A third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in is planned for September. While the subject of denuclearization remains at the center of the negotiation table, Moon said plans to build a railway across the peninsula will kick off this year. Moon proposed an East Asian railroad community […]
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures that revolutionizes the studio rom-com
Color Force/IMDB “Crazy Rich Asians” is an extravagant, hilarious, and poignant examination of Asian American and Asian cultures. It is a new kind of rom-com for many reasons. The cast is wonderful, and shows that Constance Wu and Henry Golding can carry a movie with their charm and outstanding talent in both comedy and drama. […]
The US government has released a list of $ US200 billion worth of Chinese goods that will be subject to new 10% tariffs. The news has not gone down well in Asian financial markets, especially in China. Stock futures point to losses, steep in some instances, in European and US markets when trade resumes later […]
Vladimir Putin famously described the loss of the Soviet empire as the “greatest geopolitical catastrophe” of the 20th century. As nostalgia surges for the eastern conquest of Genghis Khan, Putin maps out his own empire.
This Week In Trailers: Wolfman’s Got Nards, New York Asian Film Festival, Daddy Issues, We The Animals, Moss
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]
REUTERS/Sergio Perez Investors wiped about $ 3 billion off embattled Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp’s market value as it resumed trade on Wednesday after agreeing to pay up to $ 1.4 billion in penalties to the U.S. government. ZTE was crippled when the United States imposed a seven-year supplier ban on the company in April after it […]
Business Insider/Jonathan Loh It’s the second major investment in ride-share giant by Toyota Values Grab around $ 7 billion Recently booked its one-billionth ride See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: THE KRISTIN LEMKAU INTERVIEW: JPMorgan Chase’s CMO explains how she deals with disruption on two fronts at once, why […]
BUYING and selling shares in India is not for the faint of heart. Its own central-bank governor reckons equity capital is taxed up to five times. Never fear. There is a well-established alternative. Investors can just as easily buy financial instruments that track share prices but are not themselves shares. Such “derivatives” are used across […]
BACK pain is common and usually isn’t the sign of anything serious – it tends to improve within a few weeks. Painkillers and certain exercises are two forms of recommended treatment, but some health experts believe taking turmeric supplements can also help reduce discomfort.
AUSTRALIA was just four minutes from a major international disaster until stopper Alanna Kennedy saved the Matildas from a premature exit at the AFC Asian Cup in Jordan. And it had to be Sam Kerr to take Australia to the Asian Cup final when she scored the decisive penalty in a shootout after McKenzie Arnold […]