The Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Initiative

The Decentralized Finance (DeFi) Initiative

The Lucky Club is a Decentralized Finance (DeFi) initiative at the forefront of innovation in Fintech using blockchain and other proprietary protocols to allow people to not only use services like brokerage, banking and investing but to also participate directly in earning money in a way previously only available to Financial Institutions. As we build […]

Blackrock Bets on Bitcoin

Blackrock Bets on Bitcoin

BlackRock, a global money management powerhouse, is opening the door to investing in bitcoin futures in a potential boost for all cryptocurrencies. BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager, with $7.81 trillion in assets under management as of end-Q4 2020. Securities filings from the investment giant show at least two BlackRock funds may buy bitcoin, […]

Change the Way You Save Using Blockchain and DeFi

Change the Way You Save Using Blockchain and DeFi

If there’s one negative aspect to life at record low interest rates, it’s earning almost nothing on the cash you have saved at a bank. Certificates of deposit, or CDs, which require you to lock up savings for a predetermined amount of time offer slightly better interest rates, but not much better than the paltry […]

China is Booming

China is Booming

China’s per capita disposable income reached 32,189 yuan (about 4,961 U.S. dollars) in 2020, more than double the level in 2010, official data showed Tuesday. The figure represents a 2.1-percent year-on-year increase in real terms after deducting price factors, said Fang Xiaodan, an official with the National Bureau of Statistics. During the last 10 years, […]

Shalaa Produces Impressive Magic Millions Winner

Shalaa Produces Impressive Magic Millions Winner

The Shaquero win was champion trainer Chris Waller’s first in the coveted race and doubled as the biggest juvenile success of his illustrious training career. After beginning well from barrier one, the son of Shalaa was able to settle just behind the solid speed before Bowman presented him into clear running at the top of the […]

China Dominates IoT Market

China Dominates IoT Market

China will surpass the United States to become the world’s largest Internet of Things (IoT) market in 2024, according to an industrial report. The global IoT market is expected to reach a value of USD 1256.1 billion by 2025 from USD 690 billion in 2019 at a CAGR of 10.53%, during the period 2020-2025. … […]

US China Trade War Hurting Growth

US China Trade War Hurting Growth

Reducing tariffs on China by even a “moderate” amount would benefit the US economy, according to a study by a business council and an economics firm. The report released Thursday came as the United States awaits the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday, who is expected to detail his trade policy the following day. […]

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Join Us on Telegram

For those who prefer reading on mobile, we have Telegram channels that will allow you to receive updates, announcements, and links to our stories straight to your mobile device. Join Us on Telegram Telegram is like a whole world. Where each group can have countably endless members, from all parts of the world. Our Telegram […]

China Economic Data

China Economic Data

PMI 1. Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index In December 2020, China’s Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 51.9 percent, down by 0.2 percentage point from last month, which was above the threshold for ten consecutive months, indicating that the manufacturing industry continued to recovery steadily. In terms of enterprise scale, the PMI of large enterprises was […]

Best Thailand Travel Instagram Accounts

Best Thailand Travel Instagram Accounts

Thailand Travel, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), in collaboration with Thai Airways International (THAI), Thai hotels Association (THA) and Association of Thai Travel Agents (ATTA), is launching an ‘amazing thailand Plus’ offer for foreign visitors wishing to enter Thailand during the COVID-19 pandemic.  HEFFX offer a “Thai Gold Pass” service to individuals and corporations […]

Some 2021 Regional Economic Outlooks

Some 2021 Regional Economic Outlooks

The year of 2021 will be critical for the whole world that is struggling to end the COVID-19 pandemic and committed to addressing its long-term impacts. The pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the world economy, disrupted globalization, amplified unilateralism and accelerated a crisis in international cooperation. To tackle those challenges will not be […]

Alibaba and Tencent Suffer from US Attack

Alibaba and Tencent Suffer from US Attack

#Alibaba #Tencent #PresidentTrump $BABA $TCEHY Shares in China’s two biggest companies Alibaba and Tencent tumbled in Hong Kong Thursday in response to the media reports that the Trump administration plans to press ahead with a ban on Americans investing in them. e-Commerce titan Alibaba sank more than four percent and internet powerhouse Tencent shed 3.3% […]

