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KX Knowledge Xchange announces partnership with TechNode Global to build a thriving Thailand startup ecosystem

Bangkok, May 16, 2022 - KX Knowledge Xchange, a Thai-based innovation center, announces its partnership with TechNode Global, a Pan-Asia tech platform offering tech news, events…

China’s EV maker NIO announces proposed secondary listing on Singapore Exchange

China-based electric vehicle maker NIO Inc announced on Thursday it has received conditional approval from the Singapore stock exchange for its proposed secondary listing in the…

Ant Group to become major shareholder of Singapore payment firm 2C2P

Singapore-based payments platform 2C2P and China-based FinTech firm Ant Group announced Monday a strategic partnership to accelerate digital payment adoption and innovation. The…

Malaysia-listed MYEG’s Zetrix blockchain to launch mainnet

Malaysia-based MY E.G. Services Bhd’s (MYEG) Zetrix blockchain has completed the foundational development for its Layer-1 blockchain functionalities and it will launch its mainnet…

Hong Kong’s Lalamove seeks to raise $500M fresh funds at $10B valuation – report

Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics and delivery firm Lalamove is said to be considering to raise about $500 million in new funds at a valuation of around $10 billion, Bloomberg…

Singapore’s Mighty Jaxx closes Series A funding with new strategic investors including iDreamSky Technology

Mighty Jaxx, a Singapore-based future culture company that designs and produces phygital collectibles, announced Tuesday the final, undisclosed close of its oversubscribed Series…

China’s Greenland Financial Technology partners Singapore’s MetaVerse Green Exchange for cross-border digital carbon credits and crypto assets

Greenland Financial Technology Group (Shanghai), a core platform of Greenland Group, a global Fortune 500 company and one of Shanghai’s largest state-backed enterprises focusing…

Alibaba halts talks to raise $1B before Lazada IPO – report

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group discussed raising at least $1 billion for its Southeast Asian arm Lazada before calling off negotiations with potential investors when…

Tencent Cloud partners with KinderWorld to develop smart Campus in Southeast Asia

China's Tencent Cloud announced Thursday its collaboration with Singapore education and training provider KinderWorld International Group (KinderWorld) in the areas of smart…

Leveraging AI to create safer, ESG-compliant construction sites [Q&A]

Few industries, if any, emit more carbon than the construction sector. According to the World Economic Forum, global construction accounts for 38 percent of total global…