• NNA/Kyodo


Online learning startup Manabie International Pte. Ltd., headed by a Japanese entrepreneur, is stepping up its business in Vietnam, raising ¥520 million ($4.8 million) in its initial year with an eye on future expansion in Southeast Asia.

Manabie, established in Singapore a year ago by founding CEO Takuya Honma, launched the online education platform service in Vietnam on Jan. 10.

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