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Abe to Trump: North Korea threat becoming 'increasingly severe'
9 Jul 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tells U.S. President Donald Trump the security threat in the Asia Pacific region is becoming 'increasingly severe' due to North Korea.
Taiwanese divided over gay marriage ruling
23 May 2017
Taiwan could become the first country in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage ahead of a court ruling on May 24.
Ford plans to slash jobs by 10 percent
16 May 2017
Ford plans to shrink its salaried workforce in North America and Asia by about 10 percent as it works to boost profits and its sliding stock price, a source familiar with the plan told Reuters.
Trump speaks with Asian allies on North Korea nuclear threat
1 May 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump steps up outreach to allies in Asia to secure their cooperation to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs.
Julius Baer CEO Collardi says greater China has potential
3 Mar 2017
Julius Baer CEO Boris Collardi discusses his outlook for Asia and the company's expansion plans.
Why New iPhone Features May Force Supply Chain Reshuffle
24 Feb 2017
Hedge funds in Asia are starting to make their picks of Apple suppliers as the Cupertino, California-based company develops its next iPhone.
Asia's Potential Trade Hot Spots
13 Feb 2017
Most of Asia has largely escaped President Trump's glare on trade, but he may yet come looking. The U.S. runs trade deficits with many of its partners in the region.
Manchester United legends map out life after football
26 Oct 2016
Former Manchester United Players Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, discuss their lives after football, including real estate development projects and their plans for football in Asia.
Apple launches iPhone 7 globally
16 Sep 2016
Apple fans in Asia get their hands on the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus as the latest models hit the market.
Global markets' changing attitude towards yield
13 Sep 2016
Sean Darby, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies, discusses the global move to higher bond yields, where he sees opportunities to wait out increasing volatility, and why he believes further negative interest rates are off the table.
Floating farm could grow food on empty cargo ships
13 Sep 2016
Science & Tech
Grow Frame is a collapsible hydroponic farm that could grow vegetables inside shipping containers normally left vacant during their return trip to Asia.
Singapore: Zika virus infections jump to 189
3 Sep 2016
Singapore has at least 189 confirmed cases of the Zika virus, including pregnant women, since the outbreak spread from the Americas in the last year.