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.
Citigroup said to face $180M loss on loan to Asia fund
Citigroup Inc. faces losses of as much as $180 million on loans made to an Asian hedge fund whose foreign-exchange wagers went awry, according to a person briefed on the matter.
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?
Egypt plans foray into Asia bond market
Egypt says its officials will tour Asia later this year to test interest in the country’s debt, part of government efforts to expand borrowing options as volatility roils emerging 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.
Hong Kong's housing shortage drives prices up
Rents in Hong Kong are the highest in Asia. A three-room apartment in the city center can cost around 8,000 euros a month. The territory has limited land for new housing, and is facing a squeeze as more seniors and young singles seek to live alone.
Trump to meet scandal-hit Malaysian leader
Donald Trump plans to meet one of Asia's most controversial leaders next month.