Japanese Banking Heavyweight Nomura To Launch Crypto-Focused Venture Capital Arm

On Wednesday, Japanese financial holding company and principal member of the Nomura Group, Nomura Holdings, announced the launch of a crypto-focused venture capital unit called Laser Digital Holdings. Nomura’s move follows the entry of a number of financial giants into the cryptocurrency industry this year. Nomura introduces Laser Digital Holdings …

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ASEAN Medical Diagnostics Market Overview to 2026

company logo ASEAN Medical Diagnostics Market ASEAN Medical Diagnostics Market Dublin, Sept. 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “ASEAN Medical Diagnostics Market (Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand & Vietnam): Insights & Forecast with Potential Impact of COVID-19 (2022-2026)” has been added. at from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The ASEAN medical diagnostics market …

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Deutsche Börse adds ESG data from the Chinese market

“The new service will allow international investors to better assess the ESG activities of Chinese companies and make more informed investment decisions. At the same time, it strengthens Deutsche Börse’s position as a key player in ESG reporting. Deutsche Börse has expanded its data offering with Chinese market ESG data …

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Egan-Jones sponsored the PERE Global Investor Forum in Seoul, Korea

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Egan-Jones Ratings Company was proud to sponsor PERE Seoul 2022 at the Fairmont Ambassador Seoul, held on September 15e. Sean Egan, CEO, served as conference chair. Click here to see Egan-Jones listed as an event sponsor. About Egan-Jones Ratings Company Egan-Jones is recognized as a market leader in …

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Dimethyl Carbonate Market is expected to grow from USD 1.1 Billion in 2022 to USD 1.6 Billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 7.2% from 2022 to 2027

ReportLinker The global dimethyl carbonate market is driven by major factors such as the growth of various end uses such as paints & coatings, pharmaceuticals, and batteries. The battery electrolyte application segment is expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. New York, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE …

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The elephant flag planted by King Rama V of Thailand is on display in the museum in Denmark

The director of the North Jutland Coastal Museum, Henrik Gjøde Nielsen, shows the elephant flag to the Thai ambassador to Denmark, Ms Sirilak Niyom. Photo: North Jutland Coastal Museum. The North Jutland Coastal Museum in Skagen, Denmark features a temporary display of the Red Flag with the design of the …

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Trade finance software market is booming globally: Finastra, Aite Matrix, Newgen Software

Latest research study published by HTF MI “Global Trade Finance Software Market” with 100+ pages analysis on the business strategy adopted by key and emerging players in the industry and provides know-how on the current development of the market, landscape, technologies, drivers, opportunities, market view and status. Understanding the segments …

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Ukraine spared from one-year extension of anti-dumping duties

By Crystal Hsu / Staff Reporter Anti-dumping duties imposed on steel imports from Brazil, China, South Korea, India, Indonesia and Ukraine will continue for another five years, the Customs Administration said on Wednesday. The duties would cover certain flat-rolled steel products from China and South Korea, as well as carbon …

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How far will the Federal Reserve go in its next rate hike?

Will the Fed propose a third increase of 0.75 percentage points? The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to announce a third consecutive 0.75 percentage point interest rate hike after its September policy meeting, which ends on Wednesday. Over the past few months, the Fed has been raising interest rates at …

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Pattaya survivor and veteran hotelier Ranjith Chandrasiri

Ranjith and Chitra Chandrasiri own and operate Sirius Hospitality Consulting, offering a full range of services to transform underperforming hotels and restaurants into profitable assets and market leaders. They are no rarer than Ranjith. Not only a luxury hotel management consultant with oceans of experience spanning multiple continents, but able …

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Bitcoin can benefit the United States by creating an “economic boom”

Macroeconomist Luke Gromen has suggested that the United States could benefit from adopting Bitcoin (BTC) instead of viewing the asset as a threat. Gromen noted that adopting Bitcoin as a sovereign asset can give the United States an extra edge and create an economic boom while providing an advantage over …

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TES and Strides Mobility sign memorandum of understanding on electric vehicle batteries

TES and strides SINGAPORE, September 17 (Korea Bizwire) – TES has signed a memorandum of understanding with Singapore-based transportation company Strides Mobility to collaborate on lithium-ion battery recycling and the expansion of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in Singapore. As part of the agreement, the two companies will work on …

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Blockchain Gaming Groups Are Trying to Lose the ‘Dodgy’ Tag in Japan

