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Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia

Nomadic is taking its virtual reality location-based centers, built on the foundation of Vertigo's successful Arizona Sunshine game, to Asia.Read More...

Nomadic takes location-based VR into Asia

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Nomadic rolls out new mixed reality arcade in Las Vegas with Area15 Nomadic has unveiled its latest virtual reality arcade for its first-person shooter game Arizona Sunshine in Las Vegas in partnership with Area15.Rea...
21:14, 05/15/2019

2,000-year-old remains of nomadic 'royal' unearthed by Russian farmer includes 'laughing man,' haul of jewels and weapons A farmer digging on his land in Russia discovered something unexpected: a 2,000-year-old burial mound containing the remains and artifacts of a nomad...
02:28, 05/17/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pa...
23:56, 05/31/2019

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station fro...
18:00, 06/04/2019

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to ...
01:14, 08/17/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlin...
02:56, 05/01/2019

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to conten...
06:28, 07/08/2019

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identi...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for you...
07:00, 06/03/2019

Pompeo says US not asking Asia to take sides U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Washington isn’t asking any Asian nation to take sides in its engagement with the region, where China is bat...
10:14, 08/01/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Parts of South Asia are becoming unlivable Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displa...
18:00, 07/17/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Asia stocks cautious before Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global grow...
05:42, 06/18/2019

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displa...
09:14, 07/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex ...
08:56, 05/17/2019

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has be...
11:42, 06/14/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex cou...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Supporters celebrate as legislation is passed giving gay couples right to marryTaiwan has legalised same-sex marriage, the first of any Asian state, ...
19:28, 05/17/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds...
09:56, 05/24/2019

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, ...
12:14, 06/28/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday,...
06:14, 05/24/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th annivers...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became t...
17:42, 05/23/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over h...
08:14, 05/09/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservati...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada' Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has left the country, bound for Canada to join her daughters, sources told DW. She was sentenced to death in 2010 for b...
10:28, 05/08/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culminatio...
07:14, 05/24/2019

Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open th...
09:56, 06/19/2019

Asia markets edge up; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia edged up in Tuesday morning trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kic...
02:42, 06/18/2019

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
17:00, 05/24/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
10:28, 05/17/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand ...
15:42, 07/01/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported be...
11:56, 05/07/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronym...
14:56, 05/09/2019

The fundamentals of the oil market are weak: JBC Energy Asia Richard Gorry of JBC Energy Asia says geopolitics are keeping the oil markets "nice and healthy." He also says it's difficult to be very bullish...
15:14, 07/26/2019

Macquarie Gets a Foothold in U.S.-Asia Ocean Trade The Australian investment group’s purchase of a multiyear concession to run the Long Beach Container Terminal in California comes with a guaranteed $...
15:42, 05/05/2019

China warns US against Asia missile deployment Beijing "will be forced to take countermeasures," if the US deploys intermediate-range missiles in the region. A senior official also called on neigh...
17:56, 08/06/2019

Stocks in Asia mixed after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were mixed in Wednesday morning trade following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping ...
04:28, 05/30/2019

Asia’s mobile games make themselves at home in the U.S. As more APAC companies disrupt advertising in the U.S. and Tier 1 markets, we ask what this means for global advertisers and what they can learn from...
06:42, 08/05/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been ...
14:56, 05/09/2019

The Latest: China says US, others bring uncertainty to Asia China says U.S., Japanese and Australian moves to beef up their military presence and alliances in the Asia-Pacific are bringing uncertainties to the...
06:14, 07/24/2019

Asia In Charge Of Electric Car Battery Production Europe is looking catch up with the Asian Markets, with France and Germany saying on Thursday they would form an alliance to develop next-generation ...
12:14, 05/03/2019

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...
01:56, 05/29/2019

Asia shares tumble, with Japan falling more than 2.7% Asia markets traded lower Tuesday morning as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purc...
02:42, 08/06/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause f...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Asia shares tumble, with Japan falling almost 3% Asia markets opened lower on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending agricultural product purchases...
02:14, 08/06/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rai...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.     ...
09:56, 05/17/2019

Asia stocks take heart in stimulus speculation Asian shares found some footing on Friday after a turbulent week as China hinted at more support for its economy, amid growing expectations of aggres...
09:14, 08/16/2019

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got under way in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminar...
18:42, 06/06/2019

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-P...
05:28, 06/12/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to c...
01:42, 06/05/2019

Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and econom...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
14:56, 05/15/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Wat...
14:28, 05/01/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rai...
09:00, 05/17/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inf...
08:14, 06/12/2019

China vows countermeasures if US deploys missiles in Asia China says it “will not stand idly by” and will take countermeasures if U.S. deploys intermediate-range missiles in the Indo-Pacific region, which it...
07:56, 08/06/2019

Organized crime outpaces authorities in Southeast Asia, U.N. says Transnational crime syndicates are growing more powerful in Southeast Asia and raking in profit by exploiting rampant corruption, weak law enforcemen...
08:42, 07/18/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading o...
09:56, 06/12/2019

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like...
15:14, 07/02/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese hig...
15:56, 05/06/2019

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indones...
00:42, 06/04/2019

Asia shares hit four-month low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
08:28, 05/23/2019

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war betwee...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the wor...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution ...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Disney Plans Southeast Asia Expansion for Hotstar Disney is planning a Southeast Asia expansion for Hotstar, Disney chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed during the entertainment giant's quarterly earni...
16:42, 08/07/2019

These four places in Asia account for almost 20% of global travel spending Outbound travelers from four major Asia Pacific markets accounted for close to one-fifth of global travel spending last year, highlighting the region...
08:14, 07/22/2019

Manulife profit beats on strength in Asia unit Canada's largest insurer insurer Manulife Financial Corp on Wednesday edged past estimates for second-quarter profit, helped by strength in Asia unit...
02:42, 08/08/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election results still unpredictable - ING Asia May 21 (Reuters) - 0230 GMT: POTENTIAL REMAINS FOR A SURPRISE, BANK SAYS ING Asia said in a research note that despite exit polls showing Prime Minis...
06:14, 05/21/2019

Asia stocks dip after Fed tapers aggressive easing expectations Asian stocks dipped on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets ...
11:00, 06/26/2019

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran and more WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll meet with “a lot of different countries” during his third international trip in...
21:14, 06/26/2019

US Wants To Quickly Deploy New Missiles In Asia, Says Defense Secretary Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, to counter the rise of China in the region, new US Defense Secretary Mark...
21:56, 08/03/2019

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country...
11:56, 05/26/2019

