Asia

95 Egyptians stranded in Maldives, others stuck in Southeast Asia to return home soon

Mon, 30 Mar 2020 - 04:23 GMT

The stranded Egyptians in the Maldives include honeymooners, and individuals working in hotels.

Asian markets rebound on hopes for limited virus impact

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 07:35 GMT

Asian markets rebounded Wednesday as hopes the deadly new coronavirus will have only a short-term impact on corporate earnings and economic growth prevailed.

Asian markets rise as coronavirus concerns ease

Wed, 12 Feb 2020 - 05:36 GMT

Tokyo rose 0.5 percent, Hong Kong put on 0.7 percent, Sydney gained 0.6 percent and Singapore climbed 0.7 percent.

Tourism to Egypt grew by 21% in 2019: UNWTO

Wed, 22 Jan 2020 - 08:00 GMT

The UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) indicated in a report that North Africa, particularly Egypt and Tunisia, witnessed a nine-percent growth.

EgyptAir to increase number of flights during summer 2020

Mon, 16 Dec 2019 - 01:20 GMT

EgyptAir airlines announced on Monday it will increase the number of flights to several destinations in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and the Middle East

Kuwait bans domestic workers from 2 Asian, 23 African countries

Sun, 01 Dec 2019 - 09:53 GMT

The ban included two Asian countries; Indonesia and Bhutan.

World's longest electric road trip ends in New Zealand

Sat, 20 Jul 2019 - 09:49 GMT

“I wanted to do my best to promote this technology and show that sustainability is a viable way of transport,” Wakker told journalists.

Trade War: Threats and Opportunities

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 06:23 GMT

The world has been keeping a close eye on the trade war ignited by the United States that has set up barriers provoking retaliation by mainly China.

Cairo among cities to receive more tourists next decade

Tue, 02 Jul 2019 - 12:56 GMT

The World Travel and Tourism Council has put Cairo on the list of the top cities that are expected to receive more tourists in the next decade.

Microsoft, Sony partner on streaming games, chips and AI

Fri, 17 May 2019 - 12:15 GMT

Sony shares jumped nearly 11 percent as Asian markets opened. Microsoft’s stock closed up 2 percent on Thursday.

Asia oil buyers, shippers go on alert after Saudi ship, facility attacks

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 12:12 GMT

Asian shippers and refiners have put ships heading to the Middle East on alert and are expecting a possible rise in marine insurance premiums after recent attacks on Saudi oil tankers.

Egypt seeks to become regional digital hub: Sisi

Sat, 27 Apr 2019 - 05:06 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi revealed on Saturday that Egypt is seeking to become a regional digital hub that transmits data between Asia, Africa, and Europe.

Egypt sorry over South Asia, Afghanistan floods

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 - 04:27 GMT

The ministry expressed Egypt's support for India, Pakistan and Afghanistan in this ordeal.

Klopp says 'relaxed' about Mo Salah’s Liverpool goal drought

Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 09:13 GMT

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said he is relaxed about Mohamed Salah’s goal scoring drought, affirming he is a “key part of the title chasers’ attacking armory.”

Aging Singapore: 90-year old noodle vendor helps keep foodie culture alive

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 09:53 GMT

Leong Yuet Meng cannot walk more than 10 meters without assistance. Yet, the frail 90-year-old still runs a wanton noodle stall in downtown Singapore.

Growing China downdraft chills Asia factory activity

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 10:55 GMT

Weak demand in China and growing global fallout from the Sino-U.S. trade war took a heavier toll on factories across much of Asia in February, business surveys showed on Friday.

Asian shares slip from five-month highs, pound jumps on Brexit delay hopes

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 09:24 GMT

Asian shares lost steam on Tuesday after scaling a five-month high as investors waited to see if Washington and Beijing can clinch a trade deal.

Saudi crown prince begins Asia tour with $20 bln Pakistan investment pledge

Sun, 17 Feb 2019 - 08:42 GMT

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday said Saudi Arabia has signed investment agreements worth $20 billion.

Asia shares up on hopes for China stimulus, Brexit vote awaited

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 10:11 GMT

Asian stocks rose on Tuesday, supported by a bounce in Chinese shares amid hopes for government stimulus.

China slowdown, trade disputes weigh on Asia factory activity

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 10:32 GMT

Factory activity weakened across Asia in December as the Sino-U.S. trade war and a slowdown in Chinese demand hit production in most economies.

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