Asia

Indonesia’s TokoBagus rebrands to Olx.co.id

Indonesia’s biggest classifieds site TokoBagus announced its name change to Olx.co.id this week, according to techinasia.com. The company assured users that the only thing changing is the brand and domain name. COO Alif Priyono said, “We are already the largest site for online selling in Indonesia, and becoming Olx.co.id and joining a global brand will help us to extend our lead even...

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Real Estate Channel, Juwai, bring Chinese home buyers, Canadian agents together

  More Canadian Real Estate Agents to Target Chinese Buyers via Real Estate Channel Deal with Juwai.com   (Shanghai, China) – Canadian real estate professionals can now market their listings to Chinese buyers automatically from within a popular industry marketing solution. This results from an exclusive partnership between Canada’s only real estate television network, Real...

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CarSales to take 20% stake in ICar Asia

Carsales.com Ltd, the Australia-based classified company that offers automotive and general merchandise listings, is acquiring a 19.9 percent strategic stake in ICar Asia Ltd., owner of a network of automotive portals in ASEAN, the two companies announced yesterday. The companies have forged a strategic partnership, with the Australian company investing A$13.4 million ($13.9 million U.S.) in ICar...

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IProperty mobile visits up 352% YOY, Asia-Pacific world’s largest mobile market

zv7qrnb THE IPROPERTY GROUP REPORTS STRONG GROWTH IN MOBILE USAGE   Kuala Lumpur, 27 November 2012 - In an online survey conducted in August 2012 by Mobext, the world’s largest mobile marketing agency network, it was revealed that with more than 2.5 billion subscriptions and 70-90% average mobile customer penetration in many countries, the Asia-Pacific region is the largest and fastest-...

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AutoTrader Group buys into China’s Bitauto

AutoTrader Group invests in the world’s largest new car market by acquiring a stake in Bitauto.   ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — AutoTrader Group, operator of the largest digital automotive marketplace inthe United States, has made a significant international investment by acquiring a 21.8% stake in Bitauto (NYSE: BITA). Bitauto is a leading provider of Internet content...

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iProperty Group To Acquire Leading Property Portal in Macau

Published May 8, 2012 ** *iProperty Group to Acquire Leading Property Portal in Macau, * ** ** Monday May 7th 2012 *–* iProperty Group Ltd, owner of Asia’s No. 1 network of property portal sites under the iProperty brand (www.iproperty.com), today announced that it had agreed to acquire vproperty.com, the clear leader in the Macau. The acquisition extends the reach of the Group in the...

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