Golf: Minami Katsu wins 2nd Japan Women’s Open title

Minami Katsu poses with the trophy after winning the Japan Women’s Open Golf Championship at Murasaki Country Club in Noda, Chiba Prefecture on October 2, 2022. (Kyodo) NODA, Chiba (Kyodo) — Minami Katsu overcame a three-stroke deficit to win the Japan Women’s Open golf championship for the second straight year on Sunday, giving her the … Read more

What is the Philippines’ largest travel market? It’s South Korea

South Korean photographer Sang-kyu Gil has visited the Philippines a dozen times. Attracted by the beauty of the landscapes and the affordable prices, this 42-year-old man generally spends seven to ten days in the country. It costs him about $400, less than half the amount he expects to spend on a similar trip to his … Read more

Do Kwon says he’s not hiding amid manhunt after UST, luna collapse

Do Kwon, co-founder and CEO of Terraform Labs, insists he is not on the run from South Korean authorities. Meanwhile, South Korean prosecutors say Interpol issued a “red notice” for Kwon’s arrest. Terraform Labs, the company Kwon founded, is behind the collapse of the terraUSD and luna cryptocurrencies, which together were worth $60 billion before … Read more

Hot mic catches South Korean leader swearing about US lawmakers

CNN — A criticism of US lawmakers by South Korea’s president has gone viral on social media – after a searing microphone called out to him with an expletive. Yoon Suk Yeol appears to have made the remark after meeting US President Joe Biden at a conference for the Global Fund in New York on … Read more

Consortium Backed By Billionaire Lucio Tan’s MacroAsia Wins $11 Billion Philippine Airport Project

Travelers wearing face masks line up at immigration counters upon arrival at Ninoy Aquino … [+] International airport on March 10, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images A consortium including billionaire Lucio Tan’s MacroAsia and partners from the Philippines, South Korea and Europe has won the $11 billion contract to build an international airport … Read more

Hong Kong stocks lead losses; Fed, BOJ meeting this week

Oil prices climb as lifting of China’s Covid lockdown boosts demand outlook Oil prices soared on Monday as the Chinese megacity of Chengdu emerges from a two-week lockdown. The two oil benchmarks each rose more than 1% earlier in the session, and Brent futures last rose 0.66% to $91.95 a barrel. US West Texas Intermediate … Read more

Premier League results, Wolves v Manchester City, Erling Haaland, Spurs v Leicester City, Heung Min Son, hat-trick, Brendan Rodgers, latest

Manchester City rocketed to the top of the Premier League as Jack Grealish scored for the first time this season in a 3-0 win over Wolves, while Son Heung-min ended his goal drought with a 13-minute hat-trick in Tottenham’s 6-. 2 Leicester defeat on Sunday (AEST). Pep Guardiola’s side needed just 56 seconds to take … Read more

Asia markets mixed, Shenzhen stocks fall, China keeps MLF steady

Chinese yuan could weaken beyond 7 against the dollar by year-end, Credit Suisse says The Chinese yuan could weaken to 7.05 against the US dollar by the end of the year, said Max Lin, Asia FX and rates strategist at Credit Suisse. Level 7 is “no longer really a red line” for the country’s central … Read more

Squid Game: Emmy wins for actor Lee Jung-jae and director Hwang Dong-hyuk

CNN — Smash Netflix series “Squid Game” picked up multiple wins at Monday’s Emmy Awards, with South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae winning Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series and director Hwang Dong-hyuk taking home the award. best director award of the same. Set in Seoul, the dystopian series that became the biggest show in … Read more

Stocks, currencies, oil, economic data

US to expand restrictions on chip and tool exports to China, Reuters reports The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue new regulations relating to restricting exports of chipmaking equipment to Chinese factories that produce advanced semiconductors, Reuters reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The rules will be based on letters sent to KLA, Lam … Read more