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Asia shares bounce after rout, Shanghai crawls higher from four-year trough

Asia shares bounce after rout, Shanghai crawls higher from four-year trough

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Asian shares staged a rebound on Friday to set course for their first gains in two weeks, with Shanghai managing a modest recovery from a rout that saw its shares crumble to near 4 year lows. People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, […]

Asia looks to China with 'admiration – and trepidation': Malaysian minister Azmin Ali

Asia looks to China with 'admiration – and trepidation': Malaysian minister Azmin Ali

Malaysia is looking to China to provide “global leadership” in the economic sphere and beyond, a top lieutenant of Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Thursday, in the latest signal that bilateral ties are thriving after the brief uncertainties that followed the country’s shock election result in May. Delivering the closing address at the South […]

Interdye Asia to be held in Ho Chi Minh City in November

SHANGHAI, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Eighth Asia International Dye Industry, Pigments and Textile Chemicals Exhibition (“Interdye Asia”), hosted by the China Dyestuff Industry Association, the China Dyeing and Printing Association and the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-Council and co-organized by the China Dyestuff Industry Association and Shanghai International […]

Fast Asia Open: Japan machine orders, Philippines trade data

Fast Asia Open: Japan machine orders, Philippines trade data

Nikki Haley became the third senior member of Donald Trump’s national security team to resign in the last seven months, announcing on Tuesday she was stepping down as UN ambassador because she wanted to “take a break” from government service. In her resignation letter, she said she would “speak out” occasionally on “important public policy […]

Asia Bibi death sentence appeal: Pakistani Christians call for day of fasting and prayer

Asia Bibi death sentence appeal: Pakistani Christians call for day of fasting and prayer

She was condemned after drinking water from a supply used by Muslims Pakistani Christians have announced a day of fasting and prayer on Monday as Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who has spent the last nine years on death row for alleged blasphemy, makes a final court appeal. The British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) has […]

Prudential Plc eyes takeovers, bank distribution pacts in Asia

Prudential Plc eyes takeovers, bank distribution pacts in Asia

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Britain’s largest listed insurer Prudential Plc is eager to make acquisitions in Asia and is eyeing distribution partnerships with banks in countries including Indonesia and Vietnam to boost growth, its Asia chief executive said. A ferry sails past an advertisement of Prudential Assurance under foggy weather at the Victoria Harbour in […]

Tyagi's 6-fer helps India clinch U19 Asia Cup

Tyagi's 6-fer helps India clinch U19 Asia Cup

U19 ASIA CUP 2018 Cricbuzz Staff • Last updated on Sun, 07 Oct, 2018, 09:53 PM India U19 win their sixth Asia Cup title. © BCCI In what proved to be a one-sided affair, Harsh Tyagi’s six-fer helped India clinch the Under-19 Asia Cup title, defeating Sri Lanka by 144 runs in the final at Dhaka. Electing […]

Experience Asia Festival brings Asian cultures to Tallahassee

Experience Asia Festival brings Asian cultures to Tallahassee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) – It was a celebration of all Asian cultures Saturday right here in Tallahassee.   WTXL is proud to partner with Experience Asia for this annual display of diversity.  The festival is focused on bringing together the many cultures throughout Asia. Bloxham and Lewis Park is filled with performances, food, and activities for the […]

Golden Scene: Envisaging Asia's Future Ten Years at a Time

Golden Scene: Envisaging Asia's Future Ten Years at a Time

The first “10 Years” film, released in 2015, was a grungy, guttural response to the Umbrella Movement civic protest, when for 79 days in late 2014, pro-democracy campaigners blocked the streets of downtown Hong Kong. The uprising failed to achieve its ends, and was ultimately erased by government.But as reality overtook fiction, it sharpened the […]

Past champion Jin tied for Asia-Pacific Amateur lead

Past champion Jin tied for Asia-Pacific Amateur lead

Jin Cheng and Lloyd Jefferson Go each shot a 3-under 67 on Friday and shared the lead going into the weekend at the Asia-Pacific Amateur. Jin and Go were at 8-under 132 at Sentosa Golf Club, one shot ahead of Ha Jin-Bo and Bai Zheng Kai, who also had 67s. Another shot back was Sadom […]