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada after leaving Pakistan Christian woman freed last year after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row...
11:42, 05/08/2019

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks advanced on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling app...
06:14, 07/19/2019

Asia’s ‘c*ck cakes’ hit Magaluf and Brit revellers are loving it AS if Magaluf revellers needed any more encouragement to get up to naughty antics in the party capital - they can now get stuck into a brand new craz...
00:00, 07/01/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozi...
06:14, 05/24/2019

A month after G20, Trump's Asia policy achievements appear to be unraveling At the end of June, US President Donald Trump appeared to have deals in hand with North Korea and China that would have put nuclear and trade talks b...
12:14, 08/02/2019

MLB scraps '20 Asia opener, eyes Europe return MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said it "wasn't the right time" to open the 2020 season in Asia as previously hoped, while saying he would like to have ...
20:00, 06/29/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the...
09:00, 06/14/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share ...
13:00, 05/09/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisti...
13:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively so...
15:28, 08/03/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes ...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. ...
06:42, 06/12/2019

Budweiser's Asia Unit Prepares for 2019's Largest IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev’s Asia-Pacific unit is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink com...
13:28, 07/02/2019

European Stocks Edge Lower Despite Gains in Asia Stocks in Europe slipped in morning trade after a measure of confidence among eurozone manufacturers dipped to its lowest level in six years as globa...
13:00, 06/27/2019

Asia Bibi lands in Canada after being acquitted of blasphemy A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has landed in Canada to be reunited with her daughters, ...
14:14, 05/08/2019

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no lo...
14:56, 06/01/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing com...
04:56, 05/14/2019

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures h...
11:00, 06/03/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th ...
11:00, 04/30/2019

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution...
17:42, 06/18/2019

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) A...
03:42, 05/02/2019

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conferenc...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Chip Makers Can Muddle Through Asia Trade Spat Life just got a fraction tidier for chip makers.Trade relations between Japan and South Korea, two key countries for the industry, may be less messy ...
14:14, 08/09/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and ove...
22:28, 05/12/2019

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in Asia...
09:56, 06/04/2019

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed t...
09:42, 06/03/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four mi...
02:28, 07/16/2019

Despite headwinds, Asia's developing economies are still set to grow 'very steadily,' ADB says Despite rising headwinds and concerns about a slowdown in the global economy, Asian developing economies are still set to grow "in a very steady way,...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Why Asia’s Banking Hubs Are Making Virtual a Reality Long gone are the days when banking meant having to stand in line at crowded branches to cash a check or apply for a loan. Automated teller machines,...
00:42, 07/30/2019

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, o...
18:42, 05/01/2019

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected ...
16:56, 05/20/2019

Asia Pacific to trade lower on expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia traded lower Friday morning, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy wh...
02:56, 07/26/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
14:42, 05/31/2019

Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most power...
08:14, 07/10/2019

Factory pain spreads through Asia, Europe; stimulus expected Factory activity contracted across Asia and Europe in July, fuelling worries a prolonged U.S.-China trade war and an economic slowdown could tilt the...
13:00, 08/01/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face t...
10:42, 07/20/2019

Patricio denies Manchester City as Wolves win Asia Trophy "Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Shanghai ...
16:28, 07/20/2019

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essen...
12:14, 07/16/2019

AB InBev explores asset sale after dropping Asia IPO plan -WSJ Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt, after cancellin...
21:14, 07/18/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade fr...
05:56, 05/15/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expect...
02:14, 07/19/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including th...
01:56, 05/13/2019

Budweiser Brewer Explores Asset Sales After Calling Off Asia IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt pile as it pursu...
21:28, 07/18/2019

Asia stocks cautious on trade talks; euro under pressure Asian shares nudged higher on Wednesday amid hints of progress in the Sino-U.S. trade saga, while the dollar hit two-month highs on the euro as inves...
05:00, 07/24/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell ...
03:56, 07/16/2019

Pak Christian Asia Bibi, Cleared Of Blasphemy, Flees To Canada Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who escaped a death sentence for blasphemy, began a new life in Canada Wednesday following a decade-long saga ...
04:56, 05/09/2019

Asia markets set to slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hop...
02:14, 05/23/2019

AB InBev sells Australian brewer to Asahi, keeps Asia IPO on radar Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, is selling its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi for $11 billion and could revive the stalle...
15:00, 07/19/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as S&P 500 touches record high Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday morning after seeing strong gains yesterday. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight...
02:28, 07/02/2019

Budweiser Asia Unit Cracks Open 2019's Biggest IPO The Asia-Pacific unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drin...
09:28, 07/02/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the ...
10:14, 07/10/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's se...
01:00, 07/04/2019

Ralph Lauren quarterly revenue beats on Asia demand Ralph Lauren Corp beat analysts' estimates for fourth-quarter revenue on Tuesday, boosted by the luxury apparel maker's marketing blitz and by higher...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Asia shares subdued, dollar benefits as sterling suffers Asian shares drifted off on Wednesday as anxious investors awaited more earnings reports from corporate America, while the dollar held firm in the wa...
06:56, 07/17/2019

Sephora data breach hits Southeast Asia and ANZ customers Some personal information such as first and last name, date of birth, gender, email address, and encrypted password, as well as data related to beaut...
13:00, 07/29/2019

Asia stocks tepid as US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% at 12:01 a.m. ET Friday. Beijing said it would take countermeasures bu...
06:42, 05/10/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the v...
16:42, 07/05/2019

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction ...
03:00, 07/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while higher Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Asia markets set to open cautiously with Apple suppliers in focus Asia Pacific looked set to start the trading day Tuesday on a cautious note following losses on Wall Street overnight as Nikkei futures pointed to a ...
02:00, 07/09/2019

Asia stocks fall on likely smaller Fed rate cut, crude climbs Asia stocks fell on Monday as investors scaled back expectations of an aggressive interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve, while heightened Middle E...
06:42, 07/22/2019

Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a pro...
11:00, 05/23/2019

A Spy Case Exposes China's Power Play in Central Asia Kazakhstan’s arrest of a former Soviet KGB agent accused of passing classified documents to Chinese agents comes as its leaders struggle to balance a...
15:28, 07/10/2019

AMD Ryzen processors are now outselling Intel in Asia, report claims AMD’s Ryzen processors have experienced a big sales spike following the launch of Ryzen 3000 products over in Asia, cutting deeply into Intel&...
15:14, 07/16/2019

Asia's triple whammy — China slowdown, trade war and chips China's economic woes are hurting its regional neighbors from Seoul to Singapore and Donald Trump's trade war is only partly to blame. Even North Kor...
22:28, 07/25/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The futur...
23:14, 05/22/2019

