Looking Past the Fear, JPMorgan Sees Better Days for Asia Bonds

Looking Past the Fear, JPMorgan Sees Better Days for Asia Bonds

Investors in Asian dollar bonds can look forward to better times for the rest of the year, with junk corporate notes from the region likely to be the best performers, according to JPMorgan Chase & Co. Analysts at the U.S. bank are forecasting gains to the end of the year for the different segments in […]

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 […]

The Impact of Migration on Water Scarcity in Central Asia

The Impact of Migration on Water Scarcity in Central Asia

Last year, money sent to low- and middle-income countries by migrant workers rebounded to a record level. After two consecutive years of decline, $466 billion in remittances were recorded by the World Bank. In Central Asia, where 10 million people are estimated to be on the move, the phenomenon of out-migration for work is felt […]

China's top 100 brands for 2018

China's top 100 brands for 2018

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

Iran restore Asian pride

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 […]

Asia-Pacific stocks edge higher as market mulls Trump's tariffs

Asia-Pacific stocks edge higher as market mulls Trump's tariffs

Edward White in Taipei June 15, 2018 Print this page Equities edged higher in early Asia trading on Friday, feeling the glow from a strong day for global stocks and despite investor concern over the escalating US-China trade dispute. In the markets overnight, the euro came under severe pressure, sovereign bond yields on both sides […]

Backlash and Boycott Over Exclusionary Conference

Backlash and Boycott Over Exclusionary Conference

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 […]

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