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Rail Fun: 5 Luxury Train Trips You Should Take In Asia – Forbes

Forbes Rail Fun: 5 Luxury Train Trips You Should Take In AsiaForbesTarandip Kaur , Contributor I cover luxury fashion, beauty and travel in Asia. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. When it comes to experiencing some of Asia's most impressive countrysides, there's no better way to do it than … Source: Asia

Major Asian indexes trade mixed; dollar index briefly slips below 90 – CNBC

CNBC Major Asian indexes trade mixed; dollar index briefly slips below 90CNBCWhile that was below the 10.1 percent forecast in a Reuters poll, the value of Japan's December exports to Asia still rose to a new record. Over in Seoul, the benchmark Kospi index reversed early gains to trade lower by 0.13 percent. The technology […]

Hong Kong rally falters as Asia tech stocks drop – Financial Times

Financial Times Hong Kong rally falters as Asia tech stocks dropFinancial TimesEquities were mixed in Asia Pacific trading on Wednesday despite a positive lead-in from Wall Street, where strong results from Netflix and others helped to dispel early nerves over new US tariffs on some white goods and solar panels and push the S&P …Asia: […]

Asia is wondering if Trump will defend Taiwan – New York Post

New York Post Asia is wondering if Trump will defend TaiwanNew York PostIt's extending its influence further into South Asia, Africa and South America, to say nothing of its soft-power infiltration activities in the West. But mostly it flexes muscles in its own neighborhood. On Jan. 4, for example, China unilaterally …and more » Source: Asia

COLUMN-Coal delays seasonal price decline on robust Asia demand: Russell – Reuters

COLUMN-Coal delays seasonal price decline on robust Asia demand: RussellReutersLAUNCESTON, Australia, Jan 22 (Reuters) – It's getting to the time of year when a seasonal decline in thermal coal prices in Asia is to be expected as winter's demand peak passes – but so far the power station fuel is defying gravity. The price of […]

Asia equities modestly lower amid US shutdown standoff – Financial Times

Financial Times Asia equities modestly lower amid US shutdown standoffFinancial TimesAsia-Pacific equities were broadly lower as investors digested the implications of the US government shutdown. Hot topic. There was a muted reaction by Asian equities markets after Republicans on Friday failed to secure enough votes to pass a short …and more » Source: Asia

India will install cameras in classrooms amid a rise of surveillance measures in Asia – Business Insider

Business Insider India will install cameras in classrooms amid a rise of surveillance measures in AsiaBusiness InsiderIndia's capital territory Delhi will install surveillance cameras in all of its classrooms after a spate of violent incidents, a decision that comes as increased surveillance measures sweep across Asia. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said …and more » Source: […]

Asian stocks record slight declines; investors focus on political developments – CNBC

CNBC Asian stocks record slight declines; investors focus on political developmentsCNBCAsian markets traded lower on Monday as investors kept an eye on political developments in the U.S. after a government shutdown began last week. Japan's Nikkei 225 hovered around the flat line. Automakers were mixed: Toyota declined 0.53 percent while …and more » Source: Asia

AIA Flourishes as Asia Life Insurance Booms – Barron's

Barron’s AIA Flourishes as Asia Life Insurance BoomsBarron’sIt often pays for a local player to go it alone rather than piggyback on a global giant. In the aftermath of the financial crisis, AIA Group, the largest pan-Asian life insurer and the regional subsidiary of then-troubled American International Group … Source: Asia

A Strategist's Perspective On Health Care Innovation In Asia – Forbes

Forbes A Strategist's Perspective On Health Care Innovation In AsiaForbesNot surprisingly, the growing industrialization of Asia is having major health consequences. Non-communicable diseases are on the rise—including cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory disease, cancer, and diabetes, as well as mental health issues … Source: Asia

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