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US stocks trade mixed as investors struggle to shake off Evergrande fears

Wang Ying/Xinhua via Getty Images US stocks closed mixed Friday as investors struggled to shake off Evergrande fears after it failed to meet a payment deadline. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note rose to 1.459%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury reached 1.989%. Bitcoin, ether, and major altcoins tumbled on news that China will ban all crypto transactions. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US stocks closed mixed on the last trading day of ...
Tags: Asia, China, US, Trends, Treasury, Federal Reserve, Wall Street Journal, Dow, Cnbc, Wharton, Evergrande, Federal Open Market Committee, MicroStrategy, Jeremy Siegel, OANDA, Coinbase Robinhood


Stocks end mixed on Wall Street, S&P 500 manages weekly gain

By DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA Wall street closed out a choppy week of trading Friday with a mixed finish for the major stock indexes, though the S&P 500 managed its first weekly gain in three weeks. The benchmark index rose 0.1% after spending much of the day wavering between small gains and losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average also eked out a 0.1% gain, while the Nasdaq composite and the Russell 2000 index of small-company stocks fell. Slightly more stocks in the S&P 500 rose than fell...
Tags: Personal Finance, Asia, Europe, Business, Japan, News, Finance, China, Nike, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Treasury, Federal Reserve, Nasdaq, Fed


‘Squid Game’ Director Hwang Dong-hyuk on Netflix’s Hit Korean Series and Prospects for a Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

Korean TV series have dominated viewing preferences across large parts of Asia for the last decade. But it has taken a high-concept survival drama “Squid Game” to become the first K-drama to rate as Netflix’s top show in the U.S. The nine-part Netflix original involves a group of people from all walks of life who […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Netflix, Hwang Dong-hyuk, Hwang Dong, Squid Game, Lee Jung-jae


WarnerMedia Opens New Hub in Singapore, Eyeing Launch of HBO Max in Asia

WarnerMedia has opened a new regional hub for Asia, excluding China and Japan, which officially opened on Friday and will be a stepping stone to launching HBO Max in its first Asian markets in the future. The opening signals the full integration of WarnerMedia’s business in the region that includes Warner Bros., HBO and Turner […]
Tags: Asia, Japan, News, China, Singapore, Global, Warner Bros HBO, WarnerMedia, HBO Max, WarnerMedia Opens New Hub


Not A Lesson: Why Dear Evan Hansen And Roadrunner Are Both Deeply Irresponsible Depictions Of Suicide

Spoilers for the films "Dear Evan Hansen" and "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain."This year two films have crossed into dangerous and irresponsible territory in using suicide and suicidal ideation as story arcs. First, Morgan Neville's documentary "Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain," ostensibly a look at the life and work of celebrity chef and world traveler Anthony Bourdain, used his death by suicide to elicit heartbreaking interviews from grieving friends and family, while also...
Tags: Asia, Movies, Instagram, France, Connor, Amy Adams, Anthony Bourdain, Don, Tony, Evan, Bourdain, Zoe, EVAN HANSEN, Morgan Neville, Stephen Chbosky, Chbosky


Bengali-Language Streamer Hoichoi Reveals 30-Strong Slate, Bangladesh, Southeast Asia, Middle East Expansion Plans (EXCLUSIVE)

Hoichoi, an Indian streaming company which specializes in Bengali-language content, has revealed plans for a 30-strong 2022 slate.  It also has expansion plans for Bangladesh, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. Operated by leading studio SVF Entertainment, Hoichoi was launched in 2017. Indian titles on the slate include Sayantan Ghosal’s detective drama “Gora,” starring Ritwick […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Bangladesh, Bengali, Hoichoi, SVF, Strong Slate Bangladesh Southeast Asia Middle, Bangladesh Southeast Asia, Middle East Operated, SVF Entertainment Hoichoi, Ritwick


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp dubs fringe attacker Takumi Minamino as "an outstanding talent"

