Saturday, October 19, 2019

Malaysia's anti-graft agency to charge more former ministers

PUTRAJAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The spate of charging former Malaysian leaders for corruption continues, with two former ministers set to be hauled...

EIA cargo agreement means more trade with Asia

The Edmonton International Airport is now home to a Chinese cargo hub. The new deal is expected to boost exports and open new...

Workers in India and Indonesia feel more career optimism than others in Asia-Pacific

While the vast majority — 9 out of 10 respondents — cited hard work as the key to getting ahead in life, they...

Asia markets trade higher as investors look to 'one of the most important' G-20...

Overnight on Wall Street, major stock indexes rose after National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said the White House was having "a lot...

Stocks Rise in Asia; Dollar Steady Before Powell: Markets Wrap

Stocks climbed, as a rally in Asian technology shares gathered pace, with investors mulling comments from Federal Reserve officials and the chances ... READ SOURCE...

VOA Asia – Trade disputes again to be directly discussed

The United States and China prepare to meet again on trade. Complications continue in the recovery of an American's remains. Pakistani students ... READ SOURCE...

New Beach Museum exhibition explores art link between Asia, West

The exchanges, intermingling and occasional clash of cultures between Asia and the West along the Silk Road are on display in the new...

Most Asia Stocks Grind Higher as Trade News Mulled: Markets Wrap

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Forex Today: Aussie bounces in Asia; Brexit/ Italian news, Fedspeak in focus

Tuesday’s Asian trading session was a quiet affair, as a sense of caution prevailed across the fx board following the recent tariffs...

From superstar to suspect: Carlos Ghosn's crazy week

TOKYO (AFP) - When Mr Carlos Ghosn's private Gulfstream jet touched down at Tokyo's Haneda Airport at around 4.35pm on Nov 19, the...

India recorded highest average real wage growth in South Asia during 2008-17: Report

India recorded the highest average real wage growth in South Asia during 2008–17, according to a report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Reflecting...

HR Asia Announces Singapore's Best Companies to Work for in Asia

SINGAPORE, Nov. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty-eight Singapore companies have been named the Best Companies to Work for in Asia by human-resource publication,...

Westex by Milliken and Teijin Aramid Join Forces in Asia Pacific to Revolutionize Aramid...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. & ARNHEM, Netherlands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, leading U.S. flame resistant (FR) textiles brand Westex™ by...

China calls on G-20 to discuss climate change

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - China called on countries to use the upcoming G-20 Buenos Aires Summit to tackle climate change issues...

Asia Bibi lawyer tells London conference: I have no regrets

The lawyer for a Christian woman who faced a death sentence for eight years after being convicted of blasphemy says he has no...

Asia markets trade higher as investors wait for Trump and Xi's big meeting

Asia markets traded mostly higher on Tuesday, following an overnight .... In company news, shares of messaging app Line jumped more than 11 ... READ...

Asia's market mood tested by Trump's tariff threats(Update)

 SYDNEY: Asian shares battled to extend a global rebound on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump seemed to quash hopes of a trade...

Asia mood soured by Trump tariff threat, oil slips anew

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Asia's mood tested by Trump's tariff threats

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South Korea becomes first country in East Asia to legalize medical marijuana

South Korea became the first country in East Asia to legalize medical cannabis, marking a significant milestone in the global industry and a potential...

VOA Asia – Taiwan political strategies assessed after election

Fallout continues from Taiwan's election. Mumbai remembers a deadly terrorist attack. Chinese officials face fraud allegations in Kenya. Tariffs flatten ... READ SOURCE

Stock Rally Hits Speed Bump With US Tariff Alarm: Markets Wrap

The S&P 500 Index gained 1.6 percent Monday, when the Nasdaq 100 advanced 2.3 percent. FTSE 100 Index futures lost 0.1 percent. The...

Report: UK's Theresa May Personally Blocked Asia Bibi's Asylum Request

The United Kingdom has so far refused to offer asylum to Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman who was recently freed after serving...

Chinese scientist claims world's first gene-edited babies

HONG KONG (AFP) - A scientist in China claims to have created the world's first genetically-edited babies, in a potentially ground-breaking and controversial...

Winds of war in Crimea: Moscow seizes three Ukrainian ships

Demonstrations at the Russian embassy in Kiev; burned a diplomatic car. Emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. The Russians talking about "trespassing"...

A magnitude 6.4 quake hits the west of Iran, over 600 injured

No reports of victims so far. A number of aftershocks followed the main earthquake. Many have slept outdoors despite the cold. The shock...