North Korea, Puerto Rico, Iran: Your Friday Briefing

North Korea, Puerto Rico, Iran: Your Friday Briefing

President Hassan Rouhani’s nuanced speech at the U.N. General Assembly, they say, offered the image of reasonableness in the face of an adversary’s angry ranting. Continue reading the main story “It’s especially dangerous because Iran is very skilled at playing the victim, aggrieved by foreign powers for decades,” one analyst said. _____ Photo Credit Rebecca […]

Get ready for ridiculously cheap flights to Asia

Get ready for ridiculously cheap flights to Asia

Asia’s biggest low-cost carrier is exploring direct flights that would connect Southeast Asia with Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas and Vancouver, BC. “From America to Southeast Asia, there’s not a lot of connectivity,” AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes tells The Post. “Rather than trying to beat a dead horse with [flying to] Europe . . . it […]

Phoenix Rising: A Century Of Asia’s Markets And Economic Highlights – Forbes

Phoenix Rising: A Century Of Asia’s Markets And Economic Highlights – Forbes

Forbes Phoenix Rising: A Century Of Asia’s Markets And Economic HighlightsForbesTo commemorate the milestone in Asia, we take a look back at regional markets and economies over the past century. Japan, Hong Kong, and Indonesia are home to some of Asia’s longest-running stock market exchanges. Igniting the industrial engine, …ASIA MARKETS: Hong Kong Stocks Edge Higher […]

Philippines Emerges as Southeast Asia’s Lone Rate Hike Candidate

Philippines Emerges as Southeast Asia’s Lone Rate Hike Candidate

By September 20, 2017, 5:00 PM EDT September 20, 2017, 10:06 PM EDT With Indonesia and Vietnam cutting interest rates in the past two months and Thailand fending off pressure to do the same, the Philippines is emerging as the region’s lone candidate for a rate increase this year. While all economists surveyed by Bloomberg […]

Uber reviews Asia business amid US bribery probe: Source

Uber reviews Asia business amid US bribery probe: Source

David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pedestrians walk past the Uber Technologies headquarters building in San Francisco, California, U.S., on June 21, 2017. Uber Technologies Inc, which is the subject of a U.S. federal probe into whether it broke bribery laws, has started a review of its Asia operations and notified U.S. authorities […]

Trump’s North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

Trump’s North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

Top News Associated Press Posted September 19, 2017 September 19, 2017 Updated September 20, 2017 11:24am ASSOCIATED PRESS A woman walks past a TV screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump while reporting on his maiden address at the U.N. General Assembly, in Tokyo Wednesday. SEOUL >> Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would […]

Asia markets mixed after Fed statement

Asia markets mixed after Fed statement

September 21, 2017 by Hudson Lockett in Hong Kong Thursday 03.20 BST What you need to know Asian markets diverge following Fed’s Wednesday announcements Stronger dollar drives up Tokyo stocks but shares in Sydney lower Gold’s drop overnight punishes Australian miners Asia-Pacific sovereign bonds broadly lower Overview Asian markets on Thursday were driven in opposite […]

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