TikTok launches TikTok Shop Mall in Singapore

Global e-commerce platform TikTok Shop has launched TikTok Shop Mall in Singapore, a by-invite only channel exclusively for brands' flagship stores and authorized online retail outlets.

GoTo, TikTok compliance with Indonesia’s trade regulation nears 100%, says GoTo CEO – report

Indonesian minister for small and medium enterprises Teten Masduki said last week TikTok had yet to comply with the regulation.

TikTok still violates Indonesian in-app transactions ban, says minister – report

Teten Masduki, the Indonesian minister for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), told reporters that TikTok still had not complied with the regulation.

TikTok partners HubSpot to make community-based customer acquisition easier for B2B brands in Singapore

HubSpot and TikTok have on Thursday announced a partnership to make community-based customer acquisition easier than ever for business to business (B2B) brands, with a new integration designed to easily capture leads from TikTok directly in HubSpot’s customer relationship management (CRM).

[Year in review] Southeast Asia’s Top 10 tech news in 2023

As we usher into 2024, with the hope for a better year, here are some of the top tech news in 2023.

GoTo struck TikTok deal to stop market share slide, CEO says – report

TikTok Shop more than doubled its market share to 11 percent this year, Walujo said on a conference call with investors on Thursday. GoTo’s share of the pie shrank to 23 percent from 28 percent over that span, he was quote as saying.

Indonesia to audit TikTok, Tokopedia trial e-commerce tie-up – report

"We will give a three to four months period for trial because technology is not an easy thing. Maybe efforts to perfect it would be needed," Indonesia's Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan said.

ByteDance’s TikTok strikes deal with GoTo to save Indonesian TikTok Shop – report

Tik Tok is said to have agreed broadly to work with GoTo’s Tokopedia across several areas rather than compete directly with the Indonesian platform.

ByteDance’s TikTok obtaining Indonesia e-commerce permit- report

ByteDance Ltd’s TikTok is said to be in the process of obtaining an e-commerce permit in Indonesia, local media Antara reported.

TikTok mulls investing in Indonesia’s GoTo to revive online shop – report

Indonesia is also among the first countries in Southeast Asia to push back against TikTok. Following the Indonesia restrictions, nearby Malaysia also said it is studying the possibility of regulating TikTok and its e-commerce operations.