Is Japan open to travelers? This is where Singaporeans want to travel

Is Japan open to travelers?  This is where Singaporeans want to travel

According to market research company YouGov, approximately 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering going to Japan for their next vacation abroad. The interest may be even greater among young citizens. According to a study published in May, approximately 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 indicated that they were considering a “next vacation” to … Read more

Inventories mostly fell after the US employment report

Inventories mostly fell after the US employment report

Stock picks and investment trends from CNBC Pro: Korean Kospi was slightly lower with Kosdaq shed 0.31%. Chip maker SK Hynix fell 2.74% on Monday after the Korea Herald said the South Korean city of Yeoju is demanding more compensation in exchange for allowing the company to build pipes to transport massive amounts of water … Read more

Burmese generals are banned from entering ASEAN until the peace plan is implemented | ASEAN News

Burmese generals are banned from entering ASEAN until the peace plan is implemented |  ASEAN News

Foreign ministers express disappointment with the failure by the military administration to implement the crisis plan agreed in April 2021. Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to exclude Burma’s ruling generals from the group’s meetings until they make progress on a 15-month plan to resolve the crisis caused by … Read more

Shares rise after the rebound on Wall Street

Shares rise after the rebound on Wall Street

SINGAPORE – Asia-Pacific equities surged on Thursday after the Wall Street rally and as investors moved away from tensions over the controversial visit of US House President Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. The Hong Kong Hang Seng Index increased by 2% and the Hang Seng Tech Index increased by 3.16%. Alibaba shares rose about 5% ahead … Read more

Hong Kong and China’s markets are falling; Caixin PMI Declines

Hong Kong and China’s markets are falling;  Caixin PMI Declines

SINGAPORE – Larger Chinese equities fell while other Asia-Pacific indices rose on Monday as a private survey of Chinese factory activity showed a slowdown in growth in July. Mainland China markets have plunged. The Shanghai composite dropped 0.47% and the Shenzhen component slightly decreased. The Chinese purchasing managers Caixin / Markit index for July fell … Read more