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  • Faltering demand in Asia delays oil market balance 23 Jun 2017 16:23 Financial Express SINGAPORE, June 23 (Reuters): As the global oil market frets about a stubborn supply glut, faltering demand growth in key Asian crude importers is further hampering efforts to restore market balance. A fuel glut in China, a hangover from demonetisation in …
  • Israel's Pivot to Asia 23 Jun 2017 15:04 Daily Alert The importance of Israel’s cooperation with Asian states has increased systematically. The pivot from the West to Asia is focused on growing the economy but in the longer term might also bring political benefits to Israel. It attributes great importance …
  • ISIS Setting Up Support Networks to Move Terrorists to Europe, Asia 23 Jun 2017 15:04 Daily Alert A member of the Syrian pro-government forces holds an Islamic State (IS) group flag after they entered the village of Dibsiafnan on the western outskirts of the Islamist's Syrian bastion of Raqqa / Getty Images BY: Bill Gertz Follow @BillGertz …
  • Asia and the Fall of Coal 23 Jun 2017 14:54 The Diplomat Magazine The sudden shift, years ahead of schedule, from coal toward renewables is remaking Asia’s energy economy – with repercussions to be felt across the world. The present – and future – does not look good for what, only a few years ago, seemed like a sure …
  • Travel Expert (Asia) Enterprises post loss for the year was HK$1.5 mln 23 Jun 2017 14:11 Reuters 6:30am EDT June 23 (Reuters) - Travel Expert (Asia) Enterprises Ltd :FY revenue for year was hk$344.2 million, representing a decrease of 11.2%.Final dividend of hk2.0 cents per ordinary share is proposed for year ended 31 march2017.Group’s loss for the …
  • Ares Asia posts FY revenue $254.4 million 23 Jun 2017 14:07 Reuters 6:46am EDT June 23 (Reuters) - Ares Asia Ltd :Announcement of final results for the year ended 31 March 2017.Board did not recommend payment of any final dividend for year ended 31 march 2017.FY revenue $254.4 million versus $42.6 million.Profit and total …
  • Asia Fuel Oil-Arbitrage spreads hammered as barge spreads soar 23 Jun 2017 13:20 The Times of India By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, June 23 (Reuters) - The front-month East-West (EW) arbitrage spread sank to a near two-week low on Friday making fresh arbitrage supplies into Asia less economical. This came as the July 380-cst barge spread in northwest …
  • Prices hold steady as Asia shrugs off heat wave 23 Jun 2017 13:20 The Times of India * Spot LNG prices in Asia hold steady at $5.40/mmBtu * Japan buyers not worried by warmer-than-usual summer forecast * KOGAS starts U.S. LNG contract, expected to pare spot demand By Mark Tay SINGAPORE, June 23 (Reuters) - Asian spot LNG prices held …
  • Asia oil products trades - June 23 1059 GMT 23 Jun 2017 13:20 The Times of India Asia oil products trades - June 23 1059 GMT:Asia oil products trades - June 23 1059 GMT Reuters | Jun 23, 2017, 04.35 PM IST Date Product Vol Price Load/Del Parties Seller-Buyer 23-Jun 92 RON 50kb $55.20/b Jul 8-12 Trafi-Vitol 92 RON 50kb $55.30…
  • Asia Naphtha/Gasoline-Falling inventories, firm spot demand boost gasoline cracks 23 Jun 2017 13:19 The Times of India SINGAPORE, June 23 (Reuters) - Asia's gasoline crack jumped to a nine-session high of $9.91 a barrel, the highest since June 12 amid strong spot demand, falling stocks and expectations of a firm summer driving season in the U.S. which gave the Asian …
  • Gulf woes resound across south Asia as worker remittances drop 23 Jun 2017 13:17 TODAYonline COCHIN — For 16 years, Mr Jobby Peter has supported his family back home in India by working in the bustling, oil-driven economies of the Gulf. In his most recent job, the 41-year-old welder was earning nearly US$500 (S$695) a month fabricating oil tanks …
  • Bluetooth Asia 2017 to Showcase Innovative Internet of Things Products and Technology 23 Jun 2017 13:10 Home Toys The Bluetooth SIG to host an interactive event to inspire, educate, and excite with Bluetooth® IoT technology expo and workshops KIRKLAND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) has announced that Bluetooth Asia 2017 will be …
  • Equities in Asia Trade Mixed as Oil Shows Gains 23 Jun 2017 13:06 Tradingcharts.com Jun 23, 2017 (Baystreet.ca via COMTEX) -- Markets in Asia closed mixed after trading sideways on Friday following news that China's banking regulator had questions for banks related to loans for overseas asset purchases and as oil prices advanced off …