Multidrug-resistant malaria spreading in Southeast Asia: study Strains of malaria resistant to two key anti-malarial medicines are becoming more dominant in Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand after spreading rap...
05:42, 07/23/2019

MOVES-Jefferies picks Jonathan Slone to be chairman of Asia Jefferies Group LLC said on Sunday it appointed Jonathan Slone as chairman of Asia, a role that will focus on the financial firm's major relationship...
02:42, 07/15/2019

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods ...
13:14, 07/13/2019

Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a...
04:28, 07/17/2019

DW reporters from Africa, Asia offer Germans tips for heat Germany is just coming out of an intense heat wave, with temperatures climbing past 40 degrees Celsius in some places. What advice do DW journalists ...
10:42, 07/27/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
17:42, 07/20/2019

Asia Bibi Left Pakistan But Others Remain On Death Row For Blasphemy One prisoner is an illiterate Christian street cleaner who got into an argument with a Muslim friend while they were out drinking. Another is a US-tr...
06:56, 05/19/2019

Stocks in Asia poised to decline on continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
02:00, 05/21/2019

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, indust...
12:28, 06/11/2019

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global eco...
10:14, 06/03/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asi...
18:42, 05/01/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
00:42, 05/02/2019

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE R...
04:56, 05/02/2019

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbid...
04:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
12:28, 06/01/2019

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South C...
08:28, 06/01/2019

Fall armyworm invades crops across Asia, smallholders worst hit Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn't stand a chance against the fall armyworm ...
09:56, 06/20/2019

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
05:42, 06/01/2019

In swipe at China, U.S. defense chief warns of Asia instability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stir...
03:14, 06/01/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip; Wall Street declines for second day Stocks in Asia Pacific slipped in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street as investors continued to grapple w...
02:14, 05/03/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – a...
07:28, 05/03/2019

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between Pre...
01:56, 06/22/2019

Van der Drift and Chen win Super Trofeo Asia race two at Suzuka Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen made amends for disqualification in the opening race to claim their third Super Trofeo Asia victory of the season a...
10:42, 06/23/2019

Twin Typhoons Approach East Asia With Terrifying Force The Northwest Pacific had been calm so far this season, but that peace and quiet has come to an end. Two twin typhoons are now roaring—and Super Typh...
00:42, 08/09/2019

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
08:14, 05/31/2019

Waning of American Power? Trump Struggles With an Asia in Crisis The Trump administration has taken a hands-off approach to conflicts — from Kashmir to Hong Kong to the rivalry between Japan and South Korea — as As...
02:14, 08/14/2019

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual...
16:28, 05/01/2019

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recycle...
12:14, 06/07/2019

Central banks in Asia are cutting rates to prop up their economies — but that may not be enough "I think (rate cuts) will help, but whether they're going to be sufficient to counter the negative trade pressures and global growth slowdown an...
08:14, 08/21/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to chee...
11:42, 06/07/2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
03:28, 06/07/2019

Asia trades lower as markets look to central bankers for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected...
05:00, 08/21/2019

Asia set to trade lower as markets look to central bankers for guidance Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is set to deliver his annual speech on Friday at the Jackson Hole, Wyoming symposium, where he's expected...
02:14, 08/21/2019

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes be...
02:28, 06/13/2019

China could overwhelm US military in Asia in hours, Australian report says The US military is no longer the primary force in Asia, and missiles from China's rapidly improving military could overwhelm its bases in hours, acco...
06:28, 08/20/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partne...
08:28, 06/14/2019

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has ...
00:28, 06/13/2019

Asia stocks mixed as investors watch US Treasury yields Stocks in Asia traded mixed Friday afternoon as investors watched yields on longer duration U.S. Treasurys as well as for developments on the U.S.-Ch...
08:28, 08/16/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the ...
14:14, 06/14/2019

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaisha...
13:56, 06/15/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carb...
17:56, 06/15/2019

China Sent Soldiers To Southeast Asia, But India Sent Monks: Ram Madhav Chinese influence over Southeast Asia first began with "boots of soldiers", while the impact of Indians on the region was due to monks and traders, s...
17:56, 08/14/2019

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earl...
07:14, 05/31/2019

Trump Lands in Asia for His Most Consequential Overseas Trip This Year OSAKA, Japan — President Donald Trump on Thursday began what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, one that will present ...
15:56, 06/27/2019

Stocks in Asia set to decline as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to see opening declines on Tuesday. Meanwhile, investors await a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese P...
01:56, 06/25/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling over...
04:14, 05/08/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending...
14:14, 08/06/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards a...
18:14, 04/28/2019

China Warns Of Countermeasures Over US Missile Plans In Asia-Pacific China warned Tuesday it would take unspecified countermeasures if the United States goes ahead with plans to deploy ground-based missiles in the Asia...
09:56, 08/06/2019

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the...
03:42, 05/30/2019

Asia stocks slip as Fed's Powell tempers rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were tepid on Wednesday afternoon after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell tempered expectations for a potential interest rat...
08:00, 06/26/2019

Everything We Know About Prince William and Kate Middleton's Rumored Asia Tour Pack your bags, Prince William and Kate Middleton! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are reportedly heading to Asia for an official royal tour this ...
20:14, 06/24/2019

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rock...
07:28, 05/29/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarin...
18:28, 05/28/2019

Asia stocks slip after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday and the dollar pulled back from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the marke...
03:56, 06/26/2019

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range aft...
10:56, 05/27/2019

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
19:14, 05/28/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South...
15:42, 05/04/2019

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to J...
04:00, 05/27/2019

What Hong Kong's unrest means for Asia's largest financial hub Hong Kong has witnessed clashes between police and young people since April, after the city attempted to amend extradition laws to allow criminal sus...
19:28, 08/07/2019

Asia markets decline as Trump announces more tariffs on China Asia stocks traded lower Friday morning after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
03:00, 08/02/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging...
06:28, 05/31/2019

Asia stocks paralyzed, bonds electrified by recession risk Asian shares braced for more volatility on Thursday as eye-catching easings by central banks stoked fears of global recession, driving U.S. yields to...
03:56, 08/08/2019

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique...
10:56, 05/27/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Tai...
10:56, 05/24/2019

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever...
19:00, 06/06/2019

From 'Asia's finest' to 'black dogs': Hong Kong police under pressure Hong Kong's vaunted police force is facing a crisis of confidence and leadership amid the city's worsening political tensions, according to serving a...
13:42, 07/17/2019

Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
07:42, 06/06/2019

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain ...
04:14, 06/06/2019

Asia stocks wobble near three-and-a-half-month low as trade worries linger Asian stocks struggled near a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday on lingering concerns over the economic impact of a U.S.-China trade war, although an over...
03:14, 05/15/2019

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that ha...
06:56, 06/14/2019

Asia bankers bet on Alibaba, follow-on fundraising amid trade gloom Asia's army of equity capital bankers are betting on a stream of listed companies seeking fresh funds, including Alibaba's plans for an up to $20 bil...
02:56, 06/28/2019

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil p...
09:14, 06/18/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States ...
06:14, 05/24/2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
13:28, 06/11/2019

AB InBev stock up on report it may sell assets after scrapping Asia IPO plan Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America, the Wall Street Journal reported. The b...
19:14, 07/18/2019

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it...
02:56, 06/12/2019

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Indu...
03:56, 06/12/2019

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
10:14, 06/14/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after r...
02:00, 05/16/2019

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season...
20:14, 06/29/2019

Asia stocks rise after Trump and Xi agree to a pause in tariff escalation Stocks in Asia Pacific rose in Monday morning trade after U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to hold off on slapping...
02:56, 07/01/2019

Tottenham omit Rose from Asia tour ‘to explore opportunities with other clubs’ • England defender expected to leave after omission• Vincent Janssen and Georges-Kévin Nkoudou also left outDanny Rose has been omitted from Tottenha...
14:42, 07/17/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U....
08:42, 05/28/2019

Asia and Pacific on course to miss all Sustainable Development Goals, says UN region chief Unless progress is accelerated, Asia and the Pacific are on course to miss all of the 17 Goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, t...
17:28, 07/18/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments aro...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outsid...
15:28, 06/14/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and usi...
02:28, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong Police, Once Called ‘Asia’s Finest,’ Are Now a Focus of Anger The police have struggled to manage some of the largest protests in the city’s history, as they defend a government that much of the public has turne...
19:14, 06/24/2019

The company behind Bud Light said it won't take its Asia unit public, cancelling the largest IPO of 2019 Bud Light/YouTube Anheuser-Busch InBev has cancelled its Asia IPO, expected to be the largest of 2019. Shares of the company fell on the news. The...
02:00, 07/14/2019

UPDATE 2-Delta invests in partner Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it has acquired a 4.3% stake in partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view to expanding across...
17:42, 06/20/2019

Russia starts army drills to respond to Central Asia threats MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military has launched a massive exercise to simulate a response to possible security threats in Central Asia. Defense Minis...
13:28, 06/24/2019

AB InBev Asia delays pricing world's largest IPO this year: sources Budweiser Brewing Company APAC , the Asia-Pacific business of Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) , will not price its Hong Kong IPO of up to $9.8 billio...
16:00, 07/12/2019

Asia stocks edge up; China's June exports fall less than expected China's dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3% in June from a year ago while imports fell 7.3% in the same period, the country's customs depa...
11:14, 07/12/2019

2 Air Asia Pilots Suspended For Damaging Aircraft Wing: Aviation Watchdog Aviation regulator DGCA has suspended flying licences of two pilots of AirAsia India for violating procedures that caused damage to the wing sharklet...
22:28, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 3-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it has acquired a 4.3% stake in joint venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view towar...
19:42, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it had acquired a 4.3% stake in joint-venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view towar...
00:56, 06/21/2019

Hojust's Yazid/Ochiai win at Fuji in Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia Hojust Racing duo Afiq Ikhwan Yazid and Toshiyuki Ochiai claimed their first overall victory of the season as the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Asia title...
08:56, 07/07/2019

Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
07:00, 07/10/2019

Asia stocks poised to trade lower with G-20 summit set to kick off in Japan Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade lower on Friday as investors await the kickoff of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Dona...
02:14, 06/28/2019

Harley-Davidson Is Fighting For Its Life by Building Anti-Harleys in Asia Harley-Davidson is in trouble, and has been for some time. Young people in America don’t want the big, heavy motorcycles that are Harley’s main busin...
02:00, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global tr...
23:56, 05/28/2019

Stocks in Asia trade lower; US-Iran tensions continue to linger Stocks in Asia Pacific traded lower on Monday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to linger after the latter shot down an American...
02:28, 06/24/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed amid expectations of Fed rate cut Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Thursday as shares on Wall Street saw a record close overnight, following raised expectations that the U.S. Fe...
06:28, 07/04/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific set to trade mixed as investors await Fed meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to trade mixed on Monday as investors look ahead toward a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting set to happen later in the week sta...
01:56, 06/17/2019

North Korea lashes out at US 'hostile acts' as Trump heads to Asia Pyongyang has lashed out at Washington in a surprise move, just days after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received an "excellent" personal letter fr...
08:14, 06/26/2019

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia stake in world's largest 2019 IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking w...
14:42, 07/02/2019

AB InBev seeks $9.8 billion for Asia unit in the world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world&...
15:14, 07/02/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Sales Slumps In China, India Clobber Automakers Banking On Asia Hit by a slowing economy, the US-China trade war and the chaotic implementation of new emission rules, vehicle sales logged a 12th straight month of ...
14:14, 08/01/2019

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods a...
15:56, 07/15/2019

Fears of prolonged trade war put Asia stocks in retreat, bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged tr...
05:14, 05/30/2019

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northeastern India and submerging parts of the region, killing at lea...
12:56, 07/15/2019

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Asia Bibi in Canada after fleeing Pakistan following blasphemy acquittal, lawyer says The Christian woman who spent years on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan before she was acquitted last year has left for Canada, her lawyer confirm...
15:28, 05/08/2019

Asia Pacific stocks broadly decline amid expectations of less aggressive Fed Stocks in Asia saw broad declines on Friday, amid expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve could be less aggressive than expected with monetary policy w...
01:28, 07/28/2019

600 Killed, 25 Million Affected By Floods In South Asia: United Nations At least 600 people have been killed and over 25 million others affected by flooding due to the torrential monsoon rains in Bangladesh, India, Nepal ...
17:00, 07/27/2019

Russia and China push buttons in Asia with flyover of contested islands While Japan and South Korea may not agree on who owns a cluster of tiny, rocky islands off their coastlines, they do agree that Russian bombers shoul...
04:01, 07/27/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific declined in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints tha...
02:42, 05/02/2019

African swine fever continues relentless spread through Asia and Europe Serbian officials this week confirmed that African swine fever has infected hogs in their nation, making it the 18th country now battling the incurab...
10:15, 08/14/2019

