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North Korea Conducts Another Missile Launch Into The East Sea With One Blowing Up As South Korea Keeps Tabs

Another North Korea missile launch took place on Friday which observers see as a display of force against the ongoing military drills of its neighbor S. Korea and the United States.

March 19, 2016 at 4:20 am

China's Hainan Airlines Wants to Drive Diversification Through Global Crew Recruitment

Hainan Airlines held a ceremony featuring the twelve "darlings" of the Zodiac to initiate its 2016 global flight attendant recruitment drive at the Beijing Marriott Hotel Northeast on March 17, 2016

March 18, 2016 at 12:50 am

Korea Air Chief Cho Yang Ho Lashes A Pilot's Post On Facebook And May Face A Defamation LawSuit

Korean Air chief Cho Yang Ho "scolded" his daughter Heather Cho last year over her nut rage case but now might face a defamation lawsuit himself by the airline's pilot union.

March 18, 2016 at 7:59 am

Fannie Mae Study Finds Economic Growth Outlook Little Changed Despite Improving Financial Market Conditions

Fannie Mae's Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) Group found financial market conditions appear to be improving as 2016 progresses, but economic growth is expected to remain flat at 2.0 percent this year.

March 17, 2016 at 3:08 am

'Descendants of the Sun' Korean Drama Shows Song Joong Ki's Manly Side While Hitting 440 Million Views In China

"Descendants of the Sun" Korean Drama on KBS 2 TV is capitalizing on the masculinity of pretty boy Song Joong Ki as Chinese officials warned the series' fans against possible troubles.

March 17, 2016 at 3:00 am

Htin Kyaw Is Myanmar's First Civilian President Since 1962 When Military Took Power

Htin Kyaw has been recently elected as Myanmar's first civilian president since 1962, something that marks a historic victory of the people's decades-long struggle for democracy.

March 17, 2016 at 12:54 am

Artificial Intelligence AlphaGo Wins Against Korean Grandmaster Lee Se Dol And Inspires Government And Tech Firms

Artificial intelligence AlphaGo beat Korean Go champ Lee Se Dol, inspiring the government and tech firms to use the technology in other areas.

March 17, 2016 at 12:53 am

Singapore Law To Prohibit Store Owners From Plainly Displaying Tobacco Products In 2017 To Discourage Smoking

As part of the global public health community, Singapore law will prohibit plain display of tobacco products to discourage smoking and encourage smokers to quit their smoking habit.

March 17, 2016 at 12:52 am

KTO Says South Korean Travelers Should Take Extra Caution In Peru Following Robbery Incident Last Month

South Korean travelers to Peru are warned to be more cautious in traveling to Peru following a robbery last month where Korean tourists were robbed of about $83,731.

March 15, 2016 at 4:30 am

Game of Thrones Cast Stands Up to Support International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee, HBO and Omaze will team up on Rescue Has No Boundaries #RealmtotheRescue to raise $1 million dollars in emergency aid for Syrian Refugee Crisis.

March 13, 2016 at 12:40 am

Study Finds Millennials Would Leave Current Job For Opportunity

Opportunity is always knocking for millennials, according to the fourth annual survey of Millennials by consumer marketing agency Moosylvania. According to Pew Research, Millennial consumers comprise more than one-third of the U.S. workforce. This consumer group surpassed the Baby Boomers in 2014 and Gen X in 2015, and a large portion of the Millennial generation, aged 16-21, has yet to enter the workforce.

March 11, 2016 at 1:40 am

GBI Research Finds Asia-Pacific Asthma Market Hit $3.5 Billion in 2014; Will Reach $5.6 Billion by 2021

"Asthma Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2021," A new report from business intelligence provider GBI Research, states that the asthma therapeutics market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region will grow from $3.5 billion in 2014 to $5.6 billion by 2021, at a strong Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 7.2%.

March 9, 2016 at 2:50 am

‘Forecasts To 2020’ Report Finds Asian Home Health Care Market Expected To Reach $39.07 Billion

Research and Markets' "Asian Home Health Care Market by Product, Services, & Telehealth - Forecasts to 2020" report found the Asian home health care market is expected to reach USD 62.32 Billion by 2020 from USD 39.07 Billion in 2015, at a CAGR of 9.8% from 2015 to 2020.

March 9, 2016 at 2:40 am

Earth Hour 2016 Gains Supporters For A Sustainable Earth

Earth Hour is a worldwide annual event that UBM Asia has been participating in since 2013. Originated as a lights-off event in Sydney, Australia in 2007, the event has become the world's largest collective environmental action.

March 9, 2016 at 1:20 am

Manpower Employment Outlook Survey Shows Strongest Q2 2016 Hiring Confidence is in India, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia and Guatemala

Hiring confidence is strongest in India, Japan, Taiwan, Colombia and Guatemala for the second quarter, with the weakest hiring forecasts being reported in Brazil, France and Italy. This is according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey, released today by ManpowerGroup.