East Asia

U.S. Fed approves Bank of East Asia’s application to upgrade Los Angeles branch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Federal Reserve Board on Friday said it had approved an application by Hong Kong’s Bank of East Asia Ltd (0023.HK) to upgrade its existing Los Angeles operation to a full-service branch. Bank of East Asia is Hong Kong’s oldest bank and is majority-owned and controlled by its founding Li family. Activist investor Elliott Management Corp owns ...

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Biafra: IPOB names outspoken Turkish official, Erkahraman as envoy for Middle East, Asia

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has announced outspoken Turkish citizen, Mr. Abdulkadir Erkahraman as its official representative on international relations in the Middle East and Asia. The group described Erkahraman as the current President of International Nations Commercial Association based in Turkey and an adviser to its leader, Nnamdi Kanu. Recall that Erkahraman faulted the deployment of soldiers to ...

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IPOB Appoints Turkish Man, Erkahraman As Middle East, Asia Representative

Turkish citizen, Abdulkadir Erkahraman, has been announced representative of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the Middle East and Asia regions. Erkahraman’s engagement followed his criticism of the Nigerian government for alleged genocide against members of IPOB. In a statement by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB accused the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government of deliberately labelling it ...

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China to work with US to ensure success for Donald Trump’s first state visit, East Asia News & Top Stories

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Beijing will work with the United States to ensure US President Donald Trump’s first state visit to China is successful, visiting Vice-Premier Liu Yandong said in Washington on Wednesday (Sept 27). Addressing a reception at the Chinese embassy to celebrate the 68th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, Ms Liu ...

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Seesaw US-China ties on an upswing as Donald Trump plans trip to Beijing, East Asia News & Top Stories

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The often difficult relations between the world’s greatest powers, China and the United States, appear to be improving again as the pair work to resolve the North Korea nuclear standoff. Washington, and in particular US President Donald Trump, have until very recently been critical of Beijing’s cautious approach to its belligerent and nuclear-armed neighbour. But, with a ...

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Continental controls needed to maintain fightback against tree diseases

Tighter controls on timber and plant movements into Europe are necessary to prevent further disastrous effects of plant diseases, a new study of the ash-dieback pathogen advises. The call to action follows detailed investigations carried out in British woodlands into the population makeup of the Hymenoscyphus fraxineus fungus that causes ash dieback. While the findings bring some hope for ...

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TASS: World – Abe hopes to meet Putin and Xi Jinping at APEC summit

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe © AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi TOKYO, September 28. /TASS/. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday he hopes to hold meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping during the East Asia and APEC summits in November. “An East Asia Summit and APEC Summit are due soon. There I hope to hold meetings ...

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Are The Charts Bullish Or Bearish on East Asia Minerals Corp (EAIAF) Shares? – Ozark Times

September 28, 2017 Sarah Corning      Shares of East Asia Minerals Corp (EAIAF) touched a high of 0.1230 and dipped down to a low of 0.1210 before settling at 0.1210 in the most recent session. The stock has experienced bearish momentum as it’s ATR or Average True Range has dipped consistently over the past 10 sessions. When focusing on technical stock analysis, traders and ...

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US Slashes Refugees Intake, To Accept 45,000 Refugees In 2018

The US has announced to curtail the number of refugees it would accept in 2018 to 45,000, half of the cap in 2016, as the humanitarian groups decried the move terming it as cruel. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will brief the Congress on this, a US government official told reporters during a conference call yesterday. A presidential determination is ...

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East Asia needs $80bn in infrastructure to meet LNG demand- Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO — Infrastructure investments of some $80 billion are needed by 2030 to keep up with soaring liquefied natural gas demand in Eeast Asia, nations participating in an energy conference in the Philippines estimate. The region’s LNG consumption is set to double by 2030, according to a draft joint statement to be adopted by conference attendees, including the U.S., Japan, ...

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