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Uber vs GrabCar: A Choice of Ride Sharing Apps

If you are living or travelling in Southeast Asia, chances are that you are only too familiar with the two leading ride sharing companies in the region: Uber and GrabCar. But do you know what makes…


What’s Baidu Up to in Silicon Valley

Many people are likely unaware that the entire world does not “Google” things when they want to conduct an Internet search. There are still four places around the globe where Google is in second place:…


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Single’s Day: The World’s Biggest Shopping Day

The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. You are probably thinking, isn’t it a bit early to be talking about Black Friday? Well, this day is not Black Friday, it is even bigger than Black…


Why Uber Will Beat Grab When the Subsidy Party Stops

This following is a guest posted opinion and does not reflect the views of the DemystifyAsia team. To contribute your own guest posts, please get in touch: http://www.demystifyasia.com/contribute/ With the recent  cease fire/merger in China between…



123RF Stock Photo Company from Asia

123RF is a royalty-free digital media library that offers a wide variety of budget-friendly commercial and editorial images, video footage, audio clips and illustrations. From its humble beginnings in 2005, 123RF now ranks as the…


Online Bus Tickets in Malaysia

Malaysia is not a very large country geographically, nonetheless, her 30 million people live in population centers that are somewhat far from each other. Malaysia is 46th in the world for car ownership with only…



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Simplified vs Traditional Chinese Characters

Alongside the many Chinese language dialects, there are also two sets of Chinese characters for written words. Singapore and mainland China use simplified Chinese characters while Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan use traditional. Simplified Simplified  characters…