Thailand: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King

Thailand: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King






Thailand: Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn to become King The Thai parliament said on Tuesday that Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is to become the king of Thailand during a televised meeting. Pornpetch Wichitcholchai, president of the National Legislative Assembly, said late King Bhumibol Adulyadej had designated the crown prince as his heir apparent, thus the parliament […]






Thailand Travel News: Mantra Samui Resort Unveils New Look

Thailand Travel News: Mantra Samui Resort Unveils New Look






Thailand Travel News: Mantra Samui Resort Unveils New Look New rooms,​ ​new ​spa,​​​ ​new ​pool area, and an elevated arrival experience anchor renovations Mantra Samui Resort is pulling up the curtains on a new tropical retreat in early 2017 after extensive renovations to its lobby, spa, pool, rooms and its green profile. The bold changes […]






Singapore News: CellOS Software Plunges 99.8%, Shareholders Wiped Out

Singapore News: CellOS Software Plunges 99.8%, Shareholders Wiped Out






Singapore News: CellOS Software Plunges 99.8%, Shareholders Wiped Out On the 6th of August we estimated CellOS has plunged 95%, we were of course attacked and accused of publishing fake news. But it turns out we were right, in fact we under estimated the level of the disaster. Here is what we said The spark […]






China to Build $2-B Film Studio & Industry Park

China to Build $2-B Film Studio & Industry Park






China to Build $2-B Film Studio & Industry Park China’s government has announced plans to build a $2-B film studio, in the latest example of a national push to expand its cultural influence. State media reported that the studio in the southwestern municipality of Chongqing will include a theme park and tourist facilities. Construction will […]






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: DJIA moved up and looks Bullish, DAX needs more confirmation to decide on its direction. Nikkei and Shanghai look Bullish too. PE DJIA at 19023.87, +0.35% finished up Tuesday as expected. The pause near 18800-18900 has helped the Dow […]






Hotel News: The Galle Face Hotel Appoints Deni A. Dukic General Manager

Hotel News: The Galle Face Hotel Appoints Deni A. Dukic General Manager






As​ the ​Galle Face Hotel gets set to embark on its 153rd year, Louis T Collection​ ​has appointed an industry veteran to lead the heritage property into the next era. Deni A. Dukic, an American national, joined the team as general manager last month. The​ seasoned hotelier ​​has more than 20 years of experience in […]






Ani Villas Launches New Retreat Deal for Agents

Ani Villas Launches New Retreat Deal for Agents






As Ani Villas emerges across the MICE landscape as one of the most indulgent incentive opportunities for businesses at large, the private resort group has launched a new Rewards Program that offers Travel Agencies and groups the opportunity to host their own corporate retreat or incentive trip at an Ani Villas estate. Agencies or groups […]






36th Running of the Japan Cup

36th Running of the Japan Cup






36th Running of the Japan Cup Sunday, 27 November 2016 Distance(surface): 2,400 meters, Turf(about 12 furlongs) Age: 3yo & up Racecource: Tokyo Racecource(Left-handed) Maximum Number of Horses: 18 Weight: 3yo 55kg / 4yo & up 57kg Allowance: Fillies and Mares:2kg Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg Twenty one horses are in line for the big […]






The Ferrari Owners’ Club of Singapore Motors to Thailand

The Ferrari Owners’ Club of Singapore Motors to Thailand






The Ferrari Owners’ Club of Singapore Motors to Thailand $RACE Racking up over 3,000 km on the odometer while in a Supercar sounds like a terrific road trip, better yet if one is in pleasurable company of like-minded Ferrari lovers. That is exactly what more than 20 drivers from the Ferrari Owners Club Singapore (FOCS) […]






Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property






Rosewood Hotels & Resorts to Open New Hong Kong Property Rosewood Hotels & Resorts will open its 1st Hong Kong property in Y 2018 in a prime Victoria Harbour waterfront location on Salisbury Road in Tsim Sha Tsui. The new property will will occupy 27 floors of the New World Development Company Limited-owned multi-use tower. […]






China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum

China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum






China’s Overseas Direct Investment Continues Gaining Momentum China’s outbound direct investment (ODI) is surging despite weak global growth as Chinese companies continue to internationalize their business. Non-financial ODI increased 53.3% Y-Y to reach $145.96 in the January-October frame, surpassing the total for Y 2015 of about $121.4-B, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Thursday. […]






Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.”

Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.”






Yellen, “Fed could raise US interest rates relatively soon.” The Fed could raise US interest rates “relatively soon,” Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen said Thursday as data showing a surge in housing starts and uptick in inflation underscored her upbeat assessment of where the country stands. In Ms. Yellen’s 1st remarks since the election of Donald […]






Travel Vietnam: Cruising Saigon

Travel Vietnam: Cruising Saigon






Travel Vietnam: Cruising Saigon The Reverie Saigon Shifts Into High Gear With ‘Cruising Saigon’ By boat, by scooter and by luxury motor car, a new package routes travellers through the city’s colourful streets and waterways in style The hotel that once and for all re-defined Vietnam as a destination for the glitterati and the one-percent […]






The Sanchaya a Luxury Christmas Destination

The Sanchaya a Luxury Christmas Destination






The Sanchaya a Luxury Christmas Destination The Sanchaya is pulling out all the stops to mark Christmas and New Year’s Eve with merry good cheer and a collection of events that include a four-course champagne dinner hosted by the world’s oldest champagne house. With December temperatures set to average a balmy 27 degrees Celsius at […]






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Stocks markets could see some correction near term before resuming The Trump Rally. Near term looks Bearish as most indices are either testing resistance or have come off from resistance marks. PE DJIA at 18868.14, -0.29% near Key resistance, […]






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street

Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street






Commentary: Paul Ebeling on Wall Street $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The stock and bond markets are channeling US President Elect Trump’s expected policies since last Tuesday. Equities has liked them and Bonds have not. Stocks rallied sharply on the pro-growth trade. Longer-dated US Treasuries sold off sharply on the understanding that pro-growth = pro-inflation + […]






Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead

Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead






Obama’s Trade Policy is Dead US President Barack Hussein Obama’s administration suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for his Asian free-trade deal before President Elect Donald Trump takes office saying that TPP’s fate was now up to Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers. Administration officials also said Mr. Obama will try to explain the situation […]






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London

The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London






The 1st Chinese Imperial Firearm Hammered for $2.5-M in London $BID The 1st Chinese firearm with an imperial reign mark ever to be offered at auction sold for $2.5-M, the auction house Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID)London announced Wednesday. The gun, a brilliantly designed and exquisitely crafted musket, produced in imperial workshops was created for the Qianlong Emperor […]






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $DAX, $GLD, $SLV, $OIL, $USO, $CU Commentary: Sell-off in the Asian markets seen in the morning trade as Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton with 288 Electoral College votes. Nikkei is already down 2.23% and the European and the Us markets could see a similar movement in […]






China’s High Earning Consumers Raidly Expanding

China’s High Earning Consumers Raidly Expanding






China’s High Earning Consumers Raidly Expanding China’s pool of high-earning consumers is set to surge in the next 15 years, their household spending growing to be greater than the EU’s current level, a report showed. The number of people earning more than $10,000 per year is expected to grow to around 480-M by Y 2030, […]






Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility

Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility






Major US Investment Banks Prepared for Election Volatility $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The major US investment banks, including Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS), JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE:JPM) and Goldman Sachs Group Inc.(NYSE:GS), are bracing for potential confusion and disorder on financial markets in the wake of Tuesday’s US Presidential election. Bank preparations ahead of the US election […]






Ani Villas Redefines Corporate Retreat Possibilities

Ani Villas Redefines Corporate Retreat Possibilities






While most companies accept utilitarian conference rooms and spaces for executive meetings within hotel towers or large seaside spreads, a new collection is raising the bar for companies by offering groups fully staffed, private estates for corporate retreats and incentive trips Ani Villas earlier this year opened two new private resorts — a 10-room enclave […]






