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How could a sharp slowdown in China affect the rest of Asia? – South China Morning Post

How could a sharp slowdown in China affect the rest of Asia? – South China Morning Post

The threat of a sharper-than-expected economic slowdown in China could damage Asia’s growth prospects, according to analysts. While optimism is rising over continuing trade talks between the United States and China, they have yet to reach a deal and remain far apart on key structural issues. If the conflict were to intensify, China’s challenge would […]

Asia's Scientific Trailblazers: Bang Yung-Jue – Asian Scientist Magazine

Asia's Scientific Trailblazers: Bang Yung-Jue – Asian Scientist Magazine

Bang Yung-JuePresidentBiomedical Research Institute, Seoul National University HospitalSouth Korea AsianScientist (Feb. 15, 2019) – Many an adversarial term—‘fight,’ battle,’ ‘war’ and so on—have been used to describe efforts to cure cancer. Globally, one in five men and one in six women will be diagnosed with the dreadful disease in their lifetime, underscoring an urgent need […]

Taubman to Sell 50 Percent of its Interests in its Three Asia Shopping Centers to Blackstone – Associated Press

Taubman to Sell 50 Percent of its Interests in its Three Asia Shopping Centers to Blackstone – Associated Press

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 14, 2019–Taubman Centers, Inc. (NYSE: TCO) has announced agreements to sell 50 percent of Taubman Asia’s interests in three Asia-based shopping centers to funds managed by The Blackstone Group L.P. (Blackstone). Blackstone will be making this investment through its Asia Core+ real estate investment unit. The investment unit targets substantially stabilized […]

Paramount Hires United International Exec Eugene Yang for Asia Post – Variety

Paramount Hires United International Exec Eugene Yang for Asia Post – Variety

Paramount Pictures has hired veteran United International Pictures executive Eugene Yang as senior vice president of theatrical for Asia Pacific. Yang will begin work on May 1 in Paramount’s newly established Asia Pacific Regional Office based in Taipei. He’s been assigned to supervise the distribution and marketing of all theatrical releases for Paramount throughout the […]

Thaksin allies turn to economy after princess shock – The Straits Times

Thaksin allies turn to economy after princess shock – The Straits Times

BANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) – Allies of Thailand’s exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra are seeking to woo voters with a plan to revive economic growth after a failed bid to run King Maha Vajiralongkorn’s sister as a prime minister candidate in next month’s election. Kittiratt Na Ranong, a former finance minister and deputy leader of Pheu Thai […]

Stocks in Asia mostly higher; Japan jumps more than 2 percent – CNBC

Stocks in Asia mostly higher; Japan jumps more than 2 percent – CNBC

Stocks in Asia mostly higher; Japan jumps more than 2 percent  CNBC Stocks in major Asian stock markets closed higher on Tuesday, with stocks in Japan leading in the region. Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumped 2.61 percent to close at … Source link

Asia Pacific Stainless Steel Directory, 2019 – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Associated Press

Asia Pacific Stainless Steel Directory, 2019 – ResearchAndMarkets.com – Associated Press

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 11, 2019–The “Asia Pacific Stainless Steel Directory 2019” directory has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Asia Pacific Stainless Steel Directory is a user-friendly directory that contains details of the region’s producers and traders of stainless steel bars, wire, tube and pipes in one handy reference guide. The fully cross-referenced Buyers Guide’ allows […]

Asia's forests fast receding – Business Mirror

Asia's forests fast receding – Business Mirror

By Michael A. Bengwayan | Special to the BusinessMirror The destruction of Asia’s forests continues at an alarming pace, averaging 1.8 million hectares a year, or 5,000 hectares a day. Frantic governments are instituting measures to arrest the rapid decline, but so far the success has been very limited. This is the grim assessment of […]

South Koreans mourn coal worker's death, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

South Koreans mourn coal worker's death, East Asia News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

SEOUL • Some 2,500 South Koreans marched through Seoul yesterday to honour a worker who was crushed to death at a coal plant, fuelling an outcry which led to a landmark amendment of the nation’s industrial safety laws. Mr Kim Yong-kyun, 24, died last month after being sucked into a coal conveyor belt. He was […]

Don't blame ministry for Asia-made memorabilia – Jamaica Gleaner

Don't blame ministry for Asia-made memorabilia – Jamaica Gleaner

WESTERN BUREAU: Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett said his ministry was not at fault for the Asia-made promotional items that were used as memorabilia at the United Nations World Tourism Organization (WTO) and Government of Jamaica 2nd Global Conference on Jobs and Inclusive Growth, which was held in Montego Bay more than a week ago. Bartlett […]