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China’s regulator denies conducting work on Jack Ma’s Ant IPO revival; Ant says no plan to initiate IPO

The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) said Thursday it is not conducting a review and research work on an Ant Group initial public offering (IPO). The commission has…

Alibaba’s Lazada to expand to Europe – report

Lazada, the Southeast Asian arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, plans to expand to Europe, Reuters reported, quoting two sources familiar with the matter. Lazada plans…

Alibaba halts talks to raise $1B before Lazada IPO – report

China-based e-commerce giant Alibaba Group discussed raising at least $1 billion for its Southeast Asian arm Lazada before calling off negotiations with potential investors when…

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Singapore’s Temasek to halt investments in Chinese tech firms ‘temporarily’ amid Beijing crackdown – report

Singapore state investor Temasek is temporarily halting new investment in Chinese tech firms, in view of the uncertainties over Beijing’s crackdown on the tech sector, according…

Ninja Van bags $578M in Series E, ropes in Alibaba as investor

Singapore-based logistics startup Ninja Van announced on Sunday that it has secured $578 million in a Series E funding round. This latest round of funding involves participation…

Alibaba’s Lazada rebrands logistics arm, introduces multi-channel logistics services

Southeast Asia’s e-commerce platform Lazada announced on Wednesday the rebranding of its logistics arm to Lazada Logistics, which was previously known as Lazada eLogistics (LEL)…

How well do you know Asia’s surging live streaming commerce market?

Asia is arguably leading the world when it comes to live selling or live streaming e-commerce. The COVID-19 pandemic has made this even clearer. During the lockdowns imposed to…