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Singtel backs amalgamation of Intouch and GULF in move to simplify Thai associate AIS’ holding structure

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has on Tuesday announced its support for the amalgamation of Intouch Holdings and GULF, Intouch’s largest shareholder, which will create a leading digital and energy infrastructure player in Southeast Asia (NewCo).

Temasek’s Xora Innovation leads $55M Series A funding round in US battery maker Peak Energy

Xora Innovation, an Early-Stage deep tech investing platform of Temasek, has led $55 million Series A funding round in US battery maker Peak Energy.

Standard Chartered, Animoca Brands, HKT join forces to participate in the HKMA’s stablecoin issuer sandbox

Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited (SCBHK), Animoca Brands, and HKT have joined forces to take part in the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) stablecoin issuer sandbox (the Sandbox) that was announced in March this year.

Singapore-based tech unicorn Carro opens regional office in Hong Kong

Singapore-based used car online platform Carro has opened a regional office in Hong Kong.

Malaysia’s mobile payment firm BigPay expands to Thailand

BigPay, the mobile payments unit of Malaysia-based Capital A, has announced its expansion into Thailand, bringing a financial solution to travellers and residents alike.

Dr Clear Aligners secures $8M Series A funding from Insignia Ventures Partners

Dr Clear Aligners (DCA), a leading provider of dental clear aligners in Asia Pacific (APAC), has announced the successful completion of its Series A funding round, securing $8 million from Insignia Ventures Partners.

Digital family office Arta Finance launches in Singapore

Arta Finance, a digital family office for accredited investors, has on Thursday announced it has received approval to launch in Singapore and plans to open its platform for Singaporean residents and others investing through Singapore later this year.

T-Hub partners Suzuki’s Next Bharat Ventures to drive rural innovation

T-Hub, an India-based innovation ecosystem, has announced a strategic partnership with Next Bharat Ventures, a Suzuki initiative, to drive rural innovation.

Thailand’s Amity Solutions and its parent Amity Corp raise $60M Series C funding

Amity Solutions, a software and artificial intelligence (AI) business from Thailand, together with its parent company, Amity Corporation, have announced the completion of a $60 million Series C financing round.

Malaysia’s pension fund strengthens sustainable investment with new stewardship policy

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF), Malaysia's pension fund, has published the EPF Sustainable Investment Stewardship Policy, becoming the first institutional investor in Malaysia to publish a standalone stewardship policy for sustainable investment.