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How a Brit got Asia to fall for Macau’s Portuguese egg...

Macau's Portuguese egg tarts is surprisingly British and city folks queue up to indulge the mouth-watering tarts.

Factory activity shrinks across Asia, global recession fears mount

Factory activity contracts in most Asian countries as an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing raised fears of a global economic downturn.

Huawei ‘too close’ to Chinese government to be trusted

The integration of civilian businesses with the military is too close making Huawei difficult to trust.

South Korea ‘humbly accept criticism’ over China trophy row

The KFA apologises to the CFA and the Chinese people for the disappointing behaviour of their young players.

US defence chief says China threatens Asia’s stability

Shanahan references artificial island built by China in the disputed South China Sea.

China set to clash at security summit despite ‘constructive’ talks

The US and Beijing are locked in an escalating trade war and are at odds over a range of issues, including the disputed South China Sea and Taiwan.

Chocolate addiction leaves Asia with a craving impossible to satisfy

Asia is becoming a chocolate frenzied continent with more cocoa shipments coming into our shores from Africa and South America.

Xavi’s last match ends in defeat for Al Sadd

Xavi’s send off tuns out to be a sour one as Al Sadd was defeated in the Spaniard’s last game for the middle eastern club.

Oil traders try to ship dirty Russian crude to Asia

Barrels of Russian oil rejected by buyers in Europe are now being sent to Asia by trading companies Vitol and Unipec.

Cannavaro ‘breaks club rules’ to keep Guangzhou in China title race

Cannavaro considers Tyias Browning, who is attempting to become a naturalised Chinese citizen, as local talent.

Wu enjoys home comforts to lead in China

Enjoying company from family makes Wu feel good which has impacted his game.

Asia manufacturing ‘bottoming out’ but economies may still need more stimulus

Manufacturing showed and upturn even though its still on shaky grounds.

UM universiti tempatan pertama capai 40 universiti terbaik Asia

Universiti tempatan lain dalam senarai tersebut ialah UTP pada kedudukan 98 dalam senarai Asia, UTAR (111), UTM (125) dan USM pada kedudukan 150.

Estee Lauder shares climb high after outlook raised again

Estee Lauder's skincare products are a hot seller in Asia thus resulting in its shares rising to a record high.

Australia election favourites vow pivot to Asia

Penny Wong has signalled the election would bring a foreign policy pivot to Asia, and says, 'We don't pre-emptively frame China only as a threat.'

Asia stocks set for mixed start

Futures were little changed in Hong Kong, and signalled small losses in Japan and Australia.

Asia stocks set for declines

Sentiment remains fragile, with the IMF’s latest report on global growth highlighting fears about a slowing world economy that has plagued markets for months.

Asian stocks set to edge higher

Investors are scrambling for fresh catalysts to take a global equity rally further after trade talks ended last week in Washington without any timetable for an agreement.

Asia stocks set to edge higher

Futures in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia all point higher late Friday.

Asia stocks to start mixed as trade deal not ready

Investors will get the latest read on the US economy later Friday with the monthly jobs report.

Children in South Asia hardest hit by air pollution

The top five countries with the highest mortality rate due to air pollution were all in Asia: China, India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Bangladesh.

Asia stocks rise on fresh trade hopes

A dearth of leads from Wall Street overnight gave no fresh impetus for global equities to extend gains after a strong first quarter.

Asian stocks register their best quarterly gain in 7 years

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares rose about 9% in the first quarter of 2019, its biggest quarterly gain since March 2012.

Stocks gain, yen dips as China eases growth worry

Global equities are coming off the back of the best quarter since 2010 amid bets a move from major central banks to offer more policy support will help prop up earnings growth.