Apple said to mull shifting 15-30% of output from China
Apple is asking major suppliers to evaluate the cost implications of shifting 15% to 30% of production capacity from China to Southeast Asia, Nikkei reports. Meanwhile, A group of chief executive officers of American corporations are set to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week as the simmering trade war ensnares companies from both countries, sources say.
German fintech Wirecard stock jumps after corruption charge clearance
The German fintech company had been accused of cooking its books to inflate profits. An independent investigation has found that the accusations were false, though individual employees in Asia may be charged with crimes.
Asia's richest person preps $100 Million wedding
Asia's richest man is scheduled to give away his daughter in a wedding that is estimated to come with a total price tag of about $100 million.
Top 10 travel destinations in 2018
6 out of the 10 top cities visited in 2018 are in Asia, according to Euromonitor. Which have you visited?
Former Australian PM Rudd says North Korea's position has been 'relatively consistent'
Kevin Rudd, Asia Society president and former prime minister of Australia, discusses the state of U.S.-North Korea relations with Bloomberg's David Westin and Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets:
New species of ant explodes to defend colony
Research published in the journal ZooKeys tells of a new species of exploding ant found in South East Asia's jungles.
World welcomes in 2018
DW's tracking of celebrations around the world as people welcome in the New Year has reached the Indian subcontinent. It started in the Pacific, before moving to Asia, all with dazzling firework displays.