Trump's Tariffs Push Electronics From China to Southeast Asia

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US Stocks Climb on Speculation Trade War Easing: Markets Wrap

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Cambodia's democratic charade and Asia's future

Cambodia's democratic charade and Asia's future

July 30, 2018 Print this page The announcement that the ruling Cambodian People’s party has won a crushing victory in elections is a sad day for the south-east Asian country. The US and the EU have both condemned the vote as lacking credibility. That is an unavoidable conclusion given that the past year has seen […]

Leon Taylor Wins 2nd Division Title in Asia

Leon Taylor Wins 2nd Division Title in Asia

Leon Taylor (R), celebrates with the Myanmar National League II trophy. It was a remarkable debut season for Asian-based Liberian forward Leon Taylor after he helped his team clinch the Myanmar National League II championship in Naypyidaw, Myanmar (formerly Burma), a Southeast Asian nation of more than 100 ethnic groups, bordering India, Bangladesh, China, Laos […]

South-east Asia 'vulnerable' amid climate change

South-east Asia 'vulnerable' amid climate change

JAKARTA • As the recent bout of extreme weather sets deadly records in parts of Asia, it also underscores just how vulnerable South-east Asia’s emerging economies and even some of their wealthier neighbours are to climate change. Scientists have long warned that climate change will likely trigger more extreme heatwaves, floods, droughts and storms. But […]

Hong Leong Asia's JV company wins BCA tender

Hong Leong Asia's JV company wins BCA tender

Fri, Jul 27, 2018 – 10:45 PM A JOINT venture company of Hong Leong Asia has been awarded a tender by the Building and Construction Authority (BCA) of Singapore for a 30-year lease of a piece of land at Pulau Punggol Barat, where an integrated construction and pre-fabrication hub will be developed. HL-Sunway JV is a joint venture […]

Asia Stocks Edge Up; Japan Yields Hold Gain on BOJ: Markets Wrap

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Why Asia is shaping the future of travel

Why Asia is shaping the future of travel

Historically, we have seen developed economies in the West lead in technology innovation, and then introduce it to the East for adoption. However, the early to mid-2000s heralded an extraordinary shift.  Many Eastern markets — particularly China thanks largely to efforts by pro-reform leader Deng Xiaoping — transitioned from “cheap and cheerful manufacturers” to markets […]

Stocks Mixed Ahead of US-EU Trade Talks; Asia Rides China Spending Boost

Stocks Mixed Ahead of US-EU Trade Talks; Asia Rides China Spending Boost

The Wednesday Market Minute Global stocks mixed as China stimulus supports Asia; Europe and Wall Street little-changed. Oil and commodities get a boost from anticipated China demand, weaker U.S. dollar. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker heads to Washington for trade talks with President Donald Trump U.S. equity futures point to flat open on Wall Street, with […]

Asia Williams Joins Women's Basketball Staff

Asia Williams Joins Women's Basketball Staff

CULLOWHEE, N.C. – Western Carolina Head Women’s Basketball Coach Stephanie McCormick today announced the addition of Asia Williams as an assistant coach for the Catamounts, replacing Tierra Rudd who left to accept a position at William & Mary earlier this summer. Williams is no stranger to the Southern Conference as she spent two seasons with […]