The new risks in risk regulation – Asia Times

The new risks in risk regulation – Asia Times

When I took over responsibility for banking supervision in the United Kingdom, in 1995, a wise old bird in the Bank of England (BoE) warned me that I would find it a thankless task. No newspaper ever prints a headline reading “All London banks safe and sound this week.” But if a problem occurs, it […]

Mindshare Pakistan takes home Top Honors at Campaign Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ Awards – The Express Tribune

Mindshare Pakistan takes home Top Honors at Campaign Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ Awards – The Express Tribune

Mindsh­are Pakist­an bags Gold in “Media Agency of the Year” at the presti­gious Campai­gn Asia Awards’18 The South Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ awards were held in Mumbai on December 4, 2018, recognising the best individual and agency talent across South Asia in the industry. The award recognised top achievers across the creative, media and the […]

Why is China's biggest technology company being targeted? – Aljazeera.com

Why is China's biggest technology company being targeted? – Aljazeera.com

It has been called the crown jewel of the Chinese technology industry, but now one of its top executives has been arrested. Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, was detained in Canada and the United States wants her to be extradited. It comes as heightened economic tensions between the US and China seemed […]

Asian stocks take a breather after days of declines – CNBC

Asian stocks take a breather after days of declines – CNBC

Following a closely watched OPEC meeting in Vienna on Thursday, the cartel reportedly agreed to decrease oil production but did not specify the exact number of barrels it aimed to bring off the market. OPEC has agreed in principle to reduce its output, two sources told Reuters on Thursday. However, OPEC delayed making a decision […]

Deadly parrot virus found in native birds from Asia and Africa – Mongabay.com

Deadly parrot virus found in native birds from Asia and Africa – Mongabay.com

Researchers have found beak and feather disease virus (BFDV) in wild parrots from eight new countries. BFDV spreads through captive parrots worldwide, but its prevalence in wild species is unknown. Infected escapees could threaten native parrots, especially small populations. Parrots in West Africa carried viruses that probably spread from other countries, showing that the human […]

Stocks slide as doubts grow over trade war truce – Financial Times

Stocks slide as doubts grow over trade war truce – Financial Times

Tuesday 20.00 GMT What you need to know S&P 500 down 2.3%; Financials shed 3.3% Treasury yield curve inverts at short end; 10-year yield down 8bp Renminbi registers biggest two-day rise against the dollar since 2005 Sterling lower after volatile session Oil benchmarks climb on speculation of Opec cuts Overview The post-G20 relief rally for […]

Terror Threat Turns Inward on Central Asia – The Jamestown Foundation

Terror Threat Turns Inward on Central Asia – The Jamestown Foundation

An image from a video distributed by ISIS allegedly showing the perpetrators of the July attack on Western bicyclists in Tajikistan (source: officizier.ch) Central Asian countries’ reputation as exporters of radicalized extremists appears to be giving way to one marked by a growing threat of terrorism domestically. A number of incidents in Tajikistan over […]

The rise of Asia's second-tier cities as the new go-to place for tourists – Travel Daily

The rise of Asia's second-tier cities as the new go-to place for tourists – Travel Daily

Global payments company Mastercard has revealed the most preferred travel destinations in APAC through the Mastercard Asia Pacific Destinations Index 2018. This year’s findings have revealed a new emerging trend when it comes to preferred travel destinations in Asia. The traditional favourites of Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur continue to dominate the list of Asia’s top […]

Global Forecast-Asia – Taiwan News

Global Forecast-Asia – Taiwan News

Global Forecast – Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, December 2, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day (Dec 1 except Asia and Australia where data is for Dec 2) and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of […]

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