  • GoAir plans to fly to Azerbaijan, Central Asia 23 Jun 2017 12:11 Azer News 23 June 2017 15:23 (UTC+04:00) 164 By  Trend India's low cost carrier, GoAir, plans to launch direct flights to nine countries, including Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Iran, China, Vietnam, Maldives, Qatar and Saudi Arabia until the yearend. The …
  • Asia report: Markets mixed as China looks to crack down on banks 23 Jun 2017 11:52 ShareCast http://stmedia.digitallook.com/web/img/dl/shdrthemeparkshanghaidisneylandparkherofullnew_opt.jpg bool(true) (ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia finished mixed on Friday, with traders growing concerned over reports that banking …
  • CEO's Resignation Is the Least of Uber's Problems in Asia 23 Jun 2017 11:49 wsj.com Travis Kalanick’s ouster as chief executive of Uber Technologies Inc. dealt a potential blow to its efforts in Asia, where the ride-hailing company is locked in a multibillion-dollar battle with local rivals. Uber retreated from China last year, selling …
  • nativemedia launches native in-text advertising platform for media owners in Asia 23 Jun 2017 11:29 PR Log nativemedia is a leading and prominent provider of native content feeds and native in-text advertising solutions across Asia.     GURGAON, India - June 23, 2017 - PRLog -- NativeFinch'scutting-edge automated native advertising technology converts …
  • Forestry and Wildlife officers on Koh Lanta seize 100 rai of violated land 23 Jun 2017 11:28 Phuket Gazette KRABI: Department of Forestry and allied officials yesterday seized about 100 rai of Koh Lanta land that had been encroached upon by parties they characterized as 'too powerful, unfazed by law and willing to threaten authorities with death'. More …
  • Double trouble for thief arrested in Phuket Town 23 Jun 2017 11:28 Phuket Gazette PHUKET: A Phuket man who stole a motorbike and Buddhist artifacts, in two separate crimes, in order to buy drugs was arrested yesterday by Phuket City police. Following a June 14 complaint by a Ms Sopee Koodkrai, 51, that her motorbike had been stolen in …
  • Motorbike in Phuket worker's kitchen explodes, reaps big damage in Thalang 23 Jun 2017 11:28 Phuket Gazette PHUKET: A motorbike explosion caused a worker's quarters in Phuket to catch fire last night, resulting in more than 100,000 baht in damages. Police have yet to learn why the bike exploded. Thalang police station received a report of the incident at …
  • Rape escape: Phone call aborts rape of Phuket woman two months pregnant 23 Jun 2017 11:28 Phuket Gazette PHUKET: A chance incoming phone call saved a two-month pregnant woman from being raped yesterday afternoon in her rental room in Phuket. The loud ring panicked the rapist who then fled. “After receiving a report from the victim's boyfriend, we arrived …
  • SE Asia Stocks-Muted as oil outlook bleak; S'pore, Philippines log 2nd losing week 23 Jun 2017 10:48 The Times of India By Nicole Pinto June 23 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian stock markets were subdued on Friday as oil remained on course for its worst first-half decline in almost two decades, with Singapore and the Philippines edging down in the session, posting their second …
  • Kazakhstan, Central Asia and the transition to effective market economies 23 Jun 2017 10:42 4-traders Delivered by: Sir Suma Chakrabarti, EBRD President Venue: Nazarbayev University, Astana Introduction Good afternoon. It gives me great pleasure to be back in Kazakhstan, one of the countries I have been to most often in my five years as the EBRD's …
  • Builds Asia Pacific HQ Building in Shanghai 23 Jun 2017 10:37 4-traders SHANGHAI, June 23, SinoCast -- Johnson Controls announces that its Asia Pacific headquarters building has been completed in Shanghai. This is the company's second global headquarters overseas. With a construction area of about 44,000 square meters, …
  • Tesla's Asia Moves Reflect A Wider Story 23 Jun 2017 10:23 Seeking Alpha The various speculative stories in recent days about Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) manufacturing in Asia are significant not just for followers of Tesla. They reflect a wider reality. This is that Asia is moving to the forefront of world activity for electric …
