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Asia Bibi lands in Canada after being acquitted of blasphemy

A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has landed in Canada to be reunited with her daughters, her lawyer has said....

Asia Bibi lands in Canada after being acquitted of blasphemy

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Pakistani woman Aasia Bibi acquitted of blasphemy leaves for Canada   A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and others involved in the case ...
14:00, 05/08/2019

Pak Christian Asia Bibi, Cleared Of Blasphemy, Flees To Canada Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who escaped a death sentence for blasphemy, began a new life in Canada Wednesday following a decade-long saga that sparked violent unrest and spotlighted......
06:36, 05/09/2019

Asia Bibi in Canada after fleeing Pakistan following blasphemy acquittal, lawyer says The Christian woman who spent years on death row for blasphemy in Pakistan before she was acquitted last year has left for Canada, her lawyer confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday....
15:00, 05/08/2019

Asia Bibi latest: Christian who spent years on death row for blasphemy leaves Pakistan for safety of Canada Asia Bibi, the Christian woman who spent years on death row in Pakistan after being convicted of blasphemy, has left the country to take refuge in Canada....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Asia Bibi Left Pakistan But Others Remain On Death Row For Blasphemy One prisoner is an illiterate Christian street cleaner who got into an argument with a Muslim friend while they were out drinking. Another is a US-trained university professor whose liberal Facebook.....
10:12, 05/19/2019

Asia Bibi, Christian Woman Cleared Of Blasphemy, Leaves Pak: Reports A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was...
11:00, 05/08/2019

‘Aasia Is Out.’ Christian Woman Acquitted of Blasphemy Leaves Pakistan for Canada A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has left for Canada to be reunited with her daughters, Pakistani officials and others involved in the case ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada' Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has left the country, bound for Canada to join her daughters, sources told DW. She was sentenced to death in 2010 for blasphemy but was later acquitted by the country's S...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada after leaving Pakistan Christian woman freed last year after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before she was freed las...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Reports: Christian acquitted of blasphemy leaves Pakistan ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani media say Aasia Bibi, a Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row, has left Pakistan for Canada to be reunited with her daughters. Wilso...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Pakistan media: Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after years on death row has left the country ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan media: Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after years on death row has left the country....
11:00, 05/08/2019

Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi has left the country: lawyer and media A Pakistani Christian woman who spent eight years on death row over false blasphemy charges, Asia Bibi, has left the country, her lawyer and media said on Wednesday, more than six months after she was...
09:36, 05/08/2019

Canada's Manulife posts nearly 19 pct rise in profit on Asia growth Manulife Financial Corp, Canada's biggest insurer, reported an 18.8 percent increase in core earnings on Wednesday, boosted by strong growth in Asia....
23:48, 05/01/2019

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19:36, 04/28/2019

Pakistani police arrest Hindu vet on charges of blasphemy KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say they have arrested a veterinarian from the country’s tiny minority Hindu community on charges of desecrating Islam’s holy book in southern Sin...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Pakistan opponents of death row Christian's blasphemy acquittal get bail A Pakistani court on Tuesday granted bail to the leader of a ultra-right Islamist group arrested last year after his supporters shut down cities and threatened judges following the acquittal of a Chri...
04:48, 05/15/2019

Hindu Veterinarian Is Latest to Face Blasphemy Charges in Pakistan A veterinarian is accused of wrapping medicine in Quran verses. Critics say Pakistan’s blasphemy law is being used to persecute minorities and settle feuds....
18:12, 05/30/2019

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
07:24, 05/24/2019

Kentucky man acquitted in 4-year-old foster son’s death ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (AP) — A jury has acquitted a Kentucky man who was accused of killing his 4-year-old foster son. News outlets report the Elizabethtown jury returned the verdict Wednesday for 34-yea...
16:48, 05/23/2019

Man acquitted in Rochester triple murder is shot dead ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A man who was suspected but ultimately acquitted in a triple killing in Rochester was himself shot and killed, and police warned the public not to jump to conclusions or retaliation ...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs ...
00:12, 06/08/2019

Kevin Sneed Acquitted of 'Attempted Murder' of Maryland Cop Who Jumped Into His Car Kevin Sneed of Prince George’s County, Maryland was pulled over for a broken taillight. He ended up with an attempted murder charge. But after a two-year battle, and with help from advocacy groups Lif...
19:24, 05/04/2019

North Miami cop acquitted of felonies in shooting at autistic man, media say A Florida jury on Monday night acquitted a North Miami police officer of two felony charges of attempted manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed caretaker for an autistic man who was holding a toy ...
10:12, 06/18/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
03:24, 05/24/2019

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted of corruption charges The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted of corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the country        ...
12:24, 05/28/2019

Acquitted Knox back in Italy for wrongful conviction talk One-time American exchange student Amanda Knox has arrived in Italy for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in the murder of her British roommate...
16:12, 06/13/2019

Raj Thackeray Acquitted In 2008 Maharashtra Hotel Attack Case A court in Nashik district on Wednesday acquitted Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray in connection with a 2008 case of attack on a hotel by his party workers....
15:36, 05/29/2019

Sierra Leone soccer head acquitted on corruption charges FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The head of the Sierra Leone soccer federation has been acquitted on corruption charges, opening the way for FIFA to lift an international ban on the West African country...
14:00, 05/28/2019

Police Failed To Verify Alibi Of Man Acquitted In Kathua Case: Court The prosecution's failure to verify accused Vishal Jangotra's alibi during the probe in the Kathua rape and murder case led to his acquittal, the special court said as it blamed the Jammu Crime Branch...
22:00, 06/11/2019

Amanda Knox Returns to Italy for First Time Since Being Acquitted of Roommate’s Murder (MILAN) — Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her in ...
23:48, 06/13/2019

Fed Up With the Criminal Justice System, Man Acts as His Own Attorney and Gets Acquitted After Serving 13 Years for Murder Philly native Hassan Bennett had always maintained his innocence, but unfortunately, our faulty criminal justice system ensured it would take him four trials and 13 years to finally prove it....
20:36, 05/09/2019

CANADA FX DEBT-C$ posts 11-day high as Canada exits crosshairs of global trade war The Canadian dollar strengthened to an 11-day high against the greenback on Tuesday as investors calculated that the threat of trade uncertainty would ease for Canad...
23:12, 05/21/2019

Canada Letter: Jason Kenney and the New Alliance on Canada’s Right Alberta’s incoming premier has already allied himself with four other Conservative provincial leaders against carbon taxes and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau....
01:12, 04/29/2019

Woe Canada could become Oh Canada at Hamilton Golf Club The second-round leaderboard at the Canadian Open on Friday had an unusual look, littered with local names at a championship that has not been kind to the home contingent in recent decades....
05:24, 06/08/2019

Conte lands Inter job "Inter Milan handed the reigns to former Juventus, Chelsea and Italy coach Antonio Conte on Friday, giving him the job of attempting to revive a side who have not won a major trophy for eight years."...
08:36, 05/31/2019

Canadian man lands in ER after 'overdosing' on licorice tea A man in Canada "overdosed" on licorice by drinking too much licorice tea, which caused his blood pressure to soar to dangerous levels, according to a new report of the case....
15:48, 05/28/2019

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11:24, 05/09/2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age ...
15:12, 05/14/2019

Clemson lands top-50 QB prospect Uiagalelei Clemson has landed yet another top-50 recruit in its 2020 class with quarterback D.J. Uiagalelei. The No. 50-ranked prospect is the top pocket passer in the class and chose the Tigers over Oregon and ...
02:12, 05/06/2019

MLB notebook: Athletics' Davis lands on IL The Oakland Athletics placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list on Friday, retroactive to May 22, because of a left hip/oblique injury....
03:48, 05/25/2019

