Asia Minute

Reports on Asia from HPR's News Director Bill Dorman

Air China Stocking Up on Aircraft

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China is an important growth market for Hawaii’s tourism business. And that means developments concerning the country’s largest airline can be interesting to a wide audience. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute...

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Malaysia's Divisive Election Results

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Losing the popular vote but winning political power. It’s happened before in the U.S. presidential election, and now it’s happened in a different context in Malaysia. HPR’s Bill Dorman explains in today’s Asia Minute.

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Philippines Edges Indonesia: Ratings Agencies

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The week in Asia begins with a tale of two contrasting economies. Ratings agencies weighed in on the Philippines and Indonesia last week, and came to two different conclusions. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Chinese Golf's Youth Movement

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On this Aloha Friday, if you have plans to golf this weekend you’re not alone. But you may not have realized the youth movement that’s sweeping the golf world in China. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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Asian Economies Look to Africa for Natural Gas

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Part of Hawaii’s energy future may include natural gas. The idea is still under debate, and the outcome is far from clear. Meanwhile, natural gas deposits off the coast of Africa are drawing interest—and investment—from several Asian countries. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

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