Protesters & Police Clash In Hong Kong Over Crackdown

Protesters & Police Clash In Hong Kong Over Crackdown






Protesters & Police Clash In Hong Kong Over Crackdown Police fired pepper spray as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Police fired pepper spray in running battles with thousands of demonstrators on the streets of Hong Kong Sunday as they tried to encircle China’s representative office in protest against Beijing’s attempts to stop independence […]






China’s Tourism Boom Major Contributor to Industry

China’s Tourism Boom Major Contributor to Industry






China’s Tourism Boom Major Contributor to Industry China’s tourism industry contributed greatly to global employment in Y 2015, a new report indicated. The country’s tourism sector generated more than 25% of the jobs in the world’s tourism industry in Y 2015, according to a report released Friday by the Wuhan Branch of China Tourism Academy. […]






Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office






Abu Dhabi Investment Authority to open Hong Kong office The office will be ADIA’s only overseas location Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), one of the world’s richest sovereign wealth funds, said last Thursday it would open an office in Hong Kong to pursue more opportunities in China and other Asian markets. This is ADIA’s 1st […]






Wine News: Interview with The Sanchaya’s Sommelier Stanley Chang

Wine News: Interview with The Sanchaya’s Sommelier Stanley Chang






Wine News: Interview with The Sanchaya’s Sommelier Stanley Chang In life, we are all collectors, whether it be memories of our pasts, keepsakes from our journeys or goals for our futures. We constantly create, compose and gather our ideas, symbols, stories and travel experiences, storing them in the recesses of our minds and in our […]






Gold Shines at Dubai Week in China

Gold Shines at Dubai Week in China






Gold Shines at Dubai Week in China DMCC, Dubai’s Government authority on trade, enterprise and commodities and the world’s number one Free Zone, concluded Dubai Week in China, Shanghai, with three significant commodity trade agreements and its “Made for Trade. Together” in Shanghai Forum. DMCC’s event attracted over 130 senior government officials, business leaders and […]






China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market

China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market






China’s Central Government Opens Up its Capital Market The volume of approved foreign institutional capital investing in China’s capital market picked up in October thanks to more opening-up policies. The accumulated volume of the approved Qualified Foreign Institutional Investors (QFII) program grew by US$2.7-B in October to reach about US$84.4-B as of 27 October. The […]






RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas

RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas






RMB Yuan Weakens, China Purchasing Gold Overseas $GLD, $SLV, $USDCNY As the RMB Yuan retreats, China is buying Gold. The world’s biggest consumer of the precious Yellow metal raised bullion imports from Hong Kong in September for the 1st time in 4 months as investors sought to diversify their assets on prospects for further currency […]






No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth

No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth






No Need for China to Fake Steady GDP Growth China’s economy has achieved steady growth of 6.7% for 3 Quarters running, leading many analysts to suspect that there has been some data smoothing. However, the reality is that the government simply has no incentive or necessity to whitewash the real economic picture. It’s routine for […]






Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally

Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally






Gloom on Wall Street, Lower Crude Oil Prices Hit Stocks Globally $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Global stock markets fell Wednesday after some disappointing earnings reports and as a drop in Crude Oil prices dragged down shares in energy companies. The FTSE 100 of Britain dropped 1% to 6,949 while Germany’s DAX fell 1% as well, […]






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum

Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum






Asian Regional Cooperation Fuels Growth Momentum Financial cooperation will bring new growth momentum to Asian countries, given that although there have been visible outcomes in this field, the scale is somewhat limited. “The low-hanging fruit has already been picked in Asian regional cooperation after years of development,” said China’s Vice Finance Minister Shi Yaobin at […]






Obama Seeks to Provoke China

Obama Seeks to Provoke China






The latest U.S. patrol, first reported by Reuters, is expected to anger Beijing and could further escalate tensions over the South China Sea. The destroyer sailed within waters claimed by China, close to but not within the 12-nautical-mile territorial limits of the islands, the officials said. In the last three U.S. freedom-of-navigation operations in the […]