Launch of Digital Week 2021: Southeast Asia

Launch of Digital Week 2021: Southeast Asia

Launch of Digital Week 2021: Southeast Asia February Virtual Conference Calling all Cloud enthusiasts! W.Media is gathering ASEAN’s best and brightest for a 4-day virtual conference to cover everything from datacenter deployment to digital banking. From 23-26 February, network with 7000+ Senior IT Leaders across the Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, and Thailand markets. Digital […]

Bitcoin is a Long Term Buy

Bitcoin is a Long Term Buy

Bitcoin is a Long Term Buy Short Term:             Overbought Intermediate Term: Bullish Long Term:               Bullish The next big news for crypto currency will be sovereign wealth funds and governments. Will they be ready to make a public investment into crypto next year?  It’s actually technically already happened, albeit not directly. The Norwegian Government Pension […]

Where is China Heading

Where is China Heading

China’s central bank outlined key policies and tasks for 2021 during an annual work conference held in Beijing. The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) said Wednesday in an online statement released after the meeting that it would adhere to the general principle of pursuing progress while ensuring stability, and offer effective financial support in accelerating […]

China Thrives on Tax Cuts

China Thrives on Tax Cuts

China Thrives on Tax Cuts The epidemic-induced lockdowns loomed over China’s economy in the first half of 2020, but with quick emergency response and government-aided stimulus package, the country’s economy roared back. Massive tax cuts and increased government spending have helped the economy recover faster. The market is also closely watching over the country’s fiscal […]

Markets Fear a Biden Administration

Markets Fear a Biden Administration

The Biden Administration will be filled with taxation and regulation that stifle economic growth. Billions will be spent pandering to “Social Causes” and the Socialist push of some Democrats with the support of mainstream media creating an economic downturn within the USA. The dollar fell Wednesday as Democrats claimed the first of two key election […]

Yangtze River Economic Belt

Yangtze River Economic Belt

Since China made the development of the Yangtze River Economic Belt a national strategy, the country has shown firm determination in enhancing the ecological protection of its “mother river” and facilitating green, sustainable and high-quality development. The sprawling economic belt covers 11 provinces and municipalities from west to east, with Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan and Chongqing […]

What’s Hot in China for 2021

What’s Hot in China for 2021

What’s Hot in China for 2021 Optimism built up in the Chinese market at the beginning of 2021, with its stocks climbing and its currency gaining strength. China’s stock market headed into the new year on an upbeat note, with the benchmark Shanghai Composite Index rising 1.6 percent during the first two trading days. The […]

Redsun Services Upgraded (HKG:1971) Target $8.80

Redsun Services Upgraded (HKG:1971) Target $8.80

Redsun Services Upgraded (“Redsun Services” or the “Group”; stock code: 1971), a fast-growing comprehensive community services provider focused on the Yangtze River Delta, has earned CCB International’s optimistic view accolade owing to a recent M&A that will strengthen its Central China and Non-Residential Exposure. The Group has also been given a “Buy” rating by CCB […]

Asian Markets Retreat

Asian Markets Retreat

Asian markets mostly fell Tuesday following a sharp pullback on Wall Street as investors were spooked by a coronavirus surge, new lockdowns, a slow vaccine rollout and uncertainty over US Senate elections. While analysts are broadly upbeat about the long-term outlook this year, the nascent inoculation programmes have yet to have an impact, meaning the […]

China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom Rally as Expected

China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom Rally as Expected

The New York Stock Exchange abandoned plans to delist three state-owned Chinese telecom companies on Monday, reversing a decision that further dented already strained relations between the world’s two superpowers. In a brief statement, the stock exchange said it “no longer intends to move forward with the delisting action” for China Telecom, China Mobile and […]

China Mobile Communications, China Telecommunications Corp and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited are a Buy

China Mobile Communications, China Telecommunications Corp and China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited are a Buy

Shares in China’s big three state-owned telecom companies slid in Hong Kong Monday during the first day of trading since the New York Stock Exchange announced it was delisting the firms. Friday’s move by the NYSE seeks to comply with an order by outgoing US President Donald Trump barring investment in firms with ties to […]