Asia stocks mostly sell off as bond markets signal recession warning Shares in Asia mostly dropped Thursday morning as the main yield curve in U.S. Treasurys inverted, triggering fears over the state of the U.S. econom...
06:14, 08/15/2019

Premium brews in Asia stoke Carlsberg's half-year sales Danish brewer Carlsberg posted a solid rise in half-year sales thanks to Asian markets, where consumers are trading up from mainstream beers to pric...
12:56, 08/15/2019

Asia Pacific set to trade mixed despite record highs on Wall Street Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday following record highs touched by the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite overnight on Wall Stree...
02:00, 07/25/2019

Mexico finds dozens of lost, starving migrants from South Asia Mexican authorities have rescued 65 migrants from South Asia who were found starving and severely dehydrated. Once their nationalities are identified...
14:28, 08/16/2019

Children Of Asia's Elite Leaving Home Earlier Than Ever To Study Abroad Wealthy Asian families have long viewed US universities as a golden ticket to help ensure their children's futures, but a growing number are looking ...
10:56, 08/17/2019

Shell debuts electric vehicle chargers in Singapore, first in Southeast Asia Royal Dutch Shell is launching electric vehicle chargers at petrol stations in Singapore, its first such foray in Southeast Asia, the company said on...
15:42, 08/19/2019

Traveling to Europe or Asia? Now is the best time of year to book your holiday abroad If you’re planning on spending the winter holidays in Europe or Asia, now is the best time to book your flight.      ...
16:14, 07/22/2019

Asia stocks mostly slip with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped in Monday morning trade as U.S.-China negotiations resume in Beijing later this week amid low expectations for a major ...
04:14, 07/29/2019

Asia stocks find solace in China trade surprise, yuan's fix Asian shares were trying to piece together a rally on Thursday as Beijing reported surprisingly solid trade numbers while also limiting the fall in i...
09:28, 08/08/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat ...
05:14, 05/04/2019

Asia markets fall after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Nikkei down more than 2% Asia stocks traded lower Friday morning after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Asia Bibi, Christian Woman Cleared Of Blasphemy, Leaves Pak: Reports A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media sa...
14:28, 05/08/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of...
12:56, 05/07/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotio...
23:28, 05/09/2019

Ronaldo’s 90 minutes on the bench in Seoul was another own goal in Asia | John Duerden It has been a mixed summer for touring European clubs and Juventus in particular have roused the locals’ angerThe game between Juventus and a South K...
23:56, 07/30/2019

Taiwan joins Asia digital banking push with three new online licenses Taiwan issued its first virtual banking licenses to three consortiums led by Taiwan and Japanese investors, its financial authorities said on Tuesday...
16:42, 07/30/2019

Mike Pompeo to Meet With Allies and Rivals on Asia-Pacific Tour Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will tackle a number of the U.S.’s most critical foreign policy issues across the Asia-Pacific region when he jets off...
09:56, 07/30/2019

With Cold War pact dead, U.S. looks to place intermediate-range missiles in Asia Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday he wants to deploy an intermediate-range conventional missile in the Pacific region within months, now tha...
20:42, 08/03/2019

AB InBev's Asia business files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $5 billion: sources The Asia business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, filed on Friday a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO), which...
08:14, 05/10/2019

This leading esports exec says Aussie players must ‘lean into Asia’ to make it big Esports is the fastest-growing sport in the world in terms of overall viewers, but while Australia has made some big strides in the increasingly popu...
10:14, 08/06/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a...
10:42, 05/10/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of ...
10:42, 05/10/2019

Thailand asks tech firms to set up centres against "fake news" in SE Asia Thailand is proposing that tech companies set up centres in each of the 10 Southeast Asian countries to curb the flow of "fake news" and fake account...
16:00, 08/19/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billion...
19:28, 04/28/2019

The Urgency for a Vaccine Grows as a Deadly Virus Ravages Asia’s Pig Herds (BEIJING) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig ...
13:14, 08/20/2019

Pompeo tells Southeast Asia ‘imperial’ China can only be countered with US trade Southeast Asian nations should embrace U.S. investment and trade to protect their economies from a predatory China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ar...
09:00, 08/03/2019

Asia stocks mostly decline with US-China trade talks set to resume this week Stocks in Asia mostly slipped on Monday as investors awaited the resumption of U.S.-China negotiations in Beijing this week amid low expectations for...
22:42, 07/29/2019

Asia stocks mixed as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as the People's Bank of China published its new loan prime rates which would result in cheaper borrowing c...
11:14, 08/20/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors look ahead to jobs report stateside Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower at the open on Friday ahead of the release of the U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues about future Fed...
02:28, 07/05/2019

Trump’s Asia Gamble: Shatter Enduring Strategies on China and North Korea Trump officials are pursuing unorthodox Asia policies that are winning more support across Washington, including from some Democrats. But the moves c...
23:28, 07/11/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN...
08:42, 06/26/2019

Asia stocks gain amid Mexico reprieve, firmer Chinese shares Asian stocks, led by Chinese shares, gained on Tuesday as markets basked in relief following the U.S. decision to hold off from imposing import tarif...
06:14, 06/11/2019

Asia markets edge up ahead of trade talks, central bank decisions Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Tuesday morning trade as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai as well as...
03:00, 07/30/2019

Volvo taps Asia's LG Chem, CATL for long-term battery supplies Swedish carmaker Volvo said on Wednesday it had signed long-term battery supply deals with Asian firms LG Chem and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co...
08:56, 05/15/2019

Asia stocks rebound from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears ease Asian stocks rebounded from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump eased worries about th...
08:14, 05/15/2019

Asia stocks edge up on Mexico reprieve but Sino-U.S. rift caps gains Asian stocks made modest gains on Tuesday after the Trump administration shelved plans for tariffs against Mexico, lifting Wall Street, however, fres...
05:00, 06/11/2019

Asia stocks bounce from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears soften Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump helped ease worries about...
05:56, 05/15/2019

Asia markets trade lower as investors await China's growth data Investors will be watching out for Chinese gross domestic product data for the second quarter, set to be released at 10:00 a.m. HK/SIN, for clues as ...
02:42, 07/15/2019

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions mor...
17:56, 07/18/2019

Raiden Samervel & Nirvaan Chandna Bag Podiums In AutoInc Asia Max Challenge 2019 Indian karting racers Raiden Samervel and Nirvaan Chandna of Team Rayo Racing put up a brilliant show bagging podiums in Round 4 of the AutoInc Asia ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Asia stocks inch up but gains capped by fresh Sino-U.S. trade worries Asian shares caught the tail of a Wall Street rally on Friday, helped by China's better-than-expected export figures but fresh concerns about Sino-U....
04:14, 08/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S...
03:14, 06/07/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, descri...
09:28, 05/30/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by ...
04:14, 05/31/2019

