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Deadly South Asia floods affect 16m people – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption About 11 million people in India have been hit by flooding More than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a swathe of South Asia, say aid officials. The floods in Nepal, Bangladesh and India are thought to have killed about 500 people and are expected […]

Strangers in a frame: Vietnam vet wants to find people in 1970s Asia photos – CNN

Strangers in a frame: Vietnam vet wants to find people in 1970s Asia photos – CNN}

Asia Stocks Mirror Wall Street Selloff on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil – Barron’s

Asia’s bourses were a sea of red in Friday morning trading following yesterday’s sell-off in U.S. stocks. Stock markets in the region mirrored the bearish sentiment seen in the U.S. Thursday, where the S&P 500 slumped 1.5% and the NASDAQ Composite almost 2%. Jitters in U.S. markets were triggered by a terrorist attack in Barcelona, […]

For South Asia, Rising Temperatures Could Bear Deadly Consequences – Forbes

For South Asia, Rising Temperatures Could Bear Deadly Consequences – Forbes

An Indian man walks over the parched bed of a reservoir on the outskirts of Chennai on May 17, 2017. (Photo credit: ARUN SANKAR/AFP/Getty Images) Last year was the hottest ever recorded, according to NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). NASA says that Earth’s average surface temperature has risen about 2 degrees Fahrenheit (1.1 […]

Geopolitical risks are a risk to Asia economy – CNBC.com – CNBC

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Steve Bannon Goes After Asia Officials – The Atlantic

“Susan is precisely the type of talented and dedicated Foreign Service Officer that this country needs in positions of responsibility,” Russel, who is now at the Asia Society, said. Magsamen told me that by naming Thornton Bannon “sort of threw her under the bus with her colleagues, her foreign counterparts, who all now know she […]

Forget North Korea — here’s the other Asia flashpoint that has analysts worried – CNBC

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Asia Stocks to Drop on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Asia Stocks to Drop on Spain Attack, Trump Turmoil: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Start your day with what’s moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter. Asian stocks are poised to extend a global rout after terrorists struck a crowded street in Barcelona, exacerbating the unease that was already infecting markets amid rumors that President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser would quit. Japanese, South Korean and Australian […]

Asia has been the world’s economic miracle. Three countries are threatening that – CNBC

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Uber’s new head of Asia is a former Goldman exec who once climbed Mount Everest – TechCrunch

Uber’s new head of Asia is a former Goldman exec who once climbed Mount Everest – TechCrunch

Regular run-ins with government regulators and battles with well-funded local rivals have made Asia challenging terrain for Uber. The challenge is such that it’s fitting that the U.S. ride-sharing giant has hired a man who once scaled the summit of Mount Everest to lead its business in the region. Brooks Entwistle, a former Chairman of […]

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