Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its Step – Forbes

Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its Step – Forbes

Forbes Oil Price Dip Gave Asia Spring In Its StepForbesSpring 2017 was no great shakes for Asia unless you were along for the Belt and Road hype out of Beijing. True, the region wasn’t suffering the strife seen elsewhere, but tensions were rising, and the global economic uptick was playing out fitfully … Source link

Asia markets close mixed as oil prices rise, traders watch central banks – CNBC

Asia markets close mixed as oil prices rise, traders watch central banks – CNBC

CNBC Asia markets close mixed as oil prices rise, traders watch central banksCNBCMarkets in Asia closed mixed on Monday as traders watched for signals from central bankers’ speeches. The Nikkei 225 rose 0.36 percent, or 71.74 points, to end at 20,225.09, while South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index reversed earlier losses to close 0 … and […]

Air Asia pilot asked passengers to pray after 'technical issue' caused extreme turbulence on flight – Business Insider

Air Asia pilot asked passengers to pray after 'technical issue' caused extreme turbulence on flight – Business Insider

Flickr/Roderick Eime An Air Asia X flight from Perth, Australia, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was forced to turn around after the plane began to violently shake.  According to CNN, the turbulence was so severe on flight D7237 that the pilot asked passengers to pray twice. Passengers were also told to brace for impact during the landing […]

China bourses rally while Asia peers struggle – Financial Times

China bourses rally while Asia peers struggle – Financial Times

Monday 05:00 BST Overview China markets rallied as other bourses across Asia struggled for traction and oil prices added to gains made late last week. Hot topic Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was up 0.4 per cent, with the China Enterprises index of blue-chip Chinese companies listed in the city climbing 0.5 per cent. On […]

Can ICBC Asia profit from China's new Silk Road projects? – South China Morning Post

Can ICBC Asia profit from China's new Silk Road projects? – South China Morning Post

ICBC Asia has invested HK$20 billion (US$2.56 billion) in 32 projects along China’s new Silk Road in the 13 months ended early June, but expected the amount to reach HK$30 billion by the end of 2017. “These projects are scattered in countries including Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, India, Indonesia and Australia,” said Jiang Yisheng, the […]

West Asia On The Brink Of An Abyss – Outlook India

West Asia On The Brink Of An Abyss – Outlook India

At the end of May, President Donald Trump came to Riyadh on his first foreign trip as president and cemented a strong political and military relationship with Saudi Arabia and the “Sunni” military alliance being shaped by it. Even before his arrival, Trump had overturned Obama’s reluctance to engage militarily in the region by initiating […]

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan – BBC News

China landslide: 15 dead, over 100 missing in Sichuan – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe rescue team has been searching for missing people The bodies of 15 people have been found after a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China left more than 120 people missing, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after […]

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan – BBC News

China landslide leaves 120 missing in Sichuan – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe rescue team has been searching for missing people More than 120 people are missing after a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media say. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village in Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed at about […]

Thailand in top 10 for malware in Asia | Bangkok Post: business – Bangkok Post

Thailand in top 10 for malware in Asia | Bangkok Post: business – Bangkok Post

Keshav Dhakad, regional director for the digital crimes unit of Microsoft Asia, says cyber risks in Thailand are comparable to conditions in the Philippines and Bangladesh. Thailand ranks among the top 10 countries in Asia-Pacific for the number of malware attacks because of high rates of software piracy and internet use, Microsoft says. “Thailand is […]

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