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Plan to extend visa waiver entries raises immigration worries

Plan to extend visa waiver entries raises immigration worries

By Lee Suh-yoon The government’s plan to extend visa waiver policies to tourists from Vietnam, the Philippines and Indonesia is raising concerns about a possible influx of undocumented immigrants. The plan ― extending the five-day mainland visa waiver to group tourists from the three Southeast Asian countries whose final destination ...

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Trade worries take toll on equities again

Trade worries take toll on equities again

Recap: Despite further monetary easing by the US Federal Reserve, most Southeast Asian stock markets retreated yesterday, as investors fled risky assets after China expressed doubts over signing a comprehensive trade deal with the US. The SET index moved in a range between 1,579.13 and 1,610.03 points before closing at ...

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US-China trade war worries tourism industry

29 Oct 2019, 10:42PM ISTSource: AP Washington, D.C. , has dangled hotel discounts tied to the Chinese Lunar New Year. Arizona has promoted its outdoor attractions to coincide with a popular Chinese holiday. San Francisco has expanded its social media presence on Chinese apps to try to market year-round travel ...

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London markets fall as Italy worries spread

London markets fall as Italy worries spread

The success of Italy’s euroskeptic party in European elections sent sovereign bond yields surging, infecting regional markets including London. How did markets perform? The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, +0.09%  was down 0.1% at 7,269.8, after being closed Monday. The pound GBPUSD, -0.0710% dipped 0.1% to $1.2658, after edging down 0.1% ...

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