Monday, May 25, 2020

Naypyidaw, peace talks. The most hostile rebels are also invited

They will take place this week and are the result of a series of informal meetings. The government asked each of the eight...

Is the US still Asia's only military superpower?

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Asia-Pacific News In Brief (August 5, 2019)

SINGAPORE — Archetype has been appointed by Subway as the company's agency of record for franchise development work in Asia. Archetype and ... READ SOURCE...

Stock Slump to Extend in Asia on Virus Fears: Markets Wrap

The S&P 500 slumped over 4% amid news California was monitoring 8,400 people for signs of the virus after they traveled to Asia....

HSBC Plans to Cut 35000 Jobs as Challenges Mount in Asia

HONG KONG — HSBC plans to cut 35,000 jobs over the next three years as the global bank struggles to revive a business...

EU studies new payment model with Iran to circumvent US sanctions

A new "ad hoc entity" will be created that could act as a stock exchange or a sophisticated trade-in system. A system open...

Livongo IPO gives confidence boost to Asia's digital health scene

Singapore THE exuberant market response to the listing of US-based startup Livongo Health could provide a shot in the arm for Asian startups similarly...

Asia Bibi's Release Delayed; Supreme Court to Review Acquittal Decision as Muslims Protest

(Screenshot: AFP) Bottom Right: (Courtesy: British Pakistani Christian Association)Islamic protesters march on October 31, 2018 in Pakistan after Christian mother of five...

Startup Investors Shun Asia in 2019 and Flock to Americas and Europe

NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- HexGn released a study of...

9 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 6 linked to Grace Assembly of God...

SINGAPORE: Singapore reported nine more confirmed cases of COVID-19...

BREAKING NEWS: Fulham sack Ranieri as relegation looms

Claudio Ranieri was labelled a “risk-free” appointment at Fulham but the Italian has been sacked amid deepening relegation fears. Fulham have sacked manager Claudio...

Indonesian government promoting tolerance among ASEAN youth

A group of 24 young people took part in the ASEAN Youth Interfaith Camp (AYIC) 2018. The goal, an official of the Office...

Booking Holdings becomes latest investor in Southeast Asia's Grab

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Asia Argento, Weinstein Accuser, Made Deal with Accuser Who Once Played Her Son: Report

Asia Argento, one of Harvey Weinstein's most high-profile accusers, reached a financial settlement with her own accuser, according to a bombshell ... READ SOURCE

Japan draws closer to China and Russia at economic forum

As fears linger that the world is on the brink of a second Cold War, Japan pulled closer into China and Russia's orbit...

Asia Petrochemical Monthly Price Watch Report 2019 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Asian Petrochemical Monthly Price Watch Report" newsletter has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This...

Shenzhen to test self-driving cars with passengers

Shenzhen is reportedly planning to green light road tests of autonomous vehicles carrying passengers as part of ongoing efforts to build a smart...

Many victims of New Zealand mosque massacre hailed from Mideast, South Asia

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - Several of those killed or wounded in the shooting rampage at two New Zealand mosques on Friday were from...

Trying to Process the Asia Argento Situation

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BTS' SNL intro was K-pop's moment of validation

Last weekend, you may have not noticed the earth move beneath your feet, and you may not be on the K-pop bandwagon. But...

De-escalate tensions in South Asia: Russia to Pakistan

Russia on Wednesday impressed on Pakistan the need to de-escalate tensions in South Asia on a day Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan pledged...

Asia markets in positive territory as Canada rejoins NAFTA talks

The Nasdaq Composite rose 1 percent to close at 8,109.69, reaching yet another record high. The S&P 500 also gained 0.6 percent to...

Malaysia: Current laws enough to deal with fake news

Malaysia is poised to set up a bipartisan parliamentary panel to look into how to deal with fake news using current laws or...

Duty-free, quota-free access dominate bilateral talks I#Asia News Network

The issue was discussed at the official bilateral meeting held between Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her Bhutanese counterpart Dr Lotay Tshering. Bhutan sought...

PH team claims gold in Women's Challenge Cup Asia

  The Philippine women's ice hockey team ruled the Division 1 of the 2019 Women's Challenge Cup of...

Geography Comes to Life for Students Traveling East Asia

Hong Kong, Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima, Shanghai, and Seoul. Those are some of the incredible locations that students traveled to as part of the...

Founder's daughter rose from secretary to CFO

SHANGHAI • When news broke yesterday that a top Huawei executive had been arrested in Canada, Ms Meng Wanzhou became one of the...