China Warns U.S. Against Sending Missiles to Asia Amid Fears of an Arms Race A Chinese arms control official said Beijing would “not stand idly by” if the U.S. deployed missiles in the Asia-Pacific region, but did not specify ...
21:00, 08/06/2019

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Ja...
00:14, 06/24/2019

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in As...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international tra...
08:56, 06/07/2019

Asia shares slip amid dampened expectations for Fed to slash interest rates Stocks in Asia were lower in Monday morning trade after a strong jobs report last Friday stateside moderated expectations that the U.S. Federal Reser...
02:28, 07/08/2019

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base b...
06:14, 06/11/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core busine...
00:14, 05/11/2019

Asia stocks gain ahead of Fed, pound pressured by fresh Brexit pain Asian stocks gained on Tuesday as equity investors prepared for an expected U.S. interest rate cut this week while the pound retreated to a 28-month ...
07:28, 07/30/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade subdued as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Markets in Asia Pacific traded cautiously on Thursday as investors await the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jin...
03:28, 06/27/2019

Asia Pacific markets set to trade mixed as Fed's Powell hints at rate cut ahead Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central...
01:42, 07/11/2019

Asia stocks rise, dollar sags as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks rose and the dollar sagged on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut later ...
04:28, 07/11/2019

Asia stocks gain, dollar droops as Fed chair sets stage for rate cut Asian stocks gained and the dollar drooped on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reinforced prospects of a U.S. interest rate cut lat...
05:00, 07/11/2019

Soccer: Southeast Asia to launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup - Thai PM Southeast Asian countries will jointly bid to host the World Cup in 2034, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Sunday, after meetings betwee...
17:14, 06/23/2019

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat "Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for internation...
04:00, 07/15/2019

First Russian-Chinese air patrol in Asia-Pacific draws shots from South Korea Russia carried out what it said was its first long-range joint air patrol in the Asia-Pacific region with China on Tuesday, a mission that triggered ...
23:42, 07/23/2019

Livelihoods of millions in East and Southeast Asia at risk from Swine Fever epidemic The rapid spread of African Swine Fever (ASF) across East and Southeast Asia is threatening the food security and livelihoods of millions of househol...
18:56, 07/02/2019

Wolves beat Man City in penalty shoot-out to win Premier League Asia Trophy Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Premier League champions Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy in a penalty s...
19:28, 07/20/2019

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory ap...
20:00, 05/25/2019

Japanese stocks lead decline in Asia amid renewed threat to trade Stocks in Japan were the biggest losers among major markets in the region on Thursday, with the other Asian bourses following suit, amid a renewed th...
10:28, 07/18/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in...
13:56, 05/14/2019

Wolves edge Manchester City in Premier League Asia Trophy shootout Wolves 0-0 Manchester City (3-2 on penalties)Rui Patrício saves three penalties in Shanghai friendlyRui Patrício saved three penalties as Wolverhampt...
21:42, 07/20/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip, dollar gains as sterling slides Asian shares drifted lower on Wednesday after a lacklustre performance by Wall Street, while the dollar got a lift from robust U.S. retail data and a...
05:56, 07/17/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media sa...
09:56, 05/08/2019

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
14:14, 06/11/2019

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
06:42, 06/14/2019

Citi hires JPMorgan asset management executive for Asia equities business Citigroup said on Thursday it has hired Curt Engler, a senior executive from JPMorgan's asset management business in New York, as its Asia Pacific ...
05:00, 07/25/2019

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with se...
08:56, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including t...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Asia stocks edge higher as China debuts new loan prime rates Stocks in Asia mostly traded higher Tuesday morning as minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's July meeting were released. The People'...
05:14, 08/20/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors await clues from RBA meeting minutes Investors will watch for the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting minutes, for clues on the next monetary policy move by the centr...
01:42, 07/16/2019

Language, Banking System Impending Trade With Central Asia: Piyush Goyal Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal said in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. He said efforts are being made to boost trade by resolving various trade related matte...
14:56, 07/03/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian ...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch: A Mennonite Town in Muslim Central Asia Holds On Against the Odds A community of Mennonites in Kyrgyzstan is one of Christendom’s most remote and oddest outposts in the Muslim world, as ethnic Germans cling to their...
17:56, 05/12/2019

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, ...
16:28, 06/03/2019

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, p...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fear China-U.S. trade deal could unravel Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth ...
09:14, 05/08/2019

Asia markets decline as data shows July manufacturing activity in China contracted The Shanghai composite fell 0.81% on Thursday as data from a private survey showed that China's manufacturing activity contracted again in July....
03:00, 08/02/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as investors await China's yuan midpoint fix Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed Wednesday morning as investors waited for the People's Bank of China (PBOC) to set its daily midpoint fix fo...
03:00, 08/07/2019

Asia's factory activity shrinks, U.S.-China trade truce fails to brighten outlook Factory activity shrank in most Asian countries in June as the simmering U.S.-China trade conflict put further strains on the region's manufacturing ...
06:42, 07/01/2019

Asia markets lower as Trump claims China 'broke the deal' in trade negotiations Stocks in Asia were lower in Thursday morning trade as investors remained cautious after U.S. President Donald Trump claimed China "broke the deal" i...
04:28, 05/09/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fears China-U.S. trade deal unraveling Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth ...
05:42, 05/08/2019

MOVES-Bank of America names new Asia-Pacific investment banking co-head - memo Bank of America Merrill Lynch has named Peter Guenthardt as co-head of Asia-Pacific investment banking, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters...
08:14, 07/03/2019

Asia markets fall in early trade as South Korean exports drop 11% in July Asia stocks traded lower Thursday morning as South Korean trade data for July showed exports falling 11% on-year, slightly better than what analysts ...
02:42, 08/01/2019

Asia stocks slip as investors await Fed rate decision; Samsung shares fall more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday morning amid dampened expectations for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade war. Meanwhile, investors await the...
05:00, 07/31/2019

Asia falls after Trump announces more tariffs on China; Hong Kong, Japan drop more than 2% Asia stocks dropped on Friday after a surprise tariff announcement from the United States overnight escalated trade tensions between Washington and B...
19:28, 08/02/2019

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with I...
11:56, 05/28/2019

With North Korea talks bogged down, Trump faces a cascade of new crises in East Asia A deepening trade war with China, mass protests in Hong Kong and a split between Japan and South Korea have tested the administration’s policies and ...
04:42, 08/07/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese go...
06:42, 05/07/2019