China is Still a Growth Story

China is Still a Growth Story

China’s foreign trade, with its “dark horse” performance in 2020 amid a pandemic-induced global recession, is expected to further stabilize in 2021, Reuters said in a recent analysis. Quoting several economic experts, the British news outlet wrote in its Chinese online edition that China’s foreign trade is expected to sustain due to an early recovery […]

Bitcoin and Stocks Rally in Asia

Bitcoin and Stocks Rally in Asia

Optimism about the economic outlook in 2021 helped Asian investors kick off the new year Monday on a positive note, as hopes surrounding the rollout of coronavirus vaccines offset a frightening surge in infections. With uncertainty over Brexit and a new US stimulus gone, sights are now on the economic recovery from the calamity that […]

Inside the China EU Deal

Inside the China EU Deal

China and the European Union (EU) on Wednesday announced they have completed investment agreement negotiations as scheduled. The long-awaited result, which came after 35 rounds of negotiations in the course of seven years, is a milestone in EU-China relations and is expected to inject new vitality into the pandemic-battered global economy, European experts, officials and […]

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo Sells Off as Virus Emergency Looms

Tokyo stocks began the new year in volatile form, starting the Monday session up but quickly sinking on reports Japan may call a state of emergency over surging coronavirus cases. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index started the first trading day of the year up 0.53 percent but within an hour it was down 1.07 percent, […]

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore Economy Shrinking

Singapore’s economy suffered its worst ever annual contraction in 2020 as the coronavirus pandemic hammered the city-state’s vital trade and tourism sectors, official data showed Monday. But the 5.8 percent decline was not as bad as feared — official forecasts had predicted a fall of up to 6.5 percent — as economic activity picked up […]

China and Russia Extend Ties

China and Russia Extend Ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping said Thursday that he stands ready to maintain close contact with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in various forms in a bid to lead their countries towards deeper comprehensive strategic coordination and practical cooperation in various fields. Xi made the remarks when exchanging New Year congratulations with Putin, adding that in […]

What are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021

2021, a year that marks the beginning of China’s new five-year plan period and the 100th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of China (CPC), is knocking at the door. What are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s expectations for 2021, especially after the country’s hard-won achievements in 2020? Clues can be found in his New Year address. 2021: ‘Striving […]

China and Europe Move Closer Together

China and Europe Move Closer Together

The European Union and China on Wednesday approved “in principle” a major investment pact that Brussels hopes will open up lucrative opportunities, despite concerns about Beijing’s rights record. EU chiefs Ursula von der Leyen and Charles Michel agreed with China’s President Xi Jinping to wrap up seven years of painstaking negotiations during a video conference […]

China’s Cryptocurrency the Digital Yuan

China’s Cryptocurrency the Digital Yuan

— China’s digital yuan, although still being piloted, promises to include more people in this fast-developing digital era, making daily life easier and digital payment more secure. — Unlike non-bank payment platforms that require users to link bank accounts, a digital wallet could be opened with any unique personal identification such as a driver’s license […]

Asian Markets Follow US Higher

Asian Markets Follow US Higher

Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday following a record-breaking lead from Wall Street as investors cheered the passage of a huge US stimulus bill, which has helped temper fears about surging coronavirus infections and a new, fast-spreading strain of the disease. With Donald Trump’s decision to sign off on the $900 billion rescue package and a […]

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics

AI, 5G, deep learning, and biomedical electronics are reshaping industries and experiences in the semiconductor industry. To address these key trends, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) will host the 2021 International Symposia on VLSI Technology, Systems and Applications (VLSI-TSA) and Design, Automation and Test (VLSI-DAT) on April 19-22, 2021 at the Ambassador Hotel, Hsinchu, […]

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) Raises $3.3b

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) Raises $3.3b

TAL Education Group (NYSE:TAL) (“TAL” or the “Company”), a leading K-12 after-school tutoring services provider in China, today announced that a group of investors has agreed to invest an aggregate of $3.3 billion in the Company through private placement, of which $2.3 billion is in convertible notes (the “Convertible Notes Portion”), and $1 billion is […]

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) Solar Comes to Thailand

Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE:6501) Solar Comes to Thailand

