Thursday, February 23, 2012
The World Bank said Tuesday that it was encouraged by Myanmar's new openness and wanted to support economic reforms but cautioned that the long-isolated state had to pay back arrears.
Deepesh Aryal and two of his restaurant staff set out in the dead of night and brave Kathmandu's biting wintry chill to meet a carefully cultivated contact.
Monday, February 20, 2012
Sudan has secured a five-year delay on its debts to China, the finance minister said on Saturday, part of efforts to make up for the loss of revenues from the oil-producing south.
Friday, February 17, 2012
South Korea's parliament has delayed a vote on an emissions trading scheme scheduled for Thursday because of political wrangling between the government and opposition ahead of parliamentary polls in April, a government official said.
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.