Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:55
In full offensive on China, Trump gambles on end-game
Donald Trump has escalated his feud with China into a full-press offensive that has drawn comparisons to the Cold War. Now the question on both sides of the Pacific is, how will it end?
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 13:12
Philippines’s Sharifa Akeel crowned Miss Asia Pacific International 2018
Philippines’ Sharifa Areef Mohammed Omar Akeel won the 50th Miss Asia Pacific International 2018 held at the New Performing Arts Theater on Thursday.
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:21
Cyber crime threatens losses of $1.7 trillion in Asia Pacific
HANOI - More than half of the 1,300 organisations surveyed had either experienced a cybersecurity incident or were not sure if they had one since they did not perform proper forensic or data breach assessment.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
Most Asia-Pacific REITS can absorb gradual rises
A sudden and sharp rise in interest rates could shake some Asia-Pacific REITs, according to a scenario analysis conducted by S&P Global Ratings, titled, "When the cycle turns: Asia-Pacific REITs build a rating buffer as interest rates rise."
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 15:34
Dream Hotel Group appoints new VP of development for Asia Pacific
The Dream Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Kitmun Fung as vice president of development for Asia Pacific.
Tue, 02 Oct 2018 08:31
Body found inside plane days after it ditched into Pacific lagoon
A male passenger's body has been found inside an airliner that ditched and sank in a lagoon last week after missing the runway on a remote Pacific island, officials said.
Mon, 01 Oct 2018 17:41
Bangkok Airways, Amadeus ink partnership agreement
Bangkok Airways, represented by president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, and Amadeus, represented by Cyril Tetaz, executive vice president, Airlines, Asia Pacific, recently held a signing ceremony at Bangkok Airways headquarters to announce a partnership between the companies.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 12:33
Plane ditches into Pacific lagoon: report
A passenger plane ditched in a lagoon on Friday after overshooting the runway on a remote Micronesian island, local media reported.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Asia Pacific retailers push out to overseas markets
ASIA PACIFIC retailers are expanding overseas because they need to move outside their home country markets to grow. In 2017, over one-third of new retail entrants in Asia were Asia Pacific regional brands, while US and European brands slowed down their expansion.
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:37
Indo-Pacific archaeologists meet in Vietnam with new discoveries to be announced
Archaeologists in the Indo-Pacific area have gathered in the city of Huế in the central province of Thừa Thiên-Huế for discussions on the progress of the sector in recent years.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
Is Trump mentally and morally fit to be US president?
The United States’ abrupt withdrawal from the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Trans-Pacific Agreement (TPA), and Paris Climate Agreement at the beginning of Trump’s presidency can be attributed to economic concerns, but many of his recent decisions seem to be senseless and without grounds.
Thu, 20 Sep 2018 15:24
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific tickled by bad spelling
If you see an airplane with the livery "Cathay Paciic" on its fuselage, don't worry, it is not a cheap knock-off of Hong Kong's flag carrier.
Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:00
Decision on CPTPP by year-end
THAILAND will decide by the end of the year its readiness to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Transpacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Sat, 15 Sep 2018 14:30
First Hong Kong tourists pass through 20-second Suvarnabhumi entry
A group of Cathay Pacific passengers became the first group of Hong Kong people allowed to use the speedy new automated immigration process at Suvarnabhumi airport on Saturday morning.
Sat, 08 Sep 2018 06:07
PH pivoting to China is consequence of US neglect – military prof
The Philippines' pivot toward China under the Duterte administration is a consequence of the "vacuum" created by the United States' own neglect of its interests in the Asia Pacific, according to a US military strategy expert.