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South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh

Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 40 people in South Asia in two days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeaste...

South Asia soaked as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh

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Scores dead as monsoons hit India, Nepal, Bangladesh Monsoon-triggered floods and landslides have killed at least 85 people in South Asia in the past few days. Almost 870,000 people have been affected by floods in India's northeastern state of Assam....
14:34, 07/14/2019

Millions Displaced as Monsoon Floods Hit India, Nepal and Bangladesh More than a hundred people have died and millions were forced to leave their homes as monsoon rains have devastated parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh. At least three million people have been displaced in north and Northeast India, reports the BBC,...
10:00, 07/16/2019

Over 100 killed, millions displaced from floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Floods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as torrential rains in the initial days of monsoons wreaked havoc....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Bangladesh emerging as a new IT hub in South Asia Dhaka's companies are currently overshadowed by their Indian peers when it comes to providing IT services globally. But with improving infrastructure, Bangladesh is becoming a significant software exporter....
13:00, 05/14/2019

78 dead in Nepal as flooding wreaks havoc in South Asia Monsoon flooding and landslides are continuing to cause havoc in South Asia, with the death toll rising to 78 in Nepal and authorities in neighboring northeastern India battling to provide relief to over 4 million people in the state of Assam...
13:34, 07/16/2019

Monsoons, flash flooding kills at least 47 in Nepal, dozens missing 47 people have been killed and dozens are missing or injured after heavy rainfall caused massive flooding and landslides in Nepal over the past few days, according to the Nepalese government...
22:00, 07/14/2019

India vs Bangladesh, Preview: Bangladesh Face India In A Do-Or-Die Clash Bangladesh have seven points from seven matches and are currently fifth in the World Cup points table while India, with 11 points, are placed second after playing seven games....
13:51, 07/01/2019

Nepal To Begin Construction Of Railways Linking Nepal With India, China President Bidhya Devi Bhandari on Friday said that Nepal is planning to start construction of railways linking Kathmandu with India and China within two years....
05:34, 05/04/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Development forum focuses on inclusion; monsoons pummel Asia; young children at greater Ebola risk; small islands fight hunger, obesity; Yemen ceasefire for Red Sea port In today’s Daily Brief: Inclusion resonates widely at development meeting, UN offers help after monsoons devastate Asia, DR Congo Ebola effecting children, obesity plagues island communities, Yemen’s warring parties agree to ceasefire for key port...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Floods and landslides kill at least 88 people in Nepal and India At least 88 people have died in Nepal and northeastern India, with millions affected after torrential rains triggered floods and landslides over the weekend....
11:17, 07/15/2019

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country play nine matches....
21:00, 06/02/2019

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11:17, 06/02/2019

Floods, landslides leave scores dead across Nepal, India Police in Nepal say flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 43 people in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the Himalayan border in India...
07:51, 07/14/2019

Air India Flight Overshoots Main Runway At Nepal's Airport An Air India flight overshot the main runway of Tribhuvan International Airport in Nepal today morning. The Airbus A320-214, which took off from Delhi in the morning for Nepal, missed approach the......
16:51, 06/02/2019

Acute Monsoon Flooding in Nepal and India Leaves Dozens Dead The death toll was likely to rise significantly, with hundreds of thousands displaced from their homes as severe rains lashed South Asia, officials said....
17:00, 07/14/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium South Africa stay at the Kennington Oval, where they were drubbed by 104 runs by hosts England, as they prepare to meet Bangladesh in their second World Cup 2019 match....
11:17, 06/01/2019

Nepal Can Reap Huge Benefits From India's Economic Growth: Indian Envoy Nepal can reap huge benefits from the steady economic growth of India, which is poised to be a $5 trillion economy by 2025, Indian Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri has said....
17:00, 07/19/2019

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11:00, 07/02/2019

Powerful cyclone leaves 34 dead in India, 15 in Bangladesh NEW DELHI (AP) — Relief officials say a rare summer cyclone that tore through parts of South Asia last week killed at least 34 people in India and another 15 in neighboring Bangladesh apart from smashing thousands of thatched-roof huts and uprooting ...
13:17, 05/06/2019

Sweet food, bitter effect in India and Bangladesh Diabetes is becoming increasingly prevalent in India and Bangladesh, highlighting a need for better health care as fast food and sweet drinks gain popularity. The illness is already among the top 10 causes of death here....
15:34, 05/17/2019

Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh after killing 12 in India More than two million people in at-risk areas in two countries were moved into sheltersThe strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in the eastern state of Odisha, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Satur...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani Kills at Least 15 People in India and Bangladesh (DHAKA, Bangladesh) — A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damag...
01:00, 05/05/2019

Bangladesh vs India: Kuldeep Yadav, Indian Bowler To Watch With the pitches around England getting progressively tired with many matches and the sun drying them out, spinners can play a crucial role as the World Cup 2019 heads for the business end....
13:51, 07/01/2019

How to Watch India vs Bangladesh World Cup Match Live Stream World Cup cricket score and live streaming for the India vs Bangladesh match is available via a variety of sources. How to watch Bangladesh vs India live stream....
17:00, 07/02/2019

India Bans Terror Outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh The Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), which was blamed for the terror attack at a cafe in Dhaka in 2016 in which 22 people including 17 foreigners were killed, has been declared as a banned......
23:34, 05/24/2019

India assesses damage as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian officials are trying to find out if there are any casualties from Cyclone Fani, after one of the biggest storms to hit the eastern coast in decades tore through the state of Odhisha, causing heavy damage to infrastructure. Ran...
11:00, 05/04/2019

India vs Bangladesh: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium India stay at Edgbaston, where they lost their first World Cup 2019 match to England on Sunday. India will meet Bangladesh at the same venue on Tuesday....
13:51, 07/01/2019

India, Bangladesh: Cyclone Fani leaves thousands homeless Emergency teams across north east India and in Bangladesh are working to repair water and energy supplies after Cyclone Fani. Buildings, communities and roads were destroyed by the storm....
16:34, 05/05/2019

Cyclone batters Bangladesh after major disaster averted in India Cyclone Fani left a trail of destruction in eastern India but evacuations appeared to have saved many lives. The weakened storm is now threatening low-lying Bangladesh....
16:17, 05/04/2019

What happens when parts of South Asia become unlivable? Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
09:17, 07/17/2019

Parts of South Asia are becoming unlivable Almost six million people are under threat from rising flood waters across South Asia, where hundreds of thousands of people have already been displaced as a result of heavy monsoon rains....
19:17, 07/17/2019

India vs South Africa: Jasprit Bumrah, India Bowler To Watch Out For Jasprit Bumrah has progressed in leaps and bounds as he has become one of the best death bowlers in international cricket and will be critical to India's chances in World Cup 2019....
13:00, 06/04/2019

India vs South Africa: Virat Kohli, India Batsman To Watch Out For Carded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, Virat Kohli has to bear the additional burden of ensuring that India do well in World Cup 2019. As far as Indian fans are concerned, nothing......
13:00, 06/04/2019

In India Vs Bangladesh Match Today, One Common Link - Rabindranath Tagore During the India vs Bangladesh World Cup match today, the Edgbaston stadium in Birmingham reverberated with two Bengali national anthems. The fact that they were both written by Nobel Laureate......
13:51, 07/02/2019

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00:00, 07/02/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring India climbed to 97 in two flood-hit states....
12:51, 07/18/2019

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16:34, 06/02/2019

India book semi-final spot as 28-run win dumps Bangladesh out of Cricket World Cup India returned to winning ways as a 28-run victory over Bangladesh confirmed their place in the World Cup semi-finals and eliminated their Asian neighbours....
00:34, 07/03/2019

Cyclone hits Bangladesh after battering India, mass evacuations save lives The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been moved to safety....
13:17, 05/04/2019

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee c...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal and Bangladesh and killed more than 100 people as t...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Israel's Elbit Systems get $127 mln contract in south Asia Israeli defence firm Elbit Systems said on Sunday it won a $127 million contract to supply vehicular tactical radio systems to the army of a country in south Asia....
09:17, 05/26/2019

Feminist lawyers of South Asia rally to aid of #MeToo survivors Facing down intimidation, women all over this traditional region are speaking out about sexual harassment and violenceAli Zafar is famed across South Asia for his pop music, romantic comedies and even the occasional toothpaste advert. But last weeken...
15:34, 05/04/2019

US briefing: the Squad, Prime Day protests and floods in south Asia Tuesday’s top story: Congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist remarks. Plus, French cuisine’s renaissanceGood morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00, 07/16/2019

Eye On China, US Seeks $30 Million For South Asia Security Project With an eye on countering increasing Chinese influence in key South Asian countries, the Trump administration has sought $30 million for what it has described as "Bay of Bengal" security initiative to......
00:00, 06/13/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people have died in Nepal and 50 in India’s Assam stat...
11:00, 07/20/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
16:51, 07/20/2019

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northeastern India and submerging parts of the region, killing at least 14 people and affecting the lives of more than 2 million...
12:51, 07/15/2019

| Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia More than 100 people have been killed and two million forced from their homes across Nepal, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh as rain-triggered floods and landslides left a trail of destruction in parts of South Asia....
18:34, 07/15/2019

Before the Sri Lanka attacks, much of South Asia seemed resistant to ISIS. Now it’s reassessing the risks. In the wake of the suicide bombings that killed more than 250 people, governments throughout the region are reviewing their assessment of the threat posed by the Islamic State. Here’s a look at the threat around the region....
12:34, 05/04/2019

Monsoon rains turn millions of children’s lives ‘upside down’ across South Asia Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, and put the lives of millions more at risk, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which is “responding urgently”....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
09:51, 06/14/2019

Chile to study trans-Pacific cable to connect South America with Asia Chile on Friday took a step toward building the first fiber-optic cable to directly connect South America and Asia, a project that has piqued the interest of China's Huawei and Japan's NEC....
22:17, 07/12/2019

South Africa vs Bangladesh: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats South Africa and Bangladesh have played three matches against each other in the World Cup, out of which South Africa emerged victorious on two occasions compared to Bangladesh's one....
10:34, 06/01/2019

India, Australia Elections Best Antidote For Asia's Trade Fears The S&P BSE Sensex Index and S&P/ASX 200 Index are the best-performing benchmarks in the region since President Donald Trump's Twitter broadside rocked investors, according to data compiled by......
08:34, 05/29/2019

Factbox: Safe havens emerge in China, South Asia as recession risks grow Fears of a global recession are on the rise as the U.S.-China trade war re-escalated in May, sending investors to the safety of U.S Treasuries, the Japanese yen and gold....
08:17, 06/13/2019

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
01:17, 06/24/2019

Air Asia India Drops Plan To Lease Jet's Grounded B737 Aircraft: Report The Bengaluru-headquartered Air Asia India also showed initial interest and applied to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for regulatory approval....
18:17, 05/25/2019

Asia-Pacific Group Backs India For Non-Permanent UN Security Council Seat In a highly significant diplomatic win for India and testament to its global stature, India's candidature for a non-permanent seat at the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term has been......
11:17, 06/26/2019

Ocean activity is key controller of summer monsoons Each summer, a climatic shift brings persistent wind and rain to much of Southeast Asia, in the form of a seasonal monsoon. The general cause of the monsoon is understood to be an increasing temperature difference between the warming land and the com...
07:34, 05/07/2019

