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101 Top Southeast Asia News Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best Southeast Asia based News companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the News industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Southeast Asia News Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

ONE Championship

ONE Championship

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ONE Championship is a sports media company.

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Tech in Asia

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Tech in Asia (YC W15) is a media, events, and jobs platform on a mission to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community.

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Siam Lottery co., Ltd.

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Thai lottery results, Real time live stream lottery reports, Update news about Thai lotto and a trend news.

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Newswav

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Newswav is a content aggregator app.

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Qraved

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Qraved provides users with restaurant information, reviews, recommended dishes with photos, promotions, and an instant booking facility.

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allrites.com

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ALLRITES is Asia’s #1 online marketplace to discover, buy, sell & manage Film & TV Content Rights.

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e27

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e27 is a media company that provides reports and news about the asian technology startup industry.

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OpenDNA

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OpenDNA is a AI platform technology (leveraging M2M learning, NLP and Neural Networks) that builds dynamic user profiles.

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GeniusU

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The world’s no.1 entrepreneur education platform

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The Edge Property

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The Edge Property helps users make better decisions on all things property by empowering them with property news, data and analytics.

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GNEWS

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Social Media News search platform to find and collect the most recent perspectives and user-relevant news in one mobile app.

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TechNode Global

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TechNode Global is the source of insights and network for tech and innovation between China and Asia-Pacific region.

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Kurio

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Kurio is a smart news app, aggregates news and media content into a single app

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Diffcat

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Helping people all over the world to create meaningful relationships with Augmented Reality (AR) and games

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Quadby

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Quadby is a voice forum app for university students.

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SiamCarDeal

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SiamCarDeal is an online car listing platform in Thailand

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TTN 谈谈网

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Malaysian Largest Chinese language social news portal

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Mindvalley

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Mindvalley incubates and accelerates businesses that innovate on transformational education for all ages, through mediums

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IDN Media

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IDN Media is the leading media platform company for Millennials and Gen Z in Indonesia with over 70 million MAU in our ecosystem.

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Khmerload

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Khmerload is the number one digital media

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Hegion

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Alternative Blockchain & Crypto Media, Resources Portal

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Digital News Asia

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Digital News Asia (DNA) is an independent news portal that covers the entire ICT ecosystem.

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Wonderfly

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Wonderfly is a travel platform for discovering unique group tours, activities and attractions.

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theAsianparent

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TheAsianparent is an online magazine for parents that helps them in parenting their children.

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VNexpress

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VNexpress is a Vietnamese online newspaper that provides information about various local and international aspects.

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Kenh14

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Kenh14 is an online news platform that provides daily informative roundups on social life, gender, fashion, education, and more.

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Realie

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The frontline in the fight against fake news.

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Shortir

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news selection everyday in 60 words

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Mothership.sg

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Mothership.sg is a Singaporean digital news agency.

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DealStreetAsia

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DealStreetAsia is a news and intelligence platform providing international and regional investors insight into opaque markets.

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Supernewsroom

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SaaS, Public Relations workflow. Uses unique matching algorithm to match companies with the right journalists and key influencers

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Plash Digital Labs

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Plash offers computer software.

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Dailysocial.id

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DailySocial is Indonesia’s #1 tech portal covering startups, apps, gadgets, game, social media, enterprise and future technology.

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Cafef

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Cafef is Vietnam’s leading financial-trading-securities information center.

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Dan Tri

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Dan Tri is a media & news company

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IDN Times

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IDN Times is a multi-platform news and entertainment media company for Millennials and Gen Z in Indonesia.

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Joornl

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100+ news selection everyday in 60 words.

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Nusantara Technology

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Nusantara Technology is a technology and media group created by Indonesians for the younger generation.

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Carbay Philippines

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CarBay Philippines is one stop source for all Auto mobile News, Expert reviews, Spy pictures, New Car launches and advisory stories.

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Okezone

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Okezone.com is an online portal that updates news and entertainment content.

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BaoMoi

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Baomoi is a website integrated Vietnamese information completely controlled automatically by the computer.

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The Thaiger

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The Thaiger brings you the latest News from Phuket and across Thailand.

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Setiapsen.com

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Online digital magazine with focus on personal finance education for younger generation in Indonesia.

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Summit Media

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Summit Media is engaged in media industry which publishing the magazines.

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GameSpot

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GameSpot is an online portal that offers news, reviews, previews, forums, and other content on video games.

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Selancar Media

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Selancar is a media company for young people. From arts, music, politic, sports, culture, business and lifestyle.

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Tintuconline (Vietnamnet)

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Tintuconline (Vietnamnet) is a online news & media publishing company.

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The Star Online

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The Star Online is an English-language daily newspaper and website that offers the latest local and international news.

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The ASEAN Post

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The ASEAN Post is a technology-driven, communications and intelligence platform headquartered in Kuala Lumpur.

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Must Share News

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News providers for Singapore’s young social media generation.

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Infokost

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They are a website containing information about the boarding house, apartments, guest houses and villas for rent.