BTS Lands a Third No. 1 on the Album Chart in Less Than a Year The K-pop boy band reached the top of the Billboard 200 again with “Map of the Soul: Persona,” selling 196,000 full albums in addition to its 37 million streams....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Google Stadia Lands This Year—If You're Willing to Pony Up The Founder's Edition, which includes a controller and three months of premium subscription, is the only way to use the cloud-gaming service in 2019....
18:48, 06/06/2019

LSU lands coveted recruit Trendon Watford BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade says highly rated power forward Trendon Watford has signed to play for the Tigers. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Watford has been playing for Mountain Brook High ...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Russian plane lands in flames, killing 13 Officials say 13 people died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot caught fire and made an emergency landing in Moscow. (May 5)   ...
23:48, 05/05/2019

Flier furious after he lands in wrong city An Italian man launched into an angry tirade when his Ryanair flight landed in Bari, southern Italy, instead of his destination hundreds of miles away on the island of Sardinia....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Miami lands tackle Rivers, No. 32 overall recruit Miami beat out in-state rivals Florida and Florida State in landing 330-pound offensive lineman Jalen Rivers, ESPN's 32nd-ranked recruit and the No. 2 recruit in the state of Florida....
18:24, 06/09/2019

Jaguar I-PACE: pushed to Lands End and back again, all with an app Want to drive your car all the way to the tip of the country on electricity alone? There's an app for that. Of course, what we didn't count on was a hay bale fire in the road, no charger at ...
18:24, 05/16/2019

Tiffany Haddish lands Eritrean citizenship American actress Tiffany Haddish is now officially an Eritrean citizen, the birthplace of her father who moved to the United States as a refugee before she was born....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Myanmar plane lands without front wheel The Myanmar National Airlines pilot landed the passenger jet using only its rear wheels. He was forced to make the precarious landing after an emergency procedure failed....
15:00, 05/12/2019

MG ZS EV: electric SUV lands in UK at London motor show Kia Soul EV rival to go on sale in September, and brand boss promises "value for money" MG's first fully electric model, the ZS EV, has made its UK public debut at the 2019 London motor show.  On dis...
22:00, 05/16/2019

On "Fight Night," Billions only lands a few punches The characters on Billions all consider themselves to be alphas, and most of them are probably right—within the narrow confines of the world they inhabit, anyway. If civilization were to collapse over...
07:24, 05/06/2019

Nasdaq CEO’s social media habit lands her in court Nasdaq’s CEO should probably get off social media. Adena Friedman, the head of Wall Street’s second-largest stock exchange, got dragged into Manhattan federal court on Thursday over a business dispute...
23:48, 05/23/2019

UK Men’s Basketball Lands 11th Straight Top-Three Signing Class (Larry Vaught Photo) LEXINGTON, Ky. – On April 1, 2009, at his introductory press conference as the Kentucky men’s basketball head coach, John Calipari told the world, “I’m here because I can recruit ...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Crack Spotted On Air India Plane After It Lands In US With 225 Onboard A crack was found in an Air India flight which landed in San Francisco, US, today after arriving from New Delhi. The flight was carrying 225 passengers....
18:36, 06/03/2019

Mapping begins of lands lost to North Sea during stone age Expedition sets out to explore Doggerland, home to submerged Mesolithic cultureLost at the bottom of the North Sea almost eight millennia ago following the end of the ice age, a vast land area between...
20:24, 05/08/2019

Judd Trump lands punter £10,000 for snooker bet placed 21 years ago • Neil Morrice backed eight-year-old Trump to win title in 1998• ‘Even at eight they could tell he was something very special’A punter has won £10,000 after Judd Trump’s victory in the World Champions...
16:48, 05/07/2019

K-State lands former North Carolina RB Jordan Brown MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — North Carolina running back Jordan Brown is heading to Kansas State, where he will be eligible to play for new coach Chris Klieman immediately as a graduate transfer. The former...
21:24, 05/08/2019

Craig Kimbrel Finally Lands A Job, Joins Cubs It took all the way until June 5, but finally, finally, one of the handful of best closers in baseball has landed a job. Per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Craig Kimbrel has reached an agreement to jo...
03:36, 06/06/2019

Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina. Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who came to the Longhorns as a McDonald’s All-American and five-star r...
02:24, 05/07/2019

Myanmar plane with 89 on board lands without front wheels Pilot praised after touching down successfully at Mandalay despite failure of landing gear A Myanmar pilot saved the day after his aircraft’s landing gear failed, safely putting the jet on the runway ...
05:48, 05/13/2019

Boeing 737 from Gitmo crash lands into Florida river A charter plane with multiple passengers traveling from Cuba to north Florida ended up in a river at the end of a runway Friday night.        ...
17:24, 05/04/2019

| WATCH: 13 killed as plane lands in flames in Moscow Thirteen people were killed Sunday in a fiery airplane accident at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport, a spokeswoman for the Russian Investigative Committee said....
03:12, 05/06/2019

'DOOM Eternal' lands November 22nd with a new take on multiplayer DOOM Eternal, the latest installment in gory, frantic, demon slaying will land on November 22nd this year. Bethesda's E3 keynote showed snippets of the Doom Slayer's latest jaunt, which the...
06:48, 06/10/2019

AEW lands prime-time television deal and WWE has competition Wrestling is returning to TNT as part of a multi-platform deal with All Elite Wrestling. The new wrestling company and WarnerMedia announced the agreement Wednesday morning. TNT will air live AEW matc...
16:24, 05/15/2019

Helicopter lands in Hudson River near 34th street A helicopter went into the Hudson River on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities. The unidentified chopper landed in the water near 12th Avenue and West 34th Street around 2:30 p.m. FDNY offic...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Texas toddler lands in ICU after swallowing dad's watch battery A Texas mother is warning about the dangers of everyday household objects after her toddler required emergency surgery to remove a watch battery from her esophagus. ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

Indigenous community going digital to protect ancestral lands ISLA JOVAI TEJU, Paraguay – Rumilda Fernández’s indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. No...
00:48, 05/21/2019

New York’s New Pro Rugby Team Lands a French Star The fledgling Major League Rugby will soon say bonjour to an international superstar. Mathieu Bastareaud, 30, will join Rugby United New York on a loan from his French club....
20:00, 04/29/2019

Fognini lands maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo "Flamboyant Italian Fabio Fognini followed up his shock victory over Rafael Nadal with a 6-3 6-4 win over Serbian Dusan Lajovic to claim his maiden Masters title in Monte Carlo on Sunday."...
16:36, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Burning plane lands at Moscow airport; 1 death The Latest on an airplane that landed in flames at a Moscow airport (all times local): 8:00 p.m. Russian officials say one person died and at least four were injured after a plane belonging to flagshi...
21:24, 05/05/2019

Helicopter crash-lands on Midtown NYC office building, 1 killed A helicopter crash-landed atop a Midtown Manhattan office building Monday afternoon, officials told The Post. At least one man was killed, the NYPD said, and staffers from the city Medical Examiner...
21:24, 06/10/2019

Olivia Culpo Poses Nude as She Lands No. 1 Spot on Maxim's Hot 100 Olivia Culpo is ready for her close-up. The former Miss Universe and social media sensation has snagged the No. 1 spot on Maxim's annual Hot 100 ranking, an achievement she told the......
05:48, 06/11/2019

Tour of Norway: Kristoff stage win lands yellow jersey "Despite lingering effects of a recent illness and his entire team being dropped inside the final 20 kilometres, Alexander Kristoff scores Stage 5 victory and takes leader’s jersey from fellow Norwegi...
22:24, 06/01/2019

