Deterrence equation in South Asia

Deterrence equation in South Asia

The deterrence equation in South Asia is gradually changing amid the acquisition of advanced technologies and missile developments by India, most notably Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) system. Similarly, India is heading into the continuous modernization of its military build-up, aspiring to become the giant arms trader of South Asian region. It outdoes China as the […]

Asia-Pacific markets mixed; BHP stock jumps after $10.5 billion deal

Asia-Pacific markets mixed; BHP stock jumps after $10.5 billion deal

Asia-Pacific stock markets were mixed in early trading Friday. Further declines in Chinese and Hong Kong stocks were joined by modest drops in Southeast Asian benchmarks, which barely rose Thursday. Korea’s Kospi continued to move little after Thursday’s outperformance while more-robust gains persisted in Japan, Australia, Taiwan and New Zealand. Down Under led the gainers, […]

Bitcoin Price Surge Due to Increased Trading Volume in Asia, Says Experts

Bitcoin Price Surge Due to Increased Trading Volume in Asia, Says Experts

A couple of experts have recently provided compelling evidence that shows that the Asian market had a prominent role to play in the recent Bitcoin price surge. Also, the current economic standoff between the United States and China is positively enhancing Bitcoin’s pedigree as a hedge against economic uncertainties. The Return of the Far East […]

Laos disaster reveals the ugly side of hydropower in Southeast Asia

Laos disaster reveals the ugly side of hydropower in Southeast Asia

Rescue crews continue to search feverishly for survivors and those trapped by flooding after a catastrophic dam failure in the southeastern Laotian province of Attapeu. On Monday evening, around 8 p.m. local time, part of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy hydropower dam “fractured” after heavy rainfall, sending a massive torrent of floodwater into the villages along […]

Asia Stocks Point to Gains; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap

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Power Grids Stretched as Deadly Heat Wave Scorches Asia

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Lakshya clinches Asia Junior Championship title

Lakshya clinches Asia Junior Championship title

Lakshya Sen became only the third Indian shuttler to secure a gold medal at the Asia Junior Championships after defeating reigning world junior champion Kunlavut Vitidsarn of Thailand in straight games in the finals at Jakarta on Sunday. The sixth seeded Indian from Uttarakhand, who had won a bronze medal in the last edition of […]

Asia a hot spot for state-sponsored cyber attacks

Asia a hot spot for state-sponsored cyber attacks

They have funny names like EmissaryPanda and IronHusky, but the damage inflicted by these hacker groups is no laughing matter. Predictions by IT security experts that 2018 would be the year of state-sponsored cyber attacks have come true, with Asia a hot spot in particular for these sophisticated attacks. TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE Thank […]

SUPER 8: Inside the Asia League's grand basketball plans for the region

SUPER 8: Inside the Asia League's grand basketball plans for the region

Matt Beyer, CEO of the Asia League, has grand plans to help develop basketball in the East Asian region through tournaments like the Summer Super 8 and the Terrific 12. (ASIA LEAGUE Photo) MACAU — The Summer Super 8 is just the beginning. The Asia League may only have eight teams, including two Pinoy teams, […]

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