Liverpool’s famed front three falling apart? Liverpool had a well-established front three two seasons ago, in the form of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino. However, the addition of Diogo Jota last season added further quality to the side, and the Portuguese has seized his chance in the absence of Firmino so far this season.Another man brought in to ease the burden on the first-choice attackers was Takumi Minamino, signed from RB Salzburg in January 2020. However, the Japanese intern...
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Southampton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Brentford, Merseyside, Saints, Klopp, Salzburg, United, Norwich, Roberto Firmino


Jurgen Klopp dubs fringe attacker as “an outstanding talent” with increased gametime on the way

Liverpool’s famed front three falling apart? Liverpool had a well established front three two seasons ago, in the form of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino. However, the addition of Diogo Jota last season added further quality to the side, and the Portuguese has seized his chance in the absence of Firmino so far this season.Another man brought in to ease the burden on the first-choice attackers was Takumi Minamino, signed from RB Salzburg in January 2020. However, the Japanese intern...
Tags: Asia, Sport, Soccer, Liverpool, Southampton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Anfield, Jurgen Klopp, Brentford, Merseyside, Saints, Klopp, Salzburg, United, Norwich, Roberto Firmino


Cryptotech industry to reach $241 million in India by 2030: Nasscom

NEW DELHI: Cryptotech industry is expected to reach $241 million in India by 2030 and $2.3 billion by 2026 globally, according to a report by Nasscom titled ‘Crypto Industry in India’ in association with WazirX. The report suggests that several global banks have started buying crypto and a few across the US, Europe, and Asia are creating blockchain-based systems to enable B2B cryptocurrency payments between their customers. According to the report, with more than 60% of states in India emerging ...
Tags: Asia, Business, News, India, New Delhi, US Europe, NASSCOM, Debjani Ghosh, Crypto Industry in India


Alibaba to Exit Mango TV Network After Less Than a Year

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is poised to sell its 5% stake in Mango Excellent Media, which owns the highly popular Mango TV network. It is unclear whether this heralds a wider sell-off of Alibaba’s media empire. The move, announced by Mango TV in a regulatory filing on Thursday, comes less than a year after Alibaba […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, Alibaba, Mango TV, Exit Mango TV Network, Mango Excellent Media


Papa John's: Fresh Soul x House of Papa

Papa John’s is putting good times back on the menu for people everywhere with its latest music-inspired global marketing campaign launching in the UK today. After taking fashion cues for its successful Papa X Cheddar campaign, Papa John’s has turned to music to launch its new Fresh Soul range - pizzas so packed full of big flavours that they make the soul sing again. The new global campaign created by Atomic, London and Highlight PR, is inspired by the universal power of music...
Tags: Asia, UK, London, Advertising, John, Latin America, Nme, Loz, Bagge, House of Papa, Shauni Jake Em


Japan Jumps, Rest of Asia Down, on China and Virus Concerns

Japan's benchmark gained but other Asian markets were lower amid concerns over troubled Chinese real estate developer Evergrande and the pandemic.
Tags: Asia, Japan, China, Evergrande


Children locked up for the political beliefs of their parents

Increasingly, Myanmar's military is going after another group of people to sow fear among the population and make them fall in line: the family members of dissidents.
Tags: Asia, News, Myanmar


Biden is bringing together Japan, Australia and India to stare down China

Forget France, AUKUS and nuclear-powered submarines -- one of the most important moments for the future of US influence in Asia is due to take place on Friday in Washington.
Tags: Asia, News, France, China, India, US, Biden, Japan Australia


Amazon Launches Channels Service in India, Will Continue Acquiring Premium Films

Amazon Prime Video Channels has landed in India, where the streaming platform’s a la carte service is now available with eight of the country’s popular networks, and more to come. Already available in 11 territories, including the U.S., Canada, Japan, U.K. and Germany, Prime Video Channels content is available through the Amazon Prime Video app, […]
Tags: Asia, News, Germany, India, Global, Amazon Prime Video, Prime Video Channels, Discovery Plus, Amazon Prime Video Channels, U S Canada Japan U K, Gaurav Gandhi, Amazon Launches Channels Service