Burning Aeroflot plane lands in Moscow, injuries reported A plane belonging to Russian national carrier Aeroflot has landed in flames at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport and unconfirmed reports say at least five people have been injured....
21:24, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Trump lands in UK, blasts London mayor in tweet LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Europe (all times local): 9:10 a.m. President Donald Trump has started his trip to Britain with an attack on London Mayor Sadiq Khan...
10:24, 06/03/2019

Small plane lands on Florida highway during rush hour MAITLAND, Fla. (AP) — A small airplane made an emergency landing on a Florida highway ramp during rush hour and crashed into a car. News outlets report the plane landed Thursday around 5:30 p.m. on an...
05:24, 05/17/2019

No injuries reported after Myanmar passenger jet lands without front wheels A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
16:00, 05/12/2019

Honor Flight lands safely, apparently struck by lightning Sun Country Airlines says lightning apparently struck its charter aircraft that was carrying Greater Peoria Honor Flight veterans from Illinois to Washington, D.C....
22:12, 04/30/2019

Paraguayan indigenous community goes digital to protect ancestral lands Rumilda Fernández's indigenous community has long tended its ancestral lands in Paraguay, marking boundaries with an ancient system of names for trees and streams. Now, squeezed by deforestation and f...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Jeep lands seasoned leader amid global expansion Christian Meunier quit as global president of Infiniti after just four months to take over FCA's fast-growing SUV brand. Mike Manley had been in charge of Jeep before replacing the late Sergio Marchio...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Rocket Lands in Baghdad's Green Zone, Where U.S. Embassy Is Located A rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in the center of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, security officials said, an incident that comes amid already heightened tensions in the region after Washington warn...
04:00, 05/20/2019

NFL notebook: Saints' Jordan reportedly lands $52.5 million extension The New Orleans Saints and defensive end Cameron Jordan reached an agreement on a three-year contract extension, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday....
14:36, 06/12/2019

Russia, Ukraine naval dispute lands before sea tribunal in Hamburg Last November, Russia seized three Ukrainian navy ships and captured dozens of sailors, sparking outrage in Ukraine. The case is now being heard at a UN sea tribunal in Hamburg, but Russia has vowed n...
14:24, 05/10/2019

After Pro Bowl season with Jets, Myers lands back in Seattle Kicker Jason Myers had Seattle near the top of his destination list after becoming a free agent following a Pro Bowl campaign with the Jets last season        ...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane has made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to deploy. Kyaw ...
08:48, 05/12/2019

Dual OLED screens and 5G, oh my! LG’s V50 ThinQ lands in Australia next week Revealed at MWC 2019 back in February, LG's most advanced flagship phone to date, the LG V50 ThinQ, will be available to purchase in Australia from Tuesday June 11, 2019.Boasting the latest Snapd...
11:12, 06/04/2019

Apple's Las Vegas Billboard Lands Firm Into Legal Trouble The lawsuit is pegged to a recent Apple billboard put up in Las Vegas, promoting privacy that reads: "What happens on your iPhone, stays in your iPhone."...
08:48, 05/27/2019

Brandon Nimmo’s stiff neck lands him on Mets shelf Brandon Nimmo was concerned his stiff neck would cause him in-game problems. Now there’s more reason to worry. The Mets placed their outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday, a day after ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Honor 20 Pro lands with record lens aperture and 'holographic' design Buoyed by the distinct appeal of its phones, the Honor brand was on a roll last year with sales rising double digits in a stagnating market. The phone maker is determined to keep the momentum going wi...
17:36, 05/21/2019

Taiwan lands aircraft on highway as part of military drills CHANGHUA, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has landed war planes on a normally busy highway to simulate a response to a Chinese attack on its airfields. Tuesday’s exercise is part of annual drills designed ...
06:12, 05/28/2019

Spotify Stations lands in the US, offering free curated playlists In January 2018, Spotify trialed a streamlined new music app in Australia called ‘Stations’ that was dedicated to playlists. After almost 18 months of testing the waters, the app has now...
06:48, 06/05/2019

Kentucky Lands Grad Transfer Quarterback Sawyer Smith LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky desperately needed depth at the quarterback position following Gunnar Hoak’s departure, and it looks like they found their man in Troy graduate transfer, Sawyer Smith. E...
22:24, 05/13/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and def...
22:48, 06/09/2019

St. John’s lands first Anderson commit in ‘tough as s–t’ point guard Mike Anderson threw a strike, then landed his first commitment. All by shortly after noon. The new St. John’s coach had a good start to his Thursday, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch prior to t...
20:12, 05/02/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Russian Plane Lands in Flames at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport (MOSCOW) — An airplane belonging to flagship Russian carrier Aeroflot landed in Moscow covered in flames and with smoke billowing from the rear Sunday, and officials said one person died and at ...
21:12, 05/05/2019

Relief After Passenger Jet With 89 People Aboard Lands Safely Using Only Its Rear Wheels (YANGON, Myanmar) — A Myanmar National Airlines plane made an emergency landing at Mandalay International Airport on Sunday, using only its rear wheels after the front landing gear failed to dep...
06:36, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump attacks Sadiq Khan as he lands in UK for state visit US president calls London mayor ‘loser’ in tweets before touching down at StanstedTrump’s state visit – live updatesDonald Trump has arrived in the UK for a delayed state visit and set a combative ton...
12:36, 06/03/2019

Ex-banker lands £3m-a-year role at helm of firm that owns Wagamama Andy Hornby, the former boss of bailed-out lender HBOS, will be paid up to £2.96m a year when he ends a decade-long absence from the stock market to become chief executive of The Restaurant Group...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Move over Kardashians! Scott Disick lands his own home renovation show in E! The “lord,” as in Scott Disick, is spinning off and flipping out of the Kardashian family bubble with his own E! show.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

One dead after helicopter crash lands on roof of midtown Manhattan building A helicopter crash landed onto the roof of a building in midtown Manhattan and then caught fire on Monday afternoon, authorities said. The crash occurred atop 787 Seventh Avenue, as building, known as...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Hyderabad-Delhi AirAsia Flight Lands Safely Despite Technical Snag An AirAsia plane to Delhi from Hyderabad with 174 passengers on board, on Monday developed hydraulic problem leading to a full emergency being declared at the airport but it landed safely, airport......
22:00, 05/13/2019

Elon Musk's Boring Co. lands first 'people mover' deal in Las Vegas Elon Musk's The Boring Co. has signed up its first paying customer -- the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the company will begin building a "people mover" this summer....
20:24, 05/24/2019

41 dead after Russian passenger plane crash lands at Moscow airport Television footage showed the Sukhoi Superjet-100 making an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport with much of the rear part of the plane engulfed in flames....
23:24, 05/05/2019

Post-coal prom queen: Romania's lost lands – in pictures Ioana Cîrlig captures life in the towns of Romania that were heavily industrialised under communism, but have been left adrift after the 1989 revolution and the transition to a market economyPart of C...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Air India Plane Lands At Gujarat's IAF Base As Man Suffers Cardiac Arrest An Air India flight from Delhi to Muscat was diverted to Jamnagar Air Force base on Sunday night after a 33-year-old passenger suffered a cardiac arrest onboard....
02:36, 05/20/2019

Burning Russian plane crash-lands at Moscow airport; at least 41 dead A burning Aeroflot plane crash-landed at Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport on Sunday, killing at least 13 people and injuring at least six others. Russian state news agency TASS reports....
00:36, 05/06/2019

SpaceX Launches a Mega Rocket and Successfully Lands All Three Boosters for the First Time (CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.) — SpaceX launched its second supersized rocket and for the first time landed all three boosters Thursday, a year after sending up a sports car on the initial test flight. ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

