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Singapore mobile wallet startup YouTrip just sealed S$34.9 million in pre-Series A funding – the largest of its kind in Southeast Asia

The record-breaking round of investment came within less than a year of the startup's founding.

Emergency personnel in Hazmat suits searched an Australian university only to find a ‘gas leak’ was caused by durians – here are 4 o...

Earlier this month, the king of fruits almost got a man into trouble with the law when he failed his breathalyser test after consuming durians.

Brunei’s Sultan says the country will not execute anyone for having gay sex, but critics say it is ‘not enough’

"The power of activism can help create change, but the fight isn't over."

People in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia order 3 cups of bubble tea per month, GrabFood says

BBT orders grew 7 times in Singapore and 2.5 times in Malaysia in just half a year.

Singapore has world’s largest number of international e-commerce businesses – but founders say it’s getting harder to expand overseas

Over half of the 600-over Singapore online businesses surveyed said they expanded overseas within their first year.

In Brunei, a tiny nation built on oil money, half the capital city’s population lives in an otherworldly ‘water village’ where thous...

Brunei is a tiny country in Southeast Asia that's home to one of the most interesting communities in the world — Kampung Ayer, or "Water Village."

Flying solo? Here are 5 safest places in Asia for female travellers to visit

An increasing number of women from Southeast Asia are travelling solo.
Southeast Asia is home to fruits that many people from other regions have never seen before.

I spent 2 years living in Malaysia — here are 14 of my favorite fruits Americans probably wouldn’t recognize

Southeast Asia is home to several fruits that most Americans probably haven't heard of, including durian — the pungent "king of the fruits" — and the unusual-looking rambutan. Here are some of the most bizarre fruits I tried during my two-year stay in Malaysia.
Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Brunei's capital Bandar Seri Begawan.

Inside the surreal capital city of Brunei, a tiny nation of unimaginable wealth where oil money pays for everything and half the population lives in a...

Brunei is tiny, but it's one of the richest countries in the world. Its wealth is on full display in its capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan, where extravagant architecture abounds while the streets remain eerily quiet.