Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

Asian Airlines Face Increasing Demand for Pilots

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If you know a young person looking for a career, one option might involve airlines---in Asia. According to a new study, that’s where the jobs will be in coming years---and it’s a trend that’s already started. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Banking on Asia’s Future

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Asia is not only an important source of tourists for Hawaii; it’s a region of growing importance for many businesses. One of those businesses is banking, and a new survey shows a major shift to the east. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Cook Islands Host Pacific Islands Forum

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A large international gathering gets underway today on a small island in the South Pacific. The Cook Islands are hosting the Pacific Islands Forum. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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X-Band Radar to Asia?

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You may remember the so-called “golf ball” floating radar that has occasionally pulled into Pearl Harbor for maintenance. It’s called the SBX—the Sea-Based X-Band Radar platform. And according to a new report, the U.S. plans to add similar devices in Asia. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Korean Researchers Develop Flexible Batteries

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Here’s an idea that might be part of your future: flexible batteries. Researchers in Korea have come up with the prototype of a device that could have a number of applications. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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