In Myanmar, an online platform is giving fledging comic book artists a chance to shine

White Merak Comics Studio offers comics published in English and Burmese -- optimised for the Myanmar market 

Southeast Asia is the next proxy battlefield for Chinese Tech

Southeast Asia, with a huge population of more than 600 million and also a sizable mandarin-speaking population, may serve as the next proxy Chinese tech battlefield 

Korean startup Ridibooks raises US$20M to grow e-books platform

The Series C round was led by Praxis Capital Partners, ShinHan Finance Investment, and Company K Partners 

[Updated] Favstay raises US$2.88M funding from Dusit International, 500 Startups, others

Similar to Airbnb, Favstay helps users rent trendy rooms at popular tourism destinations in Thailand 

dtac Accelerate launches Batch 5, introduces 'tracks' to better serve specific startups

It also introduced Global Expansion Track, which it wants to use to help Thai companies achieve global growth 

57 rising Asian startups

Here's a quick list of startups putting Asia on the startup map. 

Thai startup Ookbee to shut down e-commerce unit due to stiff competition

"The e-commerce unit is not growing as fast as we expected and as a small startup, we think it's better to use our capital elsewhere," says its founder Natavudh Pungcharoenpong 

Meet 8 CEOs steering through Thailand startup ecosystem

Thailand's startup scene may be young, but its chiefs are far from inexperienced. 

Tencent, Ookbee launch joint venture to grow digital content in Thai

Together, they seek to develop a content ecosystem focused on user-generated content 

The startups that blew up your FB timeline at dtac accelerate Demo Day

An interesting fact from dtac accelerate was the increasing participation from Myanmar-based startups or big companies with stake in the country