In a sign of the rapidly changing times since the last physical Tokyo Game Show was held in 2019, one of the biggest booths at this week’s convention is occupied by a lending provider – for blockchain game players. Philippine-based Yield Guild Games (YGG) is Asia’s largest provider of start-up …

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SOPA) Form 8-K/A in connection with the acquisitions of AdActive Media CA, Inc and Thoughtful Thailand Ltd; Acquired subsidiaries recorded revenues of US$5.6 million in 2021

New York, NY –News Direct– Society Pass Incorporated New York, NY, September 16, 2022 – Incorporated Company Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA) (“SoPa” or the “Company”), Southeast Asia’s leading data-driven loyalty and e-commerce ecosystem (“SEA”), today announces the filing of Form 8-K/A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection with …

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A quiet director and an unsung hero – J-Wire

September 16, 2022 by Alan Slade Read on for the article Jack Howard Ritch was born during World War II in Glasgow on December 11, 1941, the first child of Doris and Eddie Ritch. Jack Ritch His brother Paul followed in 1947. Jack remembered Glasgow as a lovely but very …

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DISCOVER THE 2022 WISE AWARD WINNERS

Doha, Qatar, September 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Six pioneering projects addressing global educational challenges have been recognized by WISE, an initiative of the Qatar Foundation, for their positive contribution to education and society. The 2022 WISE Awards winners are: EduFinance Opportunity by Opportunity International (UNITED STATES) helps children access quality …

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Global Life Science Analytics Software Market Outlook to 2027

DUBLIN, September 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Global Life Science Analytics Software Market (2022-2027) by Type, Application, Component, Delivery Model, End User, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Covid-19 Impact with Ansoff analysis” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo The Global Life Science Analytics Software Market …

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Bank of East Asia executive detained in Beijing

A senior Bank of East Asia executive has reportedly been arrested in Beijing over an investigation related to alleged bank loans and bribes. Chen Zhirendeputy chairman of the BEA (China), was detained in Beijing, according to a report by the Chinese press cabinet “Cailian» (Mandarin only). Chen was arrested in …

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Thailand says it can slow rate hikes; an economist says it’s a gamble

Thailand’s finance minister has said his country is in no rush to raise rates to narrow its spread with rising US interest rates, but not all economists agree with the move. Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith told CNBC last week that the country still has net capital inflows, so capital flight …

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Innovation and globalization spearhead Asian growth despite challenges

BEIJING, September 12, 2022 /CNW/ – Innovation and globalization will continue to drive Asian growth in years to come despite challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the current recession, panelists said Thursday at the 24th Financial Forum Academic Seminar. international (IFF). Asiawhich has grown tremendously over the past 50 …

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Nipon Boonyamanee among few Thai politicians quitting to face the music

It is rare for Thai politicians to voluntarily leave their seat, let alone a coveted cabinet post. But that’s exactly what Deputy Home Minister Nipon Boonyamanee did last Monday. A top Democratic Party coalition official, Nipon has resigned to face trial in criminal court for bribery and embezzlement misconduct. The …

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Blockchain Game Publisher and Web3 Company Animoca Brands Get $110 Million CryptoGlobe

Blockchain game publisher Animoca Brands announced that the company raised $110 million in a funding round led by Temasek, Boyu Capital and GGV Capital. The company raised the funds by issuing convertible notes to a handful of institutional investors. Animoca Brands raises $110 million from strategic investors Animoca Brands raised …

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Union finance minister stresses importance of young workforce

India is poised to reap the benefits of a young working population, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here today. By giving all young people equal opportunities, regardless of gender and social class, all 65% of the young working population would be able to contribute to India’s growth. India’s working-age …

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Research: Announcement: Moody’s Removes Ratings of Southern California Public Power Authority, Magnolia Power Project B, Lease Revenue Bonds (City of Cerritos), Series 2003-1

No related data. © 2022 Moody’s Corporation, Moody’s Investors Service, Inc., Moody’s Analytics, Inc. and/or their licensors and affiliates (collectively, “MOODY’S”). All rights reserved. CREDIT RATINGS ISSUED BY MOODY’S CREDIT RATINGS AFFILIATES CONSTITUTE THEIR CURRENT OPINIONS ON THE RELATIVE FUTURE CREDIT RISK OF ENTITIES, CREDIT COMMITMENTS, INDEBTEDNESS OR INDEBTEDNESS-RELATED …

