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March 2001 Fridae.com launches web site.
March 2001 Fridae.com named the principal sponsor and Official Portal of the 23rd Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras alongside other sponsors Qantas Airways and Telstra, Australia's largest telco. 
August 2001 Fridae’s first Nation party was held at Sentosa's Fantasy Island with 1,500 partygoers. The event made the front page of local The New Paper and was covered by the BBC World Service and Agence France-Presse. The AFP report which called the event "Singapore's coming out party” was in turn published by various news outlets worldwide.
February 2002 Within a year of its launch, Fridae’s Personals section crosses the 10,000 profile mark.
March 2002 Fridae launches Version 2 of the web site.
April 2002 Advocate, a national American gay and lesbian news magazine, reports on Fridae’s first anniversary with a profile of CEO Dr Stuart Koe and describes Fridae.com to be a “social resource for many Asian gays who may have no other way to meet.”
August 2002 Hailed by the press as "Singapore's unparalleled alternative party" and "a party not to be missed!", some 2,500 people attended Nation.2 held at Sentosa’s Fountain Gardens and Musical Fountain. Sponsors included Qantas and Anchor Beer.
November 2002 Fridae launches Version 3 and the Perks programme, which allows subscribers premium access to the Fridae Personals section, in tandem.
December 2002 Fridae’s first Snowball party was held in Singapore.
February 2003 Fridae.com was appointed the Asian Media Partner of the 25th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras http://www.fridae.com/aboutus/pr_030227.php
August 2003 The Straits Times of Singapore published a report referencing the Nation party and the power of the pink dollar and the sponsors of Nation.03 including Subaru, Asia-Pacific Breweries (Anchor Beer), Dolce & Gabbana Parfum, Qantas, Smirnoff, Pan Pacific Hotel and Hotel 1929.
August 2003 For the first time since its inception in 2001, Nation becomes a 3-day event over the Singapore National Day weekend. The event garnered unprecedented coverage by Time Magazine (Asia Edition) and TV news coverage on ChannelNewsAsia and TCS 5 - marking the first time in history a gay event (local or otherwise) was broadcasted in Singapore.
September 2003 Fridae’s Personals section crosses the 50,000 profile mark.
October 2003 Fridae launches its online Shop retailing Snowball party tickets.
October 2003 Fridae launches Beta version of the Chinese web sites with Personals and News sections.
December 2003 Fridae’s second Snowball party was held in Singapore.
March 2004 Fridae launches Version 4 in which time the web site was getting an average of 20 million page views per month and 150,000 registered members.
April 2004 Fridae’s first Squirt/Slurp parties are held in Singapore.
July 2004 Fridae launches the Chinese Version 4 (Simplified and Traditional) web sites.
August 2004 In what’s to be Fridae’s last party in Singapore, Nation.4 – the largest with over 8,000 attendees - included its first ever Arts Programme featuring plays Mergers/Wills by Toy Factory in Mandarin, Top or Bottom and Mardi Gras by The Necessary Stage, and The Revenge of the Dim Sum Dollies by Dream Academy Productions; and two art exhibitions “Red + White = Pink” organised by Utterly Art and another by Art Seasons. Sponsors and supporters of Nation.04 include Motorola, e33 Cider, Subaru, Visit Britain, Belvedere Vodka, Cathay Pacific, Conrad Centennial Singapore, Heineken Beer, Intercontinental Singapore and Moët & Chandon.
August 2004 Fridae launches its first ever Nation CD set by DJ David Sung and DJ Sawa and produced by DJ George Leong. The 2-CD collection debuted at No. 3 on HMV Dance and Soul on the week of its release and was at No. 17 on the HMV Top 40 chart the week after in Singapore.
October 2004 Fridae gets profiled in a front-page story in The Wall Street Journal, 22 October 2004. The article referenced the Nation party, and discussed the pink dollar and Singapore’s attitudes towards the LGBT community.
October 2004 The Far Eastern Economic Review’s special report about gay Asia heavily features Fridae and the Nation party.
December 2004 The application to hold Snowball party was rejected by the Singapore Police several weeks prior to the event saying the event is likely to be a gay party and is against public interest. The Police’s lengthy press statement was covered by local several newspapers and on Channel News Asia.
