Monday, September 29, 2014
India's new prime minister is turning to nuclear energy to ease a power crisis made worse by the cancellation of hundreds of coal mining permits, but he faces skepticism both at home and abroad.
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Qatari telecoms firm Ooredoo began selling low-cost SIM cards in Myanmar on Saturday, opening up access to mobile services in one of the world's last virtually untapped phone markets.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
The air in the dark, dingy room is thick with the acrid smell of rubber. Aung Nyunt and a half-dozen other workers toil away there day and night, turning discarded tires into flip-flops, buckets and hard-to-find spare parts for used cars.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014
The Nepal government is planning to set up a committee to study whether to sign power purchase agreements (PPA) in foreign currency terms.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Saturday, April 12, 2014
A U.S.-backed Pacific free trade pact could cause resentment in Southeast Asia as it would leave some nations in the region better positioned to access America's market than others, a top Philippine official said Thursday.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
The implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at the end of 2015 will provide huge opportunities for construction companies operating in the region to strengthen their foothold in Southeast Asia.
Thursday, March 13, 2014
The Asian Development Bank has imposed sanctions on 30 people and 31 firms for “integrity violations,” following a 2013 fraud investigation into US$1 billion worth of projects it funded, the lender said.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Standing knee deep in toxic chemicals, Mokter Hossain loads animal hides into huge drums filled with still more dangerous liquids at a tannery in the Bangladesh capital.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Nepal Telecom (NT) has moved a step ahead in its quest to hitch up with a strategic partner, with its board approving plans to hire a consultant to write the bid documents.