Monday, December 9, 2019

Asia stocks edge higher following Wall Street jobs rally

Asia stocks traded higher on Monday in...

Declare climate emergency, say scientists

On the day young climate activist Greta Thunberg arrived at the UN summit in Madrid and cornered much of the attention, the world’s...

Asia markets find trade hope support

US data keeps the growth A smorgasbord of data indicators had arrived since last Friday’s Asia close with the attention zeroing in on both...

Norway's Giant New Oil Field Sees North Sea Flows to Asia Surge

About 18 million barrels of North Sea oil got shipped to Asia last month, more than double October's levels, according to tanker tracking...

Manila's traditional conservatism took a toll on economic performance: Inquirer columnist

MANILA (PHILIPPINE DAILY INQUIRER/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - We embraced trade openness as a policy generally behind our comparable neighbours, whose outward orientation and...

Why Facebook and Google must do more in Southeast Asia to combat fake news

In Southeast Asia, these companies have funded “fact-checking” organisations whose role is to counter fake news material – first by exposing it as...

Finland names Sanna Marin to be world's youngest serving prime minister

HELSINKI: Finland's transportation minister Sanna Marin was...

Asia Pacific Biosurfactants Market to cross $475 million by 2025: Global Market Insights, Inc.

Asia Pacific Biosurfactants Market is expected to achieve over 5.5% CAGR up to 2025, driven by rising product demand for household detergent, personal...

Asia stocks edge higher; China exports decline in November

Asia stocks edged higher Monday afternoon as China's exports declined in November for the fourth consecutive month, according to the country's customs data.Mainland...

Asia Stocks Start Week Firmer; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Stocks in Asia kicked off the week in a muted fashion ahead of key central bank meetings and a looming U.S.-China...

US engagement in South-east Asia vital: Ng Eng Hen

Singapore views the continued engagement of the United States in South-east Asia as important, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said at a national...

Indonesia's ministry for state-owned firms set for overhaul

Indonesia's State-Owned Enterprises Ministry is looking to streamline operations, with the objective of slashing bureaucratic red tape and restructuring strategic state-owned companies. High on...

US engagement in SE Asia vital: Ng Eng Hen

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said that Singapore views the continued engagement of the United States in South-east Asia as important. This belief is...

S'pore-based young innovators shine in Asia-Pac list

Ms Carine Lim shook the medical science field when she and her research team developed a tool to diagnose Alzheimer's disease through a...

Andhra Pradesh govt schools to switch to English instruction

When Vijaya learnt to write the English words "boy", "girl" and "teacher" in the third grade, her parents were ecstatic. Her mother, a...

30000 monks given alms at Myanmar event

MANDALAY • Thirty thousand monks assembled in the early morning chill in Myanmar yesterday for a spectacular alms-giving event, partly organised by a...

MaGIC and 1337 Ventures' spurs innovation in agriculture

Ten day bootcamp with corporate partners, product development, market access Technological invention and innovation integral in keeping agriculture...

USAF chief sees China as main threat in space

First, “we have to defend what we have. At the same time we need to transition to defendable architecture. But it’s not good...

Problems are coming in Sri Lanka after the elections | Asia

Two weeks after the election of the uncompromising Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities...

Trouble brews in post-election Sri Lanka

Two weeks after the election of hardliner Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Sri Lanka, the prospects for justice and reconciliation between the different communities on...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Dec. 8

HONG KONG -- Violent acts were seen during a demonstration in Hong Kong on Sunday as rioters set fire outside two Hong Kong...

Terror poses challenge to peace in South Asia: PM

Countries in South Asia should take steps to resist terrorism that poses a challenge to prosperity and peace in the region, Prime Minister...

Indonesia arrests 5 suspected poachers of pregnant tigers

PEKANBARU, INDONESIA (AP) - Indonesian authorities have arrested five suspected poachers of a pair of critically endangered pregnant Sumatran tigers and seized four...

Historical documents show Japan's role in WWII sex slaves

TOKYO (AP) - Japan's army during World War II asked the government to provide one sex slave for every 70 soldiers, according to...

Asia cardinal takes top evangelisation post in Rome

The Cardinal Archbishop of Manila, Luis Antonio Tagle is the new Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples. The appointment of...

Global Acetylated Starch Market Data Analysis 2019-2025 – Vdelta Co., Ltd, Asia Fructose Co.,...

Acetylated Starch Market The comprehensive research study presented here is a smart interpretation on the Global Acetylated Starch Market that describes significant aspects such...

SEA Games: Haiqal crowned Southeast Asia's sprint king

Malaysian sprinter Haiqal Hanafi was crowned Southeast Asia’s sprint king after winning the gold in the men’s 100m final at the 2019 SEA...

Muhammad Haiqal crowned South East Asia's 'sprint king'

National sprinter Muhammad Haiqal Hanafi was crowned South East Asia’s “sprint king” after winning the gold in the men’s 100m final at the...