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Asia Minute: India and South Korea Talking Business

Asia Minute: India and South Korea Talking Business

As you may have heard earlier on NPR, President Trump heads to Europe today for a week of diplomatic meetings. He’ll be talking with allies and will also spend time in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin. But another high-level diplomatic meeting is taking place this week thousands of miles from Europe. The president of […]

Asia shares extend rally, pound bewildered by politics

Asia shares extend rally, pound bewildered by politics

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares sought to rally for a third session on Tuesday as hopes for upbeat corporate earnings buoyed Wall Street, while several high-profile resignations from Britain’s government kept sterling on the defensive. FILE PHOTO: People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 23, […]

Asia Bonds Most Underweight by Investors in Decade, BofAML Says

Asia Bonds Most Underweight by Investors in Decade, BofAML Says

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Super Typhoon Maria Threatens Asia – Hurricane Maria Haunts Islands And Chris Forms

Super Typhoon Maria Threatens Asia – Hurricane Maria Haunts Islands And Chris Forms

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South Asia's Growing Climate Crisis (in Photos)

South Asia's Growing Climate Crisis (in Photos)

The Indian subcontinent is experiencing a growing environmental crisis. Dust and thunderstorms across India killed over 160 people this past May. Air quality levels regularly dip to dangerous lows in cities like Delhi, while the start of monsoon season has already produced torrential rain and flash flooding across the northern and northeastern regions. Meanwhile, nearly half of India’s […]

Ancient DNA reveals prehistoric population of Southeast Asia

Ancient DNA reveals prehistoric population of Southeast Asia

July 6 (UPI) — After analyzing ancient DNA samples, scientists now have a bit more clarity on how early humans first arrived in Southeast Asia. For decades, scientists have disagreed on how Southeast Asia was first populated. Some researchers believed an indigenous group of hunter-gatherers, called the Hòabìnhian, developed agricultural practices on their own, some […]

Thailand cave rescue: Ex-navy diver dies on oxygen supply mission

Thailand cave rescue: Ex-navy diver dies on oxygen supply mission

Image copyright O2Max Triathlon Team Image caption PO Saman Gunan lost consciousness during the return part of the dive A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Petty Officer Saman Gunan lost consciousness on his way […]

Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific Equities Head James Boyle Resigns

Deutsche Bank's Asia-Pacific Equities Head James Boyle Resigns

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Markets in Asia mixed, with Japan lagging as trade concerns simmer

Markets in Asia mixed, with Japan lagging as trade concerns simmer

Meanwhile, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index was little changed, last higher by 0.04 percent. Declines in the energy and industrials sectors were offset by gains in services and heavily weighted financials. On the mainland, the Shanghai composite nursed its wounds, shedding 0.16 percent after tumbling in June. Elsewhere, Malaysian investors are likely to keep an […]

MOVES-Citi poaches senior Goldman banker for Asia equity capital market role

MOVES-Citi poaches senior Goldman banker for Asia equity capital market role

HONG KONG, July 3 (Reuters) – Citigroup Inc has hired a senior investment banker from Goldman Sachs Group Inc, Udhay Furtado, in Asia to bolster its equity capital market (ECM) coverage in the region, a Citi spokesman said on Tuesday. Furtado, a co-head for Southeast Asia investment banking at Goldman, will join Citi as a […]