How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War

How Asia Could Circumvent US-China Trade War

The world’s two biggest economies have swapped tariff hikes in a tit-for-tat escalation that threatens a global trade war. With financial markets reeling and the Asia-Pacific region fearing the fallout, is there a way out before it gets serious? On March 22, fulfilling previous campaign pledges, U.S. President Donald Trump announced the imposition of $60 […]

IN PHOTOS: Despite controversies, fans flock ComicCon Asia 2018

IN PHOTOS: Despite controversies, fans flock ComicCon Asia 2018

It may have had the roughest of starts, plagued by headlining guests cancelling their scheduled appearances, but that didn’t stop Filipinos from dressing up as their favorite superhero, anime and videogame characters as they flocked the inaugural ComicCon Asia 2018.  Dedicated fans descended on the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City on Saturday, decked out […]

Player of the Year candidate Asia Durr leads Louisville women into Elite Eight

Player of the Year candidate Asia Durr leads Louisville women into Elite Eight

The University of Louisville women’s basketball team boasts one of the country’s four finalists for the 2018 Naismith College Player of the Year award. Thanks in large part to her dominance, the Cardinals now have a shot at becoming one of four finalists for a national championship. Junior star Asia Durr was electrifying, scoring a […]

'The Whole World Should Be Concerned': US Allies React to Bolton's Appointment

'The Whole World Should Be Concerned': US Allies React to Bolton's Appointment

But Mr. Bolton is also a strong supporter of the NATO alliance and a much harsher critic of Russia and President Vladimir V. Putin than is Mr. Trump, Mr. Janning noted. That point may help protect the president from suggestions that he is “soft on Russia.” Photo An Iranian soldier passing pictures of the supreme […]

Asia Briefs: Maldives lifts 45-day state of emergency

Asia Briefs: Maldives lifts 45-day state of emergency

Maldives lifts 45-day state of emergency MALE • Maldives President Abdulla Yameen yesterday lifted a 45-day state of emergency which had outlawed protests amid political upheaval on the island chain. Mr Yameen imposed the emergency on Feb 5 for 15 days after a Supreme Court ruling quashed convictions against nine opposition leaders and ordered his […]

CNBC Transcript: Lito Camacho, Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

CNBC Transcript: Lito Camacho, Vice Chairman, Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse

Following is the transcript of CNBC’s interview with Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific Vice Chairman, Lito Camacho at the Credit Suisse Asian Investment Conference in Hong Kong. The interview was broadcast on Squawk Box on 22 March 2018. All references must be sourced to a “CNBC Interview’. Interviewed by CNBC’s Akiko Fujita. Akiko Fujita (AF): Would […]

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: UN

Asia a key battleground in fight against killer air pollution: UN

BANGKOK: Asia is a critical battlefield in the global fight to rein in air pollution, registering about 5 million premature deaths each year, delegates at a United Nations conference said on Wednesday (Mar 21), as they urged tougher enforcement of curbs. The World Health Organization (WHO) calls air pollution the greatest environmental risk to human […]

US, Europe And Africa Boost Oil Exports To Asia

US, Europe And Africa Boost Oil Exports To Asia

At the good ship Clipper, we like to look at flows from two perspectives: sinks and sources. The sources are the main origins of the flows: The key exporting regions such as the Middle East, Latin America and West Africa. As for the sinks, they are key regions to which these barrels drain into. Asia […]

Austin, Uber, Facebook: Your Tuesday Briefing

Austin, Uber, Facebook: Your Tuesday Briefing

“Mr. President, the American people will hear my story very soon,” Mr. Comey tweeted back, apparently referring to his forthcoming book. “And they can judge for themselves who is honorable and who is not.” A former C.I.A. director was far harsher in his response to a Trump tweet: “When the full extent of your venality, […]

Asia Shining on Credit Suisse

Asia Shining on Credit Suisse

Helman Sitohang, CEO Credit Suisse Asia Pacific Credit Suisse expects more growth in Asia this year and says its focus on entrepreneurs in the region is paying off. Credit Suisse Asia Pacific CEO Helman Sitohang said in an interview with «CNBC,» he expects a robust performance from regional capital markets this year.   Speaking at the Swiss bank’s […]

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