Asia

Mobile networks in Asia, Europe suspending orders of Huawei smartphones post US restrictions

Hong Kong: Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to...Read More

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage

Taipei: Taiwan’s Parliament on Friday legalized same-sex marriage following a vote, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island ...Read More

India-Saudi Arabia ties: A tight rope to walk

India-Saudi Arabia ties: A tight rope to walk

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is turning his focus to Asia, secure in the knowledge that no uncomfortable questions about Jamal ...Read More

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Asian giants Iran and Japan to battle for place in final

Al Ain: Ahead of the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 semi-final between two unbeaten giants of Asia, we look at the key facts and history surround...Read More

BEST bus strike: BEST has a big budget but NMMT has a big heart

BEST bus strike: BEST has a big budget but NMMT has a big heart

Mumbai: BMC, the richest corporation of Asia, has money problems and faces difficulty in paying the salaries to the employees of its tran...Read More

Sensex rises over 100 pts on firm rupee, falling crude prices

Sensex rises over 100 pts on firm rupee, falling crude prices

Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex advanced over 100 points in early trade Wednesday with gains in bluechips like Maruti Suzuki, SBI, Tata ...Read More

AirAsia offers low-cost fares on domestic, international routes

Bengaluru: Malaysian budget airline AirAsia on Sunday offered low-cost fares on domestic and international routes for travel from May 201...Read More

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Flipkart buys Israeli firm

New Delhi : E-commerce major Flipkart on Tuesday said it has acquired Israel-based Upstream Commerce for an undisclosed amount as the Wal...Read More

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

India fastest growing economy in Asia; on track to meet FY18 target: ADB

New Delhi: Led by India, South Asia will continue to be the fastest growing economic area despite new trade tensions in Asia and Pacific ...Read More

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K-pop is mesmerising Indian youth

Korean culture has slowly and steady trickled into Indian minds. The Korean pop culture has hit the right nerve among Asia, Europe and U....Read More

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Saudi thumping offers little hope for Asian upturn

Saint Petersburg : Asia’s quartet of World Cup representatives failed to deliver a single victory four years ago and hopes of a turnaroun...Read More

Indore: Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific from April 9 to 12

Indore: Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific from April 9 to 12

Indore: The Eighth Regional 3R Forum in Asia and the Pacific being jointly organised by Union of ministry of housing and urban affairs an...Read More

The importance of Donald Trump Jr’s India trip

The Trump Organization is involved in more than 24 countries in America, Asia and Europe. It has been claimed authoritatively that it “ha...Read More

Ankita, Karman ensure India stays in Group I

Ankita, Karman ensure India stays in Group I

New Delhi : Ankita Raina prevailed over her rival in a long-drawn dog-fight after Karman Kaur Thandi’s impressive win as India retained t...Read More

Foreign Direct Investment: Good news and bad

Foreign Direct Investment: Good news and bad

On 22 January UNCTAD announced that global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) had fallen by 16% in 2017 to an estimated US$ 1.52 tr...Read More

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RCom to build $600m ‘Eagle’ undersea cable

RCOm has roped in six partners for the project so far, including China’s Alibaba Group.

Reliance Communications to build USD 600 million submarine cable

Reliance Communications to build USD 600 million submarine cable

Mumbai: Embattled Reliance Communications is laying a 68,000-km undersea cable to carry data across Europe and Asia, to be built at a cos...Read More

WhatsApp’s standalone Business app set for launch soon

WhatsApp’s standalone Business app set for launch soon

San Francisco: As businesses widely use WhatsApp to communicate with their customers, particularly in Asia, the Facebook-owned service ap...Read More

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Indian Railway Finance Corp raises USD 500 mn with 10-year green bond

Mumbai : Indian Railway Finance Corporation Limited (IRFC) has successfully raised USD 500 million which is a 10-year green bond from inv...Read More

Data-friendly Twitter ‘Lite’ now available in 24 countries

Data-friendly Twitter ‘Lite’ now available in 24 countries

San Francisco: After a successful trial in the Philippines, Twitter is rolling out its data-friendly “Lite” Android version in 24 countri...Read More