Sunday, 24 October 2021

Tag Archives: Asian

ECB launches real-time payments in challenge to tech giants

FRANKFURT: The European Central Bank will on Friday unveil the first pan-eurozone instant payment service, hoping to become a dominant player in a field crowded by US and Asian tech giants. The so-called TIPS system will allow consumers and businesses across the 19-nation euro area to send and receive money ...

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South Korea Plans Cryptocurrency Trading Ban

SEOUL: The end is here for bitcoin in South Korea, it seems, Government of the Asian nation has officially decided to ban cryptocurrency trading. Police and tax authorities have reportedly been raiding local exchanges on alleged tax evasion charges. The news dropped the price of bitcoin overnight, as South Korea ...

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Amy Jackson joins the singles club

LONDON based actress is all set to feature in an upcoming music video which is an Arabic dance number. When “Sunn Raha Hai” and “Galliyan” hitmaker Ankit Tiwari wanted to take an Arabic dance number from his bank of film songs and convert it into a racy music video, he ...

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84% of grooming gang members Asian, Think tank say

LONDON: The vast majority of men convicted of child grooming gang offences in Britain are Asian, according to think tank Quilliam. The new research found differences in the ways in which pedophiles from different ethnic backgrounds operate. Quilliam’s report claims that the “regressive left” denies the problem exists “and threatens ...

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Chinese FM says India should learn lessons from border standoff

BEIJING: China’s foreign minister said Wednesday he hopes India can “learn lessons” from a recently resolved border standoff and avoid such occurrences in the future, as the leaders of the two Asian giants prepare to meet next week for a summit in southeastern China. Wang Yi, foreign minister made the ...

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Nia Sharma offered Rs 2 crore to participate in Bigg Boss 11

MUMBAI: Third most beautiful Asian woman, Nia Sharma has remained in news for endless reasons in recent times. Now, a report has shocked everyone that she has been reportedly offered a whopping Rs 2 crore to participate in the 11th season of Bigg Boss. However, no official statement has been ...

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Pakistan, India become full SCO members

ASTANA: Asian rivals Pakistan and India formally joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, a security bloc spearheaded by China and Russia, despite bilateral tensions bubbling over Kashmir. Leaders of the largely symbolic body – including Russia’s Vladimir Putin and China’s Xi Jinping – formally signed off on the sub-continent duo’s accession ...

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Britain’s Young Muslim Men as They Want to Be Seen

LONDON: Mahtab Hussain, a British artist of Pakistani descent, had grown tired of the simplistic narratives that portrayed Muslims as either refugees or terrorists. While in art school, and later at the National Portrait Gallery in London, he was irked that no one had done any projects about Asians and ...

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