Tag Archives: Asia

Chinese student missing after being grabbed by armed gang near Toronto

(CNN)Police in Canada are searching for a 22-year-old Chinese international student after he was apparently kidnapped on Saturday night in the Ontario city of Markham. The spokesman thanked the public for tips leading to the location of the van, and encouraged people to be on the lookout for Lu and the four suspects, photos and descriptions of whom have been released by police. “We know somebody knows who these suspects are,” he said. “If you know anything […]

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Indonesias Kargo comes out of stealth with $7.6M from Travis Kalanick, Sequoia and others

Travis Kalanick may be busy cooking up a cloud kitchen business, but that hasn’t stopped the former Uber CEO’s VC fund from making its first investment in Southeast Asia. 10100, the firm that Kalanick launched last year for investments in Asia, just took part in a $7.6 million seed round for Kargo, an early-stage “Uber for trucks” startup based in Indonesia and — you guessed it — was founded by a former Uber Asia executive. Kargo takes […]

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