Monday, January 20, 2020

Singapore declared Southeast Asia's most 'powerful' nation

Singapore slid two places in a ranking of the world’s most powerful nations but remained the only one representing Southeast Asia in the...

Satiananthan only has praise for Selangor charges despite Asia Challenge defeat

Selangor's match against Bangkok United on Sunday was just another pre-season friendly, as far as head coach B. Satiananthan is concerned. ...

Fundamentally a Good Year for Asia Tech, Says CLSA's Hou

Sebastian Hou, regional head of technology research at CLSA, discusses the challenges facing the Asian technology sector and his outlook for the ... READ SOURCE...

ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: Oil a mover, Libya output curtailed

CL contracts on Globex opened higher with a gap on the news, extended and barely retraced. A US holiday Monday has thinned out...

JPMorgan AM's Treves Likes Asia Consumption Technology Stocks, Healthcare

Alex Treves, managing director and Asia head of investment specialists at JPMorgan Asset Management, discusses his investment strategy amid ... READ SOURCE

Quantcast hires industry veteran Sonal Patel to lead South East Asia

Quantcast has hired Sonal Patel to lead South East Asia in a newly created role for the business. Patel has spent almost 20...

Asia-Pacific News In Brief (January 20, 2020)

BANGKOK —Blanca Garcia has been named VP, communications for Nissan in Asia and Oceania. Garcia will be responsible for strengthening the ... READ SOURCE

Malaysia PM Mahathir says ruling coalition could be a one-term government unless it stops...

LANGKAWI: Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said...

Peace vital if India wants to harness soft power: Statesman contributor

NEW DELHI (THE STATESMAN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - For more than a month now, the national canvas has witnessed different colours of anti-CAA (Citizenship...

Rupiah Could Take Baht's Crown as Asia's Strongest Currency in 2020

(Bloomberg) -- The Thai baht was Asia’s best-performing currency by a country mile last year. This year’s winner looks to have been already...

Asia Standard International Group Limited's (HKG:129) Earnings Dropped -9.7%, How Did It Fare …

Assessing Asia Standard International Group Limited’s (SEHK:129) performance as a company requires looking at more than just a years’ earnings data. Below,...

Rupiah Could Baht's Crown as Asia's Strongest Currency in 2020

(Bloomberg) -- The Thai baht was Asia's best-performing currency by a country mile last year. This year's winner ... Here again there's positive...

Asia shares camp on high ground, oil up on Libya shutdown

By Wayne ColeSYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian shares neared a 20-month top on Monday as Wall Street extended its run of record peaks on...

Asia stocks to open mixed after strong run

Stocks in Asia saw modest gains on Monday as investors continued to bid up prices after seven weekly advances that’s left...

Acquisition bolsters Kroll's cybersecurity capacity in Asia Pacific

Risk advisory Kroll has bolstered its incident response capabilities in the Asia Pacific with the purchase of Singapore-based cyber-security firm RP Digital Security. Singapore-headquartered...

Nomura Is Hiring Dozens of Private Bankers for Asia Wealth Drive

Nomura Holdings Inc. plans to hire dozens of private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore in a bid to extend its wealth management...

Here is what's on the economic calendar in Asia today – China the focus...

Here is what's on the economic calendar in Asia today - China the focus ... We provide real-time forex news and analysis at...

Wuhan reports 17 new infections; warns more cases likely with Chinese New Year peak...

The Wuhan health authorities yesterday reported that 17 more people had been infected with a mysterious virus and warned that more cases are...

Race and religious rhetoric heats up 'New Malaysia'

When Malaysians voted the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition into government in May 2018, many hoped that the fanning of racial and religious issues...

Increase in vegetation in upper Himalayas poses potential risks

Vegetation, spurred on by global warming, is expanding into the upper reaches of the Himalayas, including in the Everest region, a new study...

Serving up social good as the main course

Depending on when you visit, the kitchen assistants at Mirai Shokudo - a socially innovative eatery in the heart of Tokyo whose name...

Hundreds injured in weekend of Lebanon clashes

Lebanese anti-riot police fired rubber bullets and water cannons at stone-throwing demonstrators in the Lebanese capital Sunday, as hundreds were injured in a...

Pomelo appoints Anders Heikenfeldt as CRO

Asian digital-fashion brand Pomelo has appointed Anders Heikenfeldt as Chief Retail Officer to lead the firm’s retail expansion plans across Southeast Asia. Formerly holding...

Taiwanese's kindness 'model for Asia': vice president

The kindness of Taiwanese is a “model for Asia,” Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said yesterday at a banquet for underprivileged groups in...

Magnitude 6.0 quake shakes China's Xinjiang

BEIJING (AFP) - A 6.0 magnitude earthquake hit a remote area of northwest China's Xinjiang region late Sunday (Jan 19), the US Geological...