After a fierce battle for market share, Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab announced Monday that it has bought US rival Uber's operation in Southeast Asia. Grab said in a statement that it is also buying Uber's food delivery operations in the region. In exchange, Uber will receive a 27.5 percent stake in Grab. … [Read more...] about After turf battle Uber ridesharing company sells southeast Asia operations
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1.2 million in China 4.5 million in Vietnam 25,000 in Laos 7,000 in Philippines 3,115 in Mongolia 2,400 in Cambodia China first to declare outbreakChina reported a swine fever outbreak in August 2018 and since then, the virus has spread to almost all parts of the country, says Martin Yip, of the BBC Chinese service. … [Read more...] about Swine fever: How is Asia coping with the outbreak?
Shanahan did not directly name China when making accusations of “actors” destabilising the region, but went on to say on Saturday that the United States would not ignore Chinese behaviour, the latest acerbic exchange between the world’s two biggest economies. … [Read more...] about US won’t ‘tiptoe’ around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief
The plight of the reef, located in Japan’s southernmost reaches, has become “extremely serious” in recent years, according to the ministry, whose survey of 35 locations in the lagoon last November and December found that 70.1% percent of the coral had died. … [Read more...] about Almost 75% of Japan’s biggest coral reef has died from bleaching, says report
Campaigners said they now expected the online retailer to add ivory to its list of banned products. “Japan is awash with illegal ivory trade and Rakuten's thousands of ivory ads help fuel the mass slaughter of elephants across Africa,” said Allan Thornton, the EIA president. “We appeal to Rakuten to help protect elephants by immediately banning all ads for ivory products.” … [Read more...] about Japan’s biggest online retailer, Rakuten, ends whale meat sales