Petkovic progresses at rain-soaked Nuremberg Cup Rain again played havoc with play on the third day of the Nuremberg Cup, with home favorite Andrea Petkovic among just four players to progress from a packed first-round schedule on Wednesday        ...
19:51, 05/21/2019

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August and September....
21:34, 06/29/2019

Asia private banking debate: Great opportunities in Asia Asia offers a unique client set of young entrepreneurs; it also offers the challenge of new generations inheriting wealth with different expectations from their predecessors. That is a great opportunity, but it requires private banks to be nimble, th...
18:17, 04/28/2019

One levee breached, others overflowed in rain-soaked Central U.S. The skies cleared over the storm-battered Central United States on Friday, but flooding fears continued as rain-swollen rivers breached a levee in Arkansas and overflowed other barriers, forecasters said....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Private banking: Who stays in Asia, wins in Asia For many private banks that set up in Asia in the last decade, the cost of doing business kept them locked out of the vast expansion of wealth in the region; those that didn’t leave are settling into a more mature industry, but they are a long way fr...
18:17, 04/28/2019

India Look To Begin World Cup With A Bang, Add To South Africa's Agony India plan to push South Africa towards elimination in Southampton by deploying a feared bowling line-up led by Jasprit Bumrah, the top-ranked ODI bowler in the world....
13:00, 06/04/2019

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14:00, 06/05/2019

India is about to launch a lander and rover to the moon’s south pole India is launching its second mission to the moon, called Chandrayaan 2, on 14 July. It will land near the lunar south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
21:00, 07/11/2019

Monsoon To Be Below Normal Over North, South India: Weather Department The overall monsoon across the country is "most likely" to be normal this season but it will be below normal over north and south India, the India Meteorological Department said in its forecast......
00:51, 06/01/2019

India, Singapore Take Part In Naval Drill In South China Sea The Indian Navy conducted military exercised in the South China Sea with its Singapore counterpart today. Navy's two ships-Kolkata and Shakti took part in the bilateral naval exercise with Singapore,......
22:00, 05/19/2019

A Wine-Soaked Ball Unites a Georgian Village, but Only After Dividing It Every spring in Shukhuti, a black leather ball is sewn together to play Lelo Burti, a brutally physical folk game. The winners carry it straight to the cemetery....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Water-soaked Houston braces for more serious flooding from heavy rains The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Neon-Soaked Shooter Amid Evil Really Hits The Spot Sometimes, you just wanna play a damn shooter. You want some gnarly weapons, some mazes to wander in, and no particular justification for blowing up whatever demons cross your path. Amid Evil, a throwback shooter now released out of early access, cha...
00:34, 06/22/2019

"Amazed North, United South, Astounded India": MK Stalin On DMK's Victory In a veiled attack on the BJP, days after its thumping Lok Sabha poll win, DMK president MK Stalin Saturday said a situation has now emerged that warranted his party's secularism plank to be pitched......
22:34, 06/01/2019

India vs South Africa: Match Date, Time, Venue, Stadium The Rose Bowl will be abuzz as India begin their World Cup 2019 against South Africa in the introduction of the most anticipated team in the cricketing world....
13:00, 06/04/2019

South India Will Play Key Role In Voting Out PM Modi: Shashi Tharoor Alleging that south India received "step motherly" treatment under the Narendra Modi government, senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said the south will play a key role in voting out the ruling......
13:17, 05/07/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South China Sea, where China is flexing its muscle....
08:00, 05/10/2019

Watch: When Luciano Pavarotti sang to a rain-soaked Princess Diana Ron Howard's "Pavarotti" highlights Luciano Pavarotti's famed 1991 Hyde Park concert in London and his magic moment with a rain-soaked Princess Diana.        ...
20:51, 06/03/2019

Schools close in water-soaked Houston as serious flooding continues for 20 million The Houston fire department urged motorists Friday to stay off the roads to avoid more flash flooding from a storm system lingering in the western Gulf of Mexico.        ...
09:00, 05/11/2019

‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s blood-soaked clothes shown in trial Bronx jurors got a glimpse on Thursday of the blood-soaked clothes Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was wearing when he was hacked to death by knives and a machete last June — evidence that left his father feeling haunted. “It w...
23:51, 05/30/2019

Pope braves rain-soaked mountain roads for Transylvania Mass Pope Francis braved a rain-soaked, twisting drive through the mountains of Transylvania on Saturday to visit Romania’s most famous shrine, urging Romanian and ethnic Hungarian faithful to work together for their future...
15:51, 06/01/2019

South Africa vs India: Proteas will bounce back, insists Andile Phehlukwayo India will bid to become the third team this tournament to open their World Cup with a win over South Africa when the two teams meet at Southampton on Wednesday....
15:00, 06/04/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two Indian naval ships and a Philippine patrol vessel in the waterway claimed by China, the U.S. Navy sa...
11:00, 05/09/2019

South Africa vs India live stream: watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere After almost a week since the 2019 Cricket World Cup started, India are finally ready to enter the fray. Receiving special dispensation to allow their IPL superstars time to recover from the T20 razzmatazz, they get started today against a South Afri...
11:17, 06/05/2019

Bizarre, exotic orange bird discovered on England highway turns out to be seagull soaked in curry If you spotted a bright orange bird chilling on the side of the road you’d probably do a double-take and then check your coffee to make sure it’s not laced with a hallucinogenic substance. Drivers in England recently spotted just such a b...
20:34, 07/08/2019

India vs South Africa: World Cup Head To Head Match Stats India and South Africa have met four times in World Cup cricket earlier, and South Africa have a clear edge. However, India posted a big win in the 2015 World Cup....
13:00, 06/04/2019

World Cup: India Probable Playing XI, South Africa Probable Playing XI India will begin their World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa in Southampton, hoping to make a winning start against their struggling opponents....
10:51, 06/05/2019

| At least 50 dead in Nepal's monsoon Floods and landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains have killed at least 50 people across Nepal while dozens more are missing, officials said Sunday....
15:00, 07/14/2019

Nepal explosions kill three, at least eight injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have perished and several others have been wounded....
19:34, 05/26/2019

Nepal explosions kill 3, at least 8 injured No one has claimed responsibility for the blasts, but police suspect a political splinter group. Three people have died and several others have been wounded....
00:00, 05/27/2019

At least 47 people killed in Nepal floods Large areas have been submerged by heavy monsoon rain in recent days, with many rivers still above flood levelThe death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days has risen to 47, with dozens more injured or missing, accord...
16:51, 07/14/2019

Nepal says bans WeChat Pay, Alipay Nepal has banned popular Chinese digital payment apps WeChat Pay and AliPay saying payments from the unregistered systems were illegal and resulting in a loss of income to the Himalayan nation, a spokesman for the central bank said on Wednesday....
17:00, 05/22/2019

43 Dead, 24 Missing In Floods, Landslides In Nepal At least 43 people, including 18 women, were killed and 20 others injured in floods and landslides triggered by torrential rains in various parts of Nepal, the police said....
08:51, 07/14/2019

Two Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal Two Indian climbers died near the summit of Mount Kanchenjunga during an expedition on the world’s third highest mountain in Nepal, their hiking company said on Thursday....
08:00, 05/16/2019

2 Indian climbers die on Mount Kanchenjunga in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An expedition organizer says two Indian climbers on Mount Kanchenjunga (KAN’-chen-joonga) have died while attempts were being made to rescue them. Pasang Sherpa of Peak Promotion in Kathmandu says one of them had scaled ...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Capital markets: Nepal seeks the right rating Chaos and upheaval in Nepal have given way to growth and stability, and investors have taken note. Capital is flowing in from India and China, while the government pushes ahead with securing its inaugural credit rating, but can the good times last?...
11:17, 06/28/2019

| Trash from the top of the world handed over for recycling in Nepal Aluminium ladders and cans collected from Mount Everest may find a second life as pots and pans, as bags of trash were collected after the climbing season....
19:51, 06/05/2019

Nepal protesters demand government keep away from trusts KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of people have gathered in Nepal’s capital to protest proposed legislation that would allow the government to nationalize centuries-old community and religious trusts responsible for organizing festivals and ce...
12:34, 06/19/2019

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08:34, 07/14/2019

Nepal financial inclusion: Banking on top of the world Nepal’s government wants everyone to have access to a bank and has ordered a branch in each of the country’s 753 districts. Asiamoney journeys to one of the poorest and most remote parts of Asia, high in the Himalayas, to see if its grand financial-i...
12:17, 06/28/2019

Former UN Official Jailed For Child Abuse In Nepal A former UN official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal, officials said Tuesday, following a trial underscoring the country's growing appeal for foreign paedophiles....
13:51, 07/09/2019

UN launches ‘South-South Galaxy’ knowledge-sharing platform in Buenos Aires When countries of the Global South forged an historic technical cooperation deal among themselves 40 years ago, digital technology was a thing of the future, but developing nations have come a long way since then....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Nepal's CG Group ties up with Huawei to launch 4G services Nepal's Chaudhary Group (CG) has signed a deal worth about $100 million with China's Huawei Technologies to bring 4G phone services to the country, CG's chief executive said, shrugging off U.S. security concerns about Huawei's products....
14:51, 07/01/2019

Nepal marks first Everest climb in deadly season Nepal has commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest more than 60 years ago amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years. (May 29)        ...
01:00, 05/30/2019

Ex-U.N. aid worker jailed in Nepal for sexually abusing boys A court in Nepal has sentenced a former UN aid worker from Canada to nine years in jail on charges of sexually abusing two boys, a court official said on Tuesday....
13:00, 07/09/2019

Explosions in Nepal’s capital leave 3 dead, 5 wounded KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Police say three people were killed and at least five others wounded in two different explosions in Nepal’s capital. Police official Shyam Lal Gyawali says authorities are investigating the two explosions, which occurred...
15:34, 05/26/2019

Nepal's KP Sharma Oli To Attend PM Modi's Swearing-In Ceremony Nepal's Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, his press advisor said on Wednesday....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Nepal on high alert for general strike after explosions Security forces in Nepal were on high alert Monday amid a general strike called by an outlawed communist group suspected in a series of explosions that killed four people and wounded seven more in the capital....
06:51, 05/27/2019

| Malaysian climber dies after Nepal mountain rescue A Malaysian climber rescued in Nepal after two nights in the open on one of the world's most treacherous mountains has died in a Singapore hospital, reports have said....
13:17, 05/04/2019

8, Including Toddler, Die Collecting "Himalayan Viagra" In Nepal At least eight people died while collecting rare medicinal fungus Yarsagumba, popularly known as the "Himalayan viagra", in Nepal's Dolpa district, police said in Kathmandu on Thursday....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Mandarin Made Mandatory In Many Nepal Schools: Report Many schools across Nepal have made it mandatory for students to learn Mandarin lured by the Chinese government's offer to cover salaries of teachers who teach the language, a media report said on......
17:51, 06/15/2019

Monsoon rains kill 30 people in Nepal, others missing Flash floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by monsoon rains killed 15 people and injured 12 overnight while another 18 have gone missing, officials said on Saturday....
17:00, 07/13/2019

