Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), center, poses behind a water pipe with other officials at the opening ceremony for this year's International Water Show in Kaohsiung on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Indonesia's central bank on Thursday unexpectedly cut its key interest rate for the sixth time this year in a bid to boost slowing growth in Southeast Asia's top economy.
European sugar producers will target export markets in addition to looking for new domestic customers when the EU lifts quotas next year and fully embraces free-market farm policies, officials and analysts say.
Saudi Arabia raised US$17.5 billion in its first international bond offering, HSBC said Thursday, reflecting strong interest as the kingdom seeks to diversify its oil-dependent economy.
China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, shored up by a bank lending boom and consumer spending that helped make up for weaker trade.
Several angry Volkswagen owners told a federal judge on Tuesday that a US$10 billion settlement does not adequately compensate them for the automaker's emissions cheating scandal, part of a vocal minority who objected to the deal as hundreds of thousands of others signed up for payments.
Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn will become chairman of Mitsubishi Motors after Japan's No. 2 automaker announced a major investment in its scandal-hit rival, a report said Wednesday.
Breeze Group, one of the nation's leading shopping malls, invited 46 children to the movies in a scholarship program aimed at developing the talents of children from economically disadvantaged families.
A global stocks rally stuttered Wednesday as dealers mulled Chinese growth numbers, ahead of the final U.S. presidential debate and on the eve of a eurozone interest rate decision.
The North Dakota Farmers Union's potential intervention in a lawsuit over the constitutionality of the state's anti-corporate farming law isn't likely to affect the outcome, an attorney for North Dakota Farm Bureau says.