Yimie Yong

Alibaba Cloud to invest $1B as it unveils strategic roadmap for international business

Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, has announced its latest international strategic roadmap at the 2022 Alibaba Cloud Summit. During…

UOB Malaysia partners SJPP to provide $219M in green financing to SMEs

UOB Malaysia is partnering Syarikat Jaminan Pembiayaan Perniagaan Malaysia (SJPP), a wholly-owned company of Minister of Finance Inc, to launch the U-Green Financing program,…

Vietnam’s homegrown carmaker VinFast’s in high gear to win US & European EV markets

Editor’s note: TechNode Global’s reporter attended the Vingroup Elite Vietnam Tour 2022 In the early days when Vietnamese conglomerate VinGroup announced it wants to become a car…

Sea Ltd’s top management to forgo salaries as firm cuts cost – report

Singapore-headquartered tech firm Sea Ltd.’s top management will forgo their salaries and tighten company expense policies, as the gaming and e-commerce giant tries to shield…

Japan’s Softbank considers launching third Vision Fund – report

Japan-based tech investor SoftBank Group Corp is said to be considering the launch of a new giant startup fund, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, quoting people…

Japanese unicorn Sansan plots Southeast Asian expansion despite recession fear [Q&A]

Despite recession fear, Japan-based tech unicorn Sansan plans to expand its business across Southeast Asia. The cloud services company especially sees the needs for cloud…

Ascend Vietnam Ventures prioritizes FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, Future of Work, Saas as Vietnam tech sector enters ‘Golden age’ [Q&A]

Ascend Vietnam Ventures (AVV), a seed-stage venture capital firm in Ho Chi Minh City, will be prioritizing several segments including FinTech, blockchain, EdTech, as the tech…

Malaysia government wants to tap huge potential in UAS sector – report

The Malaysian government wants to tap into the huge potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by developing a blueprint aimed at supporting the drone industry ecosystem, said…

Grab rival Be Group gets $60M loan for Vietnam expansion – report

Vietnam-based ride-hailing start-up Be Group JSC said it had received a loan facility of at least $60 million, as it seeks to further challenge Grab Holdings Ltd in the country,…

Malaysia’s Capital A ‘progressing’ with AirAsia Aviation, airasia Super App New York listing plan – report

Capital A Bhd, which owns Malaysia's budget airline AirAsia, is progressing with plans for the listing of AirAsia Aviation Group Ltd and airasia Super App in New York, its chief…