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ONE Championship announces partnership with major O2O mobile platform in Southeast Asia – ABS-CBN Sports

ONE Championship announces partnership with major O2O mobile platform in Southeast Asia – ABS-CBN Sports

This partnership will be rolled out in Indonesia and Philippines, as research shows that ONE Championship enjoys strong following in these countries. Manila, Philippines – The largest global sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship™ (ONE), announces a partnership with Grab, the leading O2O mobile platform in Southeast Asia, to celebrate Everyday Champions among Grab’s […]

Minister for Asia statement on Arakan Army and Tatmadaw fighting – GOV.UK

Minister for Asia statement on Arakan Army and Tatmadaw fighting – GOV.UK

Minister of State for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field said: I am deeply concerned by the escalation of violence in Rakhine State, including the attack by the Arakan Army on police posts and the targeting of a civilian government minister. The UK calls on all sides involved in the conflict to show restraint. All […]

Asia Martin – Asia Martin – Forbes

Asia Martin – Asia Martin – Forbes

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Performance projections for Southeast Asia, select major Asian economies – BusinessWorld Online

Performance projections for Southeast Asia, select major Asian economies – BusinessWorld Online

PHILIPPINE economic growth will likely slow up to this year, according to latest estimates by a macroeconomic surveillance organization for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Plus 3 economies and HSBC Private Bank. Read the full story. Source link

Insect snacks vending machine in Japan a hit with locals – The Straits Times

Insect snacks vending machine in Japan a hit with locals – The Straits Times

KUMAMOTO, JAPAN – Cricket protein bars, crunchy unicorn beetles, and canned tarantulas. A vending machine in Japan selling insect snacks is not just changing perceptions of food, but also raising awareness about environmental issues, the Yomiuri Shimbun reported. Set up in Chuo ward in the southern Japanese prefecture Kumamoto last November, the unusual vending machine […]

Lowest number of piracy and armed robbery cases in Asia waters in more than a decade – The Straits Times

Lowest number of piracy and armed robbery cases in Asia waters in more than a decade – The Straits Times

SINGAPORE – There were 76 incidents of piracy and armed robbery reported in Asia waters last year, the lowest in more than a decade. The number of significant incidents – which usually involved armed perpetrators, leading to violence against ships’ crew in some cases – was 10 last year, the lowest in 12 years. In […]

Pradera Retail Asia Refines Strategy With Mosaic Shanghai – Mingtiandi

Pradera Retail Asia Refines Strategy With Mosaic Shanghai – Mingtiandi

Established in September 2016, Pradera Retail Asia is a joint venture between Pradera and Macquarie Retail Real Estate Management Limited, a subsidiary of Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (Hong Kong) Ltd (MIRA), that provides asset management services in Asia. Pradera Retail Asia now manages four retail properties located in China, including Shanghai, Qingdao, Xi’an and […]

8-year-old boy burnt to death after container catches fire in George Town playground – Channel NewsAsia

8-year-old boy burnt to death after container catches fire in George Town playground – Channel NewsAsia

GEORGE TOWN, Penang: The charred remains of an eight-year-old boy was found inside a container at a playground in George Town, Penang on Sunday (Jan 13). The container, which stored old furniture, was used by children who played in it, local reports said, citing the police and fire department. Advertisement Bayan Lepas Fire and Rescue Station head Mohd Tarmizi […]

UK Queen honors Anglo-Korean activist – Asia Times

UK Queen honors Anglo-Korean activist – Asia Times

Every year, the UK’s Queen Elizabeth II honors Brits who have done the right thing with awards that are published on December 29 in the “New Year’s Honors List.”  This year, alongside England’s World Cup football team captain Harry Kane, three divers who helped rescue the Thai “cave boys” and a host of other do […]

Asia markets mostly lower as China inflation data miss expectations – CNBC

Asia markets mostly lower as China inflation data miss expectations – CNBC

Asia markets mostly slipped on Thursday following lower-than-expected Chinese inflation data while investors digested the conclusion of a three-day trade negotiation between the Beijing and Washington. Mainland Chinese markets, watched by investors in relation to the ongoing trade war, experienced a turbulent trading day that saw stocks close in negative territory. The Shanghai composite slipped […]

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