China's Mobile-Payment Giants Come Under Fire in Nepal The Himalayan nation dealt a blow to Chinese payment platforms that have been aggressively expanding abroad, restricting them after finding that some transactions they facilitated flouted its laws....
16:51, 05/22/2019

Mount Everest climbing season gets underway in Nepal KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A team of Nepalese guides has become the first expedition to scale Mount Everest during this year’s climbing season, setting the ropes for the hundreds of climbers who will follow. Nepal’s Department of Tourism say...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
08:17, 07/09/2019

Indian climber dead, Irishman missing in Nepal mountains An expedition organizer says an Indian climber has died while descending from the summit of Mount Makalu while an Irishman fell on Mount Everest and is missing....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Two Indian Mountaineers, Including Army Soldier Die In Nepal, One Missing Two Indian climbers, including an Indian Army soldier, have died and another has gone missing in Nepal after one of them successfully scaled the world's highest peak Mount Everest, the expedition......
17:17, 05/17/2019

Nepal court says Canadian guilty of sexual abuse of children KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepal court official says a Canadian aid worker has been found guilty of sexually abusing two boys who were found at his home last year. Kavre District Court official Thakur Chandra Trital said the judge issued a guilty verd...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Nepal Faces Mountainous Challenge Identifying Everest Bodies The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little clue as to their identity have thrown up a new challenge for Nepalese authorities who control the world's tallest peak....
09:00, 06/09/2019

Nepal jails Canadian former UN official for sexually abusing boys Aid worker Peter Dalglish, 62, sentenced for abusing two boys, aged 12 and 14A former United Nations official has been jailed for sexually abusing children in Nepal after a trial that underscored the country’s growing appeal for foreign paedophiles.P...
17:17, 07/09/2019

Two Indian climbers dead, Irishman missing in Nepal's Himalayas Two Indian climbers died and an Irish mountaineer is missing on the Himalayan peaks of Nepal, officials said on Friday, taking the number of climbers dead or missing this week to six and raising questions about safety and training standards....
18:17, 05/17/2019

9 relatives slain in Nepal mountain village, girl injured KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Officials say nine people in two families were slain by masked assailants in their homes at night in a remote mountain village in Nepal. Government administrator Murari Wasti said the bodies were found Tuesday morning by neigh...
10:51, 05/21/2019

Nepal Everest cleanup drive yields garbage, bodies Officials in Nepal say a government expedition to Mount Everest has removed 11,000 kilograms (24,200 pounds) of garbage and four dead bodies from the world’s highest mountain...
16:00, 06/05/2019

| Nepal declines permission for Dalai Lama's birthday celebration The Dalai Lama's birthday celebrations in Nepal have been cancelled after the government refused permission for the event to go ahead, officials said, in another sign of the growing influence of China over its Himalayan neighbour....
22:51, 07/07/2019

Nepal's record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero Family, friends and supporters have welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal's capital days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record....
20:17, 05/25/2019

Nepal picks up four bodies, 11 tonnes of garbage in Everest clean-up Nepali climbers have retrieved four bodies and collected some 11 tonnes of decades-old garbage from Mount Everest and its approach below the base camp as part of a drive to clean up the world's highest mountain, the government said on Wednesday....
13:00, 06/06/2019

Nepal waits for relatives to claim bodies brought down from Mt. Everest Nepal on Thursday urged friends and families of four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest to come forward and identify them, as the deadliest climbing season since 2015 came to an end....
15:17, 06/06/2019

Nepal’s record-setting Everest guide returns as a hero KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Family, friends and supporters welcomed a veteran Sherpa guide upon his return to Nepal’s capital on Saturday, days after his 24th climb of Mount Everest extended his record. After flying back from Everest to Kathmandu, ...
15:17, 05/25/2019

UP Man Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Call Bypass Scam A 36-year-old Indian man has been arrested in Nepal for illegally operating call bypass on international calls that caused a loss of millions of rupees to the Himalayan nation's telecom department,......
02:51, 06/03/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
18:51, 07/14/2019

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Mount Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
19:34, 06/07/2019

Two blasts in Nepal kill 3 and injure 5, security on high-alert At least three people were killed and five injured in two explosions in Nepal’s capital on Sunday — with police suspecting an outlawed communist group as being behind the attacks. The two blasts occurred about an hour apart in separate ne...
04:34, 05/27/2019

Flood Hit Nepal Appeals To International Agencies To Extend Help: Reports Flood-hit Nepal has appealed to the international agencies for help to prevent the possible water-borne diseases and to ensure proper health services to the tens of thousand of people affected by the......
17:00, 07/15/2019

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
12:34, 05/28/2019

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
19:51, 05/27/2019

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
14:00, 05/27/2019

Nepal marks 1st Everest ascent amid debate over permits Nepal commemorated the anniversary of the first ascent of Mount Everest on Wednesday amid a climbing season marred by the highest death toll in four years and a debate on whether the government should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding o...
04:34, 05/30/2019

12 Indians Arrested In Nepal For Running Illegal Business: Report Twelve Indian nationals have been arrested for allegedly running an illegal networking business and duping several people in Nepal, according to media reports....
15:17, 05/12/2019

Nepal Mountaineer, 49, Conquers Mount Everest For Record 23rd Time Nepal's mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa has become the first person to reach the Mouth Everest's summit for the most number of times with his 23rd time conquest on Tuesday of the highest peak on Earth....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
18:17, 07/16/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
16:34, 07/14/2019

Nepal court gives ex-U.N. adviser Peter Dalglish 9 years for child sex abuse A Nepali court has sentenced a prominent Canadian humanitarian and former United Nations adviser to nine years in prison for the sexual assaults of two boys last year....
09:17, 07/10/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was sentenced by a Nepali court to at least nine years behin...
19:17, 07/09/2019

Peruvian Climber, On Mission To Scale 14 Mountains, Dies On Nepal Peak Experienced Peruvian climber Richard Hidalgo was found dead Wednesday on Mount Makalu, the world's fifth-highest mountain, expedition organisers in Nepal said....
19:00, 05/08/2019

Nepal Looks To Limit Mount Everest Access After Deaths, But Doubts Linger Under pressure after a deadly season on traffic-clogged Mount Everest, Nepal is considering tightening access to the world's highest peak, but mountaineering experts fear the proposed changes could......
11:17, 06/05/2019

Nepal's Pashupatinath Temple Owns Over 9kg gold, 1.3 Billion Rupees Cash A committee formed by the Nepal government, to investigate the assets owned by Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu on Wednesday, made public data that states that the shrine owns 276 kg of gold and 1.3......
06:51, 06/06/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are increasing in some villages....
06:34, 06/07/2019

| Nepal climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time A Nepalese Sherpa climber Kami Rita has scaled Mount Everest for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak....
19:51, 05/15/2019

Nepal Objects To US Envoy's Move To Engage With People On Social Media The Nepal government today took strong exception to the US envoy's move to engage with Nepali people on a weekly basis through social media, saying it would only invite unnecessary controversy,......
21:17, 05/23/2019

Babies in Nepal get quarter of calories from junk food, study finds Diets heavy on snack foods linked to undernutrition and stunting, say researchersChildren under the age of two in Nepal are getting a quarter of their calories from junk food, according to groundbreaking research that warns their diet is linked to st...
19:17, 07/17/2019

In Sign Of Chinese Influence, Nepal Journalist Probed For Dalai Lama News Three Nepali journalists are being probed for circulating a news item on the Dalai Lama, officials said Tuesday, in a sign of growing Chinese influence on its small Himalayan neighbour....
21:34, 05/14/2019

Mount Everest climbers seen crushed together in new video as Nepal debates limiting permits A crush of climbers waiting to ascend the world's tallest summit can be seen in a newly released video amid the ongoing debate whether Nepal should limit permits to prevent dangerous overcrowding on the world's highest peak....
17:34, 05/30/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the current climbing season....
17:17, 05/25/2019

Everest Deaths Rise As Nepal Continues to Issue Permits Amid Overcrowding (NAMCHE, Nepal) — Scaling Mount Everest was a dream few realized before Nepal opened its side of the mountain to commercial climbing a half-century ago. This year the government issued a record number of permits, leading to traffic jams on the ...
21:34, 05/28/2019

Nepal Woman Hired Indian Contract Killer To Murder Mother: Police A woman along with her boyfriend was arrested in Nepal on Monday for allegedly hiring an Indian contract killer to murder her mother who was opposed to their relationship, Kathmandu police said....
21:34, 07/01/2019

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
04:34, 05/30/2019

Nepal Denies Tibetans' Request To Hold Dalai Lama Birthday Celebration The Tibetan community in Nepal called off plans to mark the birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama after their request for a public celebration was rejected over security concerns, a......
11:51, 07/07/2019

Famed Sherpa climber helps Nepal kids reach greater heights KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Apa Sherpa has stood on top of the world more times than almost anyone. Now he wants to make sure no one feels compelled to follow his footsteps. As a boy growing up in Nepal, Sherpa dreamed of becoming a doctor, but poverty a...
06:34, 05/20/2019

4 bodies recovered from Mount Everest as Nepal seeks help in identifying dead climbers Nepal is seeking help to identify four climbers whose bodies were brought down from Mount Everest during a particularly deadly climbing season.        ...
18:51, 06/10/2019

Nepal Court Orders 16-Year Jail Term For Ex-UN Worker For Child Sex Abuse A court in Nepal's Kathmandu on Monday announced 16 years of prison sentence and penalty worth one million (in Nepali Rupees) for a former United Nations official from Canada found guilty of child......
23:34, 07/08/2019

H.M. Ershad, Former President of Bangladesh, Is Dead at 89 He assumed power as military chief in 1982 and declared himself president the next year. After being ousted in 1990, he was convicted on corruption charges....
04:34, 07/16/2019

More Than 250,000 Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh Get First ID Cards: UN The UN said Friday it has registered more than 250,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, providing many with their first ever identification cards and proof of their right to return to Myanmar in the......
06:34, 05/18/2019

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh are...
17:34, 05/27/2019

Canadian aid worker Peter Dalglish jailed 16 years in Nepal for sexual assault of boys Dalglish, an Order of Canada recipient, was convicted last month after a police investigation and trial his lawyers described as a travesty of justice....
01:34, 07/09/2019

Order of Canada recipient Peter Dalglish found guilty of child sex assault in Nepal An Order of Canada recipient has been found guilty of sexually assaulting children in Nepal after a police investigation and trial his lawyers describe as a travesty of justice....
01:51, 06/12/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
12:51, 06/11/2019

At Least 5 Die, Over 100 Injured In Bangladesh As Train On Bridge Derails A passenger train derailed in Bangladesh on Monday, killing at least five people and injuring more than 100, and there could be more casualties inside two carriages that fell into a canal, a police......
10:17, 06/24/2019

England set Bangladesh 387 to win at Cricket World Cup – live! Afghanistan v New Zealand: Cricket World Cup – live!Table: the latest standings | Listen to The Spin podcastAnd feel free to email Adam Rob with your thoughts 3.11pm BST 4th over: Bangladesh 8-1 (Tamim 6, Shakib 0) Target 387 Nasser observes on telly...
16:17, 06/08/2019

At least 15 dead as Cyclone Fani moves to Bangladesh A mammoth preparation exercise that included the evacuation of more than 1 million people appears to have spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades, though the full extent of the damage was yet to be known, offic...
22:34, 05/04/2019

