MyTaiwanTour raises US$1.5M from Sanpu Group to expand to Japan, China

MyTaiwanTour provides personalised and customised tour packages to foreign tourists mainly from the US and Europe 

Singapore's IMDA to invest US$10M to trial smart cities tech

The US$10 million initiative will be rolled out across three years 

Hong Kong-based blockchain startup AERGO raises US$30M from Sequoia, others

AERGO's architecture will allow enterprises to transfer data without having to trust an intermediary while also being flexibly governed and integrated into existing systems 

Digital advertising platform Target Media Nusantara raises Series A funding round

Alpha JWC Ventures contributed to this funding round for Target Media Nusantara, which had begun its operations in Indonesia this year 

Indonesia's largest telco Telkom in talks to acquire stake in Go-Jek

The news comes as the ride-hailing company is preparing its expansion to Singapore 

Grab is going let you remit money in early 2019

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Jakarta-based media conglomerate Emtek Group invests US$4M in Qareer Group Asia

Emtek invests through its investment arm KMK Online in the company which main products include job platforms like Qerja and Jobs.id 

KASKUS makes strategic investment into digital legal service KontrakHukum

KASKUS aims to provide support to content creators, small online business owners on its platform through this investment 

Malaysian cybersecurity firm Securemetric raises US$4M through IPO

Securemetric and its subsidiaries offer digital security products and solutions mainly across Southeast Asian countries 

Indonesian smart fishery platform eFishery raises US$4M funding round

Already available in 16 provinces in Indonesia, eFishery has started running pilot projects in Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam