Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people – BBC News

Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption About 11 million people in India have been hit by flooding More than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a swathe of South Asia, say aid officials. The floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India are thought to have killed about 500 people and are expected […]

Asia Stocks Drop on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Asia Stocks Drop on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

By Garfield Clinton Reynolds and August 17, 2017, 6:27 PM EDT August 17, 2017, 11:50 PM EDT Start your day with what’s moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter. Asian stocks extended a global slide after terrorists struck a crowded tourist street in Barcelona, exacerbating unease triggered by mounting concerns about dysfunction in […]

For South Asia, Rising Temperatures Could Bear Deadly Consequences – Forbes

For South Asia, Rising Temperatures Could Bear Deadly Consequences – Forbes

Forbes For South Asia, Rising Temperatures Could Bear Deadly ConsequencesForbesSouth Asia has the highest historical TW after the Persian Gulf region, but a larger population, at around 1.5 billion, roughly one fifth of globe’s. By running a detailed regional model that increased radiative forcing, under RCP 8.5, the study … Source link

China's Growing Its Share of Southeast Asia's Infrastructure Pie – Bloomberg

China's Growing Its Share of Southeast Asia's Infrastructure Pie – Bloomberg

China has Southeast Asia in its sights. Companies from the world’s second biggest economy are increasingly targeting the region for investment, especially into infrastructure. That’s a potential boon for developing economies which need a massive upgrade of roads, rail and ports if they are to meet their economic potential. It also comes amid a wider crackdown […]

Asia: Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, Incheon Pentaport, Kpop – Pollstar

Asia: Bruno Mars, Ariana Grande, Incheon Pentaport, Kpop – Pollstar

Bruno Sells Out Malaysia In 45 Minutes Chris Pizzello / Invision / APBruno Mars“KIIS FM Jingle Ball,” Staples Center, Los Angeles, Calif. Tickets for Bruno Mars‘ May 9 concert in Kuala Lumpur went on sale at 10 a.m. Aug. 14 and according to various local media sold out within 45 minutes. Then, unsurprisingly, many of those […]

Carl Palmer Says Asia's Future Is Still Undecided – Ultimate Classic Rock

Carl Palmer Says Asia's Future Is Still Undecided – Ultimate Classic Rock

Rick Diamond, Getty Images It’s still unclear how Asia will move forward following the death of John Wetton. He passed away in January after a cancer battle, weeks before Asia were set to tour the U.S. with Journey. They completed the road trip with Wetton’s chosen replacement, Billy Sherwood – but no further dates have […]

The Native App May Be Killing the Mobile Web in Asia-Pacific – eMarketer

The Native App May Be Killing the Mobile Web in Asia-Pacific – eMarketer

In the battle between the mobile web and native apps for advertising, the mobile web appears to be losing out in Asia-Pacific. New research from mobile advertising data company Vpon found that 77% of mobile ads served during H1 2017 in the region were delivered via mobile apps, not the mobile web. In several countries […]

Following 'Fire and Fury,' Trump Looks to Ease Tensions in Asia – New York Times

Following 'Fire and Fury,' Trump Looks to Ease Tensions in Asia – New York Times

“The theft of intellectual property by foreign countries costs our nation millions of jobs, and billions and billions of dollars,” Mr. Trump said, flanked by corporate executives. “For too long, this wealth has been drained from our country while Washington has done nothing.” “They have never done anything about it,” he declared. “But Washington will […]

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Korea: Time, Live Stream for 2017 FIBA Asia Cup – Bleacher Report

Gilas Pilipinas vs. Korea: Time, Live Stream for 2017 FIBA Asia Cup – Bleacher Report

Gabe Norwood will attempt to get the Philippines into the semifinals of the Asia Cup tournament.Miguel Angel Morenatti/Associated Press There was no stopping the Philippines in the preliminary round of the FIBA Asia Cup, and now Gilas Pilipinas is on to the quarterfinals against Korea. The two teams will meet at the Nouhad Nawfal Sports Complex […]

Gen. Dunford visits Asia amid North Korea threats, China trade dispute – CBS News

Gen. Dunford visits Asia amid North Korea threats, China trade dispute – CBS News

Last Updated Aug 14, 2017 8:54 PM EDT BEIJING — The United States needs China’s help with North Korea, but President Trump signed an executive memo on Monday that is sure to anger the Chinese. The order calls for an investigation into whether China stole American intellectual property. In response, the Chinese government used a […]

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