Asia Pacific

What is the Official Chinese Take on Trump?

In this short article, I will discuss China’s response to the Trump administration. There exists a diverse range of Chinese opinions, however, I will only discuss the official, not popular, responses. I will focus on three issues – war and peace, China’s new world leadership role, and China’s …

China

'Trump won't start a trade war with China' - leading Asia income investor

Many income-seeking investors will have much of their money invested in funds focused on British companies.<p>However, funds generating an income from the more far-flung corners of the world offer a way to diversify.<p>Liontrust Asia Income is one such fund, investing in the Asia Pacific (excluding …

China

Asia's No Home Run for Wall Street Banks - Bloomberg Gadfly

America, one; Europe, nil.<p>In Asia, at least, U.S. financial institutions are climbing up the investment banking league tables while their euro-area …

Banking

Bayer Pharmaceuticals posts 8.6% growth in 2016 in Asia-Pacific

Claus Zieler PHOTO COURTESY OF BAYER<p>Bayer reported a sales increase of 8.6 percent to more than €4.8 billion for its Pharmaceuticals Division in the …

Bayer

Voice biometrics prove a hit for Citi in Asia Paficic

29 minutes ago | 36 views | 0<p>Citibank has enrolled one million Asia pacific customers in its voice biometric authentication programme, hitting the …

FinTech

Asia’s Top Companies Are More Optimistic Than They’ve Been in a Long While

Business sentiment at Asia 's top companies rose to its highest in almost two years in the first quarter of 2017, buoyed by positive economic signs …

Thomson Reuters

Asia Pacific bonds stronger as dollar softness endures

Asia Pacific sovereign bonds strengthened in morning trade on Tuesday as dollar softness continued against regional currencies and oil prices …

Commodities

Where has all the water gone?

We live on a parched planet. Farmers till arid pastureland, and policymakers fret over empty reservoirs, dry rivers, and thirsty cities. And that …

Water

Canada’s ‘pivot’ to Asia requires a deeper knowledge of the region

<i>Stewart Beck is the president and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. Before joining APF Canada he was a career diplomat serving abroad in the U.S., Taiwan, China, and India.</i><p>Canada has been fortunate to have traditional trade partners in North America and Europe as sources of growth and …

Canada

The Investment Intensity Index From JLL Reveals European Cities Are Still on Top but China and Australia Are Taking Strides

Asia Pacific cities are some of the fastest growing real estate markets in the world, but they have yet to catch up with their European and North …

Cities

Forward3D doubles down on APAC, opening its first Hong Kong office

Forward3D has opened its first Hong Kong office, moving former director of international performance Richard Brosgill to lead the expansion into Asia …

Hong Kong

Pacific Pact Vows to Push Free Trade After U.S. Rejection

VIÑA DEL MAR, Chile—Officials from Pacific Rim nations meeting in Chile pledged Wednesday to keep markets open and expand free-trade accords, pushing back against signs of protectionism in the U.S.<p>In their first meeting since President Donald Trump took office and withdrew the U.S. from the …

Foreign Policy

Creativity and culture: the issues holding back Africa and Asia in breaking out of regional and winning global

Last year it was widely noted that Asia didn’t fare well at Cannes but other continents, such as Africa, win in a similarly sporadic manner.<p>It’s no …

Creativity

Voya Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund declares $0.205 dividend

Voya Asia Pacific High Dividend Equity Income Fund (NYSE:IAE) declares $0.205/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield …

Stocks

TPP members eye way forward on integration

The 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) say they've discussed "a way forward that would advance economic integration in the …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

India's Sliding Bond Risk Shows Asia Is a Haven From the Fed - Bloomberg

The reflation trade is carving out refuges in some curious places, case in point: emerging Asian debt.<p>Credit-default swaps on the bonds of every …

Commodities

IMG names Robbie Henchman SVP of International strategic partnerships

Robbie Henchman has been promoted to senior vice president, International Strategic Partnerships at IMG and will move from Singapore to London …

Math, Statistics, and Optimization Examples

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Philippines has slowest internet in Asia Pacific: study

MANILA - The Philippines has the slowest internet speed in the Asia Pacific region, global tech company Akamai Technologies said Thursday.<p>Average …

Net Neutrality

Digital industry mavens tackle the issues holding back digital brand spend in Asia Pacific

The IAB released its first digital ad spend for six years last month and with it came some clarity on ‘theoretical’ industry truths, such as the …

Advertising

Study Finds India Is Asia's Most Corrupt Country, While Japan Comes In Last

One of the main objective of the current Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been to make India corruption free. But it seems the country still has a long way to go. A recent survey by Transparency International (TI), an anti-corruption global civil society organization, …

Corruption

Mastercard Asia Pacific CMO Sam Ahmed departs

Mastercard has confirmed that Asia Pacific CMO Sam Pemberton-Ahmed has left for another role in the industry.<p>Ahmed led the marketing for the Asia …

Mastercard

International Women's Day 2017: Solidarity strikes by women that changed our world

15<p>Women’s strikes and solidarity strikes in the past have worked where other forms of advocacy have failed. On International Women's Day 2017, the …

Women's Rights

Asia Pacific pays a price for gender inequality, says TBWA and Microsoft

On International Women’s Day, TBWA\Asia and Microsoft join to call on the industry to rethink gender inequality in Asia. In a co-written piece, by …

Women's News

The Elegant Tech Colossus

Neelam Dhawan is as confident as she looks. Typically draped in a saree, she carries herself with elegance and confidence in equal proportion. She is …

Innovation

Post-Brexit, Britain could become Europe's trade door to the world – and it's all down to China

Next week Britain will host a Commonwealth Trade meeting in London. This is the time to start resetting the tone of Britain’s engagement with the …

China

Are your customers Millennials or just highly evolved?

<b>Anjali Lai explores the nuanced picture of consumers beyond traditional demographic categories such as generation.</b><p><i>This article originally appeared in</i> …

Forrester

Tech firms’ new take on offices in China | JLL

Over the past decade, China has shifted much of its resources to offer national and local policy-incentives that help accelerate development in the …

China

How Aid Now Works and Why It Still Matters

<i>By</i> Haoliang Xu<i>*</i><p>When I joined the UN in 1994, aid from rich countries to Asia-Pacific nations accounted for more than 10 per cent of all money in the region. Today that figure is less than one per cent – but aid is still indispensable.<p>Drastic donor funding cuts, reportedly under consideration, would …

Ministry of Finance

Vice Media Scores Int’l Mobile Deals, Launching SVOD In Japan; NBCUni Int’l Picks Up ‘Chance’ For Key Territories – Global Briefs

Vice Media has has inked a slew of international mobile deals and is planning a vast rollout in the Asia Pacific region, its founder and CEO Shane …

Emerging Technology