  • Patriots QB Brady wraps up tour of Asia with trip to Tokyo 23 Jun 2017 10:11 Japan Times In the span of six days, Tom Brady threw passes on the Great Wall of China, rubbed shoulders with a Korean pop star in Shanghai, and spent a morning in the company of sumo wrestlers in Tokyo. The New England Patriots quarterback also found the time to …
  • PCIM Asia 2017 kicks off on 27 June in Shanghai  23 Jun 2017 09:53 EMSNow PCIM Asia 2017 kicks off on 27 June in Shanghai  Jun 23, 2017 Conference and exhibitor forum inspire fair participants by providing latest market information PCIM Asia - International exhibition and conference for power electronics, intelligent motion, …
  • Asia welcomes planned derivatives benchmark change, but doubts remain 23 Jun 2017 08:43 Reuters By Hideyuki Sano | TOKYO, June 23 TOKYO, June 23 Asian market players generally welcome a decision to move to repo rates as a benchmark for short-term U.S. interest rates, though they are sceptical the planned reference point will end use of …
  • Asia Junk Bond Buyers Accept Weaker Protection as Sales Rise (2) 23 Jun 2017 08:26 The Washington Post (Bloomberg) -- The investor demand that’s underpinning record Asian junk bond issuance is also showing up in looser deal terms. When Kaisa Group Holdings Ltd. this month offered to swap old bonds for $2.86 billion of new ones, the developer tweaked a …
  • Kalanick’s resignation a potential blow to Uber’s Asia ambitions, report says 23 Jun 2017 08:20 CNBC
  • China, India, Japan hamper Asia oil demand growth, efforts to balance market 23 Jun 2017 08:02 euronews By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) – As the global oil market frets about a stubborn supply glut, faltering demand growth in key Asian crude importers is further hampering efforts to restore market balance. A fuel glut in China, a hangover from …
  • Dollar Down Against The Yen In Asia, China Banking Regulator Eyed 23 Jun 2017 07:02 Seeking Alpha The dollar eased against the yen in Asia on Friday with no major regional data ahead, but investors are keeping a close eye on China as borrowing by some major private firms to buy assets overseas comes under the scanner of the country's bank …
  • Grants to build food exports to Asia 23 Jun 2017 06:50 4-traders ​$1.57 million in grants to build premium food trade to Asia, helping to create regional jobs across Western Australia The McGowan Government has announced more than $1.5 million in grant funding to build Western Australian businesses, drive food exports …
  • RPT-China's Geely seals Proton purchase with pledge to aid SE Asia expansion 23 Jun 2017 06:38 Reuters (Repeats to more subscribers, with no change to text)KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd on Friday said it would help Malaysia's Proton strengthen its presence at home and across Southeast Asia, as it finalised …
  • Asia Grains-Wheat buyers shy away from market as global prices rally 23 Jun 2017 06:15 The Times of India * Asian wheat mills postpone purchases for Sept. shipment * Prices of Australian, Black Sea wheat rise as CBOT rallies By Naveen Thukral SINGAPORE, June 23 (Reuters) - Asian wheat millers largely stayed away from the market as world prices gained on the …
  • SE Asia Stocks-Largely flat; Thailand hits over 2-mth high 23 Jun 2017 05:41 Sify.com By Nicole Pinto June 23 (Reuters) - Southeast Asian shares were flat-to-lower on Friday tracking broader Asia as a recovery in oil prices failed to boost sentiment, while Thai shares hit an over two-month high. Brent crude rose 0.3 percent to $45.36 a …
  • Asia, Looking Beyond the Green Revolution 23 Jun 2017 05:27 Ipsnews.net Aid, Asia-Pacific, Climate Change, Combating Desertification and Drought, Cooperatives, Development & Aid, Economy & Trade, Editors' Choice, Food & Agriculture, Green Economy, Headlines, Health, IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse, Labour, …
  • ‘Pivot’ to Asia will remain a priority for US military, experts say 23 Jun 2017 04:52 Stars and Stripes YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — The U.S. military is pushing ahead with a rebalance of military forces to the Pacific first signaled by former President Barack Obama in 2011, experts say. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, speaking in Singapore earlier this month, …
