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 […]

Across Asia, Governments React To Meeting Between US And North Korea

Across Asia, Governments React To Meeting Between US And North Korea

Governments across Asia and beyond are welcoming the first-ever summit between US and North Korean leaders as a step towards peace and nuclear disarmament. But there are differences of opinion on exactly what the statement signed by the two leaders means, and about what comes next. Source link

Ready for some inspiration? Dutch tech at CES Asia

Ready for some inspiration? Dutch tech at CES Asia

News item | 12-06-2018 | 03:24 “The full ecosystem of the world’s tech industry”. CES Asia, the largest Consumer Tech Tradeshow of the Eastern hemisphere, is kicking off this week. It is no wonder CES Asia is taking place in Shanghai, since the current Chinese market offers many opportunities for technology start-ups and companies. And […]

Authorities across Asia battle illegal gambling surge ahead of World Cup

Authorities across Asia battle illegal gambling surge ahead of World Cup

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Law enforcement and regulatory forces in Asia say they are gearing up to fight illegal gambling operators who have ramped up activities in the region ahead of the World Cup, making use of savvy technology and cryptocurrencies to evade prosecution. People walk past a Hong Kong Jockey Club off-course betting branch […]

Bangladesh shock India to win Asia Cup final Twenty20 in Kuala Lumpur

Bangladesh shock India to win Asia Cup final Twenty20 in Kuala Lumpur

Men’s team celebrate Bangladesh women’s historic win Women’s Asia Cup T20 final, Kuala Lumpur: India 112-9 (20 overs): H Kaur (56); Ahmed 2-22, Tul Kubra 2-23 Bangladesh 113-7 (20 overs): Sultana 27, Ahmed 23; Yadav 4-9 Bangladesh win by three wickets Scorecard Bangladesh’s women stunned India to win the Asia Cup Twenty20 for the first […]