Myanmar's newly reformed investment commission will this month start scrutinizing some US$2.3 billion in proposed foreign investment projects that have been held up since April, a senior official said on Friday.
An embezzlement probe has been launched after nearly $100 million vanished from a fund set up by Myanmar's gem companies, a trade body said Thursday, raising corruption fears in an industry notorious for its shady dealings.
Militant commander Hazar Khan gave up his 15-year insurgency in Pakistan's Balochistan last year, and now he hopes for a job with the very government he stood against, as the province prepares for a great leap forward fueled by Chinese investment.
A street vendor sells "banh da" (rice crackers) carried on her bicycle in downtown Hanoi on May 17.
Later this month, Taipei International Gift & Stationary Show (台北國際禮品暨文具展) will be held at the Taipei World Trade Center.
Stories of Bangladeshis traversing the world in search of employment or business are common. From South Korea to Abu Dhabi, from Europe to Australia, there shall be Bangladeshis creating a livelihood to be found.
If the spring season is an indication of international tourist arrivals in Bhutan, the tourism industry is not in for a good year with the numbers not encouraging in the first quarter, from January to March.
Inside the graceful halls of Myanmar's first modern bourse a huddle of business leaders crowds into a crash course on sharetrading, as the former junta-run country takes another leap towards economic revitalization.
The cyclone which tore through Fiji two weeks ago, killing 43 people, was so powerful that at the Namena Island Resort, it ripped out a commercial oven and tossed it half the length of a football field.
Following strikes in the Tarai region and disruption of trade routes, the inflation rate in Nepal reached a near seven-year high of 12.1 percent in mid-January, according to the Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB), the central bank of the country.