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Southeast Asia’s Grab lifted $750 million in the largest turn to date

In a ride-hail industry’s quarrel for marketplace share, Southeast Asia is still adult for grabs. So it comes as no warn that Grab, Southeast Asia’s homegrown player, has only lifted $750 million in a turn led by existent financier SoftBank Capital. Now that Didi has acquired Uber’s resources in China, Uber has some-more time and […]

Asia’s infrastructure problem is not what we think

Picture US$40 trillion. It’s a lot of money. It is, for example, bigger than a annual mercantile outlay of a United States, China, Japan, Germany and Britain combined. Well US$40 trillion is how most building Asia needs to spend on infrastructure between now and 2030, says Danny Alexander, a former British cupboard apportion who now […]

Southeast Asia: World robbery hotbed | Bangkok Post: news

Exactly 5 years ago, a Royal Thai Navy vessels HTMS Narathiwat and HTMS Similan assimilated 25 countries in an general goal to unit a pirate-infested waters off a Somali coast. (Bangkok Post record print by Wassana Nanuam) JAKARTA – Sembara Oktafian was in a engine room of a tugboat chugging toward a Philippines when something […]

Asia bonds arise before executive bank meetings, oil bounces

SYDNEY Asian shares modernized on Monday forward of executive bank meetings in a United States and Japan this week, while oil prices bounced on speak of an OPEC understanding on outlay and reports of fighting around Libyan oil ports. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outward Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.8 percent, yet that remained good […]

Iran win FIBA Asia Challenge 2016

TEHRAN (FIBA Asia Challenge 2016) – The FIBA Asia Challenge 2016 sealed currently with Iran winning a pretension during Korea’s expense, 77-47. Joining a finalists on a lectern were Jordan, who degraded associate West Asian side Iraq, 94-72, for a third place. Rounding off a tip 5 teams of a contest were the Chinese, who […]

$17 Billion Project Proposes Changing Course of Asia’s Mekong River

$17 Billion Project Proposes Changing Course of Asia’s Mekong River

LOEI PROVINCE, THAILAND —  Since time immemorial, a strong Mekong River has meandered by a nations of Southeast Asia, creation a approach south from China’s Tibetan plateau until it spills into a South China Sea, some 4,000 kilometers away. But for a past few years, fishing communities along a banks have complained that fish bonds […]

Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From a Week of Sep 16, 2016

Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From a Week of Sep 16, 2016

A child lonesome with a butterfly net sleeps in a cot on a prohibited summer day in New Delhi, India, Apr 18, 2016. (Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters) Share Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker demeanour during 5 stories from Asia this week. 1. Delhi battles vital chikungunya outbreak. Over 1,000 people have depressed […]

Asia Welcomes iPhone 7 With Less Fanfare Than Before

Apple fans from Sydney to Shanghai, a initial business worldwide to snap a new iPhone 7 off a shelves, cheered as they left stores on Friday brandishing their purchases, flanked by applauding sales staff. But underneath a common fanfare, a crowds of enthusiasts and overnight campers were smaller than in past years. Some business complained […]

Improving ties in Northeast Asia

That unfamiliar ministers of Japan, China and South Korea met in Tokyo this week to jointly titillate North Korea to stop provocative acts such as a steady ballistic barb launches and chief weapons tests shows that a 3 countries are improved off entrance together to understanding with common informal hurdles than in giving in to […]

Video: African football players dream of kickstarting career in Asia

REPORTERS football Africa Asia-pacific Latest refurbish : 2016-09-16 Southeast Asia is awash with football fever. New leagues and new teams are springing adult everywhere – even in countries where a competition was until recently a minority pastime. To beef adult their teams, clubs mostly demeanour to Africa as a source of talent. African players are […]

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