India’s Leading Luxury Train

India’s Leading Luxury Train






India’s Leading Luxury Train Deccan Odyssey, the luxury train operated and managed by Cox & Kings Ltd, the outsourced partner of The Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC), continues to lead Asia in the sphere of Luxury. It has won the coveted World Travel Award 2016 in the category of Asia’s Leading Luxury Train for being […]






Hotel News: Olovson Takes Charge Of Luxurious Getaway Destination Near Singapore

Hotel News: Olovson Takes Charge Of Luxurious Getaway Destination Near Singapore






Olovson Takes Charge Of Luxurious Getaway Destination Near Singapore The Sanchaya welcomes seasoned professional with diverse background A man with over two decades of luxury hospitality experience and an enthusiasm for employee development and relations has been appointed to the helm of the award-winning Sanchaya. Magnus Olovson comes to the 9.6-hectare beachfront property on Bintan […]






The Sanchaya Bintan Promotes Alternative To Plastic Surgery

The Sanchaya Bintan Promotes Alternative To Plastic Surgery






The Sanchaya Bintan Promotes Alternative To Plastic Surgery An approach to health and well-being that smooths facial wrinkles endorsed by some of the world’s biggest names including Madonna and Kim Kardashian has come to The Sanchaya Bintan. Developed by renowned healer and skincare expert Kazumasa Kawasaki, who has an estimated 100,000 followers predominantly in his […]






Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September

Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September






Sales of Singapore’s New Private Homes + 49.3% in September Sales of Singapore’s new private homes increased 49.3% in September Y-Y, according to data released by Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) Monday. Compared with the prior month, URA said sales of private homes increased 8.8% in September. Excluding executive condominiums (ECs), property developers sold 509 units […]






The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable

The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable






The Eurasian Century Is Now Unstoppable   I recently returned from a fascinating 2 week speaking tour in China. The occasion was the international premier of my newest book, One Belt, One Road–China and the New Eurasian Century. In the course of my visit I was invited by China’s Northwest University in Xi’an to give […]






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable

Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable China’s rising M-M inflation and narrower decline in producer prices in August have provided fresh evidence of a steadying economy, experts said. China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 0.1% in August on a M-M basis, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced last […]






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy

Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy






Huge Risk Facing the Global Economy Global economy continued to face uncertainty and rising risks, Lou Jiwei, China’s Finance Minister, said on behalf of the G20 economies Friday. Uncertainty and risks, including elections in major economies, uncertain fallout of Brexit, rising expectation for rate hikes by the Federal Reserve, increased geopolitical risks and terrorist attacks, […]






Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo

Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo






Hotel News: Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo Hotel Chinzanso Tokyo, leading Japanese hospitality company Fujita Kanko’s five-star flagship property, completed the third phase of its comprehensive renovation and plans to have finished renovating 241 of all 267 guest rooms and suites by 2017. To provide a glimpse of the total make-over, the hotel unveiled its renovated Japanese […]






F1: Mercedes AMG, Ferrari and the Red Bull Quickest at Sepang Friday

F1: Mercedes AMG, Ferrari and the Red Bull Quickest at Sepang Friday






F1: Mercedes AMG, Ferrari and the Red Bull Quickest at Sepang Friday $RACE After team mate Nico Rosberg led the way in FP1, it was Lewis Hamilton’s turn to top the times for MercedesAMG in Friday afternoon’s 2nd practice for the 2016 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix. Track temperatures at the Sepang circuit  reached […]






Bank of Shanghai to Float a Public Offering

Bank of Shanghai to Float a Public Offering






Bank of Shanghai to Float a Public Offering Bank of Shanghai has been given permission for an IPO on the Shanghai bourse, the latest of China’s small and medium-sized lenders to go public after nearly a decade of approval suspension. The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) announced the decision Friday evening. According to the bank’s […]






F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Aerodynamic Updates to Sepang

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Aerodynamic Updates to Sepang






F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Brings Aerodynamic Updates to Sepang $RACE Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) brought its latest aerodynamics to the Malaysian Grand Prix at Sepang this weekend as chases the Red Bull for 2nd place in the F1 Constructors’ Championship. The Scuderia’s technical department continues to develope its SF16-H racer. With millions of dollars in prize money at […]






