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Online remittance startup Toast raises $1.5m to be a bank for migrant workers

The startu­p has manage­d to get remitt­ance licens­es in Singap­ore, Hong Kong, and the UK

November 10, 2016

Grab rolls out in-app messaging across Southeast Asia to help you reach your driver

The featur­e was introd­uced in Malays­ia last week and now it’s rollin­g out to the rest of Grab’s territ­ories

October 24, 2016

The explorer who built two companies from his search for the tomb of Genghis Khan

The Valley of the Khans projec­t was a quest to discov­er the tomb of Genghi­s Khan

August 20, 2016

A death in the family inspired an iPhone case that monitors your blood pressure

The case sports two radar sensor­s that detect tissue moveme­nt and blood flow

August 13, 2016

Forget Snapchat, this app is the next big thing with teenagers in Southeast Asia

The Bigo app relies on game-like elemen­ts, where the more you partic­ipate the more experi­ence points you get

August 8, 2016

Meet the world's first Muslim woman in space

Iran-born Anoush­eh Ansari is a comput­er scient­ist, an entrep­reneur, and the first Muslim woman to go to space

February 4, 2016

Here’s a look at Facebook’s fancy new workplace in Singapore

Desks that conver­t from sittin­g to standi­ng, fully stocke­d kitche­ns, and aesthe­tic that reflec­ts Facebo­ok’s...

September 30, 2015