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Asia mood to be tested by Trump warning on China – Reuters Africa

Asia mood to be tested by Trump warning on China – Reuters Africa

* Asian stock markets : tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 * Trump says he expects to move ahead on China tariffs * Market cheer tempered after Wall Street rallies * Aussie dollar, Apple shares slip in wake of Trump warning * Oil regains a little ground after recent hammering By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Nov 27 (Reuters) – A tentative […]

Asia markets trade mixed; oil prices attempt to stage a recovery

Asia markets trade mixed; oil prices attempt to stage a recovery

Asia markets trade mixed; oil prices attempt to stage a recovery  CNBC Asia stocks mixed as oil prices remain weak  Citywire.co.uk Full coverage Source link

Stuck between a US and China heading for war, Asia's no safe place to be

Stuck between a US and China heading for war, Asia's no safe place to be

Imagine how frightening it would be if a dragon and an elephant were fighting in your living room. That’s exactly how it felt when the world’s two largest economies and most influential nations clashed at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit last weekend. For the first time in its 25-year history, the summit failed to […]

Sea people give researcher an insight into natural selection

Sea people give researcher an insight into natural selection

Get the latest from TODAY Sign up for our newsletter SUBSCRIBE Nov. 24, 2018 / 4:51 PM GMT By Lauren Dunn and Avichai Scher Researcher Melissa Ann Ilardo was in Thailand studying coral genomics when she heard about a nomadic sea people living in Southeast Asia, the Bajau. The Bajau, who live in wooden houseboats […]

Pakistan police arrest radical Islamic cleric who led Asia Bibi protests

Pakistan police arrest radical Islamic cleric who led Asia Bibi protests

Pakistani police have arrested a radical Islamic cleric who led nationwide rallies following the acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy in a case that drew international condemnation. In a statement, the Tehreek-e-Labbaik party said their leader, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, was arrested on Friday in the city of Lahore. Police also […]

Where to Look for Treasure in Asia's Stock Market Wreck

Where to Look for Treasure in Asia's Stock Market Wreck

Where to Look for Treasure in Asia’s Stock Market Wreck  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

Analysis: Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia

Analysis: Rising US, China rivalry deepening rifts in Asia

BANGKOK (AP) — All the usual rituals of international summits were there: the group photos, the gala dinners, the noticeably vibrant shirts leaders force themselves into. But eclipsing all of that at Asia’s two big meetings was some unusually forthright criticism that exposed deepening divisions rattling the region. Front and center was the rivalry between […]

Asia Bibi family being hunted 'house to house' in Pakistan

Asia Bibi family being hunted 'house to house' in Pakistan

The family of Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before being acquitted three weeks ago, claim they are being hunted by extremists going house to house with their photographs to try to track them down. Bibi’s family have been in hiding since her acquittal by […]

Chess, AI and Asia's future

Chess, AI and Asia's future

Global chess enthusiasts are sitting enthralled this week as the sport’s latest World Championships head toward a tense finale in London. $600,000 in prize money awaits the victor of the 12-game clash between Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian wunderkind and current titleholder, and his younger challenger Fabiano Caruana, a combative U.S.-born grandmaster of Italian descent. Yet while […]

Pledging to plog around Asia

Pledging to plog around Asia

When Chakravorty, a 31-year-old journalist at the Indian Express, discovered that plastic pollution is so pervasive that it affects our food supply, he was shocked. “I was staggered to say the least,” he explains. “I felt that writing about the issue was not enough, so I decided to embark on a plogging journey—a combination of […]