Monday, May 20, 2019

Islamic Extremists Pledge to Pursue Asia Bibi in Canada

Asia Bibi, a Christian who spent an agonizing nine years on death row in Pakistan, finally reached Canada. The mother of two daughters...

Asia Bibi's Cell Now Holds Another Christian Woman on Death Row for Blasphemy

Related Italian Priest Kidnapped in Philippines Plus: 'Virtual desecration' of a famous cathedral, an important IVF finding, another pastor mariticide, Paris Hilton (of course), and...

Microsoft Research Asia: Past, Present, and Future of NLP

Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA) has been dubbed the “Whampoa Academy for AI” in reference the elite Chinese military school. MSRA is a bootcamp...

The Korean – ASEAN waves looks set to continue

Diplomacy South Korea, US, Japan to hold defense talks next month in Seoul Talks come after heightened tensions between Korea and Japan. Defense officials from South...

Christian Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada'

A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges has left the country more than six months...

Pak Christian Asia Bibi, Cleared Of Blasphemy, Flees To Canada

Asia Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and sent to death row, but acquitted on appeal last yearOttawa: Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian...

Exclusive: Is High Performance Blockchain Ready to Conquer Asia?

The Chinese blockchain project High-Performance Blockchain (HPB) has gained a good reputation within the community. Now, it seems ready to expand into numerous key...

Villar tops Pulse Asia survey for senators

Published May 11, 2019, 10:59 AM ...

Asia Gold-Price dip bolsters festive demand in India; premiums slip in China

* China premiums drop to $8 from $12 early in week * Singapore premiums decline, Hong Kong unchanged *...

Asia-Pacific tourism summit opens in Cebu

Published May 10, 2019, 4:31 PM ...

US says Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi 'safely reunited' with family

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a decade-long blasphemy row, is "free" and has been reunited with her family, US...

Dark web site taken down, two Israelis arrested

The two men – Tal Prihar, 37, and Michael Phan, 34 – were arrested for money laundering via the DeepDotWeb website. Deals involved...

Bùi Chu, diocese's plan to demolish and rebuild the cathedral halted

Calls for greater discussion among  priests and those who "really want the best for the church".  The work should have started in two...

AB InBev's Asia Unit Files for IPO as Brewer Seeks M&A Deals

Anheuser-Busch InBev NV filed an application with the Hong Kong stock exchange for an initial public offering, as the world's largest brewer seeks...

Analyst: Asia-Europe capacity set to outstrip demand

Hapag-Lloyd sets Asia-Europe fuel surcharge, peak season fees · Maritime News›Container Lines›Hapag-Lloyd · Asia · Europe · Europe›Germany ... READ SOURCE

US-China Trade Standoff May Be Initial Skirmish in Broader Economic War

WASHINGTON — A yearlong trade war between the United States and China is proving to be an initial skirmish in an economic conflict...

Trade War escalates, with Liu He "under pressure" in Washington

Duties jump from 10% to 25% for 200 billion imported Chinese products. Vice Premier Liu He wants to show Beijing's "greatest sincerity" in...

Warren H. Phillips Expanded The Wall Street Journal to Asia and Europe

Warren H. Phillips, a former chief executive officer of Dow Jones & Co. who expanded readership of...

Universal Music Solidifies Its Singaporean Base In Southeast Asia

Calvin Wong Universal Music Group has appointed Calvin Wong as CEO of Southeast Asia & SVP, Asia. Wong will help lead UMG’s regional operations across...

Asia Pacific markets mixed as investors watch for US-China trade developments

Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed Thursday morning trade as investors monitored for new developments from the ongoing U.S.-China trade ... READ SOURCE

Expect the unexpected from Malaysia's Dr MI#Asia News Network

He was the man that everyone wanted to hear from. The Prime Minister’s own popularity rating is down and he had rated his Cabinet...

Cynthia Villar dislodges Grace Poe as Senate race front-runner – Pulse Asia

With just days to go before election day, only 3 in 10 registered voters have a complete slate of 12 candidates, according to...

Sri Lanka probes British bride's honeymoon death

COLOMBO: The husband of a British bride who...

Snapshots of Ramadan across Asia reveal changing lives of Muslims

Snapshots of Ramadan across Asia reveal changing lives of Muslims .... but the mosque attracts worshippers from across Asia and the Middle East. READ...

Chairman of Asia's Biggest Cigarette Maker Dies at 72

He died after a brief illness at a private hospital in the northern Indian city of Gurugram near New Delhi, local news wire...

Who is Asia Bibi? Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy granted asylum in Canada

The years-long plight of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman falsely charged with blasphemy, has reportedly ended with her...

Jokowi consolidating support for 2nd term

Two weeks after Indonesians went to the polls on April 17, President Joko Widodo received a special guest at Istana Merdeka.On May 2,...

Ab InBev files for $6bn listing of Asia beer unit

Anheuser-Busch InBev filed to list a minority stake in its Asia business, in what is likely to be one of the biggest floats...