Posts Tagged ‘Asia’

TPC Kuala Lumpur ranked highest among golf courses in Malaysia

TPC Kuala Lumpur (KL) added another accolade to its growing collection when it was declared the best-rated Malaysian golf club in the Top 100 Golf Courses ...

Moving into the flow of luxury tourism

Data shows a significant increase in the number of visitors in the high-end segment
By LYDIA NATHAN Malaysia, while thriving as one of the top five ...

Investors brace for insights into world economy

By BLOOMBERG
LONDON • The world economy’s ability to rebound from its recent soft patch will be tested anew this week as data is released from ...

UBS tops Asia private banking league for 6th straight year

Across Asia, AUM ‘grounded to a halt as challenging market conditions tempered activity and impeded performance’
By BLOOMBERG SINGAPORE • UBS Group AG ...

Death of Korean Air patriarch puts focus on future of the group

SEOUL • Cho Yang-ho (picture), the chairman of a South Korean group that controls Korean Air Lines Co Ltd and transformed the carrier into one of Asia’s ...

Tencent sold RM24b dollar bond, Asia’s largest in 2019

By BLOOMBERG
HONG KONG • Tencent Holdings Ltd sold a US$6 billion (RM24.49 billion), five tranche dollar bond, making it the biggest dollar offering in ...

Ultra rich hide their Hermes in Asia’s wealth city

Taipei is 8th in a global list of cities ranked by the number of ultra-high-net-worth individuals
By BLOOMBERG HONG KONG • To show off a US$50 million ...

Asia factory activities show signs of steadying

HONG KONG • Sentiment at Asia’s factories stabilised in March as a rebound in China buoys the region.
Japan’s Nikkei and IHS Markit manufacturing ...

Canned air and water-spraying drones: Smog remedies

By AFP
HONG KONG • As billions of people in Asia choke under polluted skies, authorities have turned to water-dispersing drones and outdoor air ...

Asia’s pollution exodus: Companies struggle to woo top talent

Health concerns are putting off those attracted by Asia’s growing economic opportunities
By AFP HONG KONG • From smog breaks to pollution bonuses, ...

US corporate debt is on fire this year, thanks to Japan

Overseas investors including Europeans are getting pushed into US investment-grade corporate debt by low returns at home as central banks globally cut ...

Fed’s longer pause opens door for Asian central banks to cut interest rates

HONG KONG • The US Federal Reserve’s (Fed) abrupt policy shift has opened the door for interest-rate cuts across Asia as inflation remains subdued and ...