Asia Pacific stocks trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should C...
03:42, 06/11/2019

Tencent Cloud seeks partners in South Korea, Southeast Asia for overseas expansion China's Tencent Holdings is scouting for partners in South Korea and Southeast Asia to offer cloud-based games, after entering the Japanese market la...
13:00, 08/02/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marg...
18:14, 05/29/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of...
07:00, 05/09/2019

Asia shares mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks were subdued in Wednesday afternoon trade as investors kept a close watch on the Chinese yuan amid escalating U.S.-China trade te...
07:56, 08/07/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the J...
09:42, 06/13/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares muted, trade risk offsets rate hopes Asian markets were in a mixed mood on Thursday as fears the U.S. trade tussle with Mexico would further depress global growth, warred with wagers ce...
06:00, 06/06/2019

MOVES-Citi hires JPMorgan asset management exec for Asia equities business Citigroup said on Thursday it has hired Curt Engler, a senior executive from JPMorgan's asset management business in New York, as its Asia Pacific he...
04:56, 07/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the econo...
08:28, 06/14/2019

Major Asia Pacific markets higher; trade war concerns dampen investor sentiment Major markets in Asia Pacific traded higher on Monday, following a volatile last week for global markets as growing trade war fears dented investor s...
09:47, 08/12/2019

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president ...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Surprise rise in Chinese exports boosts shares in Europe and Asia – business live Greek unemployment drops to eight-year lowGold, a safe-haven asset, hovers near $1,500 an ounce 2.34pm BST On Wall Street, stocks are up after the op...
15:56, 08/08/2019

Asia stocks mixed as RBA meeting minutes show willingness to move on interest rates Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's monetary policy meeting in July showed the central bank was ready to adjust interest rates if requi...
01:28, 07/28/2019

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at ...
04:14, 06/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker...
06:28, 07/10/2019

Asia shares mixed as Chinese food inflation soars, Japan GDP beats expectations China's consumer inflation for the month of July rose at its fastest year-on-year pace since February 2018, according to data from the National ...
07:56, 08/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with se...
11:28, 05/16/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an ad...
05:42, 07/17/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as China sets the yuan midpoint slightly weaker than expected Asia Pacific stocks traded mixed Wednesday as the People's Bank of China set its daily yuan midpoint at 6.9996 per dollar, which was slightly we...
06:14, 08/07/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need ...
22:56, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks fall as Fed rate cut bets dialed back, Europe to follow Asian stocks hovered around two-and-a-half week lows on Tuesday as expectations waned for a hefty interest rate cut by the U.S. Federal Reserve later...
12:28, 07/09/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to ...
08:28, 05/24/2019

Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove inv...
04:00, 08/13/2019

'John Wick: Chapter 3' sets up a 4th film in the franchise, and Asia Kate Dillon would be on board to return Warning: There are major spoilers below for "John Wick: Chapter 3." The end of "John Wick: Chapter 3" sets up a fourth film in the franchise. A fourt...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Bull, meet China shop: Trump's foreign policy in Asia is disastrous | Michael H Fuchs Crippling challenges threaten Asia’s bright future – and the US is not helpingAsia’s historical, political and economic landmines are increasingly bl...
19:42, 08/09/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the...
08:28, 06/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the d...
03:14, 05/27/2019

Drug-resistant malaria parasites spreading across South East Asia amid fears it could reach Africa An aggressive strain of malaria resistant to two key drugs is sweeping rapidly through Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and northern Thailand, scientists have...
18:28, 07/23/2019

Nations at ASEAN's East Asia Summit express concern over North Korea missile tests, trade Foreign ministers attending the East Asia Summit of the ASEAN regional grouping have expressed concern about North Korea's missile tests, saying they...
12:14, 08/02/2019

Asia Bibi latest: Christian who spent years on death row for blasphemy leaves Pakistan for safety of Canada Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent years on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy, has left the country to take refuge in Ca...
10:00, 05/08/2019

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Tuesday afternoon trade as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Ban...
07:56, 07/30/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: inclusion in development, Asia monsoons, Ebola risk for youth, obesity and Yemen latest In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chi...
19:00, 07/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slip as Hong Kong unrest, Argentine peso crash rattle investors Asian shares fell on Tuesday as fears about a drawn out Sino-U.S. trade war, protests in Hong Kong and a crash in Argentina's peso currency drove inv...
03:42, 08/13/2019

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision, Hong Kong closes early ahead of typhoon Stocks in Asia slipped on Wednesday as investors awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's announcement of its decision on interest rates. Meanwhile, m...
17:28, 07/31/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambiti...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of pe...
07:56, 07/03/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, ev...
06:00, 06/06/2019

China's defense minister to speak at key Asia defense forum in Singapore China's defense minister will speak at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, the organizer said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing h...
19:14, 05/20/2019

MOVES-JPMorgan Asia private banking chief to take on additional investment banking role JPMorgan Chase & Co has given Kam Shing Kwang, its Asia Pacific private banking chief, the additional role of vice chair of Greater China investment ...
12:42, 06/10/2019

Asia stocks fall as investors await Fed rate decision; Samsung shares fall more than 2% Stocks in Asia traded lower Wednesday afternoon amid dampened expectations for a resolution to the U.S.-China trade war. Meanwhile, investors await t...
06:42, 07/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bol...
08:42, 06/11/2019

Want to be a 401(k) millionaire? Here’s what it takes. Fidelity Investments reports that the number of people with $1 million or more in their 401(k) plans increased to 180,000 in the first quarter of the...
18:28, 05/20/2019

Goforth Takes On The Incumbent LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Robert Goforth has been described as a bit of a longshot in the Republican race for governor, but he said he is proud ...
01:28, 05/22/2019

What it takes to be a $200,000-a-year nanny Child care positions aren't usually thought of as high-paying jobs. But with wealthier families seeking nannies that are trained in newborn care, chi...
05:00, 06/14/2019

TSB takes further £36m charge over IT meltdown TSB has taken a further £36m hit over its IT meltdown last year and revealed its profits were being squeezed by tough competition in the mortgag...
17:14, 07/26/2019

Trump Takes Aim at Both China and WTO President Trump ramped up his attacks on China and the world trading system, threatening to have the U.S. unilaterally revoke the special breaks glob...
02:42, 07/28/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain na...
18:28, 05/26/2019

The TWA Hotel Takes Flight at J.F.K. The last time the Trans World Airlines terminal at Kennedy International Airport saw a weary traveler was 2001. After a $265 million renovation, it’s...
07:28, 05/16/2019