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next "growth stars" Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
13:34, 06/11/2019

Train crash kills 4, injures at least 65 in Bangladesh DHAKA,Bangladesh (AP) — Five coaches on a Bangladesh express train veered off a railway bridge in northeastern Bangladesh, killing at least four people and injuring 65, officials said Monday, and a search of the wreckage for any people trapped was co...
07:34, 06/24/2019

Is Bangladesh falling into a Chinese 'debt trap'? Bangladesh and China have inked billions worth of infrastructure deals. Investment from China promises advantages, but many remain concerned that reliance on Chinese money will make Dhaka beholden to Beijing....
08:34, 07/12/2019

South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean Foreign Ministry: South Korean tourists in deadly boat collision in Budapest weren’t wearing life jackets....
09:00, 05/30/2019

Hope misses ton as West Indies post 321-8 against Bangladesh West Indies batsman Shai Hope hit a patient 96 while Evin Lewis and Shimron Hetmyer also made half-centuries to help the former champions post a competitive 321-8 from 50 overs in their World Cup encounter against Bangladesh in Taunton on Monday....
17:17, 06/17/2019

Watch: MS Dhoni Stops While Batting To Set The Field For Bangladesh During the 40th over of India's batting, MS Dhoni stopped Bangladesh bowler Sabbir Rahman midway and asked him to remove a fielder who was standing in the middle of no where....
17:17, 05/29/2019

Bangladesh shocked by rise in sex crimes, child rape Multiple incidents of ghastly sexual violence in recent months have raised serious concerns over the safety of women and children in Bangladesh. Experts blame "a culture of impunity" for the spike in sex crimes....
22:34, 07/10/2019

Bangladesh 'Tree Man' Wants Hands Amputated To Relieve Pain A Bangladeshi known as the "Tree Man" because of bark-like growths on his body said Monday he wanted his hands amputated to relieve him of unbearable pain....
15:17, 06/24/2019

Pakistan v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Lord’sEngland qualify for the semi-finals – The Spin podcastAnd you can email your thoughts to Rob 1.08pm BST 38th over: Pakistan 216-2 (Imam 87, Hafeez 11) Imam, on the charge, slaps Mortaza over extra cov...
14:17, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in BristolWorld Cup standings: view the tournament table hereSend your thoughts to rob.smyth@theguardian.com 9.32am BST Some pre-match readingI say pre-match. I’ll level with you: I’m not sure there’ll be a mat...
10:51, 06/11/2019

Bangladesh call for reserve days after another World Cup washout • Steve Rhodes frustrated after Sri Lanka game rained off• Bangladesh coach: ‘Why can’t we have a reserve day?’The Bangladesh coach, Steve Rhodes, bemoaned the lack of reserve days at the World Cup after a tournament-record third abandonment in the s...
03:17, 06/12/2019

Bangladesh v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from the 10.30am BST match at SouthamptonCounty cricket: all the news from around the grounds – live!Drop Daniel a line | Tweet @DanielHarris 11.46am BST What comeback from Nabi, who bowls full and Tamim comes forward when he should go ...
12:51, 06/24/2019

Bangladesh handed target of 322 to beat West Indies TAUNTON, England (AP) — West Indies amassed 321-8 against Bangladesh in the Cricket World Cup at Taunton on Monday despite Chris Gayle and Andre Russell both getting out for ducks. Shai Hope, who came in after Gayle’s 13-ball duck in the fourth...
15:51, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh to charge 16 with murder of woman, 19, burned to death Among accused is headteacher of Islamic seminary attended by victim Nusrat Jahan RafiBangladeshi police are set to charge 16 people, including the headteacher of an Islamic seminary, with the murder of a 19-year-old woman who was burned to death.The ...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Bangladesh set New Zealand 245 to win: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup action from the Oval, 1.30pm BST startSouth Africa v India – live! Follow it on our OBO reportEngland Women start ‘exciting’ summer against West IndiesEmail your thoughts to Simon here, or tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.47pm BST 2nd over: N...
19:00, 06/05/2019

UN calls for ‘peaceful, credible and inclusive’ election in Bangladesh In the run-up to Sunday’s general elections in Bangladesh, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for “an environment free of violence, intimidation and coercion” to allow a “peaceful, credible and inclusive poll.”...
19:51, 04/28/2019

How Bangladesh spearheaded creation of International Mother Language Day Concerned that one language goes extinct every two weeks, the United Nations is honouring linguistic diversity and celebrating indigenous languages on International Mother Language Day. And the roots of the Day start in a South-Asian country with a b...
18:17, 04/28/2019

BJP Accuses Bengal Government Of Trying To Create ''West Bangladesh'' The BJP today accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to create "West Bangladesh" by allowing infiltrators from Bangladesh to settle in West Bengal....
02:51, 06/26/2019

| Stirling century can't stop Bangladesh beating Ireland Paul Stirling's century was insufficent to prevent Bangladesh beating Ireland in a triangular series ODI with Tamim Iqbal and Liton Das starring for the visitors....
05:17, 05/16/2019

Team Profile, Bangladesh: The Tigers Yet To Roar At This Level Bangladesh have not been able to justify their long existence at the One-day International level and World Cup 2019 comes as another chance to redeem themselves....
07:00, 05/25/2019

Former Bangladesh military dictator Ershad dies, aged 90 Hussain Muhammad Ershad ruled Bangladesh for almost a decade before a pro-democracy movement ousted him in 1990. Ershad's rule was marked by his controversial decision to make Islam the state religion of the country....
14:34, 07/14/2019

Bangladesh's Sheikh Hasina Won't Attend PM's Swearing-In For Second Time For a second time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will miss Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in on May 30 as she will be on a three-nation foreign visit, officials in Dhaka said......
15:34, 05/27/2019

Police charge 16 in burning death of Bangladesh teenager Sixteen people have been charged in the death of a 19-year-old Bangladesh student who was set on fire after refusing to drop sexual assault charges against the principal of her madrasa....
22:51, 05/29/2019

Australia v Bangladesh: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the match at Trent BridgeTalking points after the first half of the tournamentAny thoughts? Email or tweet @GeoffLemonSport 2.25pm BST A restart is announced, as the sun comes out and sweeps briefly across the ground. T...
15:34, 06/20/2019

Bangladesh Doctor Says He Was Moved After Criticising Cricket Captain Mohsin Uddin, a deputy secretary of the country's health ministry who signed the transfer order, said it was "only an administrative decision", and rejected any suggestion it was a punishment....
19:00, 06/30/2019

535 "Headphone Walkers" Killed On Tracks By Trains In Bangladesh A total of 535 people have been killed since 2010 after being hit by trains while wearing headphones on tracks in and around the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, police said today....
21:34, 06/27/2019

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his eyes, and crooned the opening words of a Rohingya folk song....
04:17, 05/08/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
18:34, 04/28/2019

What is ‘South-South cooperation’ and why does it matter? This week in Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, over one thousand people, including high level government delegations and representatives from the private sector and civil society, will gather for the Second High-level United Nations Conference on So...
18:17, 04/28/2019

"Make In India, Start-Up India, Pakodas": Rahul Gandhi Mocks PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi's interview last year to a news channel in which he had said that a person selling pakodas cannot be considered unemployed, was mocked by Congress President Rahul Gandhi,......
17:00, 05/09/2019

India's RBI says foreign firms can process abroad, but must store data in India Foreign payment firms such as Mastercard and Visa can process transactions made in India outside of the country but the related data should be brought back for local storage within 24 hours, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said on Wednesday....
20:00, 06/26/2019

Piaggio India Launches Vespa Urban Club 125 In India, Priced At Rs. 73,733 Piaggio India has announced the launch of its new 125 cc scooter range, the Vespa Urban Club. Priced at Rs. 73,733, the new Urban Club 125 is currently the of the most affordable Vespa scooter......
12:51, 06/05/2019

MG Motor India Ties Up With Fortum To Install EV Charging Stations In India The MG eZS will be made at the company's factory in Halol, Gujarat and will be available with a host of connected features. The company has said that its electric vehicles will get over-the-air (OTA)......
14:51, 07/02/2019

Renault India To Double Sales In India By 2021; Triber Key Contributor The new Renault Triber is a direct rival to the Datsun GO+ and also the upcoming compact seven-seater from Maruti Suzuki. It gets a completely different design language from its rivals that help make......
17:34, 06/22/2019

Hyundai India Ties Up With ALD Automotive India To Provide Its Vehicles On Lease Hyundai Motor India has announced collaboration with ALD Automotive India to provide its cars on lease. Hyundai aims to make its cars owning experience more economical and is targeting to provide its......
18:34, 05/16/2019

World Cup 2019: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match Abandoned Due To Rain 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka: The World Cup match between Bangladesh and the Sri Lanka was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Bristol, with both sides earning a point......
18:34, 06/11/2019

834 Star Tortoises, Meant For Smuggling To Bangladesh, Seized In Kolkata The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized 834 Indian star tortoises meant for smuggling to Bangladesh, an official statement issued on Friday said....
14:34, 06/14/2019

16 charged in Bangladesh for burning a teenager alive after she reported harassment Sixteen people have been arrested and charged in Bangladesh for the immolation death of a teenager in April, after she had reported sexual harassment....
06:00, 05/30/2019

PM Hasina Slams US Lawmaker's Proposal To Integrate Rakhine, Bangladesh Bangladesh is happy with its 54,000 sq km territory, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Monday as she criticised as "flagitious" a proposal by a top US lawmaker to integrate Myanmar's restive......
23:34, 07/08/2019

Bangladesh's Power Plants Put Sunderbans On "Sites In Danger": Report The official advisory organisation on natural World Heritage has recommended putting the Sundarbans on a list of natural sites in danger as Bangladesh has continued implementing a coal-fired power......
17:51, 06/15/2019

Bangladesh police kill two suspected Rohingya traffickers in clash Bangladesh police have clashed with suspected people smugglers sending Rohingya Muslim refugees to Malaysia, killing two of the traffickers, a police official said on Wednesday....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Shamima Begum would face death penalty in Bangladesh, says minister Family lawyer says chances of Begum being sent to country are ‘vanishingly remote’Shamima Begum could face the death penalty for involvement in terrorism if she goes to Bangladesh, the country’s foreign minister has said.However, her family’s lawyer ...
15:34, 05/04/2019

Scores of Rohingya refugee shelters in Bangladesh destroyed by flooding Heavy monsoon rains in Bangladesh have drenched the Cox’s Bazar settlement, home to more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees, destroying some 273 shelters, and injuring 11 people, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Friday. The huge refugee camp has bee...
19:17, 07/05/2019

Bangladesh's mainstream pupils more radical than Islamic school graduates A police study has revealed that more than half of the country's radicalized students complete their education in general schools. Experts say the government needs to shift focus while targeting potential militants....
16:17, 06/27/2019

