How many more will have to die as Asia gets hotter? | This Week In Asia

How many more will have to die as Asia gets hotter? | This Week In Asia

Record-breaking temperatures, devastating floods, raging bush fires and thousands of deaths. And this might just be the beginning. With Hong Kong and much of Asia experiencing unusually hot temperatures in the past few months, scientists have warned that heatwaves will become more frequent and more lethal. “Climate change has played an important role in the […]

A Look Back at Asia’s Most Devastating Earthquakes

A Look Back at Asia’s Most Devastating Earthquakes

On Aug. 5, a 6.9-magnitude earthquake ruptured the northern reaches of the Indonesian island of Lombok, killing at least 319 people, displacing more than 160,000, destroying tens of thousands of homes, and burying villagers beneath the rubble of mosques and other structures. The disaster struck exactly one week after a foreshock clocked in with a […]

Strike Back brings the action to Southeast Asia

Strike Back brings the action to Southeast Asia

Strike Back brings the action to Southeast Asia JOHOR BAHRU — Cameras have started rolling for the 10-episode sixth season of Cinemax’s action/adventure spy drama Strike Back. Location? Malaysia. Media from the Philippines and other Asian countries were recently brought to a jungle area in this southernmost city of Johor Bahru for a set […]

Asia Stocks Signal Decline on Trade; Kiwi Slips: Markets Wrap

Asia Stocks Signal Decline on Trade; Kiwi Slips: Markets Wrap

Asia stocks looked set to drop as China hit back against the Trump administration’s latest tariffs and tensions ratcheted up between the U.S. and Russia. Oil tumbled. Futures pointed to a lower open for stocks in Hong Kong, Japan and China. The S&P 500 Index was little changed, remaining about half a percentage point shy […]

Huawei Honor Play hits stores in Asia

Huawei Honor Play hits stores in Asia

The Huawei Honor Play. Aloysius Low/CNET Huawei’s Honor Play, a gaming focused phone, will go on sale Tuesday in four new countries in Asia. This marks the Play’s first appearance outside China since it was first announced back in June. The gaming focused phone will likely also be announced at IFA Berlin at the end […]

Stocks Waver as Trade Tensions Persist

Stocks Waver as Trade Tensions Persist

Chinese stocks bear brunt of trade worries U.S. stocks little changed Berkshire, Tyson Foods rise after reporting earnings U.S. stocks swung between small gains and losses Monday, as investors continued to weigh the latest trade rhetoric against strong corporate results. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was recently up 19 points, or 0.1%, to 25481, while […]

Premia Partners launches world’s first Asia Innovative Technology and Emerging ASEAN Titans ETFs capturing opportunities across growth economies and technology-enabled sectors in Asia

HONG KONG, Aug. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Premia Partners, the Hong Kong–based investment firm that focuses on ETFs and smart beta solutions, announces the launch of two thematic ETFs designed to provide investors with diversified exposure to growth economies and growth sectors in Asia. The two HKEX listed ETFs both have a total expense ratio […]

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week in Asia

Posted: Aug. 3, 2018 8:00 am Japanese macaques nap in the shade to avoid sunshine at a Tokyo zoo while people crowd in a swimming pool to escape the summer heat in South Korea. Monsoon rains and a typhoon affected other Asian countries, with flooding threatening to inundate parts of Hanoi, Vietnam. In other images […]

Turochas Fuad, Managing Director for Southeast Asia, WeWork

Turochas Fuad, Managing Director for Southeast Asia, WeWork

Below is the transcript of an interview with WeWork Managing Director for Southeast Asia Turochas Fuad. The interview will play out in CNBC’s latest episode of Managing Asia on 3 August 2018, 5.30PM SG/HK (in APAC) and 23.00 BST time (in EMEA). If you choose to use anything, please attribute to CNBC and Christine Tan. […]

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