Southeast Asia's potential beckons as global automakers look beyond China's massive market to extend their sales boom in the region, but executives say they face a struggle to match the explosive Chinese growth.
Australia will scrap a temporary visa for skilled overseas workers, the prime minister said Tuesday, arguing that Australians must be given priority over foreigners for local jobs.
More than 200 delegates from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will proceed with a meeting in a central Philippine resort province this week despite a foiled attack there by Muslim extremists, officials said Monday.
Confidence in Taiwan's economy has continued to improve as data points to stable recovery, according to a monthly survey conducted by Cathay Financial Holding Co.
China's growth stabilized in the first quarter thanks to rising investments and a recovery in exports, experts said, though they warned the reprieve may be temporary.
With 100 million new internet users every year, Amazon is betting big on India, but a major new investment in homegrown rival Flipkart means the battle to dominate the fast-growing e-commerce market is set to heat up.
One of the focal points of the Japan-U.S. economic dialogue -- of which the first meeting will be held Tuesday -- is whether both governments can affirm a cooperative relationship in the fields of infrastructure and energy.
Qatar and the Philippines have signed trade agreements worth US$200 million during the final leg of President Rodrigo Duterte's Gulf tour, Manila's trade and industry secretary told reporters in Doha Sunday.
Shares in Taiwan took a beating Friday, ending more than 1 percent lower as sentiment was affected by rising geopolitical tensions after the United States dropped a powerful bomb in Afghanistan earlier in the day, dealers said.
Taiwan-based smartscooter maker Gogoro Inc. unveiled plans Friday to expand its network of battery-swapping stations into the country's western regions, after installing 19 new stations in Kaohsiung and Tainan earlier this year.