PropertyGuru lands $220M from KKR and TPG to conquer Southeast Asia

The proceeds, financed by existing investors KKR and TPG, both buyout titans, will fuel PropertyGuru’s already ambitious push across its main market Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam and Malaysia, where it operates country-specific real estate portals. The private funding arrived almost … Read more…

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Gets Dutch Version; HBO Asia Original Sci-Fi ‘Dream Raider’ First Trailer; Movie ‘A Love Yarn’ Underway In New Zealand — Global Briefs

A new version of RuPaul’s Drag Race is coming to the Netherlands later this year via format owner World Of Wonder, broadcaster RTL and Dutch firm Vincent TV. Drag Race Holland (8×60’) will feature ten Dutch drag queens who take … Read more…

Shanghai soars more than 5%, leading gains in Asia as ‘bull sentiment’ drives markets

Stocks in China led gains among the major markets regionally, with the Shanghai composite more than 5% higher. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Asia Pacific stocks rise as data shows China’s services sector grew in June; U.S. jobs report beats expectations

A private survey showed Friday that China’s services sector showed it growing at its fastest pace in over a decade in June, according to Reuters, with the Caixin/Markit services Purchasing Manager’s Index coming in at 58.4 for the month. Asia … Read more…

As countries consider lifting lockdowns, some in Asia are experiencing a resurgence in coronavirus cases

In some instances, authorities have had to reimpose lockdown measures to once again fight the new coronavirus outbreak. International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to … Read more…

Parts of Asia that relaxed restrictions without a resurgence in coronavirus cases did these three things

“This is a tough, tough virus,” said disease specialist Dr. Dale Fisher. “All it takes is one infected person and it spreads like wildfire.” International: Top News And Analysis SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount … Read more…