Tag archive for ‘Southeast Asia’
Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, July 29th, 2015

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, Temasek invest $35 million in Asian tech startup fund

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and Temasek Holdings Pte, the Singaporean government’s investment arm, and Monitor Capital Partners, a Belgium-based asset management firm, are among the leading More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Paul Bassat’s Square Peg and David Bonderman’s TPG invests $175 million in Asian portal PropertyGuru

A strategic consortium of three investors has invested $169 million in south-east Asian portal PropertyGuru, a leading property marketing website in Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand, and in the second More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Chinese Police Shot Dead Muslim ‘Extremist’ Leaving Country

Police in southwestern China shot dead one person and detained 21 others who were part of a group of “religious extremists” trying to cross the border into Vietnam, state media said on Wednesday. The More...

Reuters On Friday, December 12th, 2014

Women’s safety in focus as Uber rivals race across Southeast Asia

– A co-founder of GrabTaxi, Uber’s biggest competitor in Southeast Asia, remarked earlier this year that safety is so central to the online taxi booking business that some of his drivers feel More...

Reuters On Friday, November 21st, 2014

Singapore to regulate taxi-booking apps Uber, GrabTaxi

– Singapore said on Friday it plans to regulate fast-growing third-party taxi booking services like Uber and GrabTaxi for the first time, capping fees and requiring them to dispatch only licensed cabs More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

4 Stocks Making News: Scientific Games, Boyd Gaming, Novavax, Nordic American Tankers

– Scientific Games (SGMS) signed a deal with the Taiwan Lottery to provide instant games. This contract is for 2 years, is renewable, and gives the company exposure to Southeast Asia. The stock rose More...

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