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With Trump absent, China and Russia to take center stage at Asia-Pacific summits

With Trump absent, China and Russia to take center stage at Asia-Pacific summits

SINGAPORE — When world leaders gather in this city-state and Papua New Guinea for regional summits this week, there will be a conspicuous absence: President Trump.  It is summit season in Asia, with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meetings due to start this Tuesday in Singapore. The 10-member bloc hosts world leaders at the […]

Asia be over half of the world economy in 2028

Asia be over half of the world economy in 2028

Asia is about 60% of the world’s population. There are about 7.7 billion people in the world and 4.6 billion are in Asia. In 2030, the world will have about 8.56 billion and Asia will have nearly 5 billion people. Asian countries are still maintaining GDP growth of 4-8% depending upon the country. This is […]

Trump Is Skipping All of These Asia Summits

Trump Is Skipping All of These Asia Summits

Trump Is Skipping All of These Asia Summits  Bloomberg PM Modi To Visit Singapore On November 14 To Attend East Asia Summit  NDTV Full coverage Source link

The race to become Southeast Asia's super app

The race to become Southeast Asia's super app

The race to become Southeast Asia’s super app  Tech in Asia Full coverage Source link

Asia Bibi: Pakistan's test case

Asia Bibi: Pakistan's test case

As extremists take to the streets, the Asia Bibi saga highlights a debate over the country’s future It was an unforgettable moment when I was woken at 5am by a phone call to say that Asia Bibi had been acquitted by Pakistan’s Supreme Court. For more than eight years, the Catholic woman from Pakistan’s Punjab […]

Wall Street cools as attention turns to Fed rate call

Wall Street cools as attention turns to Fed rate call

Thursday 14.30 GMT What you need to know Stocks pause for breath after strong rally in the wake of US midterm elections Federal Reserve expected to leave monetary policy on hold Dollar regains ground Oil prices hold steady Hot topic Global stocks paused for breath as attention started to turn to a rate call from […]

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi remains in jail despite acquittal

Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi remains in jail despite acquittal

Asia Bibi, the Christian farm labourer whose blasphemy case has triggered violent protests and assassinations in Pakistan, has been freed from jail, a week after the country’s supreme court overturned her conviction. Officials said that she left a detention facility in Punjab province amid tight security on Wednesday and was flown to Islamabad. “She has […]

Asia stocks fluctuate with all eyes on US midterms

Asia stocks fluctuate with all eyes on US midterms

Wednesday 01.40 GMT What you need to know Asia stock benchmarks swing between losses and gains Early results in US midterms show tight competition Dollar partially recovers from early dip Oil prices fall further with US marker dropping below $62 a barrel Overview Stock markets in Asia struggled to find direction as results began to […]

Southeast Asia awakens to the power of corporate competition

Southeast Asia awakens to the power of corporate competition

SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR/MANILA — When Mahathir Mohamad reprised his role as Malaysia’s prime minister in May, he brought along a lengthy list of promises. Vows to root out corruption and review bloated China-backed infrastructure projects dominated the headlines. But Mahathir is also following up on a less-publicized — but no less ambitious — pledge. He wants […]

Where to Find Treasury Buyers? Not Asia

Where to Find Treasury Buyers? Not Asia

Asian investors are proving less and less eager to buy U.S. government bonds, even as the Treasury Department prepares to sell $1.3 trillion of new debt in the new fiscal year. Foreigners increased their holdings of Treasurys by $78 billion in the first eight months of this calendar year, according to the Treasury. That is […]

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