Thursday, February 9, 2012
The new Maldivian president called Wednesday for a unity government to lead his Indian Ocean nation even as his predecessor called his ousting a coup and began fighting to return to power.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Dramatic changes afoot in Myanmar have whet the appetite of foreign investors who are eyeing a slice of the frontier market's rich and largely untapped economic potential.
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Hundreds of people protested Tuesday in Kazakhstan's largest city against alleged rigging of elections that gave a huge parliamentary majority to President Nursultan Nazarbayev's ruling party.
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Gas prices unexpectedly rose more than 30 percent for the new year in Myanmar and sparked fears of other goods costing more as well.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
With the Nepalu Cabinet recently endorsing a government proposal to declare 2012 and 2013 as investment year, the government is planning to host an investors' meet next fiscal year.
Monday, December 12, 2011
Bangladesh on Saturday asked the World Bank to prove its claim of corruption over a major bridge project, after the institution suspended US$1.6 billion dollar funding over graft allegations.
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Just hours after U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton left Myanmar last week, property prices began to soar.
Monday, November 21, 2011
Myanmar banks opened automated teller machines (ATMs) for the first time this month, another sign that changes are afoot in the once-pariah state, media reports said Sunday.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
The World Bank said Monday that it had put on hold a US$1.2 billion loan for a huge bridge in Bangladesh amid allegations of corruption in the bidding process.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse announced on Sunday that natural gas deposits had been found for the first time during exploratory drilling off the island's coast.