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Basketball: Isaiah Austin unfazed by possible Andray Blatche match-up
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 02:08

PHILIPPINES basketball could get a glimpse of its past and its future if Isaiah Austin and Andray Blatche meet in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup. Austin,...

Toys 'R' Us, Once a Category Killer, Is Forced Into Bankruptcy
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:09

Toys ‘R’ Us, for decades the go-to spot for birthday and holiday gifts, filed for bankruptcy protection, undone by a hefty debt load and the rapid...

Foreign Firms to Sell Large Stakes in Malaysian Insurers
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 21:08

Several foreign insurance companies are preparing to sell large stakes in their Malaysian operations to comply with central-bank rules, which could ra...

The role of the International Development graduate in global progression
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:09

“No country can really develop unless its citizens are educated.” – Nelson Mandela It’s crazy to think that the headlines we’re reading toda...

Australia and New Zealand’s Asian Games hopes dashed as event is ‘already at capacity’
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:09

AUSTRALIA and New Zealand’s hopes of competing at future Asian Games have been dashed by the head of the Olympic Council of Asia. The nations had ho...

Some Auckland petrol stations run out of fuel after burst pipe
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:09

Flights have also been cancelled after a damaged pipeline disrupted supplies to the city. BBC News - Asia

Fugitive tycoon Guo Wengui assailed by businessman who says he was framed for crimes
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:13

China’s highest profile fugitive, exiled billionaire Guo Wengui, is under attack from a former business partner who claims Guo got him framed fo...

Hong Kong companies most optimistic about future growth prospects, global survey finds
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:11

Hong Kong’s medium-sized companies are the most optimistic about their future growth prospects as they seek to expand overseas, take advantage o...

Trump’s trade chief says China a threat to global trading system
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 06:10

China’s economic model represents an “unprecedented” threat to the world trading system that can not be addressed under current glob...

Dozens arrested after anti-communist mob attacks Indonesia meeting on 1965 massacre
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:20

A mob opposed to public discussion of Indonesia’s 1965 massacre of communists tried to force its way into a Jakarta building where they believed...

Trump and Xi reaffirm vow to jointly confront North Korea over nuclear threats
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:16

President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump spoke directly to reiterate their commitment to jointly confront military threats from North Korea....

China Cracks Down on Public Discussion of Activist's Subversion Trial
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 01:13

China's internet censors have shut down a human rights chat group on the popular social media platform QQ after users discussed the recent subversion ...

Alibaba-Backed Insurer Plans IPO That Could Set Its Value at $10 Billion
  • Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:13

ZhongAn Online Property & Casualty Insurance said it plans to raise up to $ 1.5 billion in an initial public offering that could value China’s firs...

Australia funds giant sea snail research in hope of rescuing Great Barrier Reef from harmful, thorny pest
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:18

A giant starfish-eating snail could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials said on Monday, with a trial underway to breed thousan...

Apple quietly drops practice of taking a cut on digital tipping after pressure in China
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:10

Apple will now allow users of its devices in China to send digital monetary tips to each other free of charge in a quiet reversal of its previous prac...

PBOC said to be drafting fresh package of reforms for more financial market opening
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:09

China’s central bank is drafting a package of reforms which would give foreign investors greater access to the nation’s financial services...

China Communist Party Youth Twitter account prompts abuse
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 17:11

The Communist Party's youth wing is accused of hypocrisy for using Twitter which is banned in China. BBC News - Asia

U.S.: North Korea Must Give Up Nuclear Weapons
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 16:11

The White House reiterated its position that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un must give up his nuclear weapons, as President Trump in a tweet referred ...

Chinese brokerage shares climb after regulators ease rules on some derivatives trading
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:09

Chinese brokerage shares advanced on Monday as Chinese regulators relaxed restrictions on index futures trading for the second time since the market t...

Trump Administration to Brief Officials on Emissions Goals
  • Mon, 18 Sep 2017 14:10

President Trump’s top economic adviser is expected to brief major international partners Monday on the administration’s stance on the Paris climat...

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