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2018 Asia Cup shifted to UAE amid India-Pakistan cricket row

2018 Asia Cup shifted to UAE amid India-Pakistan cricket row

Pakistan and India players shake hands at Champions Trophy 2017 KARACHI: The 2018 Asia Cup has been moved from India to the United Arab Emirates over Pakistan´s refusal to cross the border, as relations simmer between the arch rivals, the Asian Cricket Council said Tuesday. The biennial event was due to be held in India […]

Ascott signs new partnership deals for hotel expansion in Asia

Ascott signs new partnership deals for hotel expansion in Asia

CapitaLand’s wholly owned serviced residence subsidiary The Ascott has partnered with three developers in China, Japan and Thailand to expand its presence in Asia. Ascott will manage the apartment buildings currently under development along with future projects developed by these companies. Ascott has partnered with developer Riverside Group to launch serviced residences in Zhejiang, Chongqing and […]

Uber's Southeast Asia merger delayed pending reviews

Uber's Southeast Asia merger delayed pending reviews

It’s a last-minute move: the shutdown was supposed to take place April 8th. If and when Uber can close up shop will depend on the review, and there’s no guarantee it will work in the company’s favor when competition officials are concerned that Grab might “harm the riding public” with a monopoly. Uber has declined […]

US tilt towards India creates an imbalance in South Asia: Pakistan envoy

US tilt towards India creates an imbalance in South Asia: Pakistan envoy

Pakistan has asked the US to resume the balancing role that it played in South Asia before its “tilt” towards India, saying the move has “emboldened” India and created imbalance in the region. Pakistan’s ambassador to the US Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary also said that peace will prevail in South Asia if America assumes the role […]

Asia prepares for challenges with Putin's win

Asia prepares for challenges with Putin's win

Putin 4.0 EditorialThe Statesman, India The Russian President’s re-election was a settled fact long before the first vote was cast. Nonetheless, the critical point of interest both for the country and the world must be that he is poised to begin his fourth six-year term as President, with an interregnum as prime minister. This is […]

Trump's Appointment of John Bolton Stirs Fears in Asia

Trump's Appointment of John Bolton Stirs Fears in Asia

The appointment “adds to the perception of the U.S. basically being a headless chicken, which is bad for the world,” said Koichi Nakano, a political scientist at Sophia University in Tokyo. The initial reaction from South Korea’s government was muted, a reflection of the delicate dance the country’s president, Moon Jae-in, is attempting as he […]

Asia news roundup: DJI seeks $500m; Ansarada, Logivan, and StashAway secure funding

Asia news roundup: DJI seeks $500m; Ansarada, Logivan, and StashAway secure funding

Asia news roundup: DJI seeks $500m; Ansarada, Logivan, and StashAway secure funding  Tech in Asia Full coverage Source link

Asia-Pacific's biggest ports face steep climate bill – study

Asia-Pacific's biggest ports face steep climate bill – study

KUALA LUMPUR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Upgrading Asia-Pacific’s biggest ports to cope with the effects of climate change will cost up to $49 billion, but the bill could be even higher if no action is taken, researchers said. Sustainability consultancy Asia Research and Engagement (ARE) analyzed the risks to 53 of the region’s largest ports […]

Stocks in Asia Set to Gain as Traders Await Fed: Markets Wrap

Stocks in Asia Set to Gain as Traders Await Fed: Markets Wrap

By March 20, 2018, 6:08 PM EDT Updated on March 20, 2018, 7:54 PM EDT Stocks in Asia were poised for modest advances after a rally in crude oil buoyed U.S. equities, while Treasury yields and the dollar rose with investors bracing for a Federal Reserve policy decision. Oil companies were up in Australia, underpinning […]

More Than 2000 Young Gamechangers Vie For Spot On Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia List

More Than 2000 Young Gamechangers Vie For Spot On Forbes' 30 Under 30 Asia List

More Than 2000 Young Gamechangers Vie For Spot On Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Asia List  Forbes Full coverage Source link