‘Game Of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell lands all-time series, HBO viewership high With HBOGo and HBO Now numbers added in, the third episode of the Emmy-winning series’ eighth and final season is now the most-watched GoT and most-watched HBO series in the history of the WarnerMedia...
04:24, 05/01/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after landing gear failure A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official said....
10:36, 05/12/2019

2,000 Guineas: Aidan O’Brien lands his 10th victory in race with Magna Grecia • O’Brien’s son Donnacha brings 11-2 chance home• King of Change came second, Skardu in thirdMagna Grecia held off outsider King of Change to hand Aidan O’Brien his 10th victory in the 2,000 Guineas a...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Forty-one reported killed after Russian passenger plane crash-lands in Moscow Forty-one people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday, including two children, after the aircraft caught fire as it made a bumpy emergency landing at a Moscow airport, Rus...
00:12, 05/06/2019

St. John’s lands ‘bruiser’ Damien Sears as Anderson builds team in his image A pattern is developing. New St. John’s coach Mike Anderson’s first two recruits have similarities: hard-nosed players who defend and can be described as gritty. They fit his nickname, “Iron Mike.” Fi...
04:12, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-One killed when Russian Aeroflot plane lands with fire on board - agencies One person was killed and at least five were injured when a Russian Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet plane made an emergency landing at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport on Sunday due to fire on board, Russian n...
20:00, 05/05/2019

New York-Area Airport Briefly Closed After Plane Lands On Flat Tires The busy Newark airport serving the New York area was briefly closed Saturday after a United Airlines flight experienced multiple flat tires upon landing and skidded partly off the runway, the airline...
03:12, 06/16/2019

Kohl's lands deal with Fanatics to sell its licensed sports gear online Kohl's has signed a deal with Fanatics to sell the sports marketplace's licensed gear, including NFL jerseys and NBA T-shirts, on Kohls.com....
17:00, 05/20/2019

Samsung's Super Night Shot camera update lands on the Galaxy Note 9, too There's no arguing that Huawei opened the floodgates with its AI-assisted Night regime that takes a bit to stitch several exposures together with the resulting photo much clearer than if you shoot in ...
14:00, 06/17/2019

Myanmar pilot safely lands plane on its nose after front wheel failure YANGON – A Myanmar pilot safely landed a passenger jet without its front wheels on Sunday, after landing gear on the Myanmar National Airlines plane failed to deploy, the airline and an official...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking most of the rest of the week off from Jimmy ...
12:48, 05/29/2019

Pilot safely lands plane with no front wheels in Myanmar after landing gear failed A pilot is being praised after a successful landing in Myanmar Sunday with no front wheels. None of the 82 passengers were injured.        ...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Black box found, pets can't be saved after Boeing 737 crash lands in Jacksonville, Florida All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville, but pets might not have been as lucky.        ...
19:12, 05/05/2019

Congress moves to give away national lands, discounting billions in revenue and millions of jobs Though recreation on public lands creates $646bn in economic stimulus and 6.1m jobs, Republicans are setting in motion a giveaway of Americans’ birthrightUpdate: Republicans back off bill to sell publ...
14:12, 05/01/2019

Trump Calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan "Stone Cold Loser" As He Lands In UK US President Donald Trump lashed out at London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Monday as he arrived for a three-day state visit to Britain, reviving a long-running enmity between the two politicians....
11:24, 06/03/2019

Picture of Smiling Teachers Holding Noose Lands All Four on Paid Leave Alongside Principal Four teachers in California decided to get cute and pose with a noose. Now, their bosses will decide if they, along with their principal, will receive their direct deposits from the school district or...
04:24, 05/12/2019

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for your next holiday....
06:00, 06/03/2019

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identity, onscreen and off....
20:00, 05/26/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way....
06:12, 05/01/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawm...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by het...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couple...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas...
10:12, 05/17/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the terms for couples from the same sex to get married...
12:24, 05/17/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure, Bangladesh is becoming a significant software exp...
14:24, 05/14/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
18:36, 04/28/2019

'Last Chance U' star Ronald Ollie lands in NFL with Raiders contract Ronald Ollie now will get a chance in the NFL after being a key figure in "Last Chance U," the Netflix series chronicling junior college football.        ...
23:36, 05/06/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
10:36, 05/17/2019

Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s legislature approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia....
10:12, 05/17/2019

| Rugby lifeline for Israel Folau ... in Asia? Australian billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest could offer Israel Folau a career lifeline in Asia if the star Wallaby's contract is terminated over his homophobic comments....
10:36, 05/09/2019

Hundreds marry as Taiwan becomes first in Asia to allow same-sex unions The legislature of the island near the Chinese mainland voted last week, 66 to 27, to recognize same-sex unions, becoming the first in Asia to do so....
18:12, 05/24/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments prov...
13:48, 05/09/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
13:48, 05/09/2019

Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
03:24, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
09:24, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage eq...
11:48, 05/17/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
02:00, 06/05/2019

Macquarie Gets a Foothold in U.S.-Asia Ocean Trade The Australian investment group’s purchase of a multiyear concession to run the Long Beach Container Terminal in California comes with a guaranteed $9 billion in revenue....
01:48, 05/06/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mar...
14:09, 05/01/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
16:48, 05/15/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings....
11:00, 05/07/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The...
22:00, 05/23/2019

Asia In Charge Of Electric Car Battery Production Europe is looking catch up with the Asian Markets, with France and Germany saying on Thursday they would form an alliance to develop next-generation batteries in a bid to counteract Asia's dominance....
16:36, 05/03/2019

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
05:12, 06/12/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation....
23:48, 05/17/2019

Qualifying for 2022 World Cup gets underway in Asia Qualifying for the 2022 World Cup got under way in Asia on Thursday, with Mongolia and Macau among the teams earning first-leg wins in the preliminary round        ...
19:12, 06/06/2019

Stocks in Asia mixed after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were mixed in Wednesday morning trade following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 200 points for the second consecutive day...
05:12, 05/30/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
08:36, 05/24/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
13:48, 05/17/2019

'Honor Flight' full of veterans struck by lightning, lands safely A Sun Country Airlines flight, carrying mostly veterans, was struck by lightning on a flight from Peoria, Illinois to Washington, D.C. on Monday.        ...
21:12, 05/02/2019

Man lands 'truly special,' record-breaking tiger shark while fishing off the coast of Florida Mark Stock landed what he says is a record class tiger shark on April 25 while fishing out of Marco Island.        ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Fashion Watch: 'Rocketman' lands in Cannes Elton John brought sparkle to his tuxedo at Cannes 2019 but it was Deepika Padukone who turned up the style volume to 11. Priyanka Chopra eluded Hollywood glamour and Bella Hadid brought ruffles to th...
15:48, 05/17/2019

INDIA LIVE-Election results still unpredictable - ING Asia May 21 (Reuters) - 0230 GMT: POTENTIAL REMAINS FOR A SURPRISE, BANK SAYS ING Asia said in a research note that despite exit polls showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (B...
06:00, 05/21/2019

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
10:48, 05/26/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs ...
03:24, 05/14/2019

Asia shares sink to four-month low, yen a safe harbor Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
05:48, 05/23/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to ...
11:12, 04/30/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources a...
15:00, 05/20/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and overseas in the 1970s and 1980s....
23:36, 05/12/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
10:36, 05/17/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
14:12, 05/09/2019

Asia shares on guard as Trump tilts at China, Fed Asian share markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on a trade deal with China, just as investors were bracing for the latest batch of economic data from ...
03:12, 06/12/2019

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures have on the airlines' cargo business, says Alex...
17:24, 06/03/2019