Hitachi Capital (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi Capital Corporation, Hitachi Asia (Thailand) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., and SANTEC POWER SOLUTIONS CO.,LTD. entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Three companies will encourage installation of the commercial solar self-consumption equipment within Hitachi Group in Kingdom of Thailand (Thailand), based on MOU. As […]

Asia Rally’s as US Prints More Money

Asia Rally’s as US Prints More Money

Asian markets were mostly higher Monday as US President Donald Trump signed a massive coronavirus relief bill, boosting positive sentiment despite ongoing concern over a new strain of Covid-19. Under pressure from all sides, Trump signed the stimulus bill worth $900 billion late Sunday in the United States, having delayed doing so for nearly a […]

Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town

Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town

An innovation center and Beijing Future Design Park were inaugurated on Thursday in Beijing’s Zhangjiawan Design Town, as part of the city’s efforts to create a highland for cultural creativity and design services in its sub center. Now the innovation center is home to 106 companies in the fields of innovative design and urban technology […]

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam Economic Slowdown

Vietnam on Sunday reported economic growth of 2.91 percent in 2020, the slowest rate in more than 30 years as the country battled the coronavirus pandemic. The communist state has long been among Asia’s fastest-growing economies, and the 2020 figure marked a sharp fall from last year’s GDP growth of seven percent. But Vietnam’s performance […]

Coupang Corp Video Streaming

Coupang Corp Video Streaming

Coupang Corp., (IPO Due 2021) South Korea’s leading e-commerce operator, said Thursday it has launched a subscription-based video streaming service, heating up competition in the country’s growing over-the-top (OTT) media market. The e-commerce giant said its new service, Coupang Play, is currently available on Android smartphones and it will expand support for Apple’s iOS devices, […]

China Builds on Futures Market

China Builds on Futures Market

China’s drive to open its futures markets to the outside world has gathered pace with an ultimate goal to serve the real economy amid the country’s efforts to seek high-quality development. China currently has seven kinds of commodity futures and options open to direct participation by international investors, after overseas investors were allowed to participate […]

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) Trading in Thailand

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) Trading in Thailand

Kerry Express (Thailand) Plc. (KEX) has had its First Trading Day on the Stock Exchange of Thailand. With overwhelming responses during the subscription period, both from international and local investors. Viewed as a proxy of investment in the new economy, KEX provides an investment alternative in the local bourse, where a handful of choices are […]

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan

Toyota Launches “C+pod” Ultra-Compact Battery Electric Vehicle in Japan An environmentally-friendly two-seater BEV that expands the freedom of movement Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) has announced a limited launch of the “C+pod” ultra-compact battery electric vehicle (BEV), from December 25, to corporate users, local governments and other organizations that have been exploring new options to drive […]

Toyota Motor Corporation NYSE:TM Might be a 2021 Buy

Toyota Motor Corporation NYSE:TM Might be a 2021 Buy

Global Sales Results in November were driven primarily by sales in China and Japan, and global sales were up approximately 2 percent year-on-year. China The market remains solid, and in addition to regional motor shows and other events to attract customers to dealers, sales of the Camry, RAV4, and Lexus brand vehicles, and other models […]

Christmas in Australia

Christmas in Australia

#Christmas #Australia #BoxingDay In Australia, Christmas comes in the towards the beginning of the Summer holidays. Children have their Summer holidays from mid December to early February, so some people might even be camping at Christmas. Because it is hot at Christmas time in Australia, there are quite often massive bush fires across the country. […]

Earn Bitcoin Cash: BCH/USD (BCH=) While You Sleep

Earn Bitcoin Cash: BCH/USD (BCH=) While You Sleep

$BCH #BitcoinCash #Crypto #Cryptocurrencies #FX #TheLuckyClub Bitcoin CashTicker: BCH=Price: $309.78 Make Money While You Sleep – Join Now to Earn Passive Income Generated from your Crypto Assets and our Fintech. Technical Indicators Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable […]

SPACs Search for Asian ‘Unicorns’

SPACs Search for Asian ‘Unicorns’

#SPACs #Asia #Unicorn The Hot fundraising ticket on Wall Street this year will soon take hold in Asia, as SPACs (special purpose acquisition companies), hunt for fast-growing tech firms that are ready to go public. SPACs are exchange-listed shell companies that raise money through initial IPOs (public offerings) and merge with firms by offering shorter […]

