Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise; Asia markets mixed

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise;  Asia markets mixed

JD.com shares drop after company cuts senior management pay Hong Kong-listed shares of JD.com traded more than 5% lower in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts of its senior management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant confirmed that it will slash the cash salaries of its senior management team by up to 20%, effective … Read more

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise; Asia markets mixed

Hong Kong stocks lead losses as China Covid cases rise;  Asia markets mixed

JD.com shares drop after company cuts senior management pay Hong Kong-listed shares of JD.com traded more than 5% lower in the afternoon after the company confirmed pay cuts of its senior management team. The Chinese e-commerce giant confirmed that it will slash the cash salaries of its senior management team by up to 20%, effective … Read more

Daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s is revealed to the world in first public appearance

Daughter of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's is revealed to the world in first public appearance

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un oversaw the launch of “a new type” of intercontinental ballistic missile Friday, alongside his young daughter, whose existence had not previously been confirmed. Striking photographs released by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) appear to show Kim hand in hand with the girl, … Read more

North Korea claims Friday’s launch was a ‘new kind of intercontinental ballistic missile’

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North Korea said that it conducted a “test firing of a new kind” of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, according to the government-run KCNA news agency. Japan warned on earlier on Friday that the missile had the potential range to reach the US mainland. KCNA claimed that the “new” … Read more

North Korea test-fires ICBMs with range to strike entire US

North Korea test-fires ICBMs with range to strike entire US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month that showed a potential ability to launch nuclear strikes on all of the US mainland. While it’s unclear whether North Korea possesses functioning nuclear-armed missiles, some experts say Friday’s … Read more

North Korea test-fires ICBMs with range to strike entire US

North Korea test-fires ICBMs with range to strike entire US

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired an intercontinental ballistic missile that landed near Japanese waters Friday in its second major weapons test this month that showed a potential ability to launch nuclear strikes on all of the US mainland. The United States quickly condemned the launch and vowed to take “all necessary measures” … Read more

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

North Korea fires suspected ICBM into sea off Japan, according to South Korean and Japanese officials

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North-Korea launched a suspected intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Friday, the second missile test by the Kim Jong Un regime in two days, in actions condemned as unacceptable by Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The presumed ICBM was launched around 10:15 am local time from the Sunan area of ​​the … Read more

North Korea warns US of ‘fiercer’ military action, tests short-range missile

North Korea warns US of 'fiercer' military action, tests short-range missile

Seoul, South Korea CNN — North-Korea tested a ballistic missile on Thursday as it warned the United States of a “fiercer military counteraction” to Washington’s bolstered defense ties with South Korea and Japan amid rising regional tensions. In a statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA), North Korean Foreign Minister Choe Son … Read more

N Korea fires missile, warns US of ‘fiercer’ military responses | Nuclear Weapons News

N Korea fires missile, warns US of 'fiercer' military responses |  Nuclear Weapons News

Missile launch comes hours after North Korea warned it would respond to US efforts to boost its security presence in the Asia Pacific. North Korea has fired a ballistic missile towards its eastern waters, according to officials in Seoul, hours after threatening a “fiercer military response” to efforts by the United States to boost its … Read more

Hong Kong stocks up more than 4% as tech stocks rise; China’s activity data disappoints

Hong Kong stocks up 3% as tech stocks rise;  China's activity data disappoints

Fertilizer is key to get Black Sea grain deal in motion again, says expert A greater emphasis on fertilizer will help bring down the global cost of food and secure the extension of the Black Sea deal, said Michael Vatikiotis, senior advisor from Center for Humanitarian Dialogue. He explained that 70% of Europe’s fertiliser production … Read more