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Global Jet Capital Expands in Asia to Meet Anticipated Demand – Aviation International News

Global Jet Capital Expands in Asia to Meet Anticipated Demand – Aviation International News

Private aviation lender Global Jet Capital (GJC) sees the Asia-Pacific business aviation market heating up over the next 10 years. The U.S.-based company (Booth C219) predicts that over the next decade, the Asia-Pacific region could receive as many as 581 new midsize-to-heavy business jets worth approximately US $20.9 billion. Over that period, GJC estimates the […]

A journey of 9500 miles. Why recyclables are heading overseas to Asia. – Palo Alto Online

A journey of 9500 miles. Why recyclables are heading overseas to Asia. – Palo Alto Online

• View this story alongside photos slideshows, videos, interactive charts and more on our Atavist page. Ricardo Hernandez was finishing up his collection rounds as a solid-waste driver for GreenWaste of Palo Alto recently when he spotted a black trash bin overflowing with garbage bags. “Most of the stuff in these bags is recyclables and […]

Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent, Entertainment News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Magician Eric Chien wins Asia's Got Talent, Entertainment News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Taiwanese magician Eric Chien was crowned the champion of Asia’s Got Talent Season 3 yesterday. The results show of the talent competition was held at Marina Bay Sands’ Sands Theatre and televised on AXN channel. The 26-year-old defeated eight other acts from around Asia to clinch the grand prize of US$100,000 (S$135,335) and complimentary flights […]

Asia markets slip; EU grants Brexit extension until end October – CNBC

Asia markets slip; EU grants Brexit extension until end October – CNBC

Asia markets slip; EU grants Brexit extension until end October  CNBC Markets in Asia traded cautiously on Thursday morning as European Union leaders and the U.K. agreed to a “flexible extension” of the Brexit deadline till Oct. 31 … Source link

EU and China sign a Mandate of Trade Heaven | Article – Asia Times

EU and China sign a Mandate of Trade Heaven | Article – Asia Times

Sparks did fly in Brussels, but in the end the European Union and China managed to come up with an important joint statement at their summit this week, signed by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and head of the European Council, Donald Tusk. In theory, there’s agreement on three quite sensitive […]

DW News Asia – April 9 – Deutsche Welle

DW News Asia – April 9 – Deutsche Welle

DW News Today on DW News Asia: Nine ‘Umbrella Movement’ leaders convicted in Hong Kong for their roles in the 2014 protests. We get reaction from pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong. India’s main parties release election manifestos in a last-minute push for votes. And a tourism boom in Cambodia is blighting the country’s pristine beaches, a […]

Asia tech startups on KKR's radar, says co-founder Henry Kravis – Nikkei Asian Review

Asia tech startups on KKR's radar, says co-founder Henry Kravis – Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — U.S. private equity firm KKR will increase investment in startups driving technological innovation, says co-founder Henry Kravis, highlighting a strategic expansion beyond its traditional targets of big corporations. Speaking to Nikkei in a recent interview, Kravis, the firm’s co-chairman and co-CEO, also offered praise for Japan’s tack toward better corporate governance under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. “We […]

Asia stocks mostly gain following better-than-expected US jobs data – CNBC

Asia stocks mostly gain following better-than-expected US jobs data – CNBC

The U.S. economy added 196,000 jobs in March, according to government data released Friday, beating economists’ prediction of 175,000 jobs. “With the most recent payrolls data, the positive, non-inflationary growth story continues for the U.S.,” Jack Chambers from ANZ Research said in a morning note. U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. economy […]

In Asias stealthy rich city, the ultra wealthy hide their Hermes – The Hutchinson News

In Asias stealthy rich city, the ultra wealthy hide their Hermes – The Hutchinson News

To show off a $50 million Mark Rothko painting that Sotheby’s plans to sell in New York, the auction house took it to Asia to tempt wealthy bidders. Outside of the company’s regional base in Hong Kong, the artwork made only one stop — not Shanghai or Tokyo or Singapore, but Taipei. “We take the […]

Samsung Electronics profits drop by 60% in Q1 | Article – Asia Times

Samsung Electronics profits drop by 60% in Q1 | Article – Asia Times

Samsung Electronics’ first-quarter operating profits were down 60% to its lowest level in two years due to weaker demand for memory chip and display panels, the company announced on Friday. Estimated consolidated sales for the first quarter of 2019 were 52 trillion won (US$45.7 billion), down 14% from last year. The company’s operating profit is […]

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