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Iranian terrorists will receive billions of dollars before Congress can consider new nuclear deal

Iran will have immediate access to billions of dollars in cash the day a new nuclear deal is signed, money that will go to Tehran’s main terrorist organizations before Congress has a chance to review the deal. agreement, former senior US officials and experts told the Free Washington Beacon. Sanctioned …

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China’s hydropower shortage pushes up coal prices

Times are tough in the Chinese province of Sichuan. China’s landlocked southwest province is in the midst of an extreme heat wave and resulting drought conditions, ranging from severe to extreme. Extreme drought conditions are characterized by severe crop losses and widespread water shortages. In addition to these desperate conditions, …

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Jefferies’ Chris Wood bets on higher India allocation

By Ashley Coutinho Christopher Wood, global head of equity strategy at Jefferies, recommended a 16% weighting in India, 2.3 percentage points more than the previous 13.7%, in the portfolio of Asia-Pacific assets excluding Brokerage Japan. China ranks first with 31.5%, followed by India, Taiwan (10.5%), Australia (9%) and Korea (9%). …

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Live News: Stricter rules on cyberattacks proposed for manufacturers of “smart” products

©REUTERS Bank of Canada: Canada’s central bank is expected to raise its benchmark interest rate by 0.75 percentage points to 3.25% at its policy meeting, according to economists polled by Refinitiv. Inflation slowed in July, mainly due to lower gasoline prices. Despite the moderation, the national inflation rate is far …

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Sustainability on the rise but adoption lags in Asia

Interest in sustainable investing in Asia is high, but adoption continues to lag, according to a recent survey by Lombard Odier, with more work needed to convert enthusiasm into action. 78% of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) in Asia-Pacific have expressed interest in sustainable investing, according to Lombard Odier’s 2022 …

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(Korea Times EDITORIAL September 6)

Curb prices ahead of ChuseokBolder measures are needed to rein in runaway inflation Inflationary pressures eased somewhat in August for the first time in seven months. According to data from Statistics Korea on Friday, consumer prices rose 5.7% year-on-year last month, after hitting a 24-year high of 6.3% in July. …

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NTT DATA Payment Services Obtains RBI Wink for Payment Aggregator License

Payment service provider NTT DATA Payment Services India (formerly Atom Technologies) announced on Monday that it has received approval in principle from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the Payment Aggregator (PA) license. The company has an annual transaction value of Rs 150,000 crore and a transaction volume …

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Shares trade on a mixed basis; the dollar index crosses 110

Nuclear power can help Japan become energy self-sufficient, minister says Reactivating nuclear power plants in Japan will enable the country to be self-sufficient and ensure energy security, said Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura. “If Japan reactivates a nuclear power plant, it will produce one million tons …

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Morning Auction: Sell the Tear

People walk past an electronic screen showing Japan’s Nikkei stock price index at a conference room in Tokyo, Japan June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 5 (Reuters) – A preview of the day ahead in Asian markets from Jamie McGeever …

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National Skyscraper Day – The 10 tallest skyscrapers in the world

SUMMARY September 3 is celebrated in the United States as National Skyscraper Day. National Day is commemorated on the same day as the birthday of American architect Louis H. Sullivan, known as the “Father of Skyscrapers”. At one time, the United States had a monopoly on skyscrapers in the world, …

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Doraemon Exhibit Lands at National Museum of Singapore in November, Its First Global Showcase Outside of Japan

Come experience from Japan beloved Manga Doraemon, through the works of world-renowned contemporary Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Mika Ninagawa and Yoshitomo Nara. SINGAPORE, September 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Happy Birthday, Doraemon! On this special day, Doraemon fans have another reason to celebrate, as The Doraemon Singapore 2022 Expo …

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Kiradech Aphibarnrat pushes for TOUR return

Aphibarnat entered the week tied for 72nd on the Finals eligibility points list, with a T56 at the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Chevron followed by a missed cut at the Children’s Hospital National Championship. He needed a big week in Southern Indiana to regain TOUR status through The Finals …

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Collapse of G20 talks in Bali raises fears of ‘backsliding’ on climate commitments

Climate and energy ministers clashed over Ukraine, climate finance, methane, shipping, carbon levies and whether 1.5°C or 2° This should be the global warming limit Energy and climate ministers from some of the world’s largest economies failed to agree on common texts at G20 meetings in Bali, Indonesia. Two months …

