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Asia shares numbed by trade noise, oil takes a spill – Midwest Communication

Asia shares numbed by trade noise, oil takes a spill – Midwest Communication

[ad_1] Tuesday, November 19, 2019 7:26 p.m. EST By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares lumbered lower on Wednesday as the Sino-U.S. trade talks produced nothing but a stream of conflicting messages, while concerns about a glut of supply saw oil prices suffer their biggest spill in seven weeks. Figures from the American Petroleum […]

Asia naphtha loses momentum on crude oil slide – ICIS

Asia naphtha loses momentum on crude oil slide – ICIS

[ad_1] SINGAPORE (ICIS)–Asia’s naphtha prices fell alongside losses in global crude oil futures, amid limited demand and burgeoning supply from deep-sea cargo flows to the region. On Tuesday morning, open-specification naphtha prices for first-half January delivery averaged at $541.00/tonne CFR (cost and freight) Japan, down by $7.00/tonne from the Asia close on 18 November. Crude […]

The rise and fall of an Australian media mogul in Southeast Asia – Columbia Journalism Review

The rise and fall of an Australian media mogul in Southeast Asia – Columbia Journalism Review

[ad_1] Ross Dunkley, co-founder of the Myanmar Times newspaper, is escorted by Myanmar policemen at the Kamaryut township court in Yangon on March 3, 2011. Soe Than Win/AFP via Getty Images Ross Dunkley was thinking of quitting journalism when he met Rupert Murdoch, a fellow Australian, on a friend’s yacht off the coast of Rhode […]

5 Indian students qualify for Oxford Big Read Asia contest – Economic Times

5 Indian students qualify for Oxford Big Read Asia contest – Economic Times

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Five students from India are among the finalists of Oxford Big Read Asia Challenge, an annual reading and writing campaign for primary and secondary students. The winners from India are B R Nimeesha (from Madurai), Ananya Sheorey, Saara Sen, Neha Chhajed and Sama S Jahagirdar (all from Nagpur), a statement from Oxford […]

Whitecaps' Henry sold to club in Asia – TSN

Whitecaps' Henry sold to club in Asia – TSN

[ad_1] Canadian defender Doneil Henry has played his last game for the Vancouver Whitecaps. According to TSN’s Kristian Jack, the 26-year-old has been sold to a club in Asia. Multiples sources have confirmed to me that Canadian Doneil Henry has played his final game for the Vancouver Whitecaps. Henry has been sold to a […]

Why Cambodian PM Hun Sen, Asia's longest-serving leader, is warning about a coup – The Straits Times

Why Cambodian PM Hun Sen, Asia's longest-serving leader, is warning about a coup – The Straits Times

[ad_1] SINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) – On his path to becoming Asia’s longest-serving leader, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has mastered the art of fighting for power. When he first took charge of Cambodia as a 33-year-old in 1985, he battled remnants of the Khmer Rouge for control of the South-east Asian nation. After losing the first […]

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 12 November, 2019 – Deutsche Welle

DW News Asia with Biresh Banerjee, 12 November, 2019 – Deutsche Welle

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Is Donald Trump ceding Southeast Asia to an ever-aggressive China? – South China Morning Post

Is Donald Trump ceding Southeast Asia to an ever-aggressive China? – South China Morning Post

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Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

Bitcoin start-ups in Asia take aim at remittances market

[ad_1] HONG KONG/SEOUL (Reuters) – Bitcoin, battered by warnings about volatility and bubble-like appreciation, may have found a way to play a niche role in a big market: overseas money transfers. FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 13, […]

North Korea isn't the biggest problem in Asia

North Korea isn't the biggest problem in Asia

[ad_1] WASHINGTON – Now that the shock of U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in May has worn off, it’s time to consider the broader strategic implications of how the United States can best approach Kim’s lethal regime in particular, and Asia in general. Let’s start with […]

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