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Hong Leong Asia's net loss widens in Q2

Hong Leong Asia's net loss widens in Q2

Tue, Aug 14, 2018 – 9:55 PM HONG Leong Asia’s net loss widened to S$33 million for the second quarter ended June 30, from S$18 million a year ago. Loss per ordinary share was 8.81 Singapore cents, compared to restated loss per share of 4.81 Singapore cents in Q2 2017. For the three months ended […]

The Weeknd Announces First Ever Tour In Asia

The Weeknd Announces First Ever Tour In Asia

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Grammy Award®-winning and multi-platinum selling music artist The Weeknd unveiled details behind his first-ever tour in Asia. The Weeknd Live In Asia will kick off on Friday, 30 November in Hong Kong, and visit 6 additional cities across Asia including Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Taipei, Seoul, and Tokyo. Promoted by […]

Lira's fall drags on currencies in Asia as havens gain

Lira's fall drags on currencies in Asia as havens gain

The Turkish currency continued to weaken in Asia trading on Monday, dragging on many currencies in the region while bond prices rose and the yen strengthened.  The lira was down 5.7 per cent at TL6.7896 against the US dollar, having earlier weakened beyond the TL7 mark to hit an all-time low of TL7.2149. The currency […]

Asia's biggest cocoa grower has a chocolate problem. This icy treat may be the answer

Asia's biggest cocoa grower has a chocolate problem. This icy treat may be the answer

ASIA’S biggest cocoa grower has a chocolate problem. Cocoa production in the 130-year old industry in Indonesia is set to shrink for the third straight year as farmers switch to other crops and annual per capita consumption of chocolate languishes at just 11 ounces (300 grammes) – half the rate of neighbouring Malaysia, according to […]

Hong Kong maintain Asia Under-20 Sevens dominance as host of youngsters impress senior coach Paul John

Hong Kong maintain Asia Under-20 Sevens dominance as host of youngsters impress senior coach Paul John

A host of youngsters put their hands up for higher honours as Hong Kong maintained their hold on the Asia Rugby Under-20 Sevens with victory over South Korea in Saturday’s final at King’s Park. Hong Kong breezed through pool play and swatted off Singapore 19-0 in the semi-final but found themselves in a ding-dong battle […]

How many more will have to die as Asia gets hotter?

How many more will have to die as Asia gets hotter?

Record-breaking temperatures, devastating floods, raging bush fires and thousands of deaths. And this might just be the beginning. With Hong Kong and much of Asia experiencing unusually hot temperatures in the past few months, scientists have warned that heatwaves will become more frequent and more lethal. “Climate change has played an important role in the […]

Most Asian markets come under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Most Asian markets come under pressure as trade uncertainty swirls

Elsewhere, the Kospi pulled back by 0.72 percent as major technology names dragged the index lower. Samsung Electronics fell 3.2 percent and SK Hynix declined 3.72 percent. The S&P/ASX 200 gave up early gains to edge down by 0.16 percent. Energy led losses, losing 1.67 percent, while the heavily weighted financials sector recorded slim gains. […]

Stocks Mixed Amid Trade Salvos; Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

Stocks Mixed Amid Trade Salvos; Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

Stocks were mixed Thursday, with European shares slipping and U.S. index futures flat, after a mostly positive session in Asia that saw Chinese equities shrug off the tariff to-and-fro between Beijing and Washington. The dollar gained, while crude oil hovered near a seven-week low. Energy majors led the decline in the Stoxx Europe 600 Index […]

International Mobile Gaming Awards seeks entries from Southeast Asia

International Mobile Gaming Awards seeks entries from Southeast Asia

The International Mobile Gaming Awards’ call for entries for its 3rd annual Southeast Asia competition is in its last week. Mobile games that launched after May 2017 are eligible, and developers must be from Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, or Taiwan. Submissions will close on August 15, […]

VOA ASIA Business Scene 20180809 UMN

VOA ASIA Business Scene 20180809 UMN

VOA ASIA Business Scene 20180809 UMN  Voice of America Full coverage Source link

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