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Exchange event for Chinese, Japanese and South Korean Gen Zers strengthens cultural and friendly ties

Wuhan, China, September 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A GLOBAL TIMES ONLINE report: Representatives of the youth of China, Japan and South Korea had lively discussions and enjoyed fascinating cultural experience activities through online and offline means during an exchange event jointly organized by the China Public Diplomacy Association (CPDA), the …

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List of contenders for Thai Prime Minister | The star

THE Constitutional Court suspended Prayut Chan-Ocha as prime minister last week, fueling speculation the royal establishment is seeking to replace the former coup leader ahead of elections due to be called by March . The court deliberates on whether the former general exceeded the eight-year term limit added to a …

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(Aug. 31 Korea Times EDITORIAL)

Focus on fiscal health2023 budget plan calls for belt-tightening The Yoon Suk-yeol administration’s 2023 budget plan marks a shift to fiscal austerity from the previous government’s fiscal expansion. This change is a step in the right direction as the country has shifted into an austerity mode to deal with runaway …

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Probe Card Market, evolving opportunities with FEINMETALL GmbH and FormFactor Inc.

NEW YORK, August 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The probe card market the size should increase by $505.23 million in 2025, to a 5.22% CAGR during the forecast period. The report covers extensively Probe Boards Market segmentation by Product (Advanced Probe Board and Standard Probe Board), End-User (Foundry and Logic and …

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Thai bank SCBX drops bid for 51% stake in Bitkub due to unresolved regulatory compliance issues

Siam Commercial Bank (SCBX) has canceled plans to buy a 51% stake, worth an estimated $500 million, in Bitkub. The lender made its decision after a due diligence exercise revealed unresolved compliance issues raised by the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against the digital asset exchange. In a press …

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Won and stocks plunge as Korea struggles with rates and inflation

An electronic billboard in central Seoul shows the won hit 1,350 won to the dollar on Monday, the lowest in 13 years and four months. [YONHAP] The won renewed its more than decade-long lows after central bankers reaffirmed their hawkishness in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, over the weekend. The Korean currency …

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TICAD stresses the importance of “sound development finance”

At a Tokyo-led conference, leaders from Japan and African countries stressed the importance of what they call “sound financing for development.” This comes at a time when China is offering huge loans to African nations. Leaders adopted the Tunis Declaration and concluded the eighth Tokyo International Conference on African Development, …

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S. Korea, China pledge to tighten supply chain ties in ministerial talks

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Yonhap) — South Korea and China agreed on Saturday to strengthen cooperation and communications on supply chains by establishing a new high-level advisory body, the finance ministry said. Seoul. The agreement was reached during the 17th Korea-China Meeting on Economic Cooperation held virtually between South Korean Finance …

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Brunei-Thailand trade up 25.7% in 2021

James Kon Total trade between Brunei Darussalam and Thailand in 2021 increased by 25.7% to $611.87 million, compared to 2020, Thailand’s Ambassador-designate to Brunei Darussalam Boosara Kanchanalai said during the meeting. opening ceremony of “Thailand Bazaar” at OneCity shopping mall. yesterday. This made Thailand one of the Sultanate’s top 10 …

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Digital Transformation Drives New ID Service Provider in Thailand and Expansion in Indonesia

Digital transformation ambitions are driving a series of digital identity developments in Asia, with Thai mobile network AIS this week announcing the launch of Identity Provider Agent (IDP) services for identity verification digital. Elsewhere on the mainland, Bank Indonesia (BI) said it had started developing digital ID to support national …

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FirstFT: JPMorgan plans to add India to bond index

This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe/Africa Where Americas edition to send it straight to your inbox every morning of the week Hello. JPMorgan is probing big investors to add India to its widely followed emerging markets bond index, setting the stage …

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Crypto Sanction Highlights Ethical Issue of Passive Liability

Links to the breadcrumb PF Finance Cryptocurrency Ethan Lou: This is the world we live in now, in which companies are indeed held accountable for how people use their products. Publication date : August 25, 2022 • 58 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation Representation of …

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Global Sports Sunglasses Market (2022 to 2027)

company logo Global sports sunglasses market Global sports sunglasses market Dublin, Aug. 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The report “Global Sports Sunglasses Market (2022-2027) by Type, Gender, Distribution Channel, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Covid-19 Impact with Ansoff Analysis” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Sports Sunglasses Market …