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world'...
05:12, 06/01/2019

Despite headwinds, Asia's developing economies are still set to grow 'very steadily,' ADB says Despite rising headwinds and concerns about a slowdown in the global economy, Asian developing economies are still set to grow "in a very steady way," the president of the Asian Development Bank said ...
09:12, 05/02/2019

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
18:24, 06/03/2019

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Tuesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December ...
16:48, 05/01/2019

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, wit...
15:36, 06/01/2019

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, ...
21:24, 05/01/2019

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2...
21:24, 05/01/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been d...
18:00, 05/31/2019

Asia shares drift lower, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets took a step back on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in i...
08:12, 06/12/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an ear...
09:36, 06/12/2019

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, ...
20:12, 05/01/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a po...
14:12, 05/09/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for s...
05:12, 06/14/2019

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard , which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot , on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in Asia....
10:48, 06/04/2019

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than ...
23:48, 06/03/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war ...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high-rollers and tourists....
18:00, 05/06/2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interes...
04:00, 06/07/2019

Asia stocks higher following overnight Wall Street gains Shares in Asia were higher in Wednesday morning trade following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continued to linger between the U.S. and China....
03:24, 05/22/2019

Stocks in Asia set to trade higher; Fed's Bullard pushes for rate cut Stocks in Asia were set to trade higher on Tuesday amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
02:24, 06/04/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty...
23:24, 05/22/2019

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying tr...
07:48, 05/22/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade front....
04:00, 05/15/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the b...
11:48, 05/03/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to cheer on rowers paddling furiously to the beat, trying ...
09:24, 06/07/2019

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
11:48, 06/07/2019

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows thr...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
20:48, 04/28/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on Iran oil will end....
22:36, 04/28/2019

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversi...
04:12, 06/13/2019

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to...
00:12, 06/13/2019

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks towards next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
12:00, 06/11/2019

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) Asia on Mo...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
16:48, 05/01/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe wo...
17:48, 06/15/2019

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) in Asia, on Monday,...
21:24, 05/01/2019

Asia markets poised to trade cautiously with Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were poised to trade cautiously on Tuesday as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
02:00, 06/18/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economi...
12:36, 06/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares hit 4-mth low on risk of endless trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two ...
07:00, 05/23/2019

Asia markets mixed; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were were mixed in Monday morning trade as investors watched for developments from U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan as well as results from the European parliamen...
03:12, 05/27/2019

World’s biggest beer maker looks to list shares in Asia BRUSSELS (AP) — AB Inbev, the world’s biggest brewer and the owner of brands like Bud and Stella Artois, is considering listing some of the shares of its Asian business on the Hong Kong stock ex...
15:24, 05/07/2019

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Pa...
07:48, 06/01/2019

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rocked investors, according to data compiled by......
12:12, 05/29/2019

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, inc...
08:24, 05/31/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
04:48, 05/08/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been d...
01:48, 05/31/2019

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
19:36, 05/28/2019

Asia stocks sag, bonds rally as trade war fears persist Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as rhetoric from Beijing and Washington over trade matters kept alive investor concerns about the tariff war's impact on global economic growth....
04:24, 05/30/2019

Asia stocks tepid as US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% at 12:01 a.m. ET Friday. Beijing said it would take countermeasures but did not provide specifics, Reuters reported....
07:12, 05/10/2019

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old...
08:24, 05/31/2019

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
09:24, 06/01/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as th...
10:36, 05/24/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South Asia for his pop music, romantic comedies and even...
15:48, 05/04/2019

Asia markets fall amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade w...
08:00, 05/23/2019

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the establish...
10:48, 05/27/2019

Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two ...
09:36, 05/23/2019

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
10:48, 05/27/2019

Global Recession Fears Grow As Manufacturing Shrinks Across Asia JP Morgan expects Federal Reserve to cut rates twice this year, a change from its previous forecast that rates will stay on hold until the end of 2020...
13:36, 06/03/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit...
12:36, 06/01/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
06:00, 05/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares shudder as Beijing talks tough Asian shares suffered a fresh bout of the shakes on Friday as tough words on trade from China's media drowned out upbeat news on the U.S. economy and corporate earnings....
08:48, 05/17/2019

Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision...
08:24, 06/11/2019

G20 to tackle ocean plastic waste as petrochemical producers expand in Asia Japan wants to make reducing the glut of plastic waste in the oceans a priority at the Group of 20 summit it is hosting this month as governments around the world crack down on such pollution....
13:24, 06/13/2019

Senate confirms ex-Air Force General Stilwell as top diplomat for East Asia The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite...
20:48, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders o...
00:12, 05/29/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce United States in Asia and beyond U.S. President Donald Trump expects that Japan's military will reinforce U.S. forces throughout Asia and elsewhere, he said on Tuesday, as the key U.S. ally upgrades the ability of its forces to opera...
06:24, 05/28/2019

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
15:48, 06/14/2019

Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply conce...
09:48, 06/14/2019

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, amid heightened tensions between the two countries ...
13:48, 05/31/2019

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two coun...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Video conferencing growth and unique challenges in the Asia Pacific region Analysts report that the use of video conferencing in the Asia Pacific has increased in recent years. Read about three challenges to adopting and using video conferencing in that region....
02:00, 05/23/2019

'No way to stop it': millions of pigs culled across Asia as swine fever spreads Experts say region is losing the battle to stop the biggest animal disease outbreak the planet has ever faced South-east Asia is battling to contain the spread of highly contagious African swine fever...
06:36, 06/06/2019

Millions of pigs in Asia culled as African swine fever spreads Millions of pigs have reportedly been culled throughout Asia as a swine fever outbreak — described as the "biggest animal disease outbreak we’ve ever had on the planet" — spreads throughout the contin...
00:48, 06/07/2019

Asia oil refiners mull run cuts after margins hit lowest for season since 2003 Asia's oil refiners are considering reducing output after margins slumped to their lowest for the season since 2003, according to industry sources and Refinitiv data....
10:48, 05/23/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares slump to 4-mth low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two ...
10:48, 05/23/2019

Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade fricti...
05:24, 05/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia feels chill from Sino-U.S. tech cold war Asian shares were stuck in the red on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
03:12, 05/23/2019

Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade fricti...
03:12, 05/22/2019

Asia markets trade lower following overnight declines on Wall Street Stocks in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade following overnight losses on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 200 points as investors watched out for develop...
05:12, 05/29/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States and China....
05:36, 05/24/2019

Fears of prolonged trade war weigh on Asia stocks; bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as the latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the ...
09:00, 05/30/2019

Fears of prolonged trade war put Asia stocks in retreat, bonds rally Asian stocks tracked Wall Street losses on Thursday as latest exchanges between Beijing and Washington signaled the heightened risk of a prolonged trade war, stoking investors' concerns about the impa...
05:48, 05/30/2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
12:12, 06/11/2019

Asia’s biggest Gram whale is selling Telegram tokens, but beware The tokens from messaging app Telegram’s initial coin offering (ICO) are being offered for public sale. But tread carefully, it’s not as simple as it sounds. In fact, it’s not even Telegram offering t...
16:24, 06/11/2019

Asia Pacific shares trade mixed as Dow winning streak ends Shares in Asia Pacific traded mixed on Wednesday morning following an overnight trading session on Wall Street that saw the end of the Dow Jones Industrial Average's winning streak....
02:48, 06/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares sink to 4-month low, yen a safe harbour Asian shares carved out a four-month trough on Thursday amid worries the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
05:12, 05/23/2019

Asia stocks wobble near three-and-a-half-month low as trade worries linger Asian stocks struggled near a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday on lingering concerns over the economic impact of a U.S.-China trade war, although an overnight bounce on Wall Street helped limit the losses...
03:48, 05/15/2019

