Hong Kong Tourism Struggling as COVID Measures Remain in Place

BANGKOK, THAILAND — Ongoing pandemic restrictions have failed to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, say experts, as the city struggles to regain its footing in the tourist industry.   The city has long been regarded as an open destination for travelers from abroad, but with strictly enforced restrictions in place for nearly […]

SET welcomes gold jewelry retailer “AURA” on Nov 29

BANGKOK, The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list Aurora Design pcl, a leading gold ornaments retailer under the brand “AURORA”, on November 29, under the ticker symbol “AURA”. The company has a market capitalization at its initial public offering (IPO) of THB14.54 billion (approx. USD 403.89 million).   SET Senior Executive Vice President Manpong […]

Death toll from Indonesia’s earthquake rises to 318

The death toll from the devastating earthquake in Indonesia’s province of West Java rose to 318, with 14 others still missing, a senior official of the country’s disaster agency said Saturday.   The 5.6-magnitude quake hit West Java on Monday.   Eight more bodies were recovered in the search operation on Saturday, bringing the death […]