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German fintech Wirecard stock jumps after corruption charge clearance
Science & Tech
The German fintech company had been accused of cooking its books to inflate profits. An independent investigation has found that the accusations were false, though individual employees in Asia may be charged with crimes.
Citigroup said to face $180M loss on loan to Asia fund
Citigroup Inc. faces losses of as much as $180 million on loans made to an Asian hedge fund whose foreign-exchange wagers went awry, according to a person briefed on the matter.
Asia's richest person preps $100 Million wedding
Asia's richest man is scheduled to give away his daughter in a wedding that is estimated to come with a total price tag of about $100 million.
Top 10 travel destinations in 2018
6 out of the 10 top cities visited in 2018 are in Asia, according to Euromonitor. Which have you visited?
Egypt plans foray into Asia bond market
25 Sep 2018
Egypt says its officials will tour Asia later this year to test interest in the country’s debt, part of government efforts to expand borrowing options as volatility roils emerging markets.
Former Australian PM Rudd says North Korea's position has been 'relatively consistent'
26 May 2018
Kevin Rudd, Asia Society president and former prime minister of Australia, discusses the state of U.S.-North Korea relations with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets:
New species of ant explodes to defend colony
24 Apr 2018
Research published in the journal ZooKeys tells of a new species of exploding ant found in South East Asia's jungles.
Hong Kong's housing shortage drives prices up
18 Feb 2018
Rents in Hong Kong are the highest in Asia. A three-room apartment in the city center can cost around 8,000 euros a month. The territory has limited land for new housing, and is facing a squeeze as more seniors and young singles seek to live alone.
World welcomes in 2018
1 Jan 2018
DW's tracking of celebrations around the world as people welcome in the New Year has reached the Indian subcontinent. It started in the Pacific, before moving to Asia, all with dazzling firework displays.
East Asia leaders summit kicks off without Trump
15 Nov 2017
East Asia leaders summit kicks off without Trump.
Trump to meet scandal-hit Malaysian leader
24 Aug 2017
Donald Trump plans to meet one of Asia's most controversial leaders next month.
U.S. Navy relieves 7th Fleet commander after collisions
24 Aug 2017
The U.S. Navy says it's removed Seventh Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin after a series of collisions involving its warships in Asia, as the search goes on for 10 sailors missing since the latest mishap.