Tag Archives: Asia

Horseplay is a rich man’s game in China – Members have to be rich to afford membership

poloDALIAN: Gripping his mallet, Peng Zhichun gallops towards goal on a Chinese polo field, one of a growing number of the country’s wealthy elite discovering the joys of the saddle and the whip. “New clubs are opening, people are more …

Super typhoon cools Philippine economy – Growth slows to 5.7% in Jan-March

ManilaMANILA: The Philippines’ roaring economy cooled in the first quarter of the year as the impacts of Super Typhoon Haiyan and other natural disasters hit harder than expected, official data showed yesterday. Economic growth slowed to 5.7 percent in January-March, …