Monday, July 15, 2019

India's lunar mission suspended due to "unforeseen technical events"

The Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was to launch this morning from the space base at Sriharikota.  The vehicle was to be the first to make a...

Aleppo, six civilians dead and eight wounded in rocket attack on old city

The official Sana agency speaks of "rocket attacks".  A piece of mortar hit a building belonging to the municipality.  The army responded with...

China's economy grinds to halt: never so bad since 1992

The second quarter of 2019 marks a negative record: GDP grows by 6.2% on an annual basis.  This is a 0.2% slowdown compared...

Monsoon Rains Leave Dozens Dead Across South Asia | Voice of America – English

Updated July 15, 12:25 pm Millions have been forced to leave their homes as flooding continues across parts of India and other areas of...

12 killed in house collapse as monsoon toll rises across South Asia

NEW DELHI: At least 12 people were...

Death Toll Grows From Floods and Landslides Across South Asia

The death toll mounted Monday from flooding and landslides caused by torrential weekend rains in India and Nepal, as China reported record flooding...

The Man City careers that could be born during tour of Asia

For a dozen young Manchester City footballers the next fortnight offers what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. When the Blues finally take off...

ForexLive Asia FX news wrap: AUD & NZD /JPY higher

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Asia on track to top 50% of World GDP by 2040: Report

Mumbai: India is poised to overtake the UK to become the world’s fifth largest economy, with a GDP or gross domestic production about...

Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat owner inks half-billion dollar deal

Three of Australia’s most iconic and popular chicken chains have been sold for an eye-watering sum.Red Rooster, Oporto and Chicken Treat — which...

Tropical American pest devours corn fields across Asia

BANGKOK -- An invasive pest native to the Americas is feasting on corn fields across a wide swathe of Asia, raising concerns about...

Jefferies names CLSA's Slone as Asia chairman in regional hiring spree

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China posts its lowest quarterly growth in 27 years as the trade war drags...

A tourist guide holds an umbrella featuring a panda pattern in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, China.Guang Niu | Getty ImagesChina released...

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which consumes nearly half the world's meat

Meatless burger-maker Impossible Foods is looking to expand in Asia — a region with a voracious appetite for meat. "Asia is by far the number...

MEET TAIWAN Asia Super Team 2019: Enterprise Stars

Business Elites in Japan Register to Compete for US$50,000 of Incentive Tourism in TaiwanTAIPEI, Taiwan, July 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Super Team,...

Medical cannabis is gaining momentum in Asia

Hemp plants are grown for medical research purposes in Chiang Mai province, Thailand.Taylor Weidman | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesWith Thailand's legalization of medical...

Why Did AB InBev Shelve Its Asia Unit IPO?

Drew Bernstein, co-managing partner at Marcum Bernstein & Pinchuk, talks about Anheuser-Busch InBev NV's decision to suspend the initial public ... READ SOURCE

Asia markets trade lower as investors await China's growth data

Shares in Asia Pacific were lower in Monday morning trade as investors await the release of Chinese gross domestic product (GDP) data for...

Asia Stocks to Dip as China Growth Data Awaits: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks were set to start the week with a cautious tone as investors turned their attention to upcoming data on...

Confusion over a load of rubbish in China

A worker depositing waste into a container at a garbage transfer station in Shanghai in this photo taken on Saturday. On July 1,...

India hospitals hit by water shortages

CHENNAI • Along with doctors in Indian cities facing unprecedented water shortages, Mr T.N. Ravisankar in Chennai is praying for rain - and...

China's chip expertise on the rise

China's latest push to become a world leader in semiconductors has shown early successes, a year after a United States ban on smartphone...

The counter-terrorism challenge in West Asia

Analysis, Opinion Forging community ties, one friendly gesture at a time Straits Times Editor in Chief Warren Fernandez writes for ANN’s editor’s circle. Singapore is well...

Slovenian Gajser wins MXGP Asia in Indonesia's Semarang

JAKARTA, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Slovenian Tim Gajser won all two races in MXGP of Asia held in Indonesia's Central Java province capital...

'Agent Smith' Malware Infects 25 million phones worldwide

Compromises existing apps such as Whatsapp and Opera to monetise ads 11 more apps found on the Google...

Hussain Muhammad Ershad, a major witness to South Asia's politics for seven decades, passes...

Former military ruler and President of Bangladesh Hussain Muhammad Ershad passed away on Sunday. He was 89.From a commissioned officer of the Pakistan...