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Twitter whistleblower says company’s practices pose national security risk

In a whistleblower complaint, Twitter’s former security chief raised serious questions about not just the company , but the possibility for foreign governments and entities to influence the company. According to Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, Twitter’s relationships with other countries could endanger the national security of the United States. As reported …

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[NEWS IN FOCUS] For Korea’s nuclear commercial ambitions, it’s all in the taxonomy

[NEWS IN FOCUS] For Korea’s nuclear commercial ambitions, it’s all in the taxonomy

A nuclear reactor in Barakah, United Arab Emirates [YONHAP] The “K taxonomy” may help Korea sign nuclear power projects overseas, but the green power classification may not be enough for investors. A green taxonomy is a list of economic activities considered environmentally sustainable. It describes activities and assets that can …

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Japan’s finance ministry to seek $195 billion for FY2023 debt service: report

TOKYO: Japan’s finance ministry is expected to request 26.9 trillion yen ($195.5 billion) for debt service in the fiscal year beginning in April 2023, the Yomiuri newspaper reported on Tuesday (August 23rd). This would represent a 10.9% increase over the original debt service budget for this fiscal year, Yomiuri said, …

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Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida tested positive for Covid

(Bloomberg) – Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has tested positive for Covid-19, the government has announced. Bloomberg’s Most Read Kishida, 65, developed a cough and mild fever on Saturday evening and tested positive in a PCR test, according to a statement from the Cabinet Secretary. He is currently resting at …

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Thai B-School creates “culturally agile” students

Chulalongkorn University Sasin School of Management. Courtesy pictures Thailand may not be the first country that comes to mind when the subject is higher business education in Asia. Ian Fenwick thinks that should change. Fenwick thinks Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is a great place to study. Not only does …

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The lyrics of “Without the Communist Party, there would be no new China” reveal how China has made enormous progress: Argentinian Ambassador to China

BEIJING, August 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — “‘Without the Communist Party, there would be no new China.’ These lyrics succinctly capture the basic reason why China has achieved unprecedented progress in the history of mankind,” the Argentine ambassador told China, Sabino Vaca Narvaja told the Global Times in an exclusive interview. …

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Korea seeks major trading partners in Africa

A view of the government complex in Sejong on June 14 (The Korea Herald) South Korea will expand economic cooperation with African countries and encourage the advancement of local businesses on the continent, the country’s top economic policymaker said on Friday. At a ministerial meeting to discuss the Economic Development …

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The global sportswear and athletic footwear industry is expected to reach $146 billion by 2027

DUBLIN, August 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The report “Global Sports Athletic Apparel and Footwear Market (2022-2027) by Type, Distribution Channel, End Users, Geography, Competitive Analysis and Impact of Covid-19 with Ansoff Analysis” has been added. at from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Research and Markets Logo The global sportswear and sports footwear market …

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Blockchain Association Singapore Announces Appointment of Annie Koh, Emeritus Professor of Finance (Practice) at Singapore Management University, to Advisory Board

Blockchain Association Singapore Announces Appointment of Annie Koh, Emeritus Professor of Finance (Practice) at Singapore Management University, to Advisory Board His appointment will be empower BAS with extensive experience in finance, academia, and governance to drive blockchain adoption and development The appointment will expand the Blockchain Association Singapore’s current advisory …

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Japan’s Latest Drinking Advice: Drink More, Please

While most countries would welcome sobriety among their youth, Japan has veered in the opposite direction: with a campaign to get them to drink more alcohol. The East Asian nation’s tax agency is asking for ideas on how to get young citizens to tip more as the finance ministry frets …

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China’s Huarong issues profit warning over property sector woes

China Huarong Asset Management, the country’s largest distressed-debt investor, has issued a profit warning on soaring credit writedowns and property market jitters less than a year after a $6.6 billion restructuring dollars led by the state. Credit impairments “have increased significantly” in the first six months of this year, the …

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COVID-19 insurance policyholders in Thailand will receive payment this year

MPs from the Pheu Thai party have quizzed the ruling coalition on payments due to people who took out insurance with four missing insurers, while the finance ministry said COVID insurance policyholders will receive their payments at course this year. An inquiry into COVID-19 insurance claims due to some 4,000 …

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Stocks rise for third consecutive session on Tuesday

