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Asian stocks extend global slide as inflation fears bite

Reuters
A man wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, is reflected on an electronic board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Asia-Pac stocks fall 1% after decline on Wall St overnight Concerns about inflation-growth outlook send bonds higher Gold in demand,......

Asian factories stagnate as China’s slowdown, supply constraints hit

Reuters
Machinery is seen at a factory specialising in heat treatment on metals, which is out of operation, at an industrial park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, September 30, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Japan’s factory activity grows at slowest pace in 7 months – PMI S.Korea activity increases but optimism dented –......

An Asian Night Market for a Returning New York City Food Festival

New York Times
The annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival benefiting Gods Love We Deliver and the Food Bank for New York City returns to in-person events this year (with Covid protocols observed), Oct. 14 through 17. Among the scores of dinners, tastings, cooking demonstrations and......

Asian shares fall again, dollar drifts

Reuters
A man wearing a protective face mask walks past a screen displaying a graph showing recent Nikkei share average outside a brokerage, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Tokyo, Japan November 2, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato HONG KONG, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Asian shares gave up early gains to fall......

Hate crimes against Asian and Black people rise sharply in the U.S., FBI says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signs against violence against Asians are posted in front of a store in Chinatown on March 18, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images The number of reported hate crimes nationwide against Asian and Black people sharply......

Asian shares rise on dovish Fed prospects but China caps gains

Reuters
A man wearing a protective face mask, following an outbreak of the coronavirus, talks on his mobile phone in front of a screen showing the Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, February 26, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Asian shares perked up and......

Asian stocks hold gains as markets await Powell speech

Reuters
A man wearing a facial mask in Tokyo, Japan, January 4, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon HONG KONG, Aug 25 (Reuters) – Asian shares held onto their recent gains on Wednesday after last week’s pummelling, as global equities rebounded, though the focus for most asset classes was the U.S. Federal Reserve’s annual......

Asian airlines report high vaccination uptake among crew

Reuters
Cabin crew speak to participants during a tour of the Singapore Airlines Training Centre in Singapore November 21, 2020, as part of a series of initiatives to re-engage customers who have not been able to travel due to the coronavirus. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines among those with......

Tigers broadcaster Jack Morris suspended for using offensive Asian accent on air

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Detroit — Jack Morris, a celebrated hero of the World Series-champion 1984 Detroit Tigers and a member of the team’s broadcast team for much of the past decade, has been suspended “indefinitely” by Bally Sports Detroit following his use of......

Oil prices steady after weak Asian data

Reuters
Japan extends COVID-19 emergency lockdown as cases surge COLUMN-Funds sell oil as coronavirus infections rise OPEC+ sees no need to meet U.S. call for more supply -sources U.S. shale oil output to rise to highest since April 2020 -EIA NEW YORK, Aug 17 (Reuters) – Oil prices were broadly stable......

Asian shares fall as Delta fears eclipse Wall Street uptick

Reuters
HONG KONG, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Asian shares failed to follow a strong close on Wall Street with fears about the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus weighing on sentiment even as tame U.S. inflation eased fears the Federal Reserve would rush to reduce its economic support. That......

Asian countries try a new strategy to get people on board with vaccines: Free prizes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An elderly man is administered with the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine at the Central Vaccination Center in Bang Sue Grand Station on July 13, 2021 in Bangkok, Thailand. Sirachai Arunrugstichai | Getty Images News | Getty Images Businesses and local governments......

British Asian women take on football ‘taboo’

BBC
A new women’s football team in west London’s “Little India” hopes to encourage diversity in football. It follows UK government research in 2020 that suggested Asian women were the least physically active group. The players of Southall Athletic FC’s women’s team have been telling us about their footballing experiences of......

U.S. is concerned about China’s growing nuclear arsenal, Blinken tells Southeast Asian officials

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks about refugee programs for Afghans who aided the U.S. during a briefing at the State Department in Washington, DC, U.S. August 2, 2021. Brendan Smialowski | Reuters America’s top diplomat expressed concern to......

China’s crackdown on housing speculation levels the playing field, major Asian real estate group says

CNBC Real Estate
Easy credit is becoming less available in China’s real estate market, but CapitaLand Group’s Andrew Lim says fiscally prudent firms could stand to benefit. “In the current climate where other companies may be more fiscally challenged without access to credit, we’re now in the position to sort of level the......

Asian stocks slip as Delta spread spooks investors

Reuters
HONG KONG, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Asian stocks were mostly negative on Tuesday as the Delta coronavirus variant spread in key markets and Chinese officials took aim at video game producers, once more rattling investor confidence in the mainland’s markets. In Asia, MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan......

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