Singaporean President Tony Tan Keng Yam said his country is conducting trade missions to its neighboring country, the Philippines, where seven companies are interested in investing in the infrastructure, transport, consumer services, and logistics sectors.
Billionaire and shopping mall mogul Henry Sy would expand his foothold in China with new shopping malls in Yangzhou and Changzhou, reported Bloomberg.
Philippines-based crowdfunding site Medifund turned non-profit to help students in developing countries pay for the cost of their schooling and to encourage more women to enter the medical profession.
After helping 3 million people in the Philippines and Paraguay get access to the Internet, social media giant Facebook launched the Connectivity Lab to build drones and lasers that will help more people get affordable Internet access.
Makati, Philippines-based cooling solutions provider Concepcion Group is buying a stake in elevator company Otis E&M Co Philippines as a joint venture with Hartford, US-based multinational conglomerate United Technologies Corp (UTC) for an undisclosed amount.
Singaporean organization Monozca Foundation is opening an incubator facility for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Philippines in Filinvest Corporate City, which will be called the Cocoon SME Global Hub.
Makati, Philippines-based holding firm Berjaya Philippines Inc will buy a 50% stake in London, UK-based property firm RBW Holdings Ltd in a cash deal valued at PHP3.7 million.
Singapore-based non-profit organization Earth Hour joined forces with Singaporean crowdfunding site Crowdonomic to raise funds for tech projects that aim to assist environmental endeavors in Southeast Asia.
Japan-based mobile messaging app Line will launch an open sticker marketplace called Line Creators Market in April and will also release a Skype-like service in five countries.
Philippines-based social night life app Guestlist allows party-goers to get included in a club's guest list to lessen the hassle of falling in line or paying for an entrance fee to gain entry.
Makati, Philippines-based real estate investment firm Ayala Land Inc (ALI) bought out the 40% holding of Tokyo, Japan-based trading giant Mitsubishi Corp in Philippine Integrated Energy Solutions Inc (PhilEnergy) for an undisclosed amount.
Philippines-based Aboitiz Equity Ventures property unit Aboitiz Land Inc had purchased the remaining 40% of common shares from Maurbeni, Japanese trading firm, worth 360 million from LiMA Land Inc (LLI). LiMA Land is the company that owns and runs the LiMA Technology Center, the filing detailed from Philippine Stock Exchange. .
Philippine conglomerate Cosco Capital agreed to acquire Quezon City-based office and school supplies seller Office Warehouse Inc for an undisclosed amount as part of its efforts to expand its retail business.
Aboitiz Group, a conglomerate based in the Philippines, has exited completely from the shipping business by selling the interests it held in joint ventures with Norway-based Jebsen Group.
Thailand-based online entertainment firm Asiasoft Corporation Public Company Ltd is buying out the entire 30% stake of Philippine-based online game publisher IP E-Game in Level-Up to gain a 70% controlling stake in the latter.
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