RPT-Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers and pipeline fac...
03:36, 05/16/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State. Here’s a look at the th...
04:24, 05/04/2019

AB InBev files for Hong Kong IPO of Asia business to raise $5 billion The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, filed plans on Friday to spin off its Asian business via a Hong Kong initial public offering, in a deal which two sources with knowledge of the matte...
12:36, 05/10/2019

AB InBev's Asia business files for Hong Kong IPO of at least $5 billion: sources The Asia business of Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, filed on Friday a draft prospectus for an initial public offering (IPO), which two sources with knowledge of the matter said coul...
08:12, 05/10/2019

U.S. vaping firm Juul plans multiple Asia launches in 2019 U.S. electronic cigarette company Juul Labs Inc plans to launch in multiple Asian locations in 2019 and the Middle East and Africa by 2021 as part of its international expansion, a senior executive sa...
13:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect, raising tensions between...
09:24, 05/10/2019

Fiction: A Kenyan Woman Probes Ancient Links Between Africa and Asia The heroine of Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor’s novel “The Dragonfly Sea” embarks on a journey to China that will lead her back to her homeland, and a devotion to Sufism....
21:36, 05/09/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed; Fed's Powell hints there won't be rate cuts Stocks in Asia Pacific were mixed in Thursday morning trade, following the U.S. Federal Reserve's overnight monetary policy decision and hints that the central bank is not considering a cut in in...
05:36, 05/02/2019

Private banking architects: Tan Su Shan – leading the charge for Asia’s wealthy Tan Su Shan has led DBS’s efforts to become the leading home-grown bank for wealth management in Asia, during a decade in which the number of billionaires in the region has soared....
19:36, 04/28/2019

Asia stocks rebound from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears ease Asian stocks rebounded from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump eased worries about the U.S.-China tariff war, and on expectations that B...
07:48, 05/15/2019

Asia Pacific markets mixed as investors watch for US-China trade developments Shares in Australia rose Thursday morning while major indexes in Japan and South Korea fell as investors awaited developments in the U.S.-China trade negotiations....
02:36, 05/09/2019

Volvo taps Asia's LG Chem, CATL for long-term battery supplies Swedish carmaker Volvo said on Wednesday it had signed long-term battery supply deals with Asian firms LG Chem and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), as it pushes its EV target of 50 perce...
14:12, 05/15/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady after oil surge lifts Wall Street Asian stocks held their ground on Friday after Wall Street gained on a surge in oil prices as attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked U.S.-Iran tensions and raised concerns over supply flows thr...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply...
05:48, 06/14/2019

Asia stocks bounce from three-and-a-half month lows as trade fears soften Asian stocks bounced from a 3-1/2-month low on Wednesday as a slight softening in rhetoric from U.S. President Donald Trump helped ease worries about the U.S.-China tariff war and on expectations Beij...
06:24, 05/15/2019

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
04:36, 06/14/2019

Asia stocks flat, euro holds firm after fragmented Europe vote Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
06:24, 05/27/2019

Landmark London toystore Hamleys bought by Asia's richest man Mukesh Ambani Mukesh Ambani, an Indian billionaire, has purchased the world's oldest toy store from its Chinese owners. Ambani has rapidly expanded his core business from oil and gas into telecommunications and ret...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Kyrgyzstan Dispatch: A Mennonite Town in Muslim Central Asia Holds On Against the Odds A community of Mennonites in Kyrgyzstan is one of Christendom’s most remote and oddest outposts in the Muslim world, as ethnic Germans cling to their faith even as emigration shrinks their numbers....
17:36, 05/12/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including the Japanese yen and sovereign bonds....
02:48, 05/13/2019

Asia stocks gain amid Mexico reprieve, firmer Chinese shares Asian stocks, led by Chinese shares, gained on Tuesday as markets basked in relief following the U.S. decision to hold off from imposing import tariffs on Mexico as the two governments agreed a deal t...
07:36, 06/11/2019

Citi launches co-branded credit cards with SE Asia's Grab in push for more customers Citigroup has teamed up with Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab to launch co-branded credit cards, as it looks to boost its Asian customer base by about 13% via partnerships with digital firms, a ...
07:24, 06/11/2019

Stocks in Asia Pacific decline; US-China trade talks set to resume in Beijing The U.S. and China are set to resume trade talks later on Tuesday. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview negotiations between the two economic powerhouses were in "the final laps...
02:24, 04/30/2019

As Swine Fever Roils Asia, Hogs Are Culled and Dinner Plans Change An African swine fever outbreak that had been centered in China is rapidly spreading to neighboring countries, pushing up prices of pork, a staple in many Asian nations....
13:12, 05/14/2019

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
17:36, 05/25/2019

Warburg Pincus nearing close of $4.3 bln China-Southeast Asia fund - sources Warburg Pincus LLC is nearing the final close of an at least $4.25 billion private equity fund focusing on Chinese and Southeast Asian investments, people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reut...
09:00, 06/06/2019

Malaysia's Mahathir proposes common East Asia currency pegged to gold Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday mooted the idea of a common trading currency for East Asia that would be pegged to gold, describing the existing currency trading in the region as...
09:24, 05/30/2019

Southeast Asia Doesn’t Want to Be the World’s Dumping Ground. Here’s How Some Countries Are Pushing Back The global trash trade has reached a turning point; wealthier nations have long shipped their plastic waste to the developing world to be processed, but in recent months, some nations in Southeast Asi...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-China trade tensions while Japan's Nikkei opened do...
04:00, 05/07/2019

Asia Pacific stocks slip ahead of closely watched US jobs data Stocks in Asia Pacific were lower in Friday morning trade, following a second day of losses overnight on Wall Street. Meanwhile, investors await U.S. nonfarm payrolls set to be released later on Frida...
04:36, 05/03/2019

Trade tensions have hit cargo demand in Asia, but there's a silver lining for regional airlines Ongoing U.S.-China trade tensions are negatively affecting air cargo demand — but the passenger side of the business is much more positive for Asian airlines, according to the Association of Asia Paci...
09:36, 06/03/2019

Asia shares slip as U.S. sanctions on Huawei threaten fresh tensions with China Asian shares struggled to find their footing on Thursday as confidence was shaken after the U.S. government hit Chinese telecoms giant Huawei with severe sanctions, threatening to further strain Sino-...
08:36, 05/16/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sunk as Trump fires new trade salvo Asian shares extended a month-long slide and sovereign bonds surged on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump ramped up trade tensions globally by suddenly slapping tariffs on all goods from Mexico,...
04:00, 05/31/2019

‘Growing alarm’ over Fall Armyworm advance, with cash crops ‘under attack’ across Asia The Fall Armyworm pest is continuing to sweep across the globe, having moved eastwards from their native Americas, onto Africa, before arriving in Asia only last summer, where they now threaten to cos...
18:12, 04/28/2019

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas foray, its chief executive said on Tuesday....
15:12, 06/11/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
10:48, 06/13/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of the global economy....
07:24, 05/09/2019

Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country ...
03:12, 05/27/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks wobble as trade fears overshadow Huawei reprieve Asian stocks were on shaky ground on Wednesday, as earlier relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about trade fricti...
05:12, 05/22/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks sagged on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply conce...
09:12, 06/14/2019

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with Iran threaten to upend the Pentagon's strategy to fo...
11:48, 05/28/2019

Massive Saudi wealth fund zeros in on China, plans to open new Asia office The Saudi Public Investment Fund is one of the Middle East's largest, with some $300 billion in assets under management and an aim to increase that to $2 trillion by 2030....
11:00, 05/01/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fear China-U.S. trade deal could unravel Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth will suffer as a potential trade deal between the U...
09:12, 05/08/2019

