Singapore startup Parcel Perform raises US$1.1M to help e-merchants track deliveries

Parcel Perform will use the funding to grow its product and reach into new markets 

More details emerge on early stage funding round for Indonesian agritech startup Sayurbox

Sayurbox is set to open its first offline store at a high-end shopping mall in Central Jakarta 

99.co acquires UrbanIndo, an Indonesian property portal with 1.2M listings

99.co plans to enter other regional markets in the second half of 2018 and hinted at more acquisitions 

Luxi, a ride-sharing app of 4 million users, prides being accident and crime free

In Korea, some people are concerned about the safety, legality and accident compensation of the ride-hailing industry 

Today's top tech news, January 19: More details emerged on the latest funding round of Carousell

We also have updates from tech giants such as Google, Tencent, Uber, SoftBank, and Apple 

Xiaomi Singapore, Shun Wei co-lead US$18.2M investment of Indian language social platform ShareChat

ShareChat allows users to create their social profiles, follow other profiles, discover and share content with each other 

China’s top 1,000 apps reveal latest trends in mobile

The top 1,000 apps list was compiled according to market penetration rates 

Temasek leads US$100M funding in Chinese robotics and AI startup Rokid

The firm essentially provides voice-interactive access to weather, smart home automation, music, radio, weather, and basic chat 

Thailand's D-NEXT provides free acceleration for zero equity in your startup

It is notable because it is the brought to the ecosystem by a Thailand state-owned Oil & Gas giant