These Coins Will Explode

These Coins Will Explode

#Crypto #Cryptocurrency #BTC #ETH #BCH #LTC #ADA #XRP #EOS In the past 2-3 sessions, there were mostly range moves in bitcoin price below USD 23,200. BTC remained well bid above the USD 22,500 and USD 22,200 support levels. The price is currently (05:00 UTC) consolidating, but it could start a fresh increase if it clears […]

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

Republicans and Democrats Align with President Trump’s Hard Line on Chinese Stocks

#PresidentTrump #Republicans #Democrats #Chinese #stocks $BABA $PDD $PTR Friday, President Trump signed legislation that will kick Chinese companies off US stock exchanges unless they adhere to American auditing standards. The Holding Foreign Companies Accountable Act (The Act) bars securities of foreign companies from being listed on any US exchange if they have failed to comply with the US […]

Coolmore Conquer Hong Kong Vase

Coolmore Conquer Hong Kong Vase

Ryan Moore compared Mogul (3c Galileo – Shastye, by Danehill) to outstanding racehorse Dylan Thomas after partnering the Aidan O’Brien-trained colt to his second top-flight success in Sunday’s Hong Kong Vase. The Irish raider ran out a commanding winner of the Group 1 Grand Prix de Paris in September and was sent off second favourite […]

Digital Silk Road Initiative

Digital Silk Road Initiative

Commodities Intelligence Centre (“CIC”) announces a momentous 2020 as it has jointly launched a “Digital Silk Road” initiative led by ZALL Smart Commerce Group (“ZALL”), Asia’s leading B2B e-commerce Group, and joined Singapore’s Blockchain for Trade & Connectivity (BTC) Network. As Singapore’s first global physical commodities B2B e-trade platform powered by blockchain, together with ZALL’s […]

Asia-Pacific Stocks are Finishing this Year Strong

Asia-Pacific Stocks are Finishing this Year Strong

#AsiaPacific #stocks #earnings #growth $DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX “Asia-Pacific’s equity rally augurs a bright earnings outlook for Y 2021, strategists are upbeat across the board”— Paul Ebeling Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Nomura Holdings Inc. have penciled in earnings growth of more than 20% for Asian shares in Y 2021. Citi and […]

Rikkeisoft and Oraichain to Expand AI Blockchain Technology Globally

Rikkeisoft, a leading Vietnamese IT and software enterprise has formalized a strategic partnership with Oraichain, the world’s first AI Data Oracle Blockchain company. In early November, Rikkeisoft invested an undisclosed amount in Oraichain Pte Ltd in exchange for 10% of the company’s shares. The percentage corresponds to the portion allocated for the team members at Oraichain and […]

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak and Efforce

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak and Efforce

Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak’s New Ambition Kicks Off on HBTC Steve Wozniak, Apple’s co-founder, is dedicated to developing a new blockchain project called Efforce. With the purpose of funding energy-efficiency projects, Efforce launched its token WOZX on HBTC.com, a 100% Token Holder Owned Trading Platform. The cooperation between a high-tech team backed by Wozniak and […]

2021 Aushorse Investors’ Guide

2021 Aushorse Investors’ Guide

Australia remains the leading place to race a horse in the world; a statement demonstrated by there being 52 races run this year worth A$1 million or more, compared to 29 in America and just seven across all of Europe. This is just one of many facts and statistics published in the 2021 Aushorse Investors’ […]

Golden Sixty Wins Group 1 Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin

Golden Sixty Wins Group 1 Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin

Golden Sixty confirmed himself as one of the world’s best racehorses with a breathtaking win in today’s Group One Hong Kong International Mile (1600m) at Sha Tin.  In making it 11 straight wins with a barnstorming success, Golden Sixty sent Queensland’s Element Hill nursery into celebrations. Sent out a long odds on favourite, the son […]

Come Horse Racing With Knightsbridge

Come Horse Racing With Knightsbridge

Updates on starters, videos on track work, interviews from Jockeys and Trainers. The latest horses available and more. Join the Mailing List Now Knightsbridge has been raising and racing thoroughbred horses around the world for many years. We are always looking for potential investors who share our passion for horse racing to join our racehorse partnerships. If […]

