Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday approved a US$427 million loan for Sri Lanka, hoping to shore up government coffers that have been ravaged by a massive trade deficit.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Myanmar's currency will be largely unshackled from government controls next week in a significant step toward reforming the impoverished country's economy, state media reported Wednesday.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Now that Myanmar is opening to the outside world, good luck getting a hotel room.
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Public anger is rising in Myanmar over a planned deep-sea port set to displace thousands of villagers, as recent political reforms galvanize grassroots opposition to industrial megaprojects.
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Retail giants Puma, Gap and H&M have urged Cambodia to fully probe the recent shooting and wounding of protesting garment workers as the sole suspect, a local governor, remained at large Monday.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
The Cambodian government said Wednesday the decision by a Hindu trust to build a full-scale replica in India of the Angkor Wat temple was a shameful act.48 Comments
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted that Cambodia's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth would reach 6.5 percent this year, according to the IMF's press release on Tuesday.
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.