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The wild rise of Henry Golding
Henry Golding was working as a travel show host in Singapore when news broke that Crazy Rich Asians was going to be a movie. The city, he remembers, was abuzz about a major Hollywood production coming to Southeast Asia."I thought,... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu 5:35am 

Luna Rossa nab Italian sponsor off Team New Zealand
Italian challenger of record Luna Rossa has nabbed one of Team New Zealand's sponsors for the next America's Cup and outlined plans for a busy buildup schedule in Europe, the United States and Asia. 
© 2018 Tue 7:35am 

Asian shares slip despite upbeat Japanese economic data
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were lower in Asia on Friday, tracking losses on Wall Street despite the release of data showing Japan's economy resumed its longtime expansion in the last quarter.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index lost... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 10 Aug 7:25pm 

Inflight Wi-Fi more popular than liquor, Inmarsat survey finds
Satellite provider Inmarsat says Asia-Pacific region airlines are rapidly catching up with carriers in the United States with the provision of inflight Wi-Fi, as a new study shows growing demand for the service.A survey done for... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Fri, 10 Aug 5:25am 

Asian shares mixed on news of US tariffs for Chinese exports
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after the U.S. followed through with plans to put higher tariffs on $16 billion in Chinese exports.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gave up early gains to fall 0.1 percent... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed, 8 Aug 6:45pm 

Sport: Veterans dumped as PNG Barramundis look to the future
The international careers of Papua New Guinea cricketers Mahuru Dai and Jack Vare appear to be over after they were axed from the team to compete in the World T20 East Asia Pacific Qualifier later this month. 
© 2018 RadioNZ Wed, 8 Aug 1:25pm 

Cheese ice-cream and instant-noodle doughnuts: Auckland's food offerings diversifying
An Auckland eatery has blended cheese with a quintessential Kiwi frozen treat.Malaysian chain Hokkaido is famous around Asia for its baked cheese tarts, but since opening a shop on Auckland's Queen St last year it has started selling... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Sat, 4 Aug 5:25am 

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Britain looks to growing Asian markets in post-Brexit era
TOKYO (AP) — British Trade Secretary Liam Fox says the United Kingdom wants to align itself with Asia's growing economies as it prepares to leave the European Union.Fox said in Tokyo on Wednesday that he got as much support as he... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed, 1 Aug 8:45pm 

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Asian shares mostly lower despite easing fears over Turkey
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia early Wednesday despite a rally overnight on Wall Street as investors' jitters over the Turkish currency crisis eased.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.4 percent to 22,270.90... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Wed 4:05pm 

F5 report finds Australian millennials don’t compromise on security
Australians are prioritising security over convenience when choosing and using apps, according to F5’s Curve of Convenience Report, which explores Asia’s Digital Generation app experience and expectations. 
© 2018 PC World Mon 11:25pm 

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New Zealand junior basketballers advance to Fiba world cup after defeat of Iran
The move into the Fiba Asia zone continues to pay handsome dividends for New Zealand's age-grade basketballers, though will also come at a cost that challenges the national organisation and players involved. 
© 2018 Fri, 10 Aug 10:15am 

Chinese stocks jump, other markets mixed as trade in focus
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Chinese stocks surged while other markets in Asia remained mixed on Thursday, as investors watched the latest developments on trade disputes between the United States and China. Prices of oil stabilized.KEEPING... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 9 Aug 7:25pm 

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Foreign Minister Winston Peters wraps up Singapore visit for regional and bilateral talks
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is on his way back to New Zealand after talks with his Asia-Pacific counterparts, and a meeting with United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Peters left New Zealand overnight on Wednesday... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Sun, 5 Aug 3:05pm 

ASEAN asked to brace amid trade feuds, repel protectionism
SINGAPORE (AP) — Southeast Asia's top diplomats have opened an annual meeting to tackle a slew of security concerns, including South China Sea territorial disputes, with host Singapore calling on the bloc to brace for external tumult... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 2 Aug 5:25pm 

Typhoon alert for Air New Zealand's Auckland to Shanghai flight
Air New Zealand has warned a typhoon that has battered parts of Asia could disrupt its flight to Shanghai tomorrow.The airline said it is continuing to monitor what is now tropical depression Jongdari which is forecast to reach... 
© 2018 NZ Herald Thu, 2 Aug 12:05am 

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