Saturday, July 19, 2014
China's president pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a US$20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing's growing interests in the region.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
French energy group GDF Suez has signed a draft agreement to develop a gas processing plant in northern Java, Indonesia, as part of a long-term strategic partnership the firm said on Monday.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The World Bank said Monday developing countries in East Asia will record economic growth of 7.1 percent in 2014, as they benefit from a stabilizing global economy and withstand the impact of US stimulus cuts.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Against the weakening momentum of the greenback, Asian currencies led by Singaporean dollars and South Korean won are expected to appreciate by 4-5 percent, DBS said.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Asia Pacific trade ministers began a fresh round of talks in Singapore Saturday for a huge U.S.-led Pacific free trade area, hoping to conclude a deal this year after missing a deadline in 2013.
Monday, February 17, 2014
India's finance minister is expected to tighten spending in an interim budget Monday and resist the temptation to announce a populist spending spree in a bid to stave off defeat at looming elections.
Smaller passenger planes are increasingly in demand in Asia as budget carriers cash in on the region's growing middle classes by expanding their reach to less prominent cities, industry executives say.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
As Facebook celebrates its 10th birthday, one of its biggest challenges is to tap the mobile market in emerging Asian economies, where it can drive expansion after growth in the West tapers off.
Saturday, January 18, 2014
Macau gambling tycoon Lui Che-woo has replaced Hong Kong multi-billionaire Li Ka-shing as Asia's richest man, according to Bloomberg on Friday.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
Legislation key to U.S. President Barack Obama's agenda to boost exports to the fast-growing economies of the Asia-Pacific is being welcomed by business but faces stiff opposition from Obama's fellow Democrats.