Across Asia, Governments React To Meeting Between US And North Korea

Across Asia, Governments React To Meeting Between US And North Korea

Governments across Asia and beyond are welcoming the first-ever summit between US and North Korean leaders as a step towards peace and nuclear disarmament. But there are differences of opinion on exactly what the statement signed by the two leaders means, and about what comes next. Source link

Ready for some inspiration? Dutch tech at CES Asia

Ready for some inspiration? Dutch tech at CES Asia

News item | 12-06-2018 | 03:24 “The full ecosystem of the world’s tech industry”. CES Asia, the largest Consumer Tech Tradeshow of the Eastern hemisphere, is kicking off this week. It is no wonder CES Asia is taking place in Shanghai, since the current Chinese market offers many opportunities for technology start-ups and companies. And […]

Authorities across Asia battle illegal gambling surge ahead of World Cup

Authorities across Asia battle illegal gambling surge ahead of World Cup

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Law enforcement and regulatory forces in Asia say they are gearing up to fight illegal gambling operators who have ramped up activities in the region ahead of the World Cup, making use of savvy technology and cryptocurrencies to evade prosecution. People walk past a Hong Kong Jockey Club off-course betting branch […]

Bangladesh shock India to win Asia Cup final Twenty20 in Kuala Lumpur

Bangladesh shock India to win Asia Cup final Twenty20 in Kuala Lumpur

Men’s team celebrate Bangladesh women’s historic win Women’s Asia Cup T20 final, Kuala Lumpur: India 112-9 (20 overs): H Kaur (56); Ahmed 2-22, Tul Kubra 2-23 Bangladesh 113-7 (20 overs): Sultana 27, Ahmed 23; Yadav 4-9 Bangladesh win by three wickets Scorecard Bangladesh’s women stunned India to win the Asia Cup Twenty20 for the first […]

Europe Pushing to Keep Pace With US and Asia in AI Race

Europe Pushing to Keep Pace With US and Asia in AI Race

The European Commission last month outlined a plan to help European Union countries catch up to the US and Asia when it comes to artificial intelligence innovation and investment. If the commission meets its investment goals–€20 billion by 2020 ($23.5 billion)—the move could have major implications for healthcare AI both in Europe and in the […]

To Reassure US Allies in Asia, Admit Mutual Vulnerability With China

To Reassure US Allies in Asia, Admit Mutual Vulnerability With China

America does not admit that it is vulnerable to China’s strategic nuclear forces. That’s the clear message of the 2018 Nuclear Posture Review. While the review was the subject of a voluminous body of commentary and analysis, little of it focused on this particular aspect. Perhaps no one was surprised because it was not new […]

Islamic State's Attacks Raise Threat of Southeast Asia Hub

Islamic State's Attacks Raise Threat of Southeast Asia Hub

SINGAPORE—Islamic State’s collapse in Syria and Iraq leaves global jihadists looking for a new home. Governments in Southeast Asia, a region that is home to some 270 million Muslims, fear that their part of the world may now turn into the extremists’ new area of growth. These nations are sidelining old rivalries and working together […]

Asia Crisis Veteran Says This Emerging Market Selloff Is Different

Asia Crisis Veteran Says This Emerging Market Selloff Is Different

Paul Gruenwald was working on the International Monetary Fund’s Argentina team just after Christmas in 1997 when he was told to get on a plane and head to Seoul. He arrived in South Korea to find a country in shock as the Asia financial crisis raged. That was then. These days Asia is the biggest […]

Asia stocks edge up as techs lift Wall Street, Italy still a worry

Asia stocks edge up as techs lift Wall Street, Italy still a worry

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday after tech sector strength lifted Wall Street shares, while concerns about Italy’s debt prompted investors to move into lower-risk government debt elsewhere, pushing U.S. Treasury yields down from recent highs. FILE PHOTO: Men exchange greetings in front of an electronic board displaying the Nikkei average outside […]