Friday December 13, 2019 12:32

SOUTHEAST ASIA Press Releases

Carsome Raises US$50 Million Series C Funding In Equity Debt From Strategic Global Investors and Banks to Expand Leadership in Southeast Asia Automotive—12 Dec 19

Carsome, Southeast Asia's leading used car trading platform, today announced it had completed the equity closing for the U$50 million Series C. The current financing round welcomed new investors including MUFG Innovation Partners (MUIP), corporate

Carsome Raises US$50 Million Series C Funding In Equity Debt From Strategic Global Investors and Banks to Expand Leadership in Southeast Asia Events—12 Dec 19

- Carsome is Southeast Asia's largest used car trading platform with 40,000 cars transacted annually, accounting for 1% of the used car market. On average one car is sold through Carsome's platform every 10 minutes - A combination of equity and debt

Q CELLS strengthens its presence in Southeast Asia with two social good solar projects in Energy—12 Dec 19

Q CELLS' Q.PEAK DUO L-G5 solar modules selected for 114 kWp rooftop installation at the Mae Fah Luang Foundation - Thailand's Royal Family-backed non-profit organization that assists the nation's underprivileged Installation follows earlier project at

SKYWORTH continues to support athletes in ASEAN by sponsoring the 2020 ASEAN Para IT—12 Dec 19

The 30th Southeast Asian Games finally drew to a close in the Philippines thanks to the commendable efforts by all the participating athletes and supporters from 11 countries. The closing ceremony was successfully held at the New Clark City Athletics

Sunday the Southeast Asian Insurtech Raises USD 11 Million Series A2 Led by Quona Events—11 Dec 19

Sunday, a leading full-stack insurtech based in Thailand, has raised a USD 11 million extension round to its Series A financing. The round was led by Quona Capital, a leading fintech venture firm whose funds are anchored by Accion, with participation

IMA Appointed Associate Member of the ASEAN Federation of Accountants Events—11 Dec 19

- Umbrella organization of national accountancy organizations in Southeast Asia contributes to the global development of the profession IMA(R) (Institute of Management Accountants) one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively

Skymind and HUAWEI CLOUD Sign MoU to Develop The AI Ecosystem in Southeast General—06 Dec 19

Skymind AI Berhad, the Southeast Asia arm of Skymind and global leading ICT company Huawei Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop a Cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Innovation Hub to foster innovation and

JT Express boosts capabilities and services via HUAWEI CLOUD General—04 Dec 19

- HUAWEI CLOUD services allow J&T Express to optimize its cross-border IT architecture With the world's third-largest population, Southeast Asia is an up-and-coming market for e-commerce – with hundreds of millions of people across the region

KBank partners Lazada to provide online lending for sellers, enabling more inclusive financial Stcoks—03 Dec 19

KASIKORNBANK (KBank), one of Thailand's leading banks, is partnering with leading Southeast Asia eCommerce company Lazada to provide online lending services for the Thai sellers on the eCommerce platform. This will enable the sellers to access financing

Yili Integrates Premium Resources in New Zealand to Service Global General—03 Dec 19

Now it is easy for people to buy Ambrosial yoghurt in Singapore and Burma's supermarkets and convenience stores; 14 flavors of Joyday ice cream are popular in Indonesia. These delicious and novel products launched in Southeast Asian markets in recent

Southeast Asia bourses stay resilient against economic headwinds in 2019 with healthy levels of IPO Events—02 Dec 19

- Thailand emerges top performer in Southeast Asia with largest funds raised in 2019, accounting for 39% - REITs listings continue to out-perform in Singapore's capital market in 2019, in spite of changing landscape of fund raising options for

AGRIFUTURE CONFERENCE WILL SHOW FUTURE OPTIONS FOR FARMERS IN SOUTHEAST Events—02 Dec 19

Agrifuture Conference & Exhibition takes place in Bangkok during December 2-3, 2019 – Wide range of conference and workshop topics to meet every interest – One-day conference will be complemented by a day of visits to progressive Thai

Robert Walters Salary Survey 2020 Highlights the Value of Talents Potential, Hybrid Skills, #Glocal General—02 Dec 19

Robert Walters, a global recruitment specialist group headquartered in London, with regional offices in Southeast Asia today released its Salary Survey 2020, focusing on Thailand and Southeast Asia. The momentum of ever-increasing digitalisation is set

Countdown Begins for the Biggest SEA Games Yet General—02 Dec 19

The biggest South East Asian Games, hosted by the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee, is about to begin. Top athletes from 11 ASEAN countries are gathering in the Philippines to compete in 56 medal events from November 30 to December

H3C Enters the Thailand Market to Drive Digital Innovation IT—29 Nov 19

With global economic development in a deep adjustment phase, the digital economy is now the center of competition in the whole industry. As the second-largest economy in ASEAN and South East Asia, Thailand is making active efforts to realize its vision