US-China policy: Biden is bringing together Japan, Australia and India to stare down China

Forget France, AUKUS and nuclear-powered submarines -- one of the most important moments for the future of US influence in Asia is due to take place on Friday in Washington.
Tags: Asia, France, China, India, US, Cnn, Biden, Japan Australia, US China


Impossible Foods To Launch Meatless Pork In US, Hong Kong and Singapore

Impossible Foods' latest meatless product is set to hit tables from Thursday: plant-based pork that claims to be tastier and healthier than the real deal. CNBC reports: The ground pork product will first be available in restaurants in the U.S., Hong Kong and Singapore, with further plans for retail expansion in those markets in the coming months. It marks the California-based company's third commercial launch after ground beef and chicken nuggets as it seeks to solidify its position in the growi...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, California, Singapore, Tech, Cnbc, Impossible Foods, US Hong Kong, Dennis Woodside


Why Deliveries Are So Slow

Americans are habitually unattuned to the massive and profoundly human apparatus that brings us basically everything in our lives. Much of the country's pandemic response has treated us as somehow separate from the rest of the world and the challenges it endures, but unpredictably empty shelves, rising prices, and long waits are just more proof of how foolish that belief has always been. The Atlantic: When I called up Dan Hearsch, a managing director at the consulting firm AlixPartners who speci...
Tags: Asia, China, America, Tech, Walmart, Atlantic, Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States, Malaysia, Vietnam, Latin America, AlixPartners, Dan Hearsch, Hearsch


Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood attendance dropped 80% in 2020, new report says

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood and other major California theme parks saw 80% attendance declines in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic closures that kept the tourist destinations shuttered for most of the year, according to a new industry report. Global theme park attendance declined dramatically in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus crisis from a record high of 521 million visitors in 2019, according to a new report from the Themed Entertainment Association and AECOM. Sign up for our Par...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Florida, California, Disney, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Fda, Pfizer, Lausd, Amusement Parks, North America, Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Southern California


‘Dune’ Unleashes New ‘China Exclusive’ Trailer Revealing New Details

“Dune” is seeking to lure in China viewers with a new trailer revealing not-yet-seen scenes billed as a “China exclusive.” Without dropping spoilers, the clip shows new images of story’s legendary sandworms and the character Paul Atreides’ visions, among other things. The trailer is slightly more explanatory and less action-oriented. Text inserted into the clip […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Dune, Paul Atreides, The Wandering Earth


‘Dune’ Unleashes ‘China Exclusive’ Trailer Revealing New Details

“Dune” is seeking to lure in China viewers with a new trailer revealing not-yet-seen scenes billed as a “China exclusive.” Without dropping spoilers, the clip shows new images of story’s legendary sandworms and the character Paul Atreides’ visions, among other things. The trailer is slightly more explanatory and less action-oriented. Text inserted into the clip […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Dune, Paul Atreides, The Wandering Earth


8 graphics that highlight just how bad the record backlog of container ships in Southern California really is

Ships sit off the coast of Seal Beach, CA, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Cargo ships enduring one of the worst U.S. port bottlenecks in more than a decade faced down another obstacle as they waited to offload near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images In the past month, backlogs at Southern California ports have hit multiple records. The delays have caused shortages and price hikes, threatening Black Friday shoppi...
Tags: Transportation, Asia, News, California, China, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Economy, Graphics, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Southern California, Shortages, Flexport, Freightos


George Clooney’s ‘The Tender Bar,’ Jane Campion, Asghar Farhadi Talks Added to London Film Festival – Global Bulletin

FESTIVAL The 65th BFI London Film Festival (Oct. 6 – 17) has added George Clooney’s “The Tender Bar,” starring Ben Affleck, Tye Sheridan and Lily Rabe, to the program. Clooney is expected to be in attendance. The film follows a boy growing up on Long Island who seeks out father figures among the patrons at […]
Tags: Asia, News, Global, George Clooney, Kristen Stewart, Long Island, Clooney, Lily Rabe, BFI London Film Festival, Global Bulletin, Ben Affleck Tye Sheridan, Jane Campion Asghar Farhadi


