Thursday, November 23, 2017

China’s modern-day yuppies to have huge influence on consumption patterns

Eligible, affluent young Chinese singletons have become arguably the country’s most-powerful demographic, now accounting for about 15 per cent of the total population. These...

Malaysia calls for zero tariff in ASEAN

Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has called on the 10-member Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) to work vigorously to bring down...

Hong Kong would surpass New York as top destination for mainland real estate money

Hong Kong is likely to surpass New York City as the top destination for mainland real estate investments this year, backed by a record-high...

Education industry embraces technology to accelerate global student admissions

THE education industry has undergone a significant attitude shift towards technological adoption. Key to this shift includes embracing technologies to enhance productivity among students,...

In rare move, Trump summons entire US Senate to White House for North Korea...

Top Trump administration officials will hold a rare briefing on Wednesday at the White House for the entire US Senate on the situation in...

China making full convertibility of its currency a priority

Chinese government officials offered assurances on currency convertibility and easier access to its financial markets, but warns the US government about following through on...

China’s capital flight pressure eases

China’s currency regulator has claimed an early but cautious victory in its battle to stem the yuan’s capital flight, saying the country is coping “remarkably...

IMF warns of growing risks to improving global recovery

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned that the global economic situation still faces threats that could erode its recovery. The fund's semi-annual World...

South Korea set to open lavish casino as missile spat scares off Chinese gamblers

South Korea's first casino resort is set to open this week, as a diplomatic spat scares off gamblers from neighbouring China who usually account...

Singapore is Asia’s best in attracting talent amid digital push

Singapore ranks the highest in Asia in attracting and developing talent, reflecting not only its world-class education system but how it’s adapting skills in...

Third of corporate leaders will need to be fully tech-savvy specialists by 2020

The corporate leaders of tomorrow will need to have a strong sense of how best to harness the benefits of technology for their organisations,...

Seeking better job options, more Chinese students returning home after graduating

More young Chinese studying abroad are opting to return home, many of them citing better job prospects in China. The government said that 82.23...

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