EU seeks more Asia trade deals after Vietnam pact

EU seeks more Asia trade deals after Vietnam pact

Brussels has approved a trade agreement with Vietnam in the latest sign of how the EU is trying to strike deals to fight a growing climate of protectionism. Cecilia Malmstrom, the EU’s trade commissioner, said Europe was determined to deepen commercial ties with Asia, saying the deal and a similar agreement with Singapore would move […]

Music Promo Firm Listen Up Expands Into Asia With Hong Kong & Shanghai Offices

Music Promo Firm Listen Up Expands Into Asia With Hong Kong & Shanghai Offices

Music promotion company Listen Up announced their plans to explode into the Asian market. The long-running London- and Los Angeles-based company will open two more offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai. Founder Luke Neville and partner James Mack will team up with former Sony Music executive Ryan Wilson in their Asia expansion. Mack told Billboard Radio […]

Asian stocks gain despite overnight slide on Wall Street

Asian stocks gain despite overnight slide on Wall Street

Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday afternoon, as Wall Street slipped overnight and amid geopolitical tensions between Saudi Arabia and the international community. The Greater China markets lost their earlier gains to land in negative territory in the afternoon. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slipped by 0.19 percent, while the Shanghai composite shed 0.15 […]

Asia-Pacific PR Pioneer Serge Dumont Steps Down From Omnicom

Asia-Pacific PR Pioneer Serge Dumont Steps Down From Omnicom

BEIJING — Serge Dumont, who helped lay the groundwork for the rise of public relations in China, is leaving his Omnicom Group role after 12 years.  Dumont, who joined Omnicom in 2006, has held the twin roles of vice-chairman and Asia-Pacific chairman since 2011, focusing in particular on the group’s Greater China business operations. According […]

Asia's Most Visited Countries

Asia's Most Visited Countries

Tourism has been one of the growing economic sectors across the world.  According to the report by World Tourism Organisation the international tourist arrivals have increased from 25 million globally in 1950 to 278 million in 1980, 674 million in 2000, and 1,235 million in 2016. The Asia Pacific region accounts for 30 per cent of the world’s international tourism receipts. […]

Collins tries to use McMurray's work in Asia against him

Collins tries to use McMurray's work in Asia against him

Rep. Chris Collins, running for re-election to Congress in New York’s 27th District in Western New York, is rolling out attack ads criticizing challenger Nathan McMurray’s work in Asia. One side of a Collins mailer states: “Nate McMurray lobbied to send our jobs to China. (And Korea too.) The other side states: “Nate McMurray: American job […]

US Stocks Swing Wildly on Heels of Wednesday Rout

US Stocks Swing Wildly on Heels of Wednesday Rout

U.S. stocks struggled to find their footing Thursday, as investors refocused on signs of slowing global growth, rising bond yields and increasing trade tensions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average swung more than 450 points from its high to its low in the first half of the trading session, following a steep tumble in overseas markets. […]

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