Mon, 27 May 2019

Asia Bulletin

Section

Women dominate same-sex marriages in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Same-sex couples lined up on Friday in Taiwan to register their partnerships after the passage last week ...


U.S. dollar slips in Asian markets, stocks steady

SYDNEY, Australia - Equity markets across Asia stood still on Friday. The main action was in the foreign exchange market ...


Greenhouses and violins: 'Cute' new court makes French Open bow

Paris - The first day of the 2019 French Open on Sunday saw the maiden match on the new Court ...


Bengaluru airport receives threat call, Air Asia plane cordoned off

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], May 26 (ANI): An Air Asia flight was cordoned off on Sunday by Central Industrial Security ...


International

Section

Japan under fire from North Korea during Trump tour

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has issued two provocative statements slamming Japan, just as U.S. President Donald Trump has ...

Last year 98 UN peacekeepers lost their lives

UNITED NATIONS - Since the UN set up its first peacekeeping mission back in 1948, more than 3,800 peacekeepers have ...

Arson blamed for attack on Catholic Church in Derrry

LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - A Catholic Church in Derry/Londonderry in Northern Ireland have been set ablaze.Detectives say they believe the ...

National Day in U.S. for missing children

WASHINGTON DC - When a 13-year-old North Carolina girl went missing last fall, the FBI and state and local partners ...

Leo Varadkar praises Theresa May

DUBLIN, Ireland - Taoseach Leo Varadkar has paid tribute to his counterpart in the UK following her announcement that she ...

Iranians bearing brunt of U.S. sanctions

Many are worried about the risk of war with Iran after the Trump administration leaked discussions of a troop deployment ...

Asia Editorials

Section

Frydenberg declares tax package must be passed 'in its entirety'

CANBERRA, Australia - The Australian government's tax relief package is shaping up as the first test of incoming opposition leader ...

The history of China's Muslims and what's behind their persecution

Over 1 million Uighur Muslims are being held in detention centers in the far western province of Xinjiang, China.Uighur leaders ...

Give FFP boss a fair trial

From a legal standpoint, two shareholding cases that the Election Commission (EC) filed with the Constitutional Court - one submitted ...

5 years backwards under military rule

Now that five years have elapsed since Thailand's last military coup, it is an opportune juncture to take stock of ...

'Thanathorn effect' shaking up politics

The Constitutional Court's ruling to suspend Future Forward Party leader (FFP) Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit as a member of parliament (MP) over ...

Watch latest videos

News RELEASES

Publish news of your business, community or sports group, personnel appointments, major event and more by submitting a news release to Asia Bulletin.

More Information

Business

Section
State of Oklahoma to receive $85 million to settle Teva opioid claims

PARSIPPANY, New Jersey/JERUSALEM - Teva Pharmaceuticals USA and its subsidiaries on Sunday announced it had reached a settlement with the ...


Bosch fined over diesel emissions scandal

STUTTGART, Germany - Bosch has been hit with a fine of 90 million euros over allegations of negligence in relation ...


Sweden and Ireland delegations get together to discuss digital

CO. WESTMEATH, Ireland - Minister of State for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development, Sean Canney welcomed King Carl ...


20-acre recreation complex to boost Buffalo's Outer Harbor

BUFFALO, New York - The new Lakeside Complex on Buffalo's Outer Harbor opened on Friday.The 20-acre site includes a new ...


Ireland unveils strategy and vision for Cx

DUBLIN, Ireland -  A new report has been released detailing the extent to which 5,000 jobs in the Customer Experience ...


U.S. stocks rise Friday, greenback falls

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks were higher at the close on Friday, while the U.S. dollar was sold ...


Movie Review

The Highwaymen
Highwaymen

Hotel Review

Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

Asia Bulletin Wire