Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain
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Thailand is becoming a critical country for blockchain

While United States regulators are still trying to figure out how to think about cryptocurrencies, Thailand’s government is already mapping out its own central bank digital…

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Messaging firm Line launches a dedicated crypto fund
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Messaging firm Line launches a dedicated crypto fund

Messaging company Line is continuing to burrow deep into the crypto space after it announced the launch of a $10 million investment fund. The fund…

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Three Indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup
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Three Indonesian tech unicorns unite to back digital insurance startup

It’s almost unheard of to see three unicorns join forces to fund a startup, but that’s exactly what has happened in Indonesia. Ride-hailing company Go-Jek,…

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Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia
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Grab picks up $2 billion more to fuel growth in post-Uber Southeast Asia

Grab, the ride-hailing service that struck a deal to take Uber out of Southeast Asia, has announced that it has pulled in $2 billion in…

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Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch
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Go-Jek kicks off Southeast Asia expansion with Vietnam launch

Go-Jek, the Indonesia-based ride-sharing company valued at $5 billion, has begun its ambitious plan to increase its rivalry with Grab by expanding into three new…

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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Watch Crocodile Bite Man In Disturbing Video
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GRAPHIC CONTENT: Watch Crocodile Bite Man In Disturbing Video

A reptile handler in Thailand learned the hard way not to stick his arm into a crocodile’s mouth. 45-year-old reptile performer/handler named Tao was putting…

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Experian leads $28M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup C88
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Experian leads $28M investment in Southeast Asia fintech startup C88

Experian is making its first major bet on Southeast Asia and its population of over 650 million consumers after the financial credit giant backed Singapore-based C88 Financial…

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