Author: Digital News Asia

Budget 2019: MDEC sees eSports as growing part of the games industry
MDEC believes the budget announcement gives legitimacy and empowerment to youth to pursue their passion for eSports and games.  
Touch ‘n Go eWallet powers cashless payments for taxi rides
TNG Digital partners EzCab and Public Cab to launch QR code payment system.
AND Global Raises US$2.8mil in fresh funding
Funds came from Korea’s Rhinos Asset Management; total funding to date stands at US$15.3 million.
EY launches secure private transactions over Ethereum public blockchain
EY Ops Chain Public Edition will allow companies to securely transact on a public network.
Nalagenetics raises US$1mil in pre-seed financing
Genetic-testing startup aims to make personalised prescriptions accessible throughout the region, starting in Singapore and Indonesia.
DHL Express appoints Christopher Ong as managing director for Singapore
He will be responsible for charting the company’s overall business growth and success in Singapore.
PropertyGuru secures US$145mil in Series D funding
Bolsters regional leadership with the new funding and full consolidation of Vietnam property portal, Batdongsan.com.vn
KT Corp to open virtual reality centre in Malaysia
Largest South Korean telco signs agreement with Malaysia's IISB for first overseas VR business.
Soft Space, PayNet pilot Fasstap
Fintech solution could potentially allow small businesses and sole-proprietors to accept card payments at minimal cost.
Hong Leong Bank all-in-one smart POS terminal
Able to integrate and accept all cards and e-payment transactions in a single device.
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