World Cup 2019 Live: Windies, Bangladesh Eye Top 4 Spot With A Victory West Indies Vs Bangladesh Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: After suffering two defeats in their last three matches, both West Indies and Bangladesh will eye to return back to winning ways....
11:00, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh rivers break their banks, forcing 400,000 to flee homes Rain-swollen rivers in Bangladesh broke through at least four embankments, submerging dozens of villages and doubling the number of people fleeing their homes overnight to 400,000 in one of the worst floods in recent years, officials said on Friday....
11:34, 07/19/2019

| Bangladesh captain tells fans to ease World Cup 'hype' Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Mortaza has called on the country's fans to douse their expectations for the World Cup and avoid putting unwanted pressure on the team....
16:51, 04/29/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burnt to death after reporting sexual harassment....
00:51, 05/30/2019

Tata Motors To Supply 200 Units Of The Hexa To The Bangladesh Army Tata Motors today announced that it has won an order for supplying over 200 units of the Tata Hexa four-wheel drive SUV in Bangladesh. The order comes from the Bangladesh Army. After rigorous testing......
02:34, 07/09/2019

Bangladesh Sack Coach Steve Rhodes After Lacklustre World Cup Bangladesh Cricket Board confirmed coach Steve Rhodes will not travel with the team to Sri Lanka, where Bangladesh will play three ODIs later this month....
00:34, 07/09/2019

Bangladesh v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the World Cup match at TauntonCounty cricket – live! Follow the latest around the groundsAnd you can email John here or tweet him here 11.30am BST 13th over: West Indies 53-1 (Hope 15, Lewis 32) “Re: Animal mascots,” begins Charles Monta...
12:34, 06/17/2019

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
22:00, 06/11/2019

MCC urges members to buy tickets for Pakistan-Bangladesh World Cup match • Only half of pavilion tickets sold for Friday’s group stage game• Empty seats ‘risk damaging the club’s global reputation’MCC members have received a panicked email imploring them to buy tickets for Bangladesh versus Pakistan at Lord’s or risk dama...
04:51, 07/03/2019

Dozens clash with police at gas price protest in Bangladesh capital Dozens of people protesting against the Bangladeshi government's sudden decision to hike gas prices by a third clashed on Sunday with police outside the energy ministry in Dhaka, protest leaders and police said....
16:34, 07/14/2019

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a......
21:51, 07/03/2019

Bangladesh Chase Gave Us Butterflies, Accepts Aaron Finch Mushfiqur Rahim played a brilliant knock of unbeaten 102 and was well supported by Mahmudullah (69) during the course of their chase against Australia in the World Cup 2019....
11:00, 06/21/2019

Pilot On Way To Pick Up Bangladesh PM Didn't Carry Passport, Sent Back A Bangladesh pilot, who flew a special plane to bring Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina back from Finland after her three-nation visit, was caught without his passport at Qatar's international airport,......
13:00, 06/07/2019

World Cup Live: Shakib, Mushfiqur Fifties Consolidate Bangladesh Live Cricket Score 2019 World Cup, SA vs BAN, ICC Cricket Live Score: Captain Faf du Plessis has asked his side to make amends for the painful start....
14:00, 06/02/2019

World Cup 2019 Live: Afghanistan Eye Maiden Win, Face Bangladesh Bangladesh vs Afghanistan Live Score, 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup: Bangladesh will eye to thrash Afghanistan to keep their hopes alive of semi-finals....
11:00, 06/24/2019

"Don't Want New India, Give Us Old India": Ghulam Nabi Azad's Dig at BJP The mob killing of a man in Jharkhand found echo in parliament today as senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad took on the BJP over its "New India" claim....
15:34, 06/24/2019

Rare Indian Grey Wolf Killed In Bangladesh After 1st Sighting In Decades The first Indian grey wolf to be seen in Bangladesh in eight decades has been beaten to death by farmers after preying on their livestock, wildlife experts said Sunday....
18:34, 06/16/2019

Future of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh ‘hangs in the balance’ – UNHCR chief The critical needs of 1.2 million mostly Rohingya refugees in south-eastern Bangladesh were top of the agenda for a fact-finding mission to the region by three senior United Nations officials, who called for continuing support on Friday for them from...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh-Born Actor Joins BJP; "International Party," Mocks Trinamool A Bangladesh born actor who became a superstar 30 years ago has now joined the BJP in Kolkata. Anju Ghosh was the star of Bangladesh's biggest blockbuster, Beder Meye Josna, released on June 9, 1989.......
11:00, 06/06/2019

Bangladesh Lawmaker Slammed For Calling Cops On Students Kissing In Park A Bangladeshi lawmaker has been slammed online for calling the police on teenage lovers kissing in a park and posting their photos on social media in the socially conservative country....
21:00, 07/17/2019

Cyclone Fani Moves Towards Bangladesh, No Major Impact In West Bengal Severe cyclonic storm Fani weakened in West Bengal today morning and is moving towards neighbouring Bangladesh, a senior official of the regional meteorological centre has said....
15:00, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh elections: Hold those responsible accountable for ‘violent attacks and intimidation’ Violence and alleged human rights violations in Bangladesh “before, during and after” 30 December elections have prompted the United Nations human rights office (OHCHR) to call on Friday for those responsible to be held to account....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh Madrasas Told To Appoint Women Mentors After Teen Set On Fire Bangladesh has ordered state-funded Islamic seminaries to appoint female mentors to prevent violence against women and children, an official said Thursday, after at least 16 people were charged with......
14:34, 05/30/2019

Cyclone Fani’s death toll rises as storm hovers over Bangladesh Cyclone Fani’s death toll is rising as the storm hovers over the coast of southwestern Bangladesh. At least 12 people in eastern India were killed when the giant storm slammed into the state of Odisha, Reuters reported. At least a dozen more were kil...
19:34, 05/04/2019

Bangladesh Student Gets 42 Years Jail For Terror Attack On Australia Host A Bangladeshi student who enrolled in an Australian university with the aim of killing someone in the name of ISIS was jailed for 42 years Wednesday for stabbing her local host as he slept....
11:17, 06/05/2019

Packed train ride turns deadly after carriages derail in Bangladesh At least five people were killed and 100 injured when a packed express train derailed in Bangladesh, leaving carriages dangling upside down in a muddy river. The Upaban Express train was packed with at least 2,000 passengers when it crashed late Sund...
20:34, 06/24/2019

Cricket World Cup: Eoin Morgan escapes potential England vs Bangladesh ban Eoin Morgan is available for England's crucial Cricket World Cup clash against Bangladesh on Saturday after being cleared of over-rate offences in yesterday's 14-run defeat to Pakistan, but team-mates Jason Roy and Jofra Archer were fined for code of...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Bangladesh arrests policeman for sharing harassment complaint in burning case Bangladeshi authorities arrested a senior policeman on Sunday accused of sharing on social media the recording of an official complaint of sexual harassment made by a teenage girl who was later allegedly burned to death....
19:17, 06/16/2019

Bangladesh High Court Declares Country's Rivers "Legal Persons" Bangladesh's high court has granted the country's rivers the rights and status of "living entities" in a bid to save them from encroachment, a lawyer said Tuesday....
05:51, 07/03/2019

Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream: how to watch Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere With a win margin of over 300 runs needed to leapfrog New Zealand and take the last remaining  2019 Cricket World Cup semi-final spot, Pakistan's target today appears almost insurmountable. Follow our Bangladesh vs Pakistan live stream...
12:51, 07/05/2019

Cyclone Fani Heads To Bangladesh, Kolkata Airport Resumes Ops: 10 Points Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the subcontinent in 20 years, uprooted trees and triggered rain as it entered West Bengal this morning, a day after it made landfall in Odisha,......
09:34, 05/04/2019

Shakib's Ton Inspires Bangladesh Chase Mammoth Total vs West Indies Shakib Al Hasan blasted 124 from 99 balls and Linton Das hit a superb 94 from 69 deliveries to lead Bangladesh to 322-3 with 8.3 overs to spare at Taunton....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh prepares to move Rohingya to island at risk of floods and cyclones Foreign minister defends controversial proposal as ‘only solution’ despite misgivings of human rights campaignersThe first Rohingya refugees could be relocated to an island in the next few months under controversial plans drawn up by the Bangladesh g...
09:00, 07/19/2019

Exxon-Qatar venture among 12 companies vying for Bangladesh LNG project -document A joint venture of Qatar Petroleum and Exxon Mobil Corp is among 12 firms that have indicated interest in building Bangladesh's first onshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal, according to an official document reviewed by Reuters. Als...
08:00, 06/24/2019

Cricket World Cup: Liam Plunkett ready for Bangladesh ahead of England recall Liam Plunkett is set to return to England's World Cup side against Bangladesh and will be fully prepared if the contest descends into another "niggly" encounter....
20:51, 06/06/2019

Cricket World Cup hit by second successive washout as Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka clash abandoned due to rain The Cricket World Cup suffered its second successive washout on Tuesday as the match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball being bowled....
18:17, 06/11/2019

Australia vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere This one could be very interesting indeed. Australia may have won four of their five opening Cricket World Cup 2019 matches, but Bangladesh go into the match off the back of one of the most impressive performances from any team in the tournament so f...
13:17, 06/20/2019

Cyclone slams into Indian temple town, Bangladesh braces with evacuation order A cyclone barreled into eastern India on Friday, damaging houses in the tourist town of Puri and wounding 160 people after a million people were moved into storm shelters....
17:17, 05/03/2019

England vs Bangladesh: Hosts bounce back from Pakistan defeat with clinical 106-run win in Cardiff Explosive with the bat, then rapid with the ball, England brushed Bangladesh aside in a clinical showing in Cardiff. It was, after defeat to Pakistan on Monday, just what the hosts needed before a six-day break....
20:51, 06/08/2019

Eoin Morgan backs England openers to combat Bangladesh spin threat • England have lost early wickets to spin in World Cup• ‘It’s just another challenge the guys have been presented with’They came into the World Cup as the arguably the most feared opening batting partnership around, having spent the past two years te...
20:17, 06/07/2019

U.S.-South Korean military exercise to proceed: top South Korean official A top South Korean official on Saturday said a U.S.-South Korean military exercise would go ahead as planned next month, denying Pyongyang's charges that holding it would breach an agreement made between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean l...
03:51, 07/21/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: UN chief in China, counter-terrorism, updates from Bangladesh, Mali and Mozambique This Friday, we cover: the UN Secretary-General's message in China for sustainable development; the toll of a second cyclone in Mozambique; what UN officials saw first-hand in the Rohingya refugee camp of Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh; the impact of inse...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh star Shakib Al Hasan's World Cup showing one of the best ever, says captain Mashrafe Mortaza Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza has paid tribute to star man Shakib Al Hasan, calling the all-rounder's outstanding World Cup campaign 'one of the best of all time'....
23:00, 07/05/2019

England vs Bangladesh live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 match from anywhere Was the expectation too much? Did England bottle it? Or were Pakistan just too good on the day? Whichever way you spin it, England unexpectedly lost in Nottingham on Monday and now it's time to brush themselves down and get going again in Cardif...
10:00, 06/08/2019

‘Brutal weather’ continues as Rohingya refugee children endure devastating rainfall in Bangladesh Heavy flooding and landslides in the Rohingya refugee camps of Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, has left thousands of children and families in an increasingly dire situation with critical infrastructure damaged or destroyed, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF)...
21:34, 07/09/2019

EBRI Q1 2019 results: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Laos top list of most-improved investor locations since 2013 The Euromoney Belt and Road Index (EBRI) reveals the Middle East leapfrogging Africa, with its economic and investor climate improving for the first time....
02:00, 05/30/2019