A screen in the Hana Bank trading floor in central Seoul shows the Kospi closing at 2,533.52 points on Tuesday, up 5.58 points, or 0.22%, from the previous trading day. [YONHAP] Stocks rose for a third straight session on Tuesday amid investor speculation that central banks in major economies could …

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Economic data from South Korea, India and Japan

The Shanghai Stock Exchange building. Yves Dean | Getty Images Asia-Pacific shares were mixed ahead of economic data from Japan and India. Mainland China markets have flourished. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.14% and the Shenzhen Component rose 0.495%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index also rose 0.31%. The Japanese Nikkei 225, …

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Live updates: U.S. homebuilder confidence plummets as housing affordability weakens

Afghanistan has two anniversaries ahead. Friday is Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi in 1919, in which Britain granted Afghanistan self-determination over its foreign affairs. However, most will be most concerned about Monday, which marks one year since the Taliban regained control. This week also begins …

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China’s economy slows unexpectedly as Covid and housing issues mount

Text size Weak industrial production prompted China’s central bank to unexpectedly cut key interest rates. Photograph by AFP/Getty Images China’s economic recovery slowed even more than expected in July as Covid restrictions and a crumbling property market compound further woes. Almost all key economic indicators were below economists’ forecasts, published …

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Some 350 world leaders from 157 countries with diplomatic relations with North or South Korea attended the August 11-15 conference.

International Leaders’ Summit Addresses Korean Reconciliation, Religious Freedom and New Alliances for Peace in Africa and the World UPF ILC 2022 Summit 2022 Leadership Conference Washington, DC, Aug. 14, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UPF International Leaders Summit Addresses Korean reconciliation, religious freedom and New peace alliances in …

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Take the casino punt

The bitter controversy over legalizing casinos in the kingdom could be closer to resolution than many people think with the release of a report citing overwhelming public support for the idea. The essential legal foundations for casinos could be laid before Parliament ends its mandate early next year. The report, …

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Parents are puzzled by the rules for using take-out diapers at many public child care centers in Japan

Used diapers for children (Mainichi) TOKYO — About 40% of municipalities in Japan require guardians to take home their children’s soiled diapers from public childcare facilities, a survey by a private organization has found. It’s a public administrative duty to support child care …

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Explainer: A Chinese spy ship is due to dock in Sri Lanka’s port on August 16 – here’s why India is watching closely

A Chinese ballistic missile and satellite tracking vessel will dock at the port of Hambantota on the southern coast of Sri Lanka for a week starting August 16, PTI reported on Saturday (August 13), citing sources. Sri Lanka, which had previously asked China to postpone the arrival of the high-tech …

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Yili Remains the World’s Most Valuable Dairy Brand in the 2022 Brand Finance Report

HUHHOT, China, August 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — About August 10, Brand Finance, the global leader in brand valuation and strategy consulting, has released its Food & Drink 2022 report, identifying the most valuable and strongest brands in the food and beverage industries. Yili has been recognized as the world’s most …

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Avelacom improves connectivity in the Middle East in the face of new market trends

Avelacom found that the small markets in the region were not sufficiently covered by third-party providers. Avelacom has announced new optimized links on its network to Istanbul (Bursa Istanbul), Riyadh (Saudi Stock Exchange, Tadawul) and Tel Aviv (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, TASE). The low-latency connectivity, IT infrastructure and data solutions …

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Live Updates: US Wholesale Inflation Eases Slightly in July on Lower Gasoline Costs

New jobless claimants in the United States rose last week to the highest number of claims since November, hinting at a cooling in the labor market. There were 262,000 initial jobless claims on a seasonally adjusted basis in the week to Aug. 6, according to U.S. Labor Department data released …

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New head of Thailand’s tourist office in Stockholm

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Stockholm office, welcomes the new Director, Ms. Orn Doungchan for the Nordic and Baltic countries. With her extensive market and tourism industry experience, she shares her visions and goals for Thailand to remain a top destination in the Nordic and Baltic market. Ms. Orn was …

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Korea Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market Share Business Opportunity to 2030 | Datamatics, Genpact, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

2022-2030 Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Industry Overview: This has brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of COVID-19 on the Global Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market. The Finance & Accounting Business Process Outsourcing Services Market analysis summary by Market strides is …

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LIVE STOCK MARKET: Nifty, Sensex, Q1 earnings, US inflation, Airtel, Delhivery, Coal India

