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Stocks in Asia falter amid US-China trade uncertainty – CNBC

Stocks in Asia falter amid US-China trade uncertainty – CNBC

Stocks in Asia falter amid US-China trade uncertainty  CNBC Shares in major Asian stock markets mostly slipped on Wednesday following a series of conflicting reports on U.S.-China trade that surfaced overnight. Source link

#Festival: Third East Asia Film Festival Ireland announces lineup, April 11-14 – Scannain

#Festival: Third East Asia Film Festival Ireland announces lineup, April 11-14 – Scannain

For its third edition this April, the East Asia Film Festival Ireland (EAFFI) celebrates the diversity, artistry, and variety of filmmaking from East and South East Asia over four days from April 11-14th. The festival features established and award-winning filmmakers such as Hong Sang-Soo, Ying Liang, Zhang Ming and Ryusuke Hamaguchi. The festival also celebrates exciting […]

Yemen's industrial hub Taiz hobbled by war | Article – Asia Times

Yemen's industrial hub Taiz hobbled by war | Article – Asia Times

Yemen’s third-largest city of Taiz, once the country’s industrial engine, is now struggling to keep factory doors open amid years of siege, impediments to the import of raw goods, and competition from a flood of cheap Gulf and Chinese imports. An offensive by the Houthi rebels reached Taiz in the south in early 2015. In March […]

Asia shares, bonds underpinned as Fed seen accommodative – Reuters Africa

Asia shares, bonds underpinned as Fed seen accommodative – Reuters Africa

* Asian stock markets : tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Bonds well bid on expectations of patient Fed * Falling yields positive for stocks, drag on dollar * Sterling keeps nerve before more Brexit votes By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, March 18 (Reuters) – Asian shares pulled ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on mounting speculation […]

Ardern received terror 'manifesto' before attack | Article – Asia Times

Ardern received terror 'manifesto' before attack | Article – Asia Times

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that her office received a “manifesto” from the gunman suspected of killing 50 people in two Christchurch mosques minutes before Friday’s attack. “I was one of more than 30 recipients of the manifesto that was mailed out nine minutes before the attack took place,” Ardern said. “It did not […]

Vietnam revs up for Formula 1 debut | Article – Asia Times

Vietnam revs up for Formula 1 debut | Article – Asia Times

As the 2019 Formula 1 season revs into action on Sunday (March 17) in Melbourne, Australia, the first of 21 races that will be run over the year, many are already looking ahead to Vietnam’s debut on the circuit in April 2020. Vietnam is the latest Asian nation to take a punt on hosting Formula […]

49 dead in terror attack at New Zealand mosques: Live updates – CNN

49 dead in terror attack at New Zealand mosques: Live updates – CNN

New Zealand terror attack at mosques in Christchurch: Live updates – CNN What we know now What we know now Terror attack on mosques: At least 49 people were killed and 20 seriously injured, in a hate-filled terror attack targeting two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. The suspects: A man in his […]

Asia stocks edge higher despite trade war uncertainties – Financial Times

Asia stocks edge higher despite trade war uncertainties – Financial Times

Asia-Pacific stock markets nudged higher on Friday despite lingering investor uncertainty over US-China trade negotiations. Japan’s Topix benchmark rose by 1 per cent in morning trading, while the yen continued its slide this week to drop 0.1 per cent against the dollar. In China, the CSI 300 index was up 0.8 per cent, while Hong […]

China's nuclear reactor building spree | Article – Asia Times

China's nuclear reactor building spree | Article – Asia Times

Chinese officials say the humming economy means that no fewer than eight nuclear reactors of the million-kilowatt class must enter service each year to help keep the nation’s electricity supply in pace with demand, while not adding more pollutants to the already fragile environment. China Nuclear Power Engineering Co Ltd general manager Liu Wei told reporters […]

Japan to build new ships to guard disputed islands | Article – Asia Times

Japan to build new ships to guard disputed islands | Article – Asia Times

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force is set to launch an armada of new patrol ships which will primarily be deployed in the waters surrounding the Senkaku (Diaoyu) archipelago in the East China Sea, whose sovereignty remains a combustible issue despite a recent thaw in ties between Tokyo and Beijing. The new warships will be designed for reconnaissance and […]

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