Asia Pacific stocks set to trade mixed as Trump makes China tariff threat Stocks in Asia Pacific were poised to open mixed on Tuesday. Meanwhile, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Chinese goods should Chinese President Xi Jinping fail to attend the...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed as investors digest renewed US-China trade tensions Stocks in Asia were mixed during Tuesday afternoon trade amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Friday....
08:12, 05/07/2019

Asia-Pacific ‘regional parliament’ underway to advance equality, empowerment, for more than four billion citizens The top United Nations body in the Asia-Pacific region opened its annual session this week, calling for greater empowerment of disadvantaged and marginalized groups if the region is to achieve the amb...
17:48, 05/29/2019

Asia stocks slip, bonds rally on fears China-U.S. trade deal unraveling Asian equities tracked Wall Street's slide on Wednesday, while investors switched to safe-haven government bonds, driven by fears that global growth will suffer as a potential trade deal between the U...
06:24, 05/08/2019

Shares in Asia trade mixed as European central bank delays rate hike Stocks in Asia were mixed in early trade on Friday as the European Central Bank said it would delay its first post-crisis interest rate hike till at least the middle of next year....
04:12, 06/07/2019

China is driving growth in Asia's real estate market despite trade war headwinds, report finds Despite a decline in global commercial real estate markets, Asia-Pacific continues to enjoy a record-breaking growth — thanks to China, according to the Global Capital Flows report by JLL....
08:36, 05/24/2019

'John Wick: Chapter 3' sets up a 4th film in the franchise, and Asia Kate Dillon would be on board to return Warning: There are major spoilers below for "John Wick: Chapter 3." The end of "John Wick: Chapter 3" sets up a fourth film in the franchise. A fourth film could likely see Wick (Keanu Reeves) team up...
03:00, 05/18/2019

REFILE-GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks subdued ahead of China data, Gulf attacks support oil Asian stocks were subdued on Friday ahead of key Chinese data that could provide more clues on how heavily the U.S.-Sino trade war is weighing on the economy, while oil prices were supported by supply...
06:48, 06/14/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Fundraising for Mozambique, Assange’s rights, Asia-Pacific development, Somalia and Sudan updates This Friday, we cover: a donor conference to support life-saving and recovery aid for Mozambique following two recent devastating cyclones; the need to respect Wikileaks’ Assange’s rights; how Asia-Pa...
23:24, 05/31/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks steady, euro little moved as EU vote shows limited gains by nationalists Asia stocks edged up early on Monday, and the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections highlighted the deepening political fragmentation of the 28-country ...
06:24, 05/27/2019

Asia-Pacific showing ‘decisive leadership’ on road to 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, deputy UN chief tells key forum Nations across Asia and the Pacific need to take bold action to ensure empowerment, inclusiveness and equality if the region is to realize the ambitious 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a majo...
18:12, 04/28/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to resp...
05:24, 06/06/2019

Canada’s biodiversity is in danger — here’s what you can do to help Canada is big and rich in resources, but that doesn’t make its species immune to extinction. Here are five ways you can improve biodiversity in Canada....
16:12, 05/11/2019

Canada to ban single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Trudeau says a science-based review will determine which products to ban. The government is ...
16:00, 06/10/2019

In Canada, Basketball Is the New Hockey The Toronto Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and from the looks of it, this nation due north, traditionally obsessed with hockey, has this hard court leisure activit...
17:12, 05/31/2019

NBA: 'We The North' says Canada is not just about hockey Toronto has long considered itself the center of the hockey universe but the Raptors, for the moment at least, are the shiniest object in city's sporting cosmos grabbing the imagination of an entire c...
20:12, 05/30/2019

Stocks in Asia trade mixed amid continued trade tensions The fallout from the U.S. crackdown on Huawei intensified this week, as trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing reportedly hit a roadblock....
04:24, 05/21/2019

MOVES-JPMorgan Asia private banking chief to take on additional investment banking role JPMorgan Chase & Co has given Kam Shing Kwang, its Asia Pacific private banking chief, the additional role of vice chair of Greater China investment banking, according to an internal memo, in a move t...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
05:24, 06/03/2019

Women's World Cup: Canada 1-0 Cameroon A header by Kadeisha Buchanan, voted best young player at the 2015 Women's World Cup, ensures Canada open their 2019 campaign with a win over Cameroon....
02:48, 06/11/2019

McIlroy nearly leaves red-hot putter in Canada Rory McIlroy swapped his putter for a Toronto Raptors jersey after winning the Canadian Open and nearly forgot to get it back before heading off to the U.S. Open, said the Northern Irishman on Wednesd...
06:12, 06/13/2019

Canada to ban 'harmful' single-use plastics Canada will ban many single-use plastic items by 2021, including bags, straws, cutlery and stirring sticks, to cut harmful waste damaging the country's ecosystems....
07:00, 06/11/2019

How did Canada become a tennis superpower? It's complicated Bianca Andreescu, Denis Shapovalov and Félix Auger-Aliassime, who arrive at Roland Garros seeded and poised to make an impact, are the faces of a Canadian revolutionCanada is the toast of pro tennis r...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Why is the C-section rate still climbing in Canada? Every year the rate of delivering a baby via surgery continues to climb and is far above the ideal rate put forward by the World Health Organization....
09:48, 05/29/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the pla...
06:24, 05/20/2019

Hamilton fastest in first practice in Canada Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton clocked the best time in a dusty first practice session for the Canada Grand Prix on Friday as Mercedes broke in an upgraded engine....
18:48, 06/07/2019

Canada advances with 2-0 victory over New Zealand GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince each had second-half goals and Canada advanced to the knockout round at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over New Zealand on Sa...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Canada says citizens have been kidnapped in Ghana Canada's foreign ministry on Thursday said that Canadian citizens had been kidnapped in Ghana and that it was working closely with local authorities....
18:24, 06/06/2019

Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to appear in a Canadian court on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradi...
13:36, 05/08/2019

Canada is 'feeling the love' of Raptors' NBA win And breathe. The Drake curse is over. More poignantly, the rapper and the Toronto Raptors most recognizable fan quickly summed up the depth of feeling in the Canadian city -- and Canada -- after the t...
16:24, 06/14/2019

Canada won't stop Huawei CFO extradition to US The Canadian government says it has no intention of suspending the extradition of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to the US.Meng was arrested in Canada on December 1 and is facing extradition to the US to ans...
15:36, 06/14/2019

Canada Will Try (And Probably Fail) To Win It All For Christine Sinclair Christine Sinclair is still doing it. By the time Canada play their second game at the 2019 World Cup, their captain will be 36 years old, and she will still be the team’s most important player. Sitti...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Canada and Mexico lift tariffs against US Canada and Mexico both announced Monday they will lift tariffs they placed on the United States last year in retaliation for the Trump administration's effort to pressure them during negotiations for ...
00:36, 05/21/2019

Canada survives in OT, U.S. falls in IIHF quarters Mark Stone helped Canada stun Switzerland late and win in overtime, while Russia ousted the United States in the quarterfinals of the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship on Thursday in Slovakia....
02:48, 05/24/2019

Facebook Portal is coming to Europe and Canada The Facebook Portal was launched back in 2018, in the wake of a host of privacy scandals rocking the company. It seemed a curious time to ask consumers to invite Facebook's smart displays in...
10:36, 05/01/2019

China tells Canada of 'consequences' of helping US China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians in China....
14:12, 05/31/2019

