Saturday, September 19, 2020

Siemens 'concerned' about human rights in Hong Kong and Xinjiang

Chinese Internet users slam the German multinational’s CEO for meddling in China's internal affairs. Shareholders and politicians are putting greater pressures on European...

Pakistan sees spike in daily coronavirus cases, number crosses 700

Pakistan saw a spike in coronavirus cases...

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 18 September 2020

DW News India allows schools to re-open for some students from next week. This despite rising COVID cases. We ask what parents and students...

IAEA Training Courses Help Asia and the Pacific Countries to Identify Gaps and Improve...

EPRIMS, an interactive, web-based tool which enables users to self-assess their emergency preparedness and response (EPR) arrangements for nuclear...

News / Asia-US spot rates pushed to new highs, despite warnings from China and...

By Mike Wackett 18/09/2020 Container spot rates from Asia to the US, including space guarantees and equipment priority fees, have topped $4,000 per 40ft...

'Voluntary work' as a pretext for exploitation in Uzbek cotton fields

Despite changes, the practice remains widespread and systematic, and involves people close to the government. People are paid US$ 0.10 per kilo. The...

Lightspeed Venture Partners Launches Southeast Asia Operations

Lightspeed Southeast Asia Team (pictured left to right): Akshay Bhushan, Marsha Sugana, Pinn Lawjindakul, and Bejul Somaia.(Graphic: Business Wire) Global venture capital firm Lightspeed...

Lebanon, panic over spending cuts: assaults on pharmacies to stock up on medicines

The central bank governor has suggested the end of subsidies for basic necessities, including medicines. Frightened citizens have emptied shelves in an unprecedented...

Pope encourages Christian media to promote a culture of encounter and hope

In his meeting with journalists from a Belgian Christian weekly, Francis said that “the presence of Christian media specialised in quality information on...

Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited Announces the Convening of AGM on September...

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Asia Pacific Wire & Cable Corporation Limited (NASDAQ: APWC) (the “Company”), a leading...

In Indonesia, people who don't wear a mask dig graves for COVID-19 dead

It is hoped that grave digging might be educational and show "firsthand the real and serious effect of COVID-19”. For a second time,...

Turkey, Covid-19 torpedoes wages: 70% can't reach end of the month

An internal survey of 1300 workers of the DİSK Genel-İş union reveals 23.8% have a salary that is enough for the next three...

Mindong: Fr. Liu released (VIDEO). But in Zhengding the bishop has been kidnapped for...

The 46-year-old priest returned home yesterday at 6.30pm. Msgr.Julius Jia Zhiguo was taken from his residence last August 15. Rome (AsiaNews) -...

Seoul government demands damages from Pastor Jun for return of pandemic: over 3 million...

The head of the pseudo-Christian sect Sarang Jeil promoted mass gatherings for thousands of people. After the rallies, Covid positive cases grew from...

UBS Says Retail Frenzy to Drive Stocks Gains in Southeast Asia

A boom in retail investing in Southeast Asia should help drive stock market gains at a time when institutional investors are reassessing the...

Xinjiang: 1.3 million people a year 'educated' in internment camps

In a white paper, the Beijing authorities argue that the facilities are professional institutions to combat poverty. For the UN and a large...

Offensive Strike in Asia: A New Era?

There has been both applause and anxiety in the wake of reports that Japan is considering the development of long-range missile systems. The...

Global Shares Mixed Amid Worries on Coronavirus, Economy

Industrial production numbers will be released from Taiwan and Singapore, according to Prakash Sakpal, senior economist Asia at ING. And Asian ... READ SOURCE

Generally Lethargic Session For Asia Amid Dearth Of Fresh News

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finews.asia Expands Coverage in Hong Kong

finews.asia is expanding its coverage in Hong Kong given the intense worldwide focus on events there. An experienced journalist who most recently worked...

Citigroup to Hire 6000 Youth in Asia as Unemployment Soars

Citigroup Inc. is embarking on hiring 6,000 young people in Asia over the next three years in an effort to help cushion the...

Citigroup to hire 6000 people in Asia as unemployment soars

Citigroup Inc. is embarking on hiring 6,000 young people in Asia over the next three years in an effort to help...

Asia defies Wall St weakness but economy, election worries cap gains

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK: Asian stocks inched up on Friday, despite Wall Street declines, but struggled to make deeper gains as worries about a faltering...

ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Minor FX moves, small net change

There was little of impact during the session here today, both news and data flow failed to generate much interest. An early Asia...

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia defies Wall St weakness but economy, election worries cap gains

* MSCI AxJ +0.2%; small gains in most regional markets* Yen holds overnight gains, sits near 7wk peak* Asian stock markets: https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4By Tom...

Asia Today: India's coronavirus cases jump by another 96K

NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s coronavirus cases jumped by another 96,424 infections in the past 24 hours, showing little sign of leveling.The Health...

Asia Today: Australian state eases virus closure of border

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An Australian state government said on Friday it will open the state border to the national capital after the...