Meditation Age Of Aquarius Final Activation – December 21st 2020

Meditation Age Of Aquarius Final Activation – December 21st 2020

We are using the opportunity of the powerful Jupiter Saturn great conjunction on December 21st to create a portal through which we will unify our consciousness and trigger the process that will lead us into the Age of Aquarius. Number of people doing that activation is the single most influential factor within the power of […]

Gold Production Will Rise in 2021 on Post-Virus Chaos Demand

Gold Production Will Rise in 2021 on Post-Virus Chaos Demand

#gold #virus #demand #chaos $NEM $XAU $GLD Newmont Corp (NYSE:NEM) has forecast higher production of the precious Yellow metal next year at lower costs, expecting to build on a spike in demand experienced during the COVID epidemic chaos. The attraction of gold as a safe-haven asset drove prices up about 23% this year as global […]

We Believe that Emerging Market Economies Will Recover Quickly to Pre-epidemic Marks

We Believe that Emerging Market Economies Will Recover Quickly to Pre-epidemic Marks

#recovery #demand #money “The hardest-hit sectors will rebound quickest”— Paul Ebeling Many of the world’s leading money managers, including our Shayne Heffernan PhD believe economies will not look different from their old selves after the epidemic passes, and are betting on a speedy recovery with little harm. The hardest-hit sectors will rebound quickest. Fuelling the […]

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000

$1m Dollar Demo Account Free, Win $1000 We are offering a $1m Demo account absolutely free, the best performing 100 people over the next 3 months will win a $1000 real account. Don’t Miss out!!!! Open Your DEMO Now Explore the markets and test your trading strategies with virtual cash in a demo account. Trading […]

Indonesia to Meet Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) executives as They Aim to Become the World’s Biggest Producer of Electric Vehicle Batteries

Indonesia to Meet Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) executives as They Aim to Become the World’s Biggest Producer of Electric Vehicle Batteries

$TSLA #Tesla #Auto #Manufacturers #USA #Nasdaq #Stocks #Trading TeslaTicker: NASDAQ:TSLAPrice: $408.50 Tesla News Indonesian President Joko Widodo said he will send a high-level team next week to meet with top executives of U.S. automaker Tesla TSLA.O as the Southeast Asian country aims to become the world’s biggest producer of electric vehicle batteries. The president, known […]

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

Amazing Career Opportunities in the Thoroughbred Industry

When you leave high school or university it’s hard to know what your next step should be – there are so many career choices. It’s even harder to know what a job will be like when you do it and whether it is going to be the right fit for you. The thoroughbred industry is […]

China Closes Massive Asian Trade Deal

China Closes Massive Asian Trade Deal

Fifteen countries will on Sunday sign a sprawling Asian trade deal they hope will help them bounce back from the pandemic and which is seen as a huge coup for China in extending its influence. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — which includes 10 Southeast Asian economies along with China, Japan, South Korea, New […]

TikTok Still Available in USA

TikTok Still Available in USA

The US government announced Thursday it would delay enforcement of a ban on TikTok, saying it would comply with a court order in favor of the Chinese-owned social media sensation. The hit shortform video app was forbidden based on national security concerns voiced by US officials but the Commerce Department said it was holding off […]

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

Alibaba’s Big Singles Day

#alibaba #singlesday $BABA The world’s largest online shopping bonanza began in China Wednesday with an army of workers and robots primed to sort packages, and international superstars hired to drive sales, on “Singles’ Day”. Conceived as an antidote to Valentine’s Day by BABA, the event falls on the eleventh of the eleventh — with all […]

Futures Rally as Biden Seen Ending China Trade War

Futures Rally as Biden Seen Ending China Trade War

US markets appeared ready to welcome the possible election of Joe Biden, with futures for the major New York Stock Exchange indices rising on Sunday evening ahead of the week’s trading. At around 0015 GMT, futures contracts for December on the Dow Jones appreciated by 0.99 percent, on the Nasdaq by 1.28 percent and on […]

