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China's road to world technology domination begins in South-east Asia

Chinese tech investments abroad more than double in 2016 as home market saturates
Friday, June 2, 2017 - 05:50

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WeChat-operator Tencent - already a backer of Sea, South-east Asia's most valuable startup - is said to be close to investing in Indonesian ride-hailing service Go-Jek.

Singapore

ISAAC Ho and several investors were watching a pitch from a cancer-detection startup in Singapore when one of the Chinese billionaires present got up and - without a word - scrawled "Speed x Market Share" in Chinese characters on a whiteboard. It was a simple formula that meant

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