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Chinese woman charged with immigration fraud remains in US jail
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 15 Hours ago
Couple alleged to have embezzled money and funneled it out of the country to buy houses Zhao Shilan, who with her ex-husband has been charged with money laundering and immigration fraud based partly
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Japan's Newest Export: Deflation
Bloomberg View - 15 Hours ago
In 2006, seven years before he became Bank of Japan governor, a testy Haruhiko Kuroda told me he thought China was raising its own living standards at the expense of its Asian neighbors.  "The relationship
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China not quite ready for IMF currency basket, U.S. says
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
(Reuters) - The United States feels China's yuan does not yet meet the standards for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's basket of global currencies, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday.
China not quite ready for IMF currency basket, U.S. says (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
UPDATE 2-China not quite ready for IMF currency basket, U.S. says CNBC
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Lew Signals Yuan Not Ready for IMF Blessing as Reserve Currency
Bloomberg - 15 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said China needs to loosen its financial controls before the yuan can qualify to be included in the IMF’s basket of reserve currencies. Lew urged
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Nikkei's rise in fiscal 2014 sharpest in 9 years
Nikkei Asian Review - 15 Hours ago
TOKYO -- The Nikkei Stock Average climbed about 30% over a year through Tuesday as a weak yen boosted corporate earnings.      A broad array of investors flocked to the market during the period as more
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China Education Alliance Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2014 Financial Results
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
PR Newswire HARBIN, China, March 31, 2015 HARBIN, China , March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. ("China Education Alliance" or the "Company " ) ( OTCQX: CEAI), a China
China Education Alliance Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2014 Financial Finwin
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Blackstone Singapore Property Bet Seen Winning as Elections Loom
Washington Post - 15 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Blackstone Group LP’s Stephen Schwarzman, who correctly bet on a U.S. housing recovery, is now making a similar wager on Singapore’s luxury property market. Singapore’s success in using
Blackstone's Singapore property bet seen winning as elections loom Edge Markets
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Value of shareholdings at Japanese banks, insurers jumps 80%
Nikkei Asian Review - 15 Hours ago
TOKYO -- Large Japanese banks and life insurers had a combined unrealized gain of 18.1 trillion yen ($149 billion) on their stockholdings as of Tuesday, up 80% from a year earlier thanks to the resurgent
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Foreigners renew appetite for Japanese companies
Nikkei Asian Review - 15 Hours ago
TOKYO -- The Nikkei Stock Average soared in fiscal 2014 as overseas investors poured money into Japanese corporations that regained growth power with help from the weak yen.      Some companies successful
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Cashing in on China
Korea Joongang Daily - 15 Hours ago
The Chinese stock market is not just hot these days, but sizzling hot. With Chinese shares nearing a seven-year high, daily trade turnover exceeded 1 trillion yuan ($161 billion) for 10 days in a row
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Thai junta leader seeks to replace martial law with sweeping new powers
Washington Post - 16 Hours ago
By , BANGKOK — Thailand’s general-turned-prime-minister moved a step closer to seizing absolute authority Tuesday, proposing to replace martial law with even more-sweeping executive powers. Prayuth
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Asia Television’s Owners to Transfer Control to Hong Kong TV
La Repubblica - 16 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Asia Television Ltd., a Hong Kong over-the- air broadcaster, said its owners will transfer a controlling stake to Hong Kong Television Network Ltd., amid long-running financial troubles.
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China sets out to build economic sphere
Nikkei Asian Review - 16 Hours ago
BEIJING -- Rich European countries and tiny developing nations alike have stepped forward to become founding members of the Chinese-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, which is part of Beijing's
Banking on infrastructure: China sets out to build economic sphere Nikkei Asian Review
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U.S. Treasury's Lew says strong dollar is good for America
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
(Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday said a strong dollar remains good for America, especially when it appreciates because of a strong domestic economy. "A strong dollar is good
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Kao, Lion develop products exclusively for Seven & i retailers
Nikkei Asian Review - 16 Hours ago
TOKYO -- Japan's leading makers of personal care products, Kao and Lion, will each release new offerings sold only at retail stores run by Seven & i Holdings.      Kao will sell a jointly developed
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro posts record quarterly drop; Wall St ends day lower
CNBC - 16 Hours ago
* Euro has biggest quarterly fall in its 15-year history * Greek debt negotiations weigh on euro; dollar gains * Wall St falls as energy shares decline * Oil down on worries
Euro posts record quarterly drop; Wall St. ends day lower Yahoo! UK and Ireland
Euro posts record quarterly drop; Wall St.... The Fiscal Times
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Bill Gatton Honda serves Bristol, Kingsport, Tennessee areas with new vehicle research
Bloomberg - 16 Hours ago
/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- One Tennessee Honda dealership is celebrating the new innovations taking place in the automotive industry by creating and sharing research on three of its most-loved vehicles. Bill
Bill Gatton Honda serves Bristol, Kingsport, Tennessee areas with new vehicle Finwin
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America is on same page on history issues: Korean envoy
Korea Joongang Daily - 16 Hours ago
Korean Ambassador to the United States Ahn Ho-young emphasized that Washington is in line with Seoul in its stance on outstanding historical issues between Korea and Japan. He was also hopeful that
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Japan looks for growth and influence from Islamic finance boom
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Japan is the latest global financial hub to start making inroads into Islamic finance, a move that could help strengthen regional economic ties and give its lenders an edge in winning business
Japan looks for growth and influence from... The Fiscal Times
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Japan Post to raise payout ratio to at least 50%
Nikkei Asian Review - 16 Hours ago
TOKYO -- Japan Post Holdings is leaning toward nearly doubling its dividend payout ratio to 50% or more for the next three years.      The holding company for the nation's postal operations is putting
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Mexico wants China involved in new airport after train blunder-source
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
(Reuters) - Mexico is trying to get Chinese state-run companies involved in the construction of a new $11 billion airport as it seeks to make up for a tainted rail tender that soured relations with Beijing,
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Emerging-Market Stocks Post Quarterly Gain as China, Russia Jump
La Repubblica - 15 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Emerging-market stocks posted their biggest first-quarter gain since 2012 as speculation that China will do more to support economic growth boosted shares in Shanghai and a recovery in
Emerging Stocks Set for Quarterly Advance as China, Russia Rally La Repubblica
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The myth of Asian capitalism
Korea Joongang Daily - 15 Hours ago
If any national leader can claim to have worked an economic miracle, it’s Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew. During his time as prime minister, from 1959 to 1990, the gross domestic product of this tiny country
Lee Kuan Yew and fallacy of Asian capitalism Qatar Peninsula
Lee Kuan Yew and the Myth of Asian Capitalism Bloomberg View
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Turkey's GDP growth fell to 2.9% in 2014
Nikkei Asian Review - 16 Hours ago
ISTANBUL -- Turkey's economy is stalling as sluggish domestic demand outweighs export growth, which could fuel government pressure on the central bank to lower interest rates ahead of elections in June.
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Mandarin Oriental Tokyo Debuts Helicopter Tour of Mount Fuji to Celebrate Cherry
Forbes.com - 16 Hours ago
Those looking to elevate their next visit to Tokyo to dramatic new heights, quite literally, might consider the Mandarin Oriental, Tokyo’ s new Helicopter Flycation , launching April 1. The package includes
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