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Lazada expands Alibaba’s Taobao marketplace in Southeast Asia – Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms. Taobao Collection will be offered in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand in the next few weeks through Lazada’s platform, it […]

Oil Traders Turn More Bullish at Asia’s Top Energy Conference – Bloomberg

When the who’s who of the oil trading industry gathered in Singapore last year for the annual Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference (APPEC), the talk was about a painful year ahead. Of the dozen or so senior oil traders canvassed, all but one expected prices to be capped at about $50 a barrel. A year later, […]

Euro and kiwi slip on political news, Asia shares track Wall Street – Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) – The euro slipped on Monday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far-right surged, while Asian shares pulled back, weighed by concerns about China’s economy. The New Zealand dollar also took a hit as the ruling National Party won the largest […]

Asia’s Number One Chef On The Importance Of Storytelling – Forbes

Gaggan Anand poses on the red carpet during the World’s 50 Best Restaurants awards MAL FAIRCLOUGH/AFP/Getty Images “Let me tell you why restaurants succeed or fail,” says Gaggan Anand whose eponymous restaurant is number one for three years in a row at Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. His dark brown eyes are intense and he leans […]

Lazada expands Alibaba’s Taobao marketplace in Southeast Asia – Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Online retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s Taobao marketplace in three more countries in Southeast Asia, expanding the partnership between the two e-commerce firms. Taobao Collection will be offered in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand in the next few weeks through Lazada’s platform, it […]

Fast Asia Open: Japan manufacturing PMI, Singapore CPI – Financial Times

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Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains – Fox News

TOKYO –  Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host U.S. troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash fire and fury on North Korea? Hasn’t happened — at least not yet. Asia is getting used to living with Donald Trump’s broadsides, though it can’t shrug them off completely. […]

Southeast Asia games firm Sea, formerly Garena, files for $1 billion … – TechCrunch

Southeast Asia-based games and e-commerce firm Sea, formerly known as Garena, has officially filed for its much-anticipated U.S. IPO. The company, which is valued at over $3.75 billion, will list on the New York Stock Exchange as ‘SE’ and is looking to raise $1 billion. Sea is best known for its Garena gaming business, which […]

Anthony Bourdain and Asia Argento are ripped | Page Six – Page Six

Asia Argento and Anthony Bourdain in RomeMEGA Anthony Bourdain and Asia Argento have apparently been staying away from pasta and gelato while in Rome. The 60-year-old “Parts Unknown” host and his girlfriend were in Italy this week to celebrate her 42nd birthday. Despite their matching 6-pack abs, it looks as though the couple indulged in […]

Greitens’ prepare for Asia trade mission – Missourinet – Missourinet.com

Governor Eric Greitens, R, will leave today for a trade mission to China and South Korea – his first since the outsider took office in January. The trip will include meetings with government officials, business executives, and civic and educational partners in Beijing, Shanghai, and Seoul. First Lady Sheena Greitens, who is a Mizzou professor […]

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