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`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

`Better angels` will prevail in US election: Joe Biden

The "better angels in America will prevail" in the upcoming presidential elections, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday as he warned about xenophobia during a visit to Australia.

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

Sea level rise: 40 million Indians at risk; Mumbai and Kolkota to be worst hit, says UN report

The Global Environmental Outlook (GEO-6): Regional Assessments said that the worst impacts of climate change are projected to occur in the Pacific and South and Southeast Asia.

Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth

Bengaluru tops in Asia Pacific on commercial realty growth

Bengaluru is ranked first in the Asia Pacific region in terms of city's socio-economic growth and momentum in the commercial real estate space, according to property consultant JLL.

'No convergence of views between India and US on Pakistan'

"Pakistan is the hub of terrorism in the world," Gen (rtd) N C Vij, director VIF, said in his address to the Atlantic Council, a top American think-tank.

Startup Capital conferences planned for Delhi and Bangalore

Prominent technopreneurs and investors from across the Asia Pacific region will gather in India next week to brainstorm on the innovation hotspots and startup ecosystem.

India worst hit by malware attacks: Report

India has emerged as the top targeted nation by data-stealing malware to hijack business transactions and steal information from small and medium sized businesses, a report says.

Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years: Boeing

Commercial airlines will need to recruit and train 558,000 new pilots over the next 20 years to meet rising travel demand, according to a Boeing forecast released today.

Asia Pacific sovereigns, including India, resilient to shocks: Moody's

Rating agency Moody's on Thursday said emerging economies in Asia Pacific region, including India, have a high degree of immunity to external shocks, but will face challenges when the US Federal Reserve begins raising interest rates.

India second most optimistic nation in Asia Pacific

India is the second most optimistic nation among the Asia Pacific Region after Myanmar, says a study.

India fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific: IDC

The growth in sales is being driven by increasing preference of consumers to upgrade to smartphones as well as shorter refresh cycles.

Indian luxury market on lower growth trajectory: Deloitte

After growing at the fastest pace in Asia Pacific region, the Indian luxury goods market appears to be on a lower growth trajectory, says a Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) report.

533,000 new pilots needed in next 20 years: Boeing

Boeing said the Asia Pacific region would need to recruit 216,000 pilots and 224,000 technicians in the next 20 years.

Top military leaders of US, Japan and S Korea meet in Hawaii

Top military leadership of the US, Japan and S Korea have met in Hawaii to discuss the evolving security environment in the Asia Pacific region and exchange views on regional security issues, the Pentagon said.

Smartphones driving BYOD growth in Asia: IDC

BYOD refers to employees purchasing devices with their funds and employers neither subsidising nor supporting the devices' hardware and software.

Smartphones, tablets driving retail growth in Asia: report

Euromonitor data showed that the number of smartphones in the Asia Pacific is forecast to rise to nearly 700 million in 2017.

High economic growth key to poverty reduction: President

President Pranab Mukherjee Monday emphasised the importance of high economic growth for poverty reduction.

'Rising price of raw material top biz concern in APAC region'

Rising price of raw materials and high taxation have emerged as biggest threats to corporates in the Asia Pacific region, says a survey.

Chinese think-tank warns of military clashes with Japan

A Chinese think-tank has warned that China may get involved in a military conflict with Japan over the disputed Diaoyu Islands, as "big powers" have intensified their efforts.

Conflict in Asia Pacific region not in China`s interest: Biden

US Vice-President Joe Biden said it was in the interest of China that the current tension in the Asia Pacific region, does not result in a conflict.

`Look East policy brings India into Asia Pacific’

Lauding India`s "Look East" policy, outgoing US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that America supports New Delhi`s move to weave it into the fabric of Asia Pacific region.