Last November, an Icelandic sheep in New Jersey was found to be covered by Haemaphysalis longicornis or East Asian longhorned ticks.
These ticks can carry a deadly virus known as SFTS and may also be able to transmit Lyme Disease and other pathogens.
Hollywood has been reluctant to take a chance on east Asian and south-east Asian stories. But a seductive, crowd-pleasing comedy is following US TV’s lead in bringing their voices to the screen• Sign up for Film Today and get our film team’s highlig
The actor, who voices the role, says he could be replaced by an Indian or south Asian actor and called for more diverse voices in the show’s writing roomThe Simpsons actor Hank Azaria, who provides the voice for Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, has said he would
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were under pressure on Wednesday, with a rise in U.S. bond yields above the 3 percent threshold and warnings from bellwether U.S. companies of higher costs driving fears that corporate earnings growth may peak soon.
Author Kevin Kwan, who wrote the 2013 bestselling novel Crazy Rich Asians. It’s now a major motion picture—the first to feature an all-Asian cast in 25 years, according to Warner Bros. He knows the world has been waiting to see a movie this bi
A report by a British-based conservation group says rising Chinese demand for products made from elephant skin is driving poaching and posing a threat to Asia's wild herds even greater than the ivory trade.
Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the half-year closure of Boracay to tourists starting April 26 to clean up the waste in the sea. What can be done on a personal level to combat this waste apocalypse facing global waters?
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian oil demand will hit a record in April just as global crude values are lifted to levels not seen in three years by Middle East supply risks and top exporter Saudi Arabia withholding output and noisily pushing for prices at $80 t
(Reuters Health) - An age-old nomadic community of Southeast Asian boat-dwellers who get their food from the sea appear to have evolved enlarged spleens that may help explain their extreme diving prowess, a new study suggests.
(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co (P&G) has agreed to acquire Merck KGaA's consumer health unit for 3.4 billion euros ($4.2 billion), giving it vitamin brands such as Seven Seas and greater exposure to Latin American and As
Uber recently sold its Southeast Asian business to rival Grab. Uber will take a 27.5% stake in Grab and Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi will join Grab’s board. Many billed the retreat as another failing for Uber. But I see it as the mark of success of the So
Police hunt gang of thieves after smash-and-grab raid on Museum of East Asian ArtPolice are hunting a gang of art thieves after four masked men broke into a museum in Bath and stole priceless jade and gold artefacts. The raid on the Museum of East Asian A
Indian tax authorities have raided the offices of McDonald’s biggest partner in India, another potential setback for the fast-food giant which was already locked in an ugly break up with its only other licensee in the fast-growing South Asian nation.
Funding Societies, a peer-to-peer lending platform in Southeast Asia, said today that it has raised a $25 million Series B led by Softbank Ventures Korea, the Japanese tech conglomerate’s early-stage venture capital unit. The round included returning in
A RIVER in Bradford turned yellow after 200 Asian restaurants pollute the city’s water. The ‘Curry Capital of Britain’ has seen food waste transform an underground river due to old plumbing set ups. Bradford’s ancient plumbing syst
(Reuters) - Uber's robust growth in Brazil, its biggest market outside the United States, has given the ride-hailing app a far stronger position than it had in Asian markets that it recently exited, a senior executive said on a visit to South America.