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Sun Star Publishing

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Sun.Star is a network of community newspapers. Your link to home in the Philippines.

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Katadata

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An economics and business online media, data and research firm.

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Tech ARP

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Tech ARP, is a Malaysian technology news and information website.

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99Bitcoins

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Bitcoin News and Education Website

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ZING GADGET SDN BHD

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Zing Gadget is a leading Technology media in Malaysia that distributes up-to-date news.

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Baodatviet

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Electronic info Land Report Vietnam – Information events, entertainment, the hottest social – Updated continuously!

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BFM

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BFM is Malaysia’s only independent radio station, focused on business news and current affairs.

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Manila Bulletin

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Manila Bulletin is a newspaper and magazine publishing company.

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SoyaCincau.com

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SoyaCincau.com is one of the most influential tech sites in Malaysia with a reputation of producing quality, unbiased content.

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Kompas.com

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Kompas.com is a news website that features breaking news and other related information from all around Indonesia.

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Free Malaysia Today

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FreeMalaysiaToday is a news site with an alternative perspective on daily life in Malaysia.

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iwonder

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Streaming documentary and current affairs service

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The Malay Mail Online

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The Malay Mail Online is an independent online newspaper, that strives to report the changes in a balanced and non-partisan manner.

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Gamek

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Gamek is a Vietnam-base entertainment website specifically targeted at online gamers.

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Aliens

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Aliens is a mobile application that serves as a platform for crypto media, AI personalized news, 24/7 market updates, and news feed.

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The Edge Communications Sdn Bhd

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The Edge Communications Sdn. Bhd. engages in publishing news on business and investment.

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Soha.vn

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Soha.vn is a Vietnamese online news portal that aggregates latest news feeds.

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CINEVERSE ID

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Movies news, Movies reviews, awards, Movies festivals, box office and Movies industry conferences.

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BeautifulNara

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BeautifulNara is a Malay-language entertainment and social news media and content website.

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REV Media Group

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REV Media Group is the leading digital publisher in Malaysia, that reaches out to 75% of Malaysia’s internet population.

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Tech Wire Asia

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Asia’s leading news for enterprise & technology

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Vietnam Television (VTV)

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Vietnam Television, or VTV, is the national television broadcaster of Vietnam

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PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk. (MNC Media Group)

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PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk. (MNC Media Group)

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RevivalTV

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Revival TV’s main source of revenue is live events

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Tuoi Tre news

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Tuoi Tre News, an English online publication of Tuoi Tre Newspaper, serves as a news gateway to Vietnam.

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Manila Standard Today

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Manila Standard Today is an online edition of a nationally circulated newspaper-Manila Standard.

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Philstar

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Philstar is a news and entertainment platform that provides its services for the Filipino global community.

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The Nation Thailand

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The Nation Thailand is a broadsheet, English-language daily newspaper offering Thai news, politics, and travel information for its readers.

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WEBICO

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Công ty WEBICO chuyên cung cấp dịch vụ thiết kế website, social media, …. các dịch vụ giúp bạn tối ưu hóa doanh thu.

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Parentalk

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A digital media company .

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Afamily.vn

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Afamily is a Attractive, useful site for young women and families.

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Primadaily.com

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Primadaily.com is a news and reports websites for actual international events.

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Have Halal, Will Travel

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Have Halal, Will Travel is a media and technology company.

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Optimatic Pte Ltd

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Theoptimatic.com is a media company.

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Indonesia Finance Today

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Indonesia Finance Today is a media source that provides data, information, and analytics from the financial and capital markets.

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StockHut

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Stock market app that provides latest, instant market news & info.

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The Straits Times

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The Straits Times is one of the region’s oldest English-language daily newspapers.

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2sao

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2sao is a Updated social news – social hot for young people in Vietnam

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Cafebiz

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Cafebiz is an in-depth analysis.

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AsiaOne

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AsiaOne is an online news portal that provides its users with information for their business and lifestyle needs.

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Marino Daily

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MarinoDaily is a news aggregator for seafarers plying the shipping routes to get current events from localized news.

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Designtaxi

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Design, Art, Photography, Advertising, Architecture, Style, Culture, Technology, and Social Media. Anything creative or innovative.

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ViewQwest

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ViewQwest strives to empower our subscribers with the freedom to access entertainment content and to surf with no limitations.

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Malaysiakini

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Malaysiakini is an award-winning independent news provider.

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Coinvestasi

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Indonesia’s leading Cryptocurrency & Blockchain news and educational hub.

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Warna biru Media

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Sumber inspirasi dan berita terpercaya. News harian bisnis, finansial, lifestyle, agribisnis dan teknologi.

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Blockcast.cc

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Blockcast.cc is a broadcasting news source for the blockchain community. Founded in Singapore & South Korea.

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SAYS

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SAYS are Malaysia’s fastest growing news site

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ThinkLogic

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ThinkLogic is a B2B demand generation company that specializes in lead generation, media planning, and account-based marketing.

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Tirto ID

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Tirto ID is a social news company located in Mampang Prapatan.

Written by Mark Fitz

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