CLOSING BELL Stock Market Highlights: Domestic stocks remained in a range below the flatline on Wednesday as a lack of domestic triggers kept investors away. The S&P BSE Sensex closed 36 points, or 0.06%, down at 58,817, while the Nifty50 closed at 17,535, up 10 points or 0.06%. Hindalco, UPL, …

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Google Cloud announces upcoming regions in Malaysia, Thailand, and New Zealand

Fresh off an expansion into Mexico, Google today announced the launch of new Google Cloud regions focused in Asia-Pacific (APAC), specifically Malaysia, Thailand, and New Zealand. When they go live, they will bring Google’s total number of cloud regions to 34, less than Azure’s 60, but ahead of AWS’s 26. …

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Bridgewater fends off Chinese ‘All Weather’ copycats

SHANGHAI/NEW YORK, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio’s huge popularity in China has not only attracted local investors to his funds, but also spawned local challengers using his strategy and brand.” All Weather” to try and beat him at his own game. Now the Connecticut-based hedge …

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Technavio Heated and Unburned Tobacco Products Market Research Report Forecasts $22.22 Billion Growth – 20.91% YoY Growth Achieved in 2021

NEW YORK, August 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Combustionless Heated Tobacco Products Market is Growing at a CAGR of 26.21% and Expected to Record a Gradual Growth of $22.22 billion between 2020 and 2025. The report analyzes the size and growth of the market. It also provides accurate predictions about …

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China defends its role in African finance after US comments on ‘debt trap’

As the United States steps up diplomatic efforts in Africa ahead of a leaders’ summit in December, China pushes back on allegations of Chinese ‘debt traps’ for African nations made by Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the US ambassador to the United Nations , during its African Food Security Tour. Thomas-Greenfield, who ended …

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Upgrading Korea’s Intellectual Property Valuation System

Korea Intellectual Property Office Commissioner Lee In-sil speaks with the Korea Herald at the KIPO office in Daejeon on July 26. (KIPO) In light of the uncertainties regarding the global competition for hegemony, the pandemic and digitalization, the head of South Korea’s intellectual property agency pointed out that the upgrade …

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US climate bill welcomed internationally but still criticized for not going far enough

US officials hope this will put them in a better position for the tough negotiations ahead: the international climate talks in Egypt this fall. Kerry and Biden now have billions in legislative clean energy investments to brag about when they head to COP27 in November, which U.S. lawmakers and experts …

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Asian Council urges Japan, South Korea to help Sri Lanka

(MENAFN- Colombo Gazette) The Asian Council’s Forum for Economic Cooperation, made up of regional leaders from across the continent, has urged Japan and South Korea to help Sri Lanka overcome the current economic crisis. The island nation of 22 million is facing an unprecedented economic collapse with inflation in July …

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Bill to Counter Wall Street’s Influence on Crypto

The cryptocurrency regulatory proposals that have been circulating on Capitol Hill so far have been largely industry-friendly, but opposition to this approach is beginning to organize. In what is almost certainly a first step toward building a coalition for tough regulation, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is circulating a letter among …

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Where do Singapore organizations stand on digital agility among the APAC markets surveyed

According to a recent study, only 38% of organizations in Asia-Pacific were at advanced stages of digital agility. In a recent study commissioned by Workday, it was observed that four out of 10 organizations in Singapore (37%) still lag behind in digital agility, even despite opportunities to accelerate digital transformation …

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Development financing in Asia: a dissertation

Book review: Takehiko Nakao, The Rise of Asia: Prospects and Beyond. Memoir of the President of the Asian Development Bank 2013-2020 (Asian Development Bank, 2022) In April 2013, just five months after Xi Jinping took office as General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Takehiko Nakao was appointed President …

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Political support essential for China’s economic and financial recovery

According to the latest statistics from the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), monetary and financial data showed a return to growth in June. At the end of June, the broad money (M2) balance was RMB 258.15 trillion, an increase of 11.4% year-on-year, and the growth rate was 0.3 and 2.8 …

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(August 4 Korea Herald EDITORIAL)

Export alarmKorea Posts Trade Deficit for 4 Consecutive Months; time to develop new strategies South Korea posted a trade deficit for the fourth consecutive month this week. It again failed to escape a trade deficit in July as imports rose more than exports, due to high energy prices. Exports rose …

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