Tuesday, November 17, 2015
The World Bank has formally signed off a US$250 million grant to upgrade roads crossing Afghanistan's Hindu Kush mountains, crucial trade links that are often closed in winter by snow.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
The mainland Chinese government has asked Nepal to take delivery of 1,000 tonnes of petrol it has pledged in grant by Nov. 25, the state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Sunday.2 Comments
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Despite the slump in energy prices, oil and gas fields in Myanmar will soon be the busiest in Asia as foreign and local investors begin to ratchet up their explorations, a recent seminar was told.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Fitch, a leading global credit rating agency, forecast Bangladesh's gross domestic product would grow 6.5 percent in the current fiscal year against the Bangladesh government's target of 7 percent.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Mainland China and Japan are locked in an increasingly heated contest to build Indonesia's first high-speed railway, with the Asian giants sweetening deals and turning up the charm as time runs out to woo Jakarta.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said it plans to finance three major power projects -- two hydropower plants and a new Nepal-India cross-border transmission line -- in the next few years.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The shipbuilding industry has sought an incentive package from the government to make the country's shipyards competitive against those of Vietnam, India and China.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Fried chicken aficionados lined up for hours at Myanmar's first KFC restaurant Tuesday, as the U.S. restaurant chain became the latest big foreign brand to open an outlet in the long-cloistered nation.
Monday, June 22, 2015
For Rehana Akhter, rebuilding her life after losing her leg in Bangladesh's worst industrial disaster is an uphill battle, but her struggle is eased slightly by digital technology.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Every morning on his way to work in Yangon, builder Zaw Min Tun takes a swig of water at a Buddhist temple, a vital place to quench a thirst for the many ordinary citizens left behind by Myanmar's economic boom.