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, […]

Asia Embraces Dual-Class Shares, and Investor Activists Smolder

Asia Embraces Dual-Class Shares, and Investor Activists Smolder

In the battle between Asia and the U.S. for the next wave of technology listings, the shareholder advocates lost out. After years of debate, Hong Kong and Singapore’s stock exchanges this year allowed companies to list shares with different voting rights. The fear that the next Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. or Baidu Inc. would opt […]

ClassPass Singapore launch taps Asia fitness tech potential

ClassPass Singapore launch taps Asia fitness tech potential

Stefania Palma in Singapore August 7, 2018 Print this page Fitness start-ups are taking a run at the key technology hub of Asia, with US-based ClassPass launching in Singapore to kick-start its expansion into the region. The online fitness start-up, which charges users a flat fee via an app for access to a series of […]

FIBA Asia U18: Batang Gilas rolls past UAE for 2nd win

FIBA Asia U18: Batang Gilas rolls past UAE for 2nd win

The Philippine basketball youth team shares the Group B lead with powerhouse China Published 8:11 PM, August 06, 2018 Updated 8:33 PM, August 06, 2018 YOUNG STALWARTS. AJ Edu and Kai Sotto power Batang Gilas to a second straight victory. Photo from FIBA MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine basketball youth team got away with another […]

Trans-Asia to spend P2B for vessels

Trans-Asia to spend P2B for vessels

CEBU-BASED Trans-Asia Shipping Lines Inc. has earmarked P2 billion for the acquisition and rehabilitation of new and existing vessels. Of the amount, P700 million was spent to acquire a new vessel, MV Trans Asia 1, the biggest so far under the shipping lines’ fleet of vessels. M/V Trans Asia 1 was unveiled last Friday. […]

Asia's New Stock-Market King Has Strong Profits, BOJ Support

Asia's New Stock-Market King Has Strong Profits, BOJ Support

With Japan regaining its place as the second-biggest stock market amid growing trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies, investors expect the nation’s equities to garner more attention. Japanese shares were worth $6.15 trillion on Friday compared with just under $6 trillion for Chinese equities, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. The markets swapped […]

Asia diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Asia diplomats press N. Korea to deliver on anti-nuke vows

Asia’s top diplomats pressed North Korea Saturday to turn a pledge to completely dismantle its nuclear arsenal into reality amid concerns it’s proceeding with its programs. China and Southeast Asian nations also faced calls in an annual meeting in Singapore to rapidly conclude an effective nonaggression pact that can help fend off possible clashes in […]

Asia Gold-Demand gets mild boost from lower prices

Asia Gold-Demand gets mild boost from lower prices

* Premiums in India, Hong Kong rise * Indian jewellers replenish stock * Traders see more buying if prices drop below $1,200 By Rajendra Jadhav and Sethuraman N R MUMBAI/BENGALURU, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Gold demand was modest this week at major buying centres in Asia as a drop in prices attracted some investors, but […]

In Asia, Pompeo Faces US Struggle to Squeeze North Korea, Iran

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Asia Stocks Head for Weaker Start; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

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