Do you have what it takes to be Beyoncé's assistant? Let’s get this out of the way: Twitter fucking sucks, it’s all bad, and nothing worthwhile has ever been posted on the site ever. That being said, so...
00:56, 06/24/2019

Venezuela government takes CNN and BBC off the air CNN was taken off the air by the Venezuelan government on Tuesday moments after the network broadcast a feed that showed military vehicles running ov...
09:56, 05/01/2019

Sat Bains: ‘Life gives, but it also takes away’ The chef, 48, on the freedom in cooking, love as an ingredient, and being an only sonMy parents gave me my work ethic. When I was a kid my dad owned ...
15:56, 08/03/2019

At $7,500, Does This 2009 Saab 9-3 Combi Have What it Takes? Saab’s long gone as a car company, but they left behind a ton of cool cars like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 9-3. That’s an XWD wagon with an eng...
15:00, 06/13/2019

With Slack's Buzzy IPO, Email Takes Another Hit Slack’s highflying trading debut reflects the rapid growth of cloud-enabled workplace collaboration tools, which are driving a shift from individual ...
12:56, 06/24/2019

What it takes to achieve automotive's “Vision Zero” Traditional driving may soon be viewed as archaic. There is a disruptive evolution taking place from human-steered vehicles to autonomous vehicles re...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Vettel still has what it takes at Ferrari, says Webber Sebastian Vettel took the Formula One lead from Lewis Hamilton at last year's Austrian Grand Prix but the Ferrari driver has now fallen so far behind...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Neymar 'takes everything to heart', says Tuchel "Neymar needs to feel close to his team-mates to perform at his best, says his PSG coach Thomas Tuchel - who added that the Brazilian also \"takes ev...
14:42, 05/29/2019

Trump takes dig at Dems on disaster aid President Donald Trump on Monday attacked Democrats for holding up a disaster aid deal, and reupped his claims that Puerto Rico is receiving too much...
20:42, 05/06/2019

Seattle takes to the streets on May Day march Marchers took to the streets in Seattle for the annual May Day demonstration. For the 20th year, the May Day featured a March for Immigrant and Worke...
10:14, 05/02/2019

De Blasio takes aim at ‘out of touch’ Joe Biden Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday fired a broadside at front-runner Joe Biden, asserting that he was the better candidate to take on President Trump b...
00:00, 06/28/2019

Draghi’s “whatever it takes” a tough act to follow FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Mario Draghi is credited with saving the euro through decisive action as president of the European Central Bank. Which make...
15:28, 06/19/2019

Apple’s Tim Cook takes dig at Android Speaking at the Worldwide Developers Conference on June 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook compared the iPhone iOS 12 adoption rate of 85 percent to the Android 9...
22:42, 06/03/2019

The net worth it takes at every age to be richer than most people you know Adam Davy/PA Images via Getty Images The typical American household has a net worth of about $97,300. The richest 20% of the US population has a med...
23:42, 08/19/2019

Whose poo is this? Prague Zoo takes a closer look at dung After producing plenty of elephant dung and other manure for years, Prague Zoo has capitalized on its expertise by creating a new permanent exhibit o...
16:42, 05/07/2019

It's Official, Disney Takes Over Hulu Last month, reports teased a potential future in which Disney’s unrelenting path towards total media consolidation extended to the Hulu universe, and...
00:42, 05/15/2019

ECB Takes Hacked Website Offline The European Central Bank, which supervises data protection at Europe’s largest banks, said Thursday that it temporarily shut down one of its website...
20:28, 08/15/2019

17-year-old takes on a $2 trillion industry Aaron Philip's life has been transformed by becoming the first black, trans, disabled model to sign for a major agency. Since joining the renowned El...
10:00, 05/28/2019

Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously President Donald Trump says Iran still takes his threats seriously even after he decided against approving strikes in retaliation for Tehran's d...
02:28, 06/26/2019

| Lampard 'won't look backwards' as he takes over Chelsea Chelsea legend Frank Lampard says he won't be looking backwards as he takes on possibly the biggest challenge of his career: managing his former team...
17:28, 07/16/2019

NDB: The Brics bank takes shape Over the last 12 months, the New Development Bank has gone from concept to fully fledged lender. It says it wants to be differentiated by its nimblen...
14:56, 05/09/2019

Wagner takes over as Schalke manager "Schalke have appointed former Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner as their new manager on a three-year contract, the Bundesliga club said on Thursda...
00:28, 05/10/2019

Bankruptcy Watchdog Takes Aim at PG&E CEO's Pay Package A federal bankruptcy watchdog is objecting to California utility PG&E Corp.’s request for approval of a $3 million payment to new Chief Executive Wil...
22:42, 07/18/2019

Boeing takes $4.9 bln charge related to 737 MAX Boeing said on Thursday it would take an after-tax charge of $4.9 billion in the second quarter related to estimated disruptions from the grounding o...
02:14, 07/19/2019

Here's exactly what it takes to have an excellent credit score Hanna Lassen/Getty Images An excellent credit score is anything above 800, according Fair Isaac Corp.'s FICO model. According to a LendingTree analy...
05:28, 07/18/2019

Toronto FC takes 35 shots in 0-0 tie against DC United TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC launched a club-record 35 shots in a scoreless tie against D.C. United on Wednesday night. With star striker Jozy Altidore ...
07:14, 05/16/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting chi...
23:56, 07/16/2019

Porsche takes apart and restores the first 917 car for its 50th anniversary In honor of the Porsche 917 turning 50, the automaker disassembled and restored the first one to its original form.       &...
15:14, 05/03/2019

The 100 takes some time to dig into its painful, genocidal past Much of this season of The 100 has in some way been about how these characters that we’ve watched for 5+ seasons have been doing terrible things for ...
05:42, 07/10/2019

Boeing takes $5B hit in largest-ever quarterly loss Aviation giant Boeing on Wednesday posted its largest quarterly loss in history, aided by a $5 billion charge related to the grounding last spring of...
19:14, 07/24/2019

Lead from the top: What it takes to incorporate IoT into a legacy industry McKinsey senior partner Mark Patel, Otis chief digital officer Neil Green, and John Deere engineering manager Mark Chaney talked IoT at Transform 201...
02:14, 07/11/2019

Game of Thrones VR experience takes you Beyond The Wall Whether you loved the ending or loathed it, the end of Game of Thrones will leave a Jon Snow-shaped hole in our hearts for years to come. If you...
11:14, 05/31/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the governm...
09:28, 05/19/2019