Smoky skies? Red sunsets? Blame Canada. Smoke from distant Canadian wildfires has made its way across the United States the past few days, bringing hazy skies and colorful sunsets.        ...
22:12, 06/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Huawei CFO Meng set to appear in Canada court Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is set to appear in a Canadian court on Wednesday to begin what is expected to be a long legal battle against the United States' request that she be extradi...
17:12, 05/08/2019

Canada’s stem cell registry isn’t diverse enough to help those who need it The search for a matching stem cell donor becomes exponentially more difficult if you are a member of an ethnic minority — and especially if you're mixed race....
13:36, 05/29/2019

Gio Reyna sparks US U17s to 3-2 CONCACAF win over Canada BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, sparked a comeback from a two-goal deficit with an assist, then converted a free kick to put the Americans a...
04:12, 05/03/2019

Canada suspends operations at Venezuela embassy Canada has temporarily shut its embassy in Venezuela, saying President Nicolas Maduro's government is refusing to renew visas for Canadian diplomats. Ottawa is also reviewing the status of Venezuelan ...
05:48, 06/03/2019

In Canada, a little-known drug regulator shows its teeth A tiny, little-known government agency is ramping up regulation of Canada's pharmaceutical industry, seeking to rein in prices for patented drugs that are among the highest in the world, according to ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Cautious Canada will improve, says Heiner-Moller Canada coach Kenneth Heiner-Moller conceded his side were nervous in their women's World Cup opener against Cameroon in Montpellier on Monday but said the 1-0 Group E victory will allow them to play m...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Add Canada to Formula One's list of classic controversies If Formula One shot itself in the foot in Canada on Sunday, as some said after the race, then a cynic might suggest it was remarkable there was anything left to hit....
17:12, 06/10/2019

Sainz: McLaren had one of its "best Fridays" of 2019 in Canada Carlos Sainz Jr said McLaren 'experimented' with its car as it enjoyed one of its "best Fridays" of the 2019 Formula 1 season with fourth in Canadian Grand Prix practice...
02:00, 06/08/2019

China tells Canada of ‘consequences’ of helping US BEIJING — China says Canada needs to be aware of the consequences of aiding the U.S. in a case involving the Chinese tech giant Huawei that is believed to have sparked the detentions of two Canadians ...
13:12, 05/31/2019

Canada Blamed for 'Genocide' Against Indigenous Women A yearslong inquiry concluded that high rates of violence against indigenous women in Canada amount to a genocide fueled by government abuses, putting more pressure on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to...
14:24, 06/04/2019

Canada makes a claim to the North Pole The mystique of the North Pole, at the very top of the world, has long driven explorers to risk their lives in the Arctic — while those of us not so adventurously inclined look on in awe. Now, three n...
13:24, 06/10/2019

Canada plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces plans to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. Speaking at a nature reserve south of Montreal, Trudeau said items to be banned include such as...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Ricciardo boosted by strong weekend in Canada Daniel Ricciardo hopes to put on a show at Renault's home French Grand Prix this month after the team doubled their season's points tally in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix....
21:24, 06/10/2019

Canada plans to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021, a senior government official said late Sunday The official said Prime Minister Justin Trud...
23:36, 06/10/2019

Soccer: Sinclair to lead Canada in her fifth World Cup Christine Sinclair was named to her fifth women's World Cup team on Saturday and will lead Canada in France where she will have a chance to also claim the career all-time scoring record on the sport's...
05:36, 05/26/2019

Canada: Deaths of indigenous women were 'genocide' A Canadian government inquiry has concluded that the deaths of thousands of aboriginal women and girls in recent decades amounted to a "national genocide."...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Canada wants more international students — but getting a visa isn’t easy for some Pakistan's High Commission in Ottawa has urged federal government officials to address what its spokesman calls a "very high" visa rejection rate for the Asian country's students....
23:00, 05/11/2019

Apple Watch ECG is coming to Canada 'as quickly as possible' Canucks won't have to sit on the sidelines while their Apple Watch-toting friends in the US, Europe and Hong Kong perform electrocardiograms. Apple has confirmed that it's bringing the Watc...
21:36, 05/25/2019

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
04:12, 05/28/2019

Official: Canada to announce ban on single-use plastics TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government plans to announce it is moving to ban single-use plastics as early as 2021. A senior government official said late Sunday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will...
05:12, 06/10/2019

Canada to start single-use plastic ban in 2021 Canada has announced that it will ban single-use plastic products such as straws and bags starting in 2021. The government said that plastic manufacturers would be held responsible for processing the ...
04:24, 06/11/2019

Canada’s recycling industry is on life-support. Here’s how to fix it B.C. is the only place in Canada where producers pay for and run the recycling system, and the success is evident. But is it enough — or is it also time for governments to step in?...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Canada’s D-Day volunteer military: Many lied about their age to enlist Canada had more than one million volunteers join the military in the Second World War, many of them teens who lied about their age to enlist before they turned 18....
01:24, 06/05/2019

Canada suspending operations at embassy in Venezuela TORONTO (AP) — Canada is suspending operations at its embassy in Venezuela. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement Sunday that Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro’s regime ̶...
01:48, 06/03/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as oil prices tumble Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday as crude prices dropped more than 2% on a weaker outlook for demand and a rise in U.S. crude inventories....
17:12, 06/12/2019

There’s a lifestyle penalty for renting in Canada — it doesn’t have to be so Canada's deep cultural prejudice against renting has been cemented by decades of housing policies that have made life hard for tenants and landlords....
13:36, 06/15/2019

Fleming and Prince book Canada's last-16 spot Jessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince got second-half goals to give Canada a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and book their place in the last 16 of the women’s World Cup....
02:36, 06/16/2019

Cheap flights to Canada: Get return tickets from the UK for £250 FLIGHTS to Toronto and other Canadian destinations are currently very cheap with several airlines. Find out how to snap up a great transatlantic deal....
21:12, 05/21/2019

Canada crush Martinique 4-0 in Gold Cup opener Prolific teenager Jonathan David scored twice as Canada thrashed Martinique 4-0 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Saturday to win the opening match of the Gold Cup....
10:48, 06/16/2019

Heavy flooding hits eastern Canada Thousands of people were told to evacuate their homes near Montreal in eastern Canada early on Sunday after rising floodwaters breached a dyke following heavy rain....
14:00, 04/29/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest move in a long-running row stoked by threats from ...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Canada erupts as Raptors capture first ever NBA championship Canadians erupted from coast to coast and all the way up to the Arctic on Thursday as the Toronto Raptors captured their first NBA championship in a country that is traditionally known as the home of ...
12:36, 06/14/2019

Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada's first NBA championship The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration....
07:36, 06/14/2019

US, Canada scrap steel and aluminum tariffs The US and Canada have agreed to scrap tariffs on steel and aluminium, according to a statement from the Canadian government. The agreement is set to come into effect in two days; the tariffs stood fo...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Why FCA’s U.S. expansion creates conflicting reactions in Canada While Canadian suppliers are expected to benefit from FCA's recently announced investments in Michigan, concerns about Brampton heightened after the automaker cut a shift in Windsor and rival GM said ...
03:12, 05/17/2019

U.S. near to resolving tariff row with Canada, Mexico: Mnuchin The United States is close to resolving a dispute over steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday as high-level American and Canadian o...
20:36, 05/15/2019

Why the Toronto Raptors' title is a victory for the NBA, Canada ... and the US As basketball expands around the world it helps educate those abroad and at home that other cultures are not to be fearedFolklore tells us that if you can see your initials in a spider’s web, you have...
12:36, 06/17/2019

Air Canada in Talks to Buy Travel Company Transat Air Canada said Thursday that it is in exclusive talks to buy travel-services specialist Transat A.T. Inc. in a move that would accelerate consolidation of the country’s airline industry....
23:24, 05/16/2019