  • Gold gains in Asia on safe-have demand from China 23 Jun 2017 04:26 Investing.com Investing.com - Gold held gains in Asia on Friday on safe-have demand from China as borrowing by some major private firms to buy assets overseas comes under the scanner of the country's bank regulator. Reports overnight said China's banking …
  • MGTO closes eight restaurants in Soho, five more to be closed 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times On the sidelines of the “Green Hotel Awards,” held yesterday at the World Trade Center, the director of the Macau Government Tourism Office (MGTO), Helena de Senna Fernandes, clarified that all eight restaurants that were closed by order of MGTO in the …
  • 27 election lists approved by CAEAL 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times The Electoral Affairs Commission for the Legislative Assembly Election (CAEAL) has confirmed that as of June 21 it has approved 27 applications from respective nomination committees, out of a total of 31 submissions. Of those applications approved, 21 …
  • Briefs | Mainland waives taxes for 27 products 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Under the Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA), 27 products will be charged zero taxes when exported to the mainland from Macau, as revealed by the Gongbei Customs District yesterday, according to a report by TDM. The list of products includes …
  • MGS is getting ‘mature,’ 2017 edition aims to be record-breaking 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Jay Chun The Macau Gaming Entertainment Show (MGS) is preparing for its fifth edition, having recently been awarded the status of being a “UFI Approved Event” by the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The event’s organizers say that it is the …
  • Local designers agree that pop-ups are more advantageous than physical stores 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Home | Headlines | Local designers agree that pop-ups are more advantageous than physical stores Vincent Cheang Local designers Leo Wong (Soul) and Vincent Cheang (Worker Playground) are taking part in a new installment of the “Brand Story – Macau …
  • Education | IFT joins Cornell for executive training course 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Macau’s Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT), together with Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, organized an “executive development program” concerning financial management in the hospitality sector on Tuesday and Wednesday. Titled “ …
  • Air Macau recruits Airbus 320 captains in Brazil 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Air Macau officials are in São Paulo for a “South America Roadshow” to recruit captains for Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline said in a statement. “Air Macau hopes to select high-quality Airbus A320 captains in São Paulo, Brazil. This region has more …
  • EIU forecasts average growth of 7.8 percent 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times Macau’s economy is expected to grow at an average real rate of 7.8 percent this year and 2018, boosted by the recovery in services exports, particularly those related to gambling, according to the latest Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report. The EIU, …
  • Courts | Bangsil vs Wynn hearing postponed 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times The hearing yesterday for a lawsuit by a Philippine gaming regulator against Wynn Macau has been postponed until January 30, 2018. Rogelio Yusi Bangsil Jr, a former executive at Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor), a state-owned gaming …
  • Reports: Graduate hired through ‘special channel’ 23 Jun 2017 04:18 Macau Daily Times A mainland student, who graduated from the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM), was reportedly hired by the local government. The student’s employment by a local public department has triggered controversies online. Last Tuesday, many local Chinese press …
  • Waste management in Asia: 1 goal, 5 cities, 5 lessons 23 Jun 2017 03:50 Eco-Business Asia’s cities are the engines of incredible economic growth. For many countries, they generate over 80 per cent of GDP and improve the lives of millions of people. But this prosperity comes with a price. Take for example the more than one million tons of …

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