Goldman Changes Asia Banking Leadership as New CEO Digs In

Goldman Changes Asia Banking Leadership as New CEO Digs In

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. GS 0.89% is shaking up its leadership in Asia, where a high-profile corruption scandal has dampened an otherwise strong stretch of deal-making. Andrea Vella and Kate Richdale, Goldman’s investment banking chiefs in the region, are being shifted out of management roles, according to people familiar with the matter. They will be […]

'SHAPE Asia' meet greets the world

'SHAPE Asia' meet greets the world

Global Shapers Bangkok is organising ‘SHAPE Asia-Pacific 2018’ to raise awareness about sustainable lifestyles and promote a green revolution in the region. Initiated by the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers Community is a network of young people under the age of 30 working together to address local, regional and global challenges. With more than […]

Vegan JUST Egg Makes Southeast Asia Debut at Grand Hyatt Hotel

Vegan JUST Egg Makes Southeast Asia Debut at Grand Hyatt Hotel

Vegan egg replacer JUST Egg will debut in Southeast Asia on November 1 (World Vegan Day) at the Oasis restaurant inside 677-room Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore. The mung bean-based vegan egg will be served as a patty inside the Just Egg Sandwich which features vegan cheddar, tomato chutney, guacamole, alfalfa sprouts, and a dairy-free […]

US Stocks Fall After Asia Selloff

US Stocks Fall After Asia Selloff

U.S. stocks traded lower Thursday, as the concerns over global growth behind recent wild swings continued to drag on investor sentiment. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 180 points, or 0.7%, to 25526. The S&P 500, which has closed lower eight of the past 10 trading days, was down 0.6%. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite declined […]

45% more tourists from SE Asia, Bangladesh

45% more tourists from SE Asia, Bangladesh

M Aamir Khan Tribune News Service Srinagar, October 17 Even as the tourism sector is struggling to bounce back, the inflow of tourists from the Southeast Asian countries and Bangladesh has witnessed around 45 per cent increase this year. The trend is bound to bring cheer to the sector that is on the revival […]

'Shoplifters' Leads Asia Pacific Screen Awards Nominations

'Shoplifters' Leads Asia Pacific Screen Awards Nominations

“Shoplifters,” the Japanese drama that won the Palme d’Or at Cannes this year, leads the race for the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. It is nominated for best film and in in two other categories. The four other films nominated for best feature film are: Lee Chang-dong’s “Burning” (Korea), Adilkhan Yerzhanov’s “The Gentle Indifference of the […]

Asian stocks mixed following overnight slide on Wall Street; oil prices fall

Asian stocks mixed following overnight slide on Wall Street; oil prices fall

Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday, as Wall Street slipped overnight and amid geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and the international community. The Greater China markets lost their earlier gains to land in negative territory. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped by 0.23 percent in afternoon trade. The Shanghai composite shed 0.85 percent to […]

Volcanoes reach Asia Rugby semis

Volcanoes reach Asia Rugby semis

Volcanoes reach Asia Rugby semis Olmin Leyba (The Philippine Star) – October 15, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Volcanoes stormed to the Cup semifinals of the Asia Rugby Sevens Series’ final leg after sweeping their opening day doubleheader Saturday at Racecourse Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Volcanoes started Pool A […]

Asia's Most Visited Countries

Asia's Most Visited Countries

Tourism has been one of the growing economic sectors across the world.  According to the report by World Tourism Organisation the international tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 278 million in 1980, 674 million in 2000, and 1,235 million in 2016. The Asia Pacific region accounts for 30 per cent of the world’s international tourism receipts. […]

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