Jack Ma is ahead of Jeff Bezos in grocery store ambitions

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Alibaba had been quietly incubating its Hema grocery store concept for two years.

Team China’s bailout of Unicom might not end well

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Tencent Holdings Ltd., Baidu Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and JD.com Inc. will together invest 27 billion yuan, while even the taxi-hailing service Didi Chuxing will join the party.


Whatever happened to Indonesia’s mighty oil and gas industry?

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Investment for exploration in Indonesia shrank to $100 million in 2016 from $1.3 billion in 2012.


Volvo owner Geely reaps reward in China, not yet for Jaguar buyer Tata in India

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Tata is down about 21 percent this year, while Geely is up 155 percent.


China’s tech giants Alibaba and Tencent looking riskier, placing bigger bets

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Alibaba and Tencent’s deals, $55 billion announced or completed in 2016 and 2017, have taken investors by surprise


It’s Silicon Valley’s lions versus Chinese dragons in Southeast Asia’s Game of Thrones

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Southeast Asia is a battlefield for Western and Eastern tech and FinTech, according to Neal Cross of DBS.


Benchmark-Uber suit signals end of era for imperious founders

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It sends a strong signal that Silicon Valley’s so-called founder-friendly era is coming to an end.


India: SoftBank’s Son just pulled off an impressive judo flip on Snapdeal

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Just as we started to question Masayoshi Son’s sanity for attempting to buy, well, everything, the Japanese visionary pulled off an impressive judo flip in India. As the largest backer of e-commerce startup Snapdeal, Son’s SoftBank Group Corp. had been trying to engineer a merger with Flipkart Group so the… Read more »


Will Flipkart deal change SoftBank, Tiger Global’s fortunes in India?

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Less than three years later, the rivalry between the two has become an alliance of sorts.


KKR’s $532m offer for Australia mortgage lender Pepper Group looks well placed

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Despite eye-popping prices and rising mortgage delinquencies.