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Alibaba-owned e-commerce firm Daraz appoints Rakhil Fernando as MD for Sri Lanka

He earlier founded Kashmi, a P2P payments and digital banking platform with operations in Sri Lanka and Singapore 

Today's top tech news, May 30: AirAsia eyes wider e-commerce play beyond air ticket sales

AirAsia is expanding into an app that will offer lifestyle goods and services 

Today's top tech news, May 17: Banks to invest US$50M in digital cash settlement project

The project aims to develop a system to make clearing and settlement in financial markets more efficient 

Today's top tech news, March 29: LINE names Founder Jungho Shin as Co-CEO

In addition to LINE, we also have updates from BigBasket, WeWork, and Lightspeed 

Today's top tech news, March 14: SoftBank, Toyota in talks to invest US$1B in Uber's self-driving unit

In yet another breaking story, Alibaba-backed Paytm Mall is said to be very close to scaling down its B2C consumer business in India 

Today's top tech news, March 8: Airbnb confirms HotelTonight purchase

We also have updates from China and Hong Kong related to its tech giants, successful investors, and discriminatory hiring practices 

New retail startup Yo-ren raises US$11 million

Yo-ren is working to become the go-to platform for international people trying to buy Japanese fashion 

Are you following these e-commerce trends to begin Year of the Pig?

The city is set for a major O2O event, and same-day e-commerce is right around the corner (maybe)