Shakib Al Hasan stars as Bangladesh complete second-highest World Cup run chase to demolish West Indies Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies in stunning fashion....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Pakistan vs Bangladesh result, Cricket World Cup 2019: Match commentary stream, latest wicket updates Pakistan coasted to a 94-run World Cup victory over Bangladesh at Lord's - but bow out of the competition after failing to produce the unlikely margin of victory needed to claim a semi-final spot....
12:17, 07/06/2019

Asia Kate Dillon: ‘This Is Who I Am’ The nonbinary actor, who plays nonbinary characters in “Billions” and the new “John Wick” film, wants to expand the conversation around gender identity, onscreen and off....
00:00, 05/27/2019

Asia's next big island destination Vietnam is home to some 2,030 miles of beautiful coastline and hundreds of islands. But one in particular -- Phu Quoc -- is well on its way to contending with beach giants such as Phuket or Bali....
08:00, 07/08/2019

Asia's biggest and best airports With Beijing's new world-beating airport set to open this year, it adds to the list of megahubs in the region already vying for passengers and airlines while innovating along the way....
02:17, 05/01/2019

Where to go for the ultimate Asia experience With affordable flights and high-speed rails, it's easier than ever to visit Asia. From India to Indonesia, find out the best places to visit for your next holiday....
09:00, 06/03/2019

Mi 9T All Set to Make Its Asia Debut on June 20 Mi 9T has received a date for its Asian debut. Mi 9T is a rebranded version of the Redmi K20, which was introduced in China last month. Mi 9T has been so far introduced in France, Italy, and Spain....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Asia: Three decades of corporate achievement Asiamoney has recognized the most impressive companies across Asia-Pacific for the last three decades, publishing the Best Managed Companies Awards, the Corporate Governance Poll and Asia’s Outstanding Companies Poll. For our anniversary edition, we ...
11:17, 06/28/2019

Taiwan approves same-sex marriage in first for Asia TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s legislature has passed a law allowing same-sex marriage in a first for Asia. The vote Friday allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody. Taiwan’s Constit...
14:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Has Approved Same-Sex Marriage in a First for Asia (TAIPEI, Taiwan) — Taiwan’s legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades. Lawmakers pressured by LGBT groups as well as church o...
09:34, 05/17/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex weddings Beaming in the bright sunshine, Amber Wang took the hand of her new wife, Kristin Huang, on the steps of the Xinyi District office in Taipei, Friday, making history as one of the first same-sex couples to marry in Asia....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Taiwan becomes first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage Taiwan’s parliament voted to legalize same-sex marriage Friday, becoming the first in Asia with a comprehensive law that both allows and lays out the terms for couples from the same sex to get married....
13:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan holds Asia's first gay wedding A week after lawmakers took the historic step of legalizing gay marriage, the first same-sex couples have tied the knot in Taiwan. Yet the newly-weds are still subject to restrictions not faced by heterosexual couples....
09:34, 05/24/2019

Li Na becomes Asia's first grand slam champion China's Li Na wins the 2011 French Open to become the first Asian player to win a grand slam. Republished as part of CNN World Sport's 25th anniversary....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Stocks in Asia rise following overnight Dow bounce Shares in Asia were higher in Friday morning trade following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors stateside cheered strong earnings and economic data....
02:51, 05/17/2019

Taiwan is first country in Asia to approve same-sex marriage The vote allows same-sex couples full legal marriage rights, including in areas such as taxes, insurance and child custody.        ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Taiwan parliament becomes first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage Hundreds of supporters gather as parliament votes for bill that specifically included the word ‘marriage’Taiwan has secured a first for Asia, reaching a landmark decision to legalise same-sex marriage, after its parliament rejected last-ditch attempt...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Taiwan Legislature Approves Asia's First Same-Sex Marriage Law Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation....
12:00, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:51, 05/17/2019

European Stocks Slip After Gains in Asia Declines in technology companies and auto stocks led European bourses lower, as investors remained cautious ahead of a series of central bank meetings this week....
11:00, 06/18/2019

Asia markets mostly higher; Fed meeting set to kick off Markets in Asia were mostly higher in Tuesday trade as investors awaited the start of a closely-watched meeting by the U.S. Federal Reserve, set to kick off later stateside....
06:34, 06/18/2019

Asia stocks capped ahead of Fed, oil on defensive Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions....
04:00, 06/18/2019

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage — a historic first for Asia Taiwan's legislature voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage, a first in Asia and a boost for LGBT rights activists who had championed the cause for two decades....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Asia Bibi leaves Pakistan 'for Canada' Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi has left the country, bound for Canada to join her daughters, sources told DW. She was sentenced to death in 2010 for blasphemy but was later acquitted by the country's Supreme Court....
12:34, 05/08/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan parliament endorses same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
08:51, 05/17/2019

The Middle East’s Best Banks for Asia 2019 Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Macquarie Gets a Foothold in U.S.-Asia Ocean Trade The Australian investment group’s purchase of a multiyear concession to run the Long Beach Container Terminal in California comes with a guaranteed $9 billion in revenue....
20:17, 05/05/2019

Asia stocks climb pre-G20, oil up on U.S.-Iran feud Stock markets in Asia inched higher on Monday on hopes that U.S. and Chinese leaders will be able to get trade talks back on track this week, while oil prices bounced on political tensions between Tehran and Washington....
11:00, 06/24/2019

How multilateral development banks moved to Asia The alphabet soup of multilaterals in the region has become hard to understand during the past decade, so Euromoney tries to read between the acronyms to assess what impact they will make....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Asia In Charge Of Electric Car Battery Production Europe is looking catch up with the Asian Markets, with France and Germany saying on Thursday they would form an alliance to develop next-generation batteries in a bid to counteract Asia's dominance....
17:34, 05/03/2019

Stocks in Asia set to decline following overnight Dow drop Stocks in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday following overnight declines on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 200 points....
02:17, 05/29/2019

Another Emerging-Market Crisis May Be Brewing in Asia Pakistan has agreed its 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s. Steering a recovery may be a tougher task than winning the world cup for cricketer-turned-PM Imran Khan....
06:17, 06/12/2019

Marriage Equality Comes to Taiwan in a Historic First for Asia Tens of thousands of celebrators gathered outside Taiwan’s parliament on May 17, waving rainbow flags as the island’s government became the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. The move comes at a moment of change for LGBTQ rights...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Taiwan Holds First Gay Marriages In Historic Day For Asia Taiwan made history on Friday with Asia's first legal gay weddings as same-sex couples tied the knot in jubilant and emotional scenes, the culmination of a three-decade fight for equality....
06:34, 05/24/2019

Bud Brewer Plots Asia IPO as Earnings Improve Budweiser brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev confirmed plans for a potential public listing of its Asia arm, as the world’s largest beer company reported better-than-expected first-quarter earnings....
15:17, 05/07/2019

Stocks in Asia mixed after Dow drops for second consecutive day Stocks in Asia were mixed in Wednesday morning trade following a overnight session on Wall Street that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 200 points for the second consecutive day....
02:51, 05/30/2019

5G Adoption Will Be Slow Across Asia-Pacific: Moody's Moody's Investors Service had said that current business case for 5G is not compelling and adoption will be slow across Asia-Pacific. Lack of demand and a clear business case for deployment are likely......
15:17, 07/01/2019

Zero-waste: The women in Asia who gave up plastic China, Indonesia and Vietnam are among the worst polluters for plastic waste being dumped in the ocean. Meet the women in those countries trying to change that....
03:00, 06/05/2019

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is particularly breath-taking....
14:51, 05/15/2019

2018: A “Bizarre Year” for the Asia-Pacific Judging by the headline-grabbing events from the Korean Peninsula to India, China, Japan and Australia, social mood across the region is in flux. Watch our Asian-Pacific Financial Forecast editor, Mark Galasiewski, give you the highlights of the new,...
17:00, 05/01/2019

How Asia’s banks fight back against disruption This is the region where fintech disruption has been most potent. Underbanked and with large populations comfortable with smartphones, Asia has been fertile ground for technology-enabled payments providers with a knack for crunching big data....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Earth Day, looking for a solution to Libya crisis, focus on indigenous issues, Security Council on Sri Lanka, a high-level visit to Bangladesh Top news for Monday include: the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, efforts by the UN to push for a political solution to the Libyan crisis, the opening of the annual Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Security Council's condemn...
18:17, 04/28/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 41 to 45 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 16 to 20 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 31 to 35 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 46 to 50 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 26 to 30 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 21 to 25 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 11 to 15 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 6 to 10 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 36 to 40 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 1 to 5 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
23:17, 06/17/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh Live Score, Over 6 to 10 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
12:17, 06/17/2019

Bangladesh vs West Indies Live Score, Over 1 to 5 Latest Cricket Score, Updates Live Updates of Today Match between West Indies vs Bangladesh from The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton. Check commentary and full scoreboard of the match....
12:00, 06/17/2019

England and Bangladesh 'resentment' that fuels World Cup showdown If Bangladesh's opening World Cup victory over South Africa and the mighty fright they gave New Zealand on Wednesday alerted many to the threat they pose England on Saturday, the tournament hosts were not among them....
18:00, 06/06/2019

ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'would face death penalty in Bangladesh' Islamic State bride Shamima Begum would face the death penalty for involvement in terrorism if she went to Bangladesh, the country's foreign minister has said....
13:00, 05/04/2019

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
13:51, 05/25/2019

West Indies vs Bangladesh LIVE: ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live score and latest updates Bangladesh successfully completed the second-highest run chase in Cricket World Cup history with 51 balls to spare to thrash the West Indies by seven wickets....
03:00, 06/18/2019

Stocks in Asia trade cautiously on comments from Fed's Bullard Stocks in Asia traded cautiously on Tuesday morning amid ongoing global trade tensions. The Reserve Bank of Australia is also set to announce its interest rate decision later today....
03:17, 06/04/2019

Southeast Asia should ban imports of foreign trash: environmentalists Environmental groups called on Tuesday for Southeast Asian countries to ban waste imports from developed countries to help tackle a plastic pollution crisis, as regional leaders prepare to meet this week in Bangkok....
17:34, 06/18/2019

Organized crime outpaces authorities in Southeast Asia, U.N. says Transnational crime syndicates are growing more powerful in Southeast Asia and raking in profit by exploiting rampant corruption, weak law enforcement and lax border controls, the United Nations said on Thursday....
06:51, 07/18/2019

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
04:17, 06/01/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to be the world’s oldest, but Japan is just one...
10:34, 04/30/2019

Pernod Ricard confident over Asia growth-slides Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, on Tuesday struck a confident note over its growth prospects in Asia....
11:17, 06/04/2019

Asia stocks dip after Fed tapers aggressive easing expectations Asian stocks dipped on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing....
09:34, 06/26/2019

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
15:17, 05/09/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and overseas in the 1970s and 1980s....
04:17, 05/13/2019

2016 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- September 13, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the second annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong....
07:34, 05/02/2019

2015 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO, IL -- October 12, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will be hosting the first-ever CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, from November 30 through December 1, 2015, at the JW Marriott Hotel in Hong Kong....
07:34, 05/02/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
13:00, 05/31/2019

CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2016 CHICAGO, IL – November 1, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) will host its 2nd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Wednesday, November 30, through Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the Conrad Hong Kong hotel.  ...
03:34, 05/02/2019

2017 CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia CHICAGO -- October 11, 2017 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (BATS: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia, on Tuesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 6, 2017, at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Asia '97: The financial crisis that left its mark for good The Asian financial crisis of 1997/98 was the region’s most important event during Euromoney’s 50 years of coverage – those who experienced it share their recollections and what they learned....
16:34, 05/09/2019

Asia stocks decline as US-China trade war heats up China announced on Monday that it will raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, beginning on June 1. The latest development from Beijing comes after U.S. President Donald Trump hiked tariffs on Chinese goods last week....
03:51, 05/14/2019

Despite headwinds, Asia's developing economies are still set to grow 'very steadily,' ADB says Despite rising headwinds and concerns about a slowdown in the global economy, Asian developing economies are still set to grow "in a very steady way," the president of the Asian Development Bank said on Thursday....
09:34, 05/02/2019

Casino Upstarts Give U.S. Operators a Run for Their Money in Asia American gambling companies that have won big in Macau are facing increased competition from casinos popping up across Asia to tempt away Chinese high-rollers and tourists....
06:00, 05/07/2019

Asia’s ‘c*ck cakes’ hit Magaluf and Brit revellers are loving it AS if Magaluf revellers needed any more encouragement to get up to naughty antics in the party capital - they can now get stuck into a brand new craze....
21:51, 06/30/2019

New Fund for Southeast Asia Tech Hits First Close A new Southeast Asia-focused private-equity firm launched by a group of seasoned technology executives has hit the first close of its debut fund, the latest sign of investors’ growing enthusiasm for startups in the populous region....
06:17, 06/14/2019

Investors are excited about Southeast Asia. Here's their advice for start-ups Silicon Valley has long been the epicenter of global start-up innovation, but investors are now looking further afield to emerging start-up hubs like Southeast Asia. They shared their advice for hopeful entrepreneurs....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia Trading companies Vitol and Unipec are sending around 700,000 tonnes of contaminated Russian oil to Asia in an attempt to place the barrels rejected by buyers in Europe, according to trading sources and ship tracking data....
13:34, 05/20/2019

There's 'enormous' growth in passenger demand in Asia: IATA Asia is "exposed" to the consequences of global trade wars, but passenger demand could help "compensate" for the impact that protectionist measures have on the airlines' cargo business, says Alexandre de Juniac, CEO of the International Air Tran...
13:51, 06/03/2019

Stocks Muted in Europe, Asia as Crude Slips European markets were subdued, a day after the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit a record high, as investors prepared for quieter trading sessions with the U.S. closed for Independence Day....
13:17, 07/04/2019

Asia: Chinese private equity’s force of nature Fred Hu, former Goldman rainmaker extraordinaire, now runs one of the most exciting names in Chinese investment. He explains to Euromoney what makes Primavera Capital different and what the trade war means for business....
06:34, 04/29/2019

Asia markets mixed as trade fears heat up Stocks in Asia were mixed on Monday amid increasing concerns over the state of global trade. Meanwhile, data from a private survey on Monday showed that Chinese manufacturing activity was better than expected in May....
15:34, 06/03/2019

Asia shares wary of Trump, wait on U.S. inflation Asian share markets were in a wary mood on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could shuffle the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
05:34, 06/12/2019

Asia shares count on Powell to stay accommodative Asian shares pulled ahead on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as investors waited anxiously to hear if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. easing this month....
09:00, 07/10/2019

Asia shares turn wary, U.S. inflation next hurdle Asian share markets were in a defensive crouch on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while a looming reading on U.S. inflation could scramble the odds for an early cut in interest rates there....
09:00, 06/12/2019

Asia stocks firm as Fed props up rate cut expectations Asian stocks rose on Friday after a top Federal Reserve official cemented expectations of a U.S. interest rate cut later this month, fuelling appetite for riskier assets and keeping a cap on the dollar....
09:00, 07/19/2019

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada after leaving Pakistan Christian woman freed last year after spending eight years on death row for blasphemy Asia Bibi, a Christian woman who spent eight years on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy before she was freed last year, has flown to Canada where she has reunited...
13:51, 05/08/2019

Taiwan celebrates Asia's first same-sex marriages as couples tie knot Same-sex couples tied the knot in emotional scenes in Taiwan on Friday, the first legal marriages in Asia hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region....
10:51, 05/24/2019

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
18:34, 06/03/2019

Asia Bibi lands in Canada after being acquitted of blasphemy A Christian woman acquitted of blasphemy after spending eight years on death row in Pakistan has landed in Canada to be reunited with her daughters, her lawyer has said....
18:17, 05/08/2019

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
07:00, 05/24/2019

US won't 'tiptoe' around Chinese behaviour in Asia, says US defence chief Acting US defence secretary Patrick Shanahan warns stability in the region is under threat, including the South China SeaThe United States will no longer “tiptoe” around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues rang...
06:51, 06/01/2019

Pak Christian Asia Bibi, Cleared Of Blasphemy, Flees To Canada Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who escaped a death sentence for blasphemy, began a new life in Canada Wednesday following a decade-long saga that sparked violent unrest and spotlighted......
02:34, 05/09/2019

Stocks in Asia set to decline as investors await Trump-Xi meeting Stocks in Asia were poised to see opening declines on Tuesday. Meanwhile, investors await a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping set to happen later in the week....
02:00, 06/25/2019

Trump Lands in Asia for His Most Consequential Overseas Trip This Year OSAKA, Japan — President Donald Trump on Thursday began what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, one that will present the “America First” president with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations a...
15:00, 06/27/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower as S&P 500 touches record high Stocks in Asia were set to trade lower on Tuesday morning after seeing strong gains yesterday. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 touched a record high overnight on Wall Street on the back of a recent pause in tariff escalation between the U.S. and China....
02:00, 07/02/2019

Van der Drift and Chen win Super Trofeo Asia race two at Suzuka Chris van der Drift and Evan Chen made amends for disqualification in the opening race to claim their third Super Trofeo Asia victory of the season at Suzuka....
12:00, 06/23/2019

AB InBev seeks $9.8 bln for Asia unit in world's largest IPO this year Brewing giant AB InBev is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion from a Hong Kong listing of its Asia-Pacific business, marking what would be the world's largest initial public offering this year....
11:17, 07/02/2019

Bolton cancels Asia trip 'to focus on events in Venezuela' US national security adviser John Bolton has canceled his trip to South Korea next week, even as preparations ramp up for a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
04:34, 06/22/2019

Asia stocks tepid as US hikes tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% at 12:01 a.m. ET Friday. Beijing said it would take countermeasures but did not provide specifics, Reuters reported....
06:17, 05/10/2019

Budweiser Asia Unit Cracks Open 2019's Biggest IPO The Asia-Pacific unit of Anheuser-Busch InBev is seeking to raise as much as $9.8 billion in what could be the biggest-ever listing of a food or drink company....
10:00, 07/02/2019

Asia Bibi Left Pakistan But Others Remain On Death Row For Blasphemy One prisoner is an illiterate Christian street cleaner who got into an argument with a Muslim friend while they were out drinking. Another is a US-trained university professor whose liberal Facebook......
05:51, 05/19/2019

Everything We Know About Prince William and Kate Middleton's Rumored Asia Tour Pack your bags, Prince William and Kate Middleton! The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are reportedly heading to Asia for an official royal tour this fall. The royal rumor was......
20:34, 06/24/2019

Asia stocks retreat after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations Asian stocks retreated on Wednesday and the dollar inched up from three-month lows after Federal Reserve officials tempered expectations in the markets for aggressive monetary easing....
05:00, 06/26/2019

Asia stocks set to slide as Fed members temper rate cut expectations Stocks in Asia were set to open lower on Wednesday after officials from the U.S. Federal Reserve tempered expectations for a potential interest rate cut....
01:51, 06/26/2019

The Deadly African Virus That’s Killing Asia’s Pigs: QuickTake A deadly swine disease is spreading across eastern Asia, infecting thousands of pigs and threatening the world’s largest hog industry. Since emerging in China in August, African swine fever has been detected in Mongolia, Vietnam and Cambodia. The fir...
02:51, 05/31/2019

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the established wealth hubs of Switzerland and London....
11:51, 05/27/2019

4th Annual Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia 2018 CHICAGO – November 12, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, will host the 4th annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMCSM) Asia on Monday, December 3, through Tuesday, December 4, 201...
17:51, 05/01/2019

Why the Asia-Pacific region is high on Dell Technologies' radar Advancements in innovations such as 5G, robotics and automation, and autonomous vehicles has made the region one to watch for global companies, Dell Technologies' president of Asia Pacific & Japan, Global Digital Cities has said....
04:00, 07/16/2019

Cboe Risk Management Conference Asia Begins Next Week CHICAGO - December 1, 2017 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE) will host the 3rd annual Cboe Risk Management Conference (RMC) Asia next week at the Conrad Hong Kong Hotel....
23:34, 05/01/2019

1st Annual CBOE Risk Management Conference Asia 2015 CHICAGO, IL – November 16, 2015 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®) will for the first time hold a CBOE Risk Management Conference (RMC) in Asia, on Monday, November 30 and Tuesday, December 1, 2015, at the...
07:34, 05/02/2019

Asia markets cautious as Trump presses Mexico on trade Asian shares got off to a hesitant start on Thursday as investors feared a looming U.S. trade war with Mexico would further depress global growth, even as they wagered central banks would have to respond with fresh stimulus....
06:00, 06/06/2019

Asia shares dazed by trade uncertainty, U.S. jobs risks Asian share markets dithered on Friday as investors waited for concrete signs of progress in the U.S.-Mexican trade standoff, while bracing for a U.S. jobs report that could sway the course of interest rates there....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Google Doodle Celebrates Asia’s Dragon Boat Festival. Here’s What to Know Loud drumbeats will be heard near the shorelines of several major cities across Asia on Friday. Crowds will gather on beaches and river banks to cheer on rowers paddling furiously to the beat, trying achieve victory in boat races that mark a beloved ...
08:34, 06/07/2019

Recyclers Cringe as Southeast Asia Says It’s Sick of the West’s Trash After China restricted plastic scrap imports, countries like Malaysia took the brunt of the waste. But now there’s a regionwide backlash, and recyclers are worried....
12:17, 06/07/2019

AB InBev sells Australian brewer to Asahi, keeps Asia IPO on radar Anheuser-Busch InBev , the world's largest brewer, is selling its Australian operations to Japan's Asahi for $11 billion and could revive the stalled flotation of its Asian business as it looks to cut debt....
16:34, 07/19/2019

When Soviets met Stans: the tower blocks of central Asia – in pictures Two Italian photographers, Roberto Conte and Stefano Perego, documented Soviet-era buildings in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan – and saw how Eastern characteristics crept into the brutal USSR designs Continue reading......
13:00, 05/03/2019

A Spy Case Exposes China's Power Play in Central Asia Kazakhstan’s arrest of a former Soviet KGB agent accused of passing classified documents to Chinese agents comes as its leaders struggle to balance a hunger for Chinese investment with fears of encroachment by their giant eastern neighbor....
17:00, 07/10/2019