Thai Union participates in Dialogue on Ethical Recruitment in South East General—28 Nov 19

Thai Union Group PCL's Global Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Dr. Darian McBain has urged companies to adopt a more robust approach to ethical recruitment, arguing it is critical in tackling modern slavery. Addressing the 2019 Issara

Japan Railway (JR) Pass is Now Available on Traveloka Thailand This collaboration further empowers Lifestyle—28 Nov 19

Traveloka, Southeast Asia's leading digital travel & lifestyle platform, and one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the region, continues to strengthen its commitment to Thailand by providing Thais with an end-to-end seamless travel and

Xinhua Silk Road: China#s Ningbo impresses Southeast Asian reporters with its rapid General—26 Nov 19

Ningbo, a coastal city in eastern China, has impressed some Southeast Asian reporters with its rapid economic development during their recent visit to the city. Ningbo Municipal Government has recently hosted an event of showing the Southeast Asian

IVL shows commitment to a Circular Economy in Plastic Sector at Southeast Asias Environmental Events—25 Nov 19

Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited (IVL) led by Mr. Richard Jones, Senior Vice President and Head of Sustainability Department joined a discussion on the topic of "Solutions to Close the Loop for Packaging, Recycling and E-commerce" at SEA of

Nium Partners with Visa to Provide Instant Money Transfers in Southeast Stcoks—21 Nov 19

Nium, a fast-growing digital cross-border payments platform, is enabling users to make real-time money transfers to Visa debit cardholders across Southeast Asia powered by Visa's real-time[1] push payments solution - Visa Direct. Nium Pte. Ltd. (formerly

RISE embarks on a new journey in Singapore with a mission to drive 1% GDP growth in South East Events—20 Nov 19

RISE, a leading Corporate Innovation Powerhouse based out of Southeast Asia, celebrates its official launch in Singapore by hosting the RISE Corporate Innovation Day in Singapore. As it embarks on a new journey in The Lion City, RISE will work with its

Banks in Southeast Asia Risk Losing Nearly US$5 Billion in Payments Revenue by 2025, According to Stcoks—20 Nov 19

- As much as 17% of banks' payments revenue in Thailand, or nearly US$1 billion, is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments and competition from non-banks - Yet, as digital payments continue to grow, banks in the region can tap into

Hotel Indigo Bangkok celebrates five years on Wireless Road with exclusive January General—19 Nov 19

Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road is excited to commemorate its fifth anniversary in Thailand on 8 January 2020. As the first Hotel Indigo in Southeast Asia, Bangkok's Wireless Road area was the perfect choice. The entire stretch is a bustling

GCL System Integration and Powin Energy Announce Joint Venture to Deliver Energy Storage Energy—18 Nov 19

GCL System Integration and Powin Energy to bring leading front-of-the-meter energy storage solutions to Australia and Southeast Asia GCL System Integration (GCL SI) and Powin Energy (Powin), today announced a joint venture, branded as G-Powin Energy

ม.หอการค้าไทยเปิดบ้านต้อนรับภริยานายกรัฐมนตรีญี่ปุ่น ร่วมสร้างเยาวชนคุณภาพผ่านโครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชี ทั่วไป—15 Nov 19

ม.หอการค้าไทยเปิดบ้านต้อนรับภริยานายกรัฐมนตรีญี่ปุ่น ร่วมสร้างเยาวชนคุณภาพผ่านโครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชียอาคเนย์ โครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชียอาคเนย์ (Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program)

Bridgestone Joins Hands with Thai Youth for Free Road Accident by Providing Bridge 2 Inventor 2019 General—15 Nov 19

Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. emphasizes Thai youth's innovation to drive Thailand free road accident and to leave out of number 1 rank of Asia and Southeast Asia's most death from road accident through Bridge 2 Inventor 2019: Innovation for Smart

theAsianparent Raises Series C2 Funding from Mirae Asset and NAVER Stcoks—14 Nov 19

theAsianparent, Southeast Asia's largest platform for parents with a monthly network reach of nearly 30 million users, has announced that it has closed a seven-figure Series C2 funding from new strategic investors Mirae Asset Financial Group ("Mirae

Joint efforts for an ocean free of plastics General—14 Nov 19

Seven countries in East and Southeast Asia, including Thailand, the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Government will strengthen their cooperation to reduce plastic waste and marine litter. Today, they launched the 'Rethinking Plastics –

UN report warns plastic policies lagging behind in South-East Asia Energy—13 Nov 19

A new UN Environment Programme assessment of plastic waste policies has determined that limited packaging related policies and weak enforcement are aggravating the problem of plastic pollution in South-East Asian countries. The report goes on to

Lazada#s Record-Breaking 11.11 Performance Reflects the Region#s Vibrant Internet Events—13 Nov 19

Southeast Asia's leading eCommerce platform Lazada concluded yet another record-breaking 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, with close to 10 million more users and more than double the number of selling sellers across the region compared to last year. 26