April 2005 Fridae holds its first party outside Singapore with Squirt at Bangkok’s Bed Supperclub.
April 2005 Fridae’s Personals section crosses the 100,000 profile mark for English web site and 15,000 on its Chinese web sites.
June 2005 Fridae Shop is launched with products from affiliates.
September 2005 Fridae receives 2005 Arts Supporter Award from Singapore’s National Arts Council in appreciation of our support toward the arts community
October 2005 Nation.5, Asia’s largest gay party, moves to Phuket, Thailand. Some 2,000 converged on the Crowne Plaza Karon Beach Phuket which was booked exclusively for the event.
December 2005 Dubbed by mainstream media as the largest gay party ever in Taiwan, the Snowball party was held at Ministry of Sound and was attended by 5,000 partygoers.
April 2006 Fridae’s Squirt party was held at Sheraton Bangkok for the second time.
April 2006 Fridae launches the landmark men who have sex with men (MSM) Behavioral Surveillance Survey (BSS) survey in partnership with Action for AIDS Singapore.
August 2006 Fridae announces that the sixth annual Nation party will be its grand finale, and will thereafter focus on its web business and advocacy work.
October 2006 Fridae receives 2006 Arts Supporter Award from Singapore’s National Arts Council in appreciation of our support toward the arts community.
November 2006 Over 1,500 revelers from around the world converged at the Hilton Phuket Arcadia Resort for Nation.6 for three days of almost continuous partying with top DJs including New York-based Tony Moran and top Australian DJ Kate Monroe.
December 2006 Fridae launches Think Again campaign - the first HIV prevention campaign conceptualised based directly on a survey of men who have sex with men (MSM) in Singapore conducted in Apri 2006.
February 2007 Fridae.com named in Nielsen//Netratings’s list of top ten web publishers in Singapore in 2006 and the stickiest site in Singapore with session durations more than two times the market average.
June 2007 Fridae reaches the 200,000-profile mark for its English site and 50,000-profile mark for its Chinese site.
July 2007 Fridae co-founder Robert Yeoh passes away at age 52 on July 10, 2007.
October 2007 Fridae partners with activists and organisers of repeal377a.com to organise an Open Letter To The Prime Minister (of Singapore) campaign and parliamentary petition – with CEO DR Stuart Koe as one of three main signatories alongside lawyer George Hwang and former President of the Association of Women for Action and Research Tan Joo Hymm. The petition sought the repeal of Section 377A, which criminalises sexual activity between men whether in public or in private as part of Singapore's first major penal code amendments in 22 years.
October 2007 Fridae receives 2007 Arts Supporter Award from Singapore’s National Arts Council in appreciation of our support toward the arts community.
December 2007 Fridae launches Version 5 Beta.
December 2007 Fridae holds the first ever pan-Asian poll of gay establishments. The Fridae æ List aims to recognise the efforts of establishments and businesses that serve the LGBT community.
May 2008 In association with Action for AIDS (Singapore), Fridae launches We Can Stop AIDS Now campaign that focuses on individual empowerment, and how HIV transmission can be stopped if everyone plays their role.
August 2008 Fridae launches Know Your Status (KYS) awareness drive on Fridae Personals to promote HIV testing at least every 12 months among sexually active men. Those who have had an HIV test in the last 12 months (or are HIV+) get a KYS icon on their Personals profile. Users will also receive a reminder 2 months before their next test is due.
October 2008 Fridae receives 2008 Friend of the Arts award from Singapore’s National Arts Council in appreciation of our support toward the arts community
April  2015 Fridae.asia taken over by the telecommunications and travel company DragonStack. dragonstack.com
  Fridae migrated to a new more flexible hosting solution.

May 2015

Push notification service on mobile apps re-initiated
July 2015 Launch of Fridae mobile web app m.fridae.asia
August 2015 Launch of Fridae Android App
November 2015 Major Update to Fridae Android App
  New Travel section launched, data sourced from hotmale.net
June 2016 Launch of New iPhone app
  New company tagline “Connecting gay Asia”

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