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors await Powell's testimony Stocks in Asia mostly edged up on Wednesday as investors awaited comments from U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for possible clues on the central bank's next move on interest rates....
14:34, 07/10/2019

Planemakers race for wide-body orders in Asia showdown Airbus and Boeing are battling for wide-body aircraft orders worth well over $10 billion as the clock ticks toward next week's Paris Airshow, industry sources said....
12:51, 06/11/2019

AMD Ryzen processors are now outselling Intel in Asia, report claims AMD’s Ryzen processors have experienced a big sales spike following the launch of Ryzen 3000 products over in Asia, cutting deeply into Intel’s CPU turf, according to a fresh report.The report in question from Danawa Research (highlight...
14:00, 07/16/2019

Asia shares come off four-month low, euro steady after fragmented EU vote Asia stocks inched up but remained near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro stayed in a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections....
11:51, 05/27/2019

Pernod confident on Asia, Jacob's Creek selling well in China Drinks group Pernod Ricard, which is being targeted by activist investor Elliot, sounded confident on Tuesday over its growth prospects in Asia including for wines such as its Jacob's Creek brand....
17:51, 06/04/2019

Burning tires: the murky oil business polluting parts of Asia When local investigators scoured a riverbed in southern Malaysia for clues in a chemical dumping case that hospitalized over one thousand people earlier this year, they found a cocktail of toxins, including a colorless liquid commonly secreted when t...
15:51, 05/31/2019

Patricio denies Manchester City as Wolves win Asia Trophy "Rui Patricio saved three penalties as Wolves defeated Manchester City to claim the Premier League Asia Trophy 3-2 in a penalty shootout in Shanghai after a 0-0 draw on Saturday."...
19:34, 07/20/2019

Won't Tiptoe Around China With Asia Stability At Threat: US Defence Chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behaviour in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting US Defence Secretary......
07:34, 06/01/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards and diversify should profit every regional bank....
19:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit of coercion.”...
14:00, 06/01/2019

Asia markets mixed as investors grapple with rising oil prices Shares in Asia were mixed on Tuesday as investors grappled with the recent spike in oil prices after the U.S. announced that its sanctions waivers on Iran oil will end....
00:51, 04/29/2019

Global recession fears grow as manufacturing shrinks across Asia Factory activity contracted in most Asian countries last month as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn and heaped pressure on policymakers in the region and beyond to roll out more stimulus...
08:00, 06/03/2019

Asia stocks set to trade mixed as hopes rise for more easing from the Fed Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade mixed on Friday, following overnight comments from a U.S. Federal Reserve official that led to rising expectations the central bank could ease monetary policy more than expected....
01:51, 07/19/2019

AB InBev explores asset sale after dropping Asia IPO plan -WSJ Anheuser-Busch InBev is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt, after cancelling a planned listing of its Asia-Pacific unit, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday....
19:17, 07/18/2019

Budweiser Brewer Explores Asset Sales After Calling Off Asia IPO Anheuser-Busch InBev SA is considering selling off business units in South Korea, Australia and Central America to cut its massive debt pile as it pursues a backup plan after calling off the nearly $10 billion listing of its Asian business, according...
18:34, 07/18/2019

Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
20:34, 05/28/2019

Asia-Pacific meth drug trade worth up to $61 billion, U.N. says Transnational crime groups are trafficking vast quantities of methamphetamine made in Southeast Asia, the United Nations said on Thursday, putting the value of the Asia-Pacific market for the drug between $30.3 billion and $61.4 billion....
11:51, 07/18/2019

Asia shares up in muted trading after Trump’s visit to Japan Asian stocks are mostly higher in muted trading in the absence of major market-driving news on trade negotiations after the visit of President Donald Trump to Japan...
09:17, 05/28/2019

Trump expects Japan's military to reinforce US forces in Asia and beyond The U.S. president's comments followed his inspection of Japan's largest warship, the Kaga, a helicopter carrier designed to carry submarine-hunting helicopters to distant waters....
08:00, 05/28/2019

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico from next month, potentially upending a decades-old business model of global manufacturers....
11:17, 05/31/2019

'I feel lucky': Taiwan holds first gay marriages in historic day for Asia Hundreds of couples tie the knot after parliament became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriageAfter decades of campaigning and waiting, Taiwan has welcomed hundreds of same-sex couples as they exercised their new legal rights to tie the kno...
13:17, 05/24/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the heart of this region's oil-import-dependent economies....
13:17, 06/14/2019

World’s biggest beer maker looks to list shares in Asia BRUSSELS (AP) — AB Inbev, the world’s biggest brewer and the owner of brands like Bud and Stella Artois, is considering listing some of the shares of its Asian business on the Hong Kong stock exchange. The company, which is based in the Belgian...
15:17, 05/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares pin all on dovish Fed, risk disappointment Asian shares hit five-week highs on Wednesday as investors wagered the Federal Reserve would follow the lead of the European Central Bank and open the door to future rate cuts at its policy meeting later in the day....
08:17, 06/19/2019

UPDATE 1-Caterpillar's machine sales in Asia-Pacific down 4% for three months Global industry bellwether Caterpillar Inc said on Thursday its retail sales for machines used in construction and mining in the Asia-Pacific region fell 4% for the rolling three-month period ended May, pointing to weakness in China....
17:34, 06/13/2019

Asia markets set to slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hopes of a speedy resolution to the U.S.-China trade war....
02:17, 05/23/2019

Exclusive: Sweden's EQT targets Asia Pacific as IPO decision looms High above Stockholm's skyline, Sweden's EQT Partners is plotting the next chapter in its rapid rise from a Nordic-focused investor to the world's seventh-biggest buyout firm, with a focus on growth in the Asia Pacific region....
06:34, 07/04/2019

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
07:51, 07/05/2019

Huawei's uncertain future is already affecting sales across Europe & Asia UPDATE: This article has been updated with new information about how Huawei's situation is affecting sales and trade-in programs in Asia.###The future of Huawei’s smartphone business is looking pretty bleak at the moment, and according to two separat...
08:17, 05/23/2019

Asia shares slump to four-month low on risk of interminable trade war Asian shares broke support and caved to a four-month low on Thursday, as concerns grew that the Sino-U.S. trade conflict was fast morphing into a prolonged technology cold war between the world's two largest economies....
09:34, 05/23/2019

Asia stocks grapple with trade anxiety even as Huawei gets reprieve Asian stocks struggled for traction on Wednesday, as relief over Washington's temporary relaxation of curbs against China's Huawei Technologies failed to offset deeper worries about an intensifying trade war between the world's two largest economies....
08:17, 05/22/2019

S Jaishankar Says Terrorism "Gravest Threat" People Face In Asia Terrorism poses the "gravest threat" to the people in Asia and terrorists and their victims must never be equated, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said in Dushabe on Saturday....
18:00, 06/15/2019

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe world’s largest sovereign wealth fund is preparing t...
17:34, 06/15/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Fall armyworm invades crops across Asia, smallholders worst hit Looking out at his empty, red-earth field, Thai farmer Puang Timdon said his two-week-old maize crop didn't stand a chance against the fall armyworm pest....
10:51, 06/20/2019

Sovereign investors shun Europe for Asia, emerging markets Nearly three times as many sovereign investors plan to raise exposure to emerging markets rather than Europe this year as the continent's attraction wanes due to slowing economic growth and rising political risk, a study by asset manager Invesco show...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Asia stocks set to rise following overnight gains on Wall Street Shares in Asia were poised to rise at the open on Wednesday following a positive finish overnight on Wall Street, though trade tensions continue to linger between the U.S. and China....
01:51, 05/22/2019

Ex-president of Sea Ltd launches PE firm to back Southeast Asia start-ups Nicholas Nash, the former president of Singapore-based online gaming and e-commerce company Sea Ltd, has launched a private equity firm - Asia Partners - to invest in Southeast Asian technology start-ups....
08:34, 06/14/2019

Stocks in Asia slide following overnight slip on Wall Street Investors will be watching out for market reaction from Hong Kong's Hang Seng index. It closed 1.73% lower on Wednesday, amid violent clashes between protesters and riot police over a controversial extradition bill....
02:34, 06/13/2019

Jason Roy happy England 'righted wrongs' in Bangladesh win as Eoin Morgan eases injury fears over Jos Buttler Jason Roy believes he and England "righted wrongs" from their defeat to Pakistan on Monday when his brilliant century set up 106-run victory over Bangladesh....
06:34, 06/09/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Poverty report reveals ‘vast inequalities’, measles compounds DRC Ebola woes, Guterres visits Mozambique, Bangladesh update, freedom of expression online This Thursday, we cover: New poverty report cites ‘vast inequalities’; measles campaign in Ebola-hit DR Congo; World Population Day; UN chief visits cyclone-ravaged Mozambique; monsoon rains cause ‘misery’ for refugees; and why the internet’s ‘essent...
22:34, 07/11/2019

Tencent launches video streaming in Thailand, eyes SE Asia expansion Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings Ltd launched its first overseas video streaming service in Thailand on Friday, as it ramps up its presence outside China....
02:51, 06/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Goldman Sachs names executives in Asia, New York to top committee Goldman Sachs Group Inc named three new executives to its management committee, the co-presidents of the bank's Asia Pacific region and its global treasurer, according to a memo sent by bank leaders on Tuesday....
23:17, 05/28/2019

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, a meeting the Pentagon said was "constructive and productive," amid heightened tensions between the t...
15:17, 05/31/2019

MLB scraps 2020 Asia opener; Manfred hopes more Europe games LONDON (AP) — Major League Baseball has scrapped plans to open its 2020 season in Asia and hopes to play more games in Europe. MLB started its season in Tokyo for the fifth time in 2019, and its labor contract with the players’ union called for...
19:34, 06/29/2019

Harley-Davidson Is Fighting For Its Life by Building Anti-Harleys in Asia Harley-Davidson is in trouble, and has been for some time. Young people in America don’t want the big, heavy motorcycles that are Harley’s main business, and President Trump’s trade war has been nigh disastrous. So it increasingly has turned to Asia....
02:17, 06/20/2019

UPDATE 4-Delta buys stake in Korean Air, seeks to expand in Asia Delta Air Lines Inc said on Thursday it had acquired a 4.3% stake in joint-venture partner Korean Air Lines Co Ltd's parent company with a view toward expanding across Asia....
01:17, 06/21/2019

Asia bankers bet on Alibaba, follow-on fundraising amid trade gloom Asia's army of equity capital bankers are betting on a stream of listed companies seeking fresh funds, including Alibaba's plans for an up to $20 billion Hong Kong share sale, as trade tensions continue to weigh on the big business of taking firms pu...
06:00, 06/28/2019

Asia stocks edge up cautiously as Fed jitters build, Europe seen lower Most Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday but gains were capped by investor caution ahead of a U.S. Federal Reserve policy decision, while crude oil prices dipped as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns....
10:17, 06/18/2019

Asia stocks edge lower as investors watch for G-20 summit developments Stocks in Asia Pacific dipped in Friday afternoon trade as investors watched for developments from the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet....
08:51, 06/28/2019

In Asia, Pentagon seeks to separate China military talks from trade war Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Wednesday that tense trade negotiations between China and the United States should be treated separately from military talks between the two countries....
18:34, 05/29/2019