China’s Crackdown on Celebrities Like Zhao Wei Is Growing Increasingly Far-Reaching

The disappearance of beloved and sometimes controversial actor Zhao Wei epitomizes many aspects of the Chinese government’s campaign to tear down fandom, celebrity and the driving forces behind them. Zhao attained major stardom in the late 1990s with TV series “My Fair Princess,” starred as the leading lady in John Woo’s epic “Red Cliff” and […]
Tags: Asia, News, China, Global, Jack Ma, Zhao Wei, Zhao, John Woo


10 Things in Politics: New emails reveal Hunter Biden wanted $2M for Libya deal: exclusive

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android. Send tips to [email protected]'s what we're talking about:Emails reveal Hunter Biden asked for $2 million plus 'success fees' to help unfreeze Libyan assetsFDA authorizes Pfizer-BioNTech booster shots for older adults and others at high riskBiden tries to cool Democratic infighting as his agenda ha...
Tags: Asia, Europe, UK, Texas, Obama, Australia, Washington Post, Cdc, Montana, Washington, France, Senate, White House, China, Politico, Defense


India drops two places in the digital quality of life Index, ranks 33 globally in e-governance

India has ranked 59 among 110 countries in the Digital Quality of Life Index, according to a global study by the British Virgin Islands-based cybersecurity company Surfshark. In the five parameters that the test was conducted for, India was ranked 33 in e-governance, 36 in e-security, 47 in internet affordability and 67 in internet quality. Compared to the 2020 rankings, India fell from 59 to 61, while it stands 17 in Asia and 1in the Southern Asian region in terms of the digital quality of life...
Tags: Asia, Business, News, India, British Virgin Islands, Index


Covid live news: Delta ‘crippling’ Alaska’s health system; South Korea urges testing amid holiday surge fears

Alaska imposes crisis care standards on all hospitals; South Korean authorities urge people returning from holiday week to get testedEngland’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the worldFDA approves Pfizer booster shots for Americans ages 65 and olderNew Zealanders could get Covid jab with fast-food fixSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.20am BST At the start of the pandemic, the UK government said that nobody should lose their home because of Covid. But an investigation by the Bureau...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, UK, England, Wales, India, Africa, Eu, World news, Alaska, Oxford, Delta, Pfizer, Latin America, Latin America Africa, Janssen


Myanmar town near India border sees exodus as thousands flee fighting

Most of the population of a Myanmar town near the Indian border have fled after buildings were set ablaze by artillery amid fighting between militia forces opposed to military rule and the army, according to residents and media reports.
Tags: Asia, News, India, Myanmar


China growth forecast cut by ratings agency amid Evergrande uncertainty

Downgrade by Fitch reflects jitters in markets as boss of Asia-focused bank HSBC says problems ‘concerning’Ratings agency Fitch has downgraded its forecast for China’s economic growth because of concerns about a slowdown in the country’s colossal housing market and fears about struggling property giant Evergrande.China enjoyed a swift economic rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic, but strict new rules on the country’s developers have caused a deleveraging rush and helped push housing giant Evergra...
Tags: Asia, Business, China, Economics, Hsbc, Chinese Economy, Fitch, Evergrande, Evergrande China


England’s Covid travel rules spark outrage around the world

Refusal to recognise vaccines given across Latin America, Africa and south Asia has been denounced as ‘discriminatory’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageEngland’s new Covid travel rules and refusal to recognise vaccines administered across huge swaths of the world have sparked outrage and bewilderment across Latin America, Africa and south Asia, with critics denouncing what they called an illogical and discriminatory policy.The transport secretary, Grant Shapps, describe...
Tags: Asia, England, India, Africa, UK News, World news, Brazil, Kenya, Vaccines and immunisation, Grant Shapps, Latin America Africa, Shapps, Coronavirus