Integra Partners

Kindred Health Inc., a femtech company in the Philippines, has announced the successful completion of its pre-Series A funding round, raising a total of $5.5 million.

VinFast breaks ground on new EV assembly plant in Indonesia

Vietnamese automaker VinFast Auto has officially broken ground on its new electric vehicle (EV) assembly plant in Subang, West Java, Indonesia.

Malaysia’s E&E or semiconductor players positive on outlook for third quarter and beyond

Malaysia's electrical and electronics (E&E) or semiconductor players are positive on outlook for third quarter and beyond, a survey showed Monday.

Carsome partners NETA Auto Malaysia to offer NETA X electric vehicle

Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, has partners with NETA Auto Malaysia to offer new NETA X electric vehicle (EV).

Singapore’s Partior raises $60M+ in Series B funding round led by Peak XV Partners

Partior, a Singapore-based fintech company, has announced the first close of a $60 million+ Series B round led by Peak XV Partners.

Pelago partners with Primer to deliver payments innovation for the global traveler

Primer, the United Kingdom-based payment firm, and Pelago, the travel experiences arm of Singapore Airlines Group, have forged a partnership allowing Pelago to elevate its payments strategy and meet the payment preferences of travelers worldwide.

Ant International collaborates with BNP Paribas on promoting cross-border payment solutions in Europe

BNP Paribas, the European Union’s leading bank, and Ant International, a Singapore-based digital payment and financial technology firm, have formed a strategic partnership to enhance cross-border payment solutions for merchants and consumers in Europe.

Softbank acquires United Kingdom chip start-up Graphcore

Japanese venture capital fund Softbank Group Corp. has acquired United Kingdom chip start-up Graphcore for an undisclosed sum.

ZTrade expands service to enable two-way cross-border digitized trade documentation

ZTrade, a Web 3 platform operated on MY E.G. Services Bhd (MYEG)'s blockchain platform Zetrix that facilitates the cross-border trading of goods with China, is expanding its scope of coverage to encompass the digital verification of certificates of origin (COOs) issued by the General Administration of Customs of the People's Republic of China (GACC).

VPBank and IFC collaborate to provide $150M funding to Vietnamese coffee enterprises

Vietnam Prosperity Joint-Stock Commercial Bank (VPBank) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) have recently collaborated to provide $150 million supply chain financing for coffee-exporting companies in Vietnam.