Study: Climate action can limit Asia’s growing water shortages

Study: Climate action can limit Asia’s growing water shortages

Even “modest” action to limit climate change could help prevent the most extreme water-shortage scenarios facing Asia by the year 2050, according to a new study led by MIT researchers. The study takes an inventive approach to modeling the effects of both climate change and economic growth on the world’s most heavily populated continent. Roughly […]

Asia Argento pays tribute to Anthony Bourdain in first Instagram post since chef’s death

Asia Argento pays tribute to Anthony Bourdain in first Instagram post since chef’s death

Asia Argento has paid touching tribute to her late partner, the celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, by posting a photo of herself on Instagram wearing a t-shirt saying simply: “Legends never die.” The Italian actress’s return to social media also included a quote attributed to Plato which reads: “Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing […]

China’s top 100 brands for 2018 | Country Rankings

China’s top 100 brands for 2018 | Country Rankings

This look at China’s Top 100 brands is part of Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Asia’s Top 1000 Brands report. For more on China and the status of Chinese brands according to our research, see the China market report. The aggressive expansion of China’s top smartphone maker, Xiaomi 小米, into new product categories and new global markets is paying brand […]

Iran restore Asian pride – FOX Sports Asia

Iran restore Asian pride – FOX Sports Asia

John Duerden gives his view on the opening games for two of Asia’s representatives – Iran and Saudi Arabia – in Russia. SAINT-PETERSBURG: Thursday was a tough day for Asian football as an average Russian team thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening round of the 2018 World Cup. In the build-up to the game […]

Team Melli victorious: The view from St. Petersburg

Team Melli victorious: The view from St. Petersburg

FOX Sports Asia football editor Gabriel Tan was at the Saint-Petersburg Stadium as Iran’s Team Melli beat Morocco 1-0 in their 2018 FIFA World Cup Group B opener. This article was created in partnership with Vivo, the official smartphone of the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. All videos and photos in this article were […]

Economic Growth in U.S. Leaves World Behind

Economic Growth in U.S. Leaves World Behind

The U.S. economy is revving up just as Europe and other major economies lose steam, jeopardizing a rare period in which the world’s largest economies have been accelerating in unison. The European Central Bank on Thursday took another step toward ending the massive stimulus measures it has used in an effort to boost growth since […]

Conference for scholars on Asia turns into dispute over academic freedom

Conference for scholars on Asia turns into dispute over academic freedom

An academic conference for scholars on Asia scheduled to be held in India next month has turned into a vocal and growing imbroglio over academic freedom after the Indian government banned the attendance of Pakistanis and people of Pakistani descent. The turn of events has become a public relations disaster for the U.S.-based Association for […]

Asia Minute: A Different Summit in Asia

Asia Minute: A Different Summit in Asia

Much of the world’s attention has been focused on the Singapore meeting between President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un. But another summit meeting in Asia has also produced a series of regional headlines. Sometime before the most awkward phase of the G-7 meeting in Canada, China’s President Xi Jinping called Russian leader Vladimir […]

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