Chinese tech giants scramble for Southeast Asia

Alibaba and Tencent are two household names in the global technology sphere. For a long time now, these two Chinese giants have slugged it out on their home turf in a struggle to achieve dominance in the growing Chinese internet consumer market.

18 September 2018

Local brands edge large multinationals

Nestle SA is losing buzz to an Indonesian coffee brand famous for brewing civet-cat feces, and L’Oreal SA is losing face to a Chinese skincare brand favored by President Xi Jinping’s wife.

21 November 2017