Visit ULTIQA Air Gold Coast Australia

Visit ULTIQA Air Gold Coast Australia






Visit ULTIQA Air Gold Coast Australia Located in the heart of Broadbeach, soaring above the boutique Oasis Shopping Centre, ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach will take your breath away. Panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the Gold Coast coastline combine with ultra-modern boutique apartments to create the pinnacle in luxury coastal relaxation. Choose from one […]






China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth

China Announces  Major Projects to Boost Growth






China Announces Major Projects to Boost Growth Provincial projects worth more than $149.25-B were launched this week as China strives to boost growth, Shanghai Securities News reported Friday. The projects are mostly infrastructure-related, with the southwest province of Sichuan introducing nine highway projects worth RMB Yuan 128.8. The Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region in the north […]






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia

ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia






ADB backs China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” in Central Asia The Asian Development Bank (ADB) supports China’s Belt and Road initiative in Central Asia, as both sides have the common goal to promote regional cooperation and integration. Zhang Wencai, ADB Vice President for Central and West Asia and South Asia Operations, made the remark during […]






China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices






China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices $OIL, $SHI, $PTR China’s Crude Oil output fell 9.9% Y-Y in August, the biggest monthly fall since Y 2003 as refineries slashed production amid sluggish global Crude Oil prices, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Imports have trended upward after private refineries were […]






BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory

BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory






BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory $BYDDF Chinese car, bus and battery maker BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) announced recently that it will expand its EV (electric vehicle) plant in Lancaster, California, 3X’ing the size of its facility, employment and production capability in next 3 years. Stella Li, President of BYD America, said at a groundbreaking […]






Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic

Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic






Ani Villas to Open Fourth Private Resort in Dominican Republic Owning group sets sights on summer 2017 for new Villa and complementary Art Academy Ani Villas, a collection of private resorts that includes two new estates in Thailand and Sri Lanka opened earlier this year, has announced plans to debut its fourth property in the […]






China Data Credit to GDP Ratio Hits Record

China Data Credit to GDP Ratio Hits Record






China’s credit-to-GDP gap reached 30.1 percent in the first quarter of 2016, its highest level ever and far above the 10 percent level associated with banking risks, the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) said in a quarterly report released late Sunday. It gave China a red signal, a level it said was intended to indicate […]






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook

Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook






Australian Dollar (A$) ⇨ US Dollar ($)(AUDUSD) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Australian Dollar Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 0.76. The projected lower bound is: 0.74. The projected closing price is: 0.75. FOREX AUD= closed up 0.002 at 0.751. Volume […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Japanese Yen (¥)(USDJPY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Japanese Yen Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 104.70. The projected lower bound is: 99.74. The projected closing price is: 102.22. FOREX JPY= closed down -0.080 at 102.230. […]






F1: Expect 3 Racers to Run for the Pole at Singapore GP

F1: Expect 3 Racers to Run for the Pole at Singapore GP






F1: Expect 3 Racers to Run for the Pole at Singapore GP $RACE, $LMCA Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) will be in a 3-way  run with F1 rivals MercedesAMG and Red Bull for the Singapore Grand Prix Pole. Friday, Kimi Raikkonen finished Friday’s practice 0.275 secs behind pacesetter Nico Rosberg, as the Top 4, which included the Red […]






Space Race on in China

Space Race on in China






China has launched its second space station in a sign of the growing sophistication of its military-backed program that intends to send a mission to Mars in the coming years. The Tiangong 2 was carried into space tonight atop a Long March 7 rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center on the edge of the […]






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US

Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US






Just 2 of the World’s 10 Greatest Cities are in the US Most great cities have access to quality education, a variety of public transportation choices, disaster preparedness, and affordable housing options, to name a few important qualities. In a new report, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) evaluated the Greatness of 30 major cities across the world, as […]






Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar






Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar Singaporean businessmen in Myanmar have vowed to boost trade and investment of the county, official media reported Wednesday. The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and 47 Singaporean businessmen jointly made a business dialogue and networking session over the last 2 […]






The US Has “Tremendous Power”over China

The US Has “Tremendous Power”over China






The US Has “Tremendous Power”over China Donald Trump says the United States has “tremendous power” over China because the world’s 2nd-largest economy depends on American prosperity and because of Beijing’s ownership of a staggering amount of US debt. “They suck the blood out of us and we owe them money,” Donald Trump said Monday. “We […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes SSE Composite Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 3,150.19. The projected lower bound is: 3,013.38. The projected closing price is: 3,081.78. SSE COMPOSITE closed down -17.100 at 3,078.855. Volume was 2% below […]






China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members

China Calls for Stronger Tie-up with ASEAN Members






Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli met with leaders from member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in southwest China’s Nanning City Saturday, calling for stronger ties between China and ASEAN. The foreign dignitaries include Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Myanmar’s Vice President U Myint Swe, Lao […]






The WB and BRICS’ NDB Bank Align for Expanded Development

The WB and BRICS’ NDB Bank Align for Expanded Development






The WB and BRICS’ NDB Bank Align for Expanded Development Friday, the World Bank Group and the New Development Bank (NDB) set up by the BRICS nations signed a MOU (memorandum of understanding) to strengthen their cooperation in addressing global infrastructure needs. The memorandum, signed by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim and NDB […]






China Investing in China

China Investing in China






China launched a 200 billion-yuan (30 billion-U.S. dollar) state-controlled venture capital fund on Thursday to support innovation and upgrading in centrally-administered state firms. The fund, approved by the State Council, is financed by China Construction Bank Corporation, China Reform Holdings Corporation Ltd. (CRHC), the Postal Savings Bank of China and Shenzhen Investment Holding Co., Ltd., […]






WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus

WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Stop Spread of Zika Virus






WHO Calls for Massive Education Campaign to Prevent Stop of Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) has called for a massive public education campaign to Stop mosquito-borne Zika virus from spreading, a WHO spokesman said Friday. Eloi Yao, WHO regional public information officer, said in an interview that there is no vaccine yet to […]






Travel News: Visit Hangzhou

Travel News: Visit Hangzhou






Travel News: Visit Hangzhou Hangzhou, known as the ‘heaven on earth’, is a beautiful city located in east China’s Zhejiang province. As the host city of the upcoming G20 Summit, Hangzhou has been gaining popularity among international tourists. Two ladies working at a local newspaper in Zhejiang recently came up with the idea to create […]






China Integrating IT Into Agriculture

China Integrating IT Into Agriculture






China Integrating IT Into Agriculture $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB China will further integrate information technology into agriculture in the next 5 years to increase productivity and efficiency, according to the country’s agriculture watchdog. The government aims to further improve intelligent management in planting, cultivation and machinery and the use of Internet of Things (IOT) will cover […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Chinese Yuan Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 6.63. The projected upper bound is: 6.71. The projected lower bound is: 6.64. The projected […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Hong Kong Dollar (HK$)(USDHKD) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Honk Kong Dollar Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 7.76. The projected lower bound is: 7.75. The projected closing price is: 7.76. FOREX HKD= closed down -0.001 […]






Bespoke Traveling in India

Bespoke Traveling in India






Bespoke Traveling in India Jacada Travel’s newly unveiled bespoke journeys to India makes for a once-in-a-lifetimes adventure, where you can hope to encounter some tigers in the wild or take a breather from life in a digital detox getaway while lapping up India’s rural majesty. From dramatic landscapes to mesmerizing architecture, India’s thousands of years of […]






WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed

WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed






WB Issues “Mulan Bonds” in China, Issue Oversubscribed The World Bank (WB) Wednesday issued landmark bonds denominated in special drawing rights (SDR) in China’s interbank market. The 3-year SDR bonds worth SDR 500-M SDR (US$700-M) were billed as “Mulan bonds.” China’s RMB Yuan, or renminbi, will be used as the settlement currency. It is the […]






Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient






Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Keeps Dubai Effecient Dubai’s ruler has ordered a shake-up of the city state’s management, including the retirement of nine senior officials, a day after he conducted a surprise spot check of government offices and found a significant number of employees absent. Governments around the Gulf are trying to make their […]






Zika Hits Singapore

Zika Hits Singapore






Zika, which has been detected in 58 countries including hardest-hit Brazil, causes only mild symptoms for most people, such as fever and a rash. But in pregnant women, it can cause microcephaly, a deformation in which babies are born with abnormally small brains and heads. As of Tuesday Singapore had confirmed 82 locally transmitted cases […]






Anantara Hoi An Resort Full Moon Lantern Festival

Anantara Hoi An Resort Full Moon Lantern Festival






Known for its quiet back streets and beautifully preserved Ancient Town, Hoi An, on Vietnam’s central coast line, also lights up in colour once a month when locals and curious travellers join together to celebrate the lantern festival. The monthly institution in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hoi An bursts to light on the […]






China Invests in Innovation

China Invests in Innovation






China Invests in Innovation The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said China will set up around 40 national manufacturing innovation centers by 2025. In detail, the centers will be devoted to information technology, intelligent manufacturing, new materials and biomedicine. The MIIT has promiseto improve the intellectual property management system to promote cooperation and […]






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing

Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing






Key World Stock, Crude, Gold and Silver Markets Briefing $DIA, $OIL, $USO, $GLD, $SLV Commentary: The Japanese markets are seeing some Northside actionon the back of a weak Japanese Yen at 102.94 Vs USD along with the European markets, but the excitement may dry up by soon, waiting for the US NFPs employment data Friday. PE […]






T2 Motorsports Will Race a Ferrari 488 GT3 in Asian GT Championships

T2 Motorsports Will Race a Ferrari 488 GT3 in Asian GT Championships






T2 Motorsports Team Will Race a Ferrari 488 GT3 in Asian GT Championships $RACE T2 Motorsports goes racing; the newly formed team will race Ferrari 488 GT3 in Asian GT championships 1st unveiled at the 2015 Finali Mondiali in Mugello, in Italy, the Ferrari 488 GT3 will be fielded by newly formed Asian racing team, […]






Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook

Hang Seng Index (INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook






Hang Seng Index(INDEXHANGSENG:HSI) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Hang Seng Index Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 21,902.92. The projected upper bound is: 23,678.83. The […]






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook

SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook






SSE Composite Index(SHA:000001) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes SSE Composite Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 3,024.79. The projected upper bound is: 3,150.92. The projected lower bound is: 3,006.28. The projected closing price is: 3,078.60. […]






Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Associated with Malaysian Corruption

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Associated with Malaysian Corruption






Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Associated with Malaysian Corruption Leonardo DiCaprio traveled to Sumatra, Indonesia early in Y 2016 to raise awareness for deforestation, Sumatra is home to indigenous tribes and endangered animals that his Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation has been working to protect. The trip generated lots of ‘Ink” and pictures of the Oscar winner with several […]






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing

There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing






There is Growing Evidence That Obama’s Foriegn Policy is Failing When US President Barack Hussein Obama travels to Asia next week, he will try to reassure leaders in the region that he still has the ability (read political power) to deliver US approval for the sweeping Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), even though the 2 Presidential candidates […]






Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market

Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market






Chinese Companies Taping ASEAN Market As more and more Chinese companies tap into the burgeoning Southeast Asian market, expert and company officials expect localization to be a Key aspect to boost industrial capacity cooperation between China and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The long-time friendly ties and close neighborhood provide China […]






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook

US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook






US Dollar ($) ⇨ Chinese Yuan (CN¥)(USDCNY) Trading Outlook HEFFX Notes Chinese Yuan Overall, the bias in prices is: Sideways. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are ranging. The projected upper bound is: 6.71. The projected lower bound is: 6.63. The projected closing price is: 6.67. FOREX CNY= closed up 0.013 at 6.669. Volume […]






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