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Peek into Twitter’s new Asia HQ – CNBC

It’s a gripe often heard among Uber users: the driver doesn’t appear to know the best route. To fix that, the taxi app has an interesting solution. Peek into Twitter’s new Asia HQ – CNBC}

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares, euro numbed by Greek drama – Reuters

* Asia markets marginally higher after Wall St ekes out rise * Dollar holds gains as upbeat US retail news puts Fed in focus * Euro pressured as Greek debt talks drag on, and on By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, June 12 (Reuters) – Asian shares had a muted session Friday as Greek debt talks took […]

Asia University Rankings 2015 results announced – Times Higher Education

China has overtaken Japan as Asia’s number one nation for producing top universities. While Japan’s University of Tokyo is the highest-placed institution in the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2015, the country has lost ground overall, with the balance of power now tilting towards mainland China. Japan has 19 universities in the prestigious top […]

Forbes Honors 50 Power Businesswomen In Asia – Forbes

27 newcomers to this year’s list SINGAPORE (February 26, 2015) – Forbes recognizes 50 powerful businesswomen in Asia who are driving change across diverse industries in its fourth annual Asia’s Power Businesswomen list. The full list is available here as well as in the latest issue of Forbes Asia, available on newsstands now. To make […]

S&P raises India’s GDP forecasts, says it’s a bright spot in Asia – Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Standard & Poor’s sharply raised India’s growth forecasts for the next several years to reflect a recent change in how gross domestic product is calculated by the government, and said the economy should be a “bright spot” in Asia. The ratings agency S&P raised its India GDP growth forecast to 7.9 percent […]

RBS to exit 10 countries, cut back in Asia, US – MarketWatch

LONDON– Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC on Thursday said it would exit around 10 countries this year and pull back sharply from investment banking as its 2014 net loss narrowed and it edged closer to shedding state support. The 80% government-owned bank posted a GBP3.47 billion ($5.39 billion) net loss, narrower than 2013’s […]

Crowdfunding Asia Holds Successful Event in Bangkok, Thailand – Crowdfund Insider

Crowdfunding Asia Holds Successful Event in Bangkok, Thailand – Crowdfund Insider

Crowdfunding Asia held its second Asian conference to review the power and potential of new forms of finance. Sponsored by the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission, the sold out event saw several hundred attendees from Thailand and surrounding countries in Asia and the United States.  Thailand is a developing nation that has fostered a growing […]

Asia’s Power Businesswomen, 2015 – Forbes

Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list showcases a year of accomplishments by the region’s female entrepreneurs and executives, punctuated by the midas touch of China’s Alibaba and newcomers from two rapidly growing economies where women are starting to find a toehold in business. To make the list, candidates have to be active in the upper echelons […]

Asia’s Power Businesswomen, 2015 – Forbes

Asia’s 50 Power Businesswomen list showcases a year of accomplishments by the region’s female entrepreneurs and executives, punctuated by the midas touch of China’s Alibaba and newcomers from two rapidly growing economies where women are starting to find a toehold in business. To make the list, candidates have to be active in the upper echelons […]

China, Japan Stock Markets Lead Gains in Asia – Wall Street Journal

Chinese stocks jumped on Thursday as hopes for more measures by the government to stimulate the economy gave financial and construction stocks a boost, while Japan’s stocks rose to a fresh 15-year high, following a relatively benign testimony from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen. The Shanghai Composite ended up 2.2% at 3298.36,… China, Japan Stock […]