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Asia: Markets mixed on Wall St cues

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 9:22 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Thursday April 24 following losses on Wall Street, while Japanese traders were disappointed by the lack of progress on a stalled Pacific [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Apple shares reach 2014 highs, Asian stocks lag

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Shares in tech heavyweights Apple and Facebook held hefty after-hours gains on Thursday as their results handily outpaced Wall Street expectations, though Asian markets [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Global stock rally stumbles on data, results; dollar slips

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The dollar fell and global equity markets edged lower on Wednesday in response to disappointing US housing data and weak corporate earnings that snapped market momentum after [...]
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Data on ‘Asian Americans’ May Be Misleading

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Asian Fortune News | 6:00 AM

It’s a fairly troubling practice – but it’s been going on for years. Due to the lack of a solid database on Asian Americans, data taken from Asian people [...]
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Prioritise noncommunicable diseases

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Jakarta Post | 6:00 AM

Few would dispute that the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) have set countries on the road towards measurable improvements in health and social welfare. In 2015 a new set [...]
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H1N1 Flu kills 45 in Thailand this year

H1N1 Flu kills 45 in Thailand this year

25-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Borneo Post | 6:00 AM

Dr Sopon Mekthon, director-general of the Department of Disease Control at the Ministry of Public Health, said a total of 29,821 cases were reported in 21 provinces across [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed after another Wall St rally

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:45 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Wednesday April 23 following another Wall Street rally, while a provisional report showed a slight improvement in Chinese manufacturing [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-China PMI as predicted, Aussie drops after inflation data

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were little moved on Wednesday after a Chinese manufacturing survey met expectations, but the Australian dollar plunged to a two-week low after data [...]
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5 ecommerce milestones to look out for in Southeast Asia (Startup Asia preview)

24-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

In 2014, consumer spending in ecommerce will hit $525 billion in Asia – half of the global total. As ecommerce continues to be a top investment destination for angels [...]
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Asia: Markets end mixed after Easter break

23-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 7:32 AM

Asian markets were mixed yesterday Tuesday April 22, the first-day trading for some markets after the Easter break, even though Wall Street provided another strong lead. The [...]
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Weak China shares depress Asia, Ukraine also a risk

23-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Extended weakness in Chinese shares, driven by worries over liquidity and earnings, put a brake on other Asian stock markets on Tuesday despite Wall Street stocks rallying [...]
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Asia: Marts mixed in thin Easter holiday trade

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Business Times | Reuters | AFP | Bloomberg | AP | 8:57 AM

Asian markets were mostly lower in thin Easter holiday trade yesterday Monday April 21, with Japan’s Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen as data showed [...]
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8 startup funding rounds in Asia last week

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

1. Otaku Mode | Japan Anime fan-site turned ecommerce portal Tokyo Otaku Mode raised JPY 270 million (US$2.64 million) in series A funding led by previous investor Itochu [...]
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57 startups in Asia that caught our eye

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Tech in Asia | 6:00 AM

1. Appota | Vietnam Appota specialises in mobile content delivery through its platform. It is also a graduate of the Founder’s Institute programme based in Hanoi. The [...]
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Asian stocks subdued on Ukraine caution, dollar firms vs yen

22-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter [...]
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