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The China puzzle in Asia

The China puzzle in Asia

China is rising! This remarkable event, which is hardly surprising because the process has been underway for at least forty years, is causing great excitement in Australia and elsewhere. In some circles, China’s strong economic growth and international activities have given rise to much concern. One prominent diagram in the Australian Government’s 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper, for example, suggested that by […]

South-east Asia

South-east Asia

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JD.com investment will boost Google's retail efforts in Southeast Asia, says Stifel

JD.com investment will boost Google's retail efforts in Southeast Asia, says Stifel

Stifel analyst Scott Devitt wrote Monday that Google’s recently announced investment in JD.com Inc. JD, +0.37% is an endorsement of the internet economy in Southeast Asia. “This transaction will better-position Google’s retail […]

Asia Stocks Seen Mixed; Oil Drops Ahead of OPEC: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Seen Mixed; Oil Drops Ahead of OPEC: Markets Wrap

External Content The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.  Bloomberg This content was published on June 17, 2018 10:16 PMJun 17, 2018 – 22:16 (Bloomberg) — Asian stock futures indicate a mixed start to the week after U.S. shares fell on […]

A storm of climate change migration is brewing in South Asia

A storm of climate change migration is brewing in South Asia

Authors: Simrit Kaur and Harpreet Kaur, University of Delhi With climate change and the associated warmer temperatures already altering the timings and patterns of bird migrations, climate change-induced human migration is not far behind. Estimates suggest that by 2050 there are likely to be between 25 million and 1 billion environmental migrants in the world, […]

Asia's lonely youth are turning to machines for companionship and support

Asia's lonely youth are turning to machines for companionship and support

In May, China met Fuli, a foot-tall, plastic robot dog that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to provide emotional support to its owners, while also requiring care and attention of its own. Something of a cross between Japan’s Paro, the baby harp seal which can ‘coo’ electronically to the elderly, and a Tamagotchi, Fuli is self-mobile […]

Asia Pacific Attractive for Private Equity Buyouts, Especially Southeast Asia, Survey Says

Asia Pacific Attractive for Private Equity Buyouts, Especially Southeast Asia, Survey Says

Southeast Asia   Asia, and Southeast Asia in particular, is likely to become a more attractive market for buyouts in the next three years, according to a recent survey by Coller Capital. The “Private Equity Barometer” survey is a twice-yearly overview of the plans and opinions of 112 private equity investors, or limited partnerships (LPs), based in North America, Europe, […]

VOA Asia

VOA Asia

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Asia Stocks Turn Lower on China Data, Hawkish Fed: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Turn Lower on China Data, Hawkish Fed: Markets Wrap

Declines in Asian stocks accelerated Thursday after a raft of key Chinese data painted a picture of a softening economy just hours after the Federal Reserve struck a hawkish tone in its latest policy statement. Equities across the region extended losses after Chinese economic indicators including retail sales and industrial output for May missed estimates. […]

2018 Consumer Electronics Show Asia kicks off in Shanghai

2018 Consumer Electronics Show Asia kicks off in Shanghai

An exhibitor introduces a type of small household teaching robot during the 2018 CES (Consumer Electronics Show) Asia in Shanghai, east China, June 13, 2018. Nearly 500 companies took part in the CES Asia, which kicked off here on Wednesday. (Xinhua/Fang Zhe) Source link

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