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Hong Kong can compete with Asia’s best, says CBA-bound star Duncan Reid after early Fiba exit
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 12:44

Hong Kong may have struggled to muster much of a challenge in their Fiba Asia Cup campaign in Beirut but one player emerged from the tournament with h...

Japanese scholar wins ‘Asia’s Nobel’ for Angkor Wat restoration work
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 13:13

Having spent five decades researching and protecting the iconic monuments, Yoshiaki Ishizawa was among six winners of this year’s Ramon Magsaysay Aw...

Jacked up: one of Southeast Asia’s most abundant fruits goes global
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 05:14

Vegans the world over are falling for unripe jackfruit as an alternative to almost any meat product. But could it become an unhealthy obsession? The ...

5 Malaysian firms make it to Forbes Asia’s ‘Best Under A Billion’
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 17:13

Four of them are new entrants to this year’s list of 200 leading stock-traded companies in the Asia Pacific region, with annual revenue between US$ ...

Li & Fung backed IDS Medical eyes role among giants in Asia’s health care market
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:09

Amid fierce competition from internet heavyweights such as Amazon and Alibaba, which have set up online platforms selling medical supplies and pharmac...

Asia’s wait for a second major winner continues but Li Haotong becomes overnight sensation
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 17:27

LI Haotong became an overnight sensation as he registered China’s best performance at a golf major with a final-round 63 to finish third in The Open...

Southeast Asia's Grab to get $2.5 billion extra firepower in battle with Uber
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:49

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $ 2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead ov...

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44

 Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not...

How Thailand’s richest woman conquered Southeast Asia’s retail industry
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:20

Malls magnate Supaluck Umpujh talks about fighting gender discrimination and staying on top in a marketplace now bustling with online competition  Th...

Asia’s youngest nation offers glimmer of hope for LGBT rights
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 10:15

MARCHING through the streets of East Timor’s capital Dili with a rainbow flag in his hand, Natalino Guterres was overwhelmed with emotion, remin...

South-East Asia’s future looks prosperous but illiberal
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:20

THE young woman with the microphone cajoles, hectors and wheedles customers with the breathless enthusiasm of a livestock auctioneer at a county fair....

Naked Hub joins with JustCo to create Asia’s No 1 co-working space
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:53

Shanghai-based co-working space operator Naked Hub on Tuesday announced its merger with Singapore’s JustCo, creating the largest premium co-work...

The recipe for making Southeast Asia’s cuisines a global success
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:14

This year’s Ubud Food Festival provided the perfect opportunity to discuss why certain regional cuisines have taken the world by storm, while others...

Vanke, Hopu lead US$11.6 billion management buyout of GLP, winning Asia’s largest takeover
  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017 14:43

A consortium led by China Vanke Co. and Goldman Sachs’ former China chairman have won a management buyout to take over Global Logistics Properti...

SANDS CHINA : Resorts Macao Hosts its First 'The Ultimate Download - Asia's Leading Meetings & Events Destination' Tour for
  • Fri, 14 Jul 2017 03:36

… ® Macao; The Parisian Macao; Four Seasons Hotel Macao, Cotai Strip; The St. Regis Macao, Cotai Central; Conrad® Macao, Cotai Central; Holida...

Alibaba Pumps Another $1 Billion Into Southeast Asia’s Lazada
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 11:47

(WSJ) Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is raising its bet on populous Southeast Asia, a region that is home to more than 600 million ...

‘Asia’s Next Top Model’ winner to bullies: You shouldn’t have underestimated me!
  • Thu, 29 Jun 2017 10:41

MANILA, Philippines — She might be the shortest, the youngest, and the one with the least experience among the contenders of “Asia’s Next Top Mo...

Drugs go up in smoke, but Southeast Asia’s narcotics problem remains
  • Tue, 27 Jun 2017 01:00

Three countries in the region burned more than $ 1 billion worth of drugs, but addressing the root of the problem has proven far more vexing Myanmar ...

China Sends Message to Asia's Casinos: Place Your Bets Elsewhere
  • Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:38

… the only Chinese territory where casinos are allowed to operate. Regulation … . In Japan, where lawmakers legalized casinos las...

5 of Southeast Asia’s best Japanese restaurants
  • Fri, 23 Jun 2017 02:57

Southeast Asia Globe picks five of the top spots in the region for a slice of sashimi or a nibble of nigiri Sorae, Vietnam For Ho Chi Minh City’s ...

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