Alibaba Thrives in Coronavirus World

Alibaba Thrives in Coronavirus World

Chinese e-commerce leader Alibaba on Thursday reported solid 30 percent year-on-year revenue growth for the July-September quarter, providing some much-needed good news amid turmoil over its Ant Group affiliate’s abandoned IPO. Hangzhou-based Alibaba said revenue — a key measure of the internet giant’s business health as well as overall Chinese consumer spending — rose to […]

China Vs Jack Ma for the Future of Finance in Asia

China Vs Jack Ma for the Future of Finance in Asia

China’s last-minute abandonment of Ant Group’s record-breaking IPO stems from an intensifying battle for the soul of the nation’s financial system that the fintech giant and its charismatic leader Jack Ma helped to ignite. Global markets were stunned Tuesday when Ant’s record-breaking $34 billion IPO was abruptly shelved, frustrating investors eager for a piece of […]

Ant Group IPO: Possibly the Worlds Biggest Bank in 10 Years

Ant Group IPO: Possibly the Worlds Biggest Bank in 10 Years

Fintech giant Ant Group is facing growing Chinese pressure over potential risks in its online lending business, with co-founder Jack Ma and other executives summoned to an unusual meeting with regulators just ahead of its record-breaking IPO this week. The firm’s Alipay platform has helped revolutionise commerce and personal finance in China, with consumers using […]

Asia Doubts US Stimulus

Asia Doubts US Stimulus

Asian markets were mixed Monday with traders increasingly pessimistic that US lawmakers will pass a new stimulus package before next week’s election, while spiking virus cases fanned worries about the economic impact of new containment measures. Despite months of arduous talks in Washington, there appears to be little chance Republicans and Democrats will hammer out […]

Cathay Pacific 0293 Begins Restructure

Cathay Pacific 0293 Begins Restructure

#Cathay Pacific $0293 is to slash up to 5,900 jobs and shutter its Cathay Dragon subsidiary, the Hong Kong carrier said Wednesday, joining a growing list of airlines making swingeing cuts as they reel from the coronavirus pandemic. Across the globe, airlines have been hammered by the pandemic slashing international travel and they face a […]

Tesla Making China a Winner

Tesla Making China a Winner

#Tesla $TSLA will this month begin exporting cars to Europe that are made at its new factory in Shanghai, the fast-growing US electric carmaker has announced. The Model 3 vehicles will be shipped to more than 10 countries including France, Germany, Italy and Switzerland, the group said in a statement sent Tuesday to AFP. “This […]

Google Fighting for Survival

Google Fighting for Survival

#google $goog #bigtech Californian internet giant Google faces a growing list of battles around the world, from tussles in Europe and Australia over fair compensation for media outlets to competition probes on both sides of the Atlantic. – Department of Justice strikes – Washington’s powerful justice department is the latest to announce a probe into […]

Asian markets rose Monday

Asian markets rose Monday

Asian markets rose Monday on lingering hopes for a new US stimulus package, though Shanghai and Hong Kong pared their initial rallies after data showed China’s economy grew at a slower pace than forecast. With a little over two weeks until the November 3 elections, time is running out for US lawmakers to reach an […]

China’s Economy Rebounding

China’s Economy Rebounding

China’s economy grew 4.9 percent on-year in the third quarter, sustaining its rebound from bruising virus lockdowns and moving closer to pre-pandemic levels, official data showed Monday. But the world’s second-largest economy grew slightly below expectations in the July-September period, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) data showed, which warned of uncertainty ahead as “the international […]

China Economy in Recovery

China Economy in Recovery

China’s economic recovery gathered pace in the third quarter, according to an AFP poll of analysts, with consumer spending gradually picking up as coronavirus fears eased, helping a wider rebound spurred by investment and exports. Growth in July-September is expected to come in at 5.2 percent when official data is released Monday, bringing the world’s […]

Banyan Tree Samui Offers Complimentary Night to Healthcare Workers

Banyan Tree Samui Offers Complimentary Night to Healthcare Workers

One of Thailand’s most prestigious hotels is offering a complimentary night’s stay to any of the country’s professional healthcare workers in recognition of their sacrifice and dedication to saving lives during this year’s coronavirus crisis. Banyan Tree Samui, an 88-villa property overlooking a secluded bay of sapphire waters in the Gulf of Thailand, announced that […]

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