Asia Pacific

Alibaba Poised To Invest $500M Into Tokopedia As Indonesian Ecommerce Swells

If the rumors are true, Chinese titan Alibaba Group may be preparing to invest $500 million in Indonesia’s largest online retailer, PT Tokopedia. According to Indonesia Investments, this expansion of Alibaba’s holdings in ASEAN – which include last year’s acquisition of a $1 billion, 83 percent stake in Singapore e-commerce platform Lazada Group SA – underscores…

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Dogs Of War: 4 Markets To Watch In Aerospace And Defense

As defense spending decreases in the U.S. and elsewhere following force reductions in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense contractors – who have been largely reliant on NATO countries – are finding that they must expand into territories outside the west. Though none of these match America’s $611 billion military budget, four markets in particular are very appealing…

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