Afghan children help their father's work at a local brick factory on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Sept. 19. While it is common for children in the county to engage in simple labor, tens of thousands of underage workers -- some as young as 5 -- are forced to work dangerous jobs, according to Human Rights Watch.
As home supply still exceeds demand, real estate prices will likely decline further in the short term, according to real estate agency Eastern Dragon International (東龍不動產).
Singapore's High Court has granted a temporary reprieve to troubled South Korean giant Hanjin, allowing its ships to sail into the city-state without fear of being impounded as it struggles to settle a US$5.37-billion debt.
The dollar extended losses on Friday in Asia as investors bet against a September Federal Reserve interest rate hike following another weak batch of U.S. data.
European plane maker Airbus on Wednesday suffered a fresh blow to its A380 superjumbo program after Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it would not renew the lease on its oldest A380.
With a gloomy outlook for the real estate market, 30 percent of home sellers have expressed willingness to lower their asking prices, according to a survey conducted by home price comparison app Ubee (屋比).
The price of electricity will stay the same from Oct. 1 to next April, the Ministry of Economic Affairs' (MOEA, 經濟部) price screening committee decided on Tuesday.
A lawmaker on Thursday proposed a lifelong ban from hiring migrant workers on persons convicted of sexual assault against their foreign employees.
The European Union has admitted Indonesia to a special licensing system it hopes will prevent the illegally felled tropical timber that makes up a substantial part of the country's wood production from being shipped to the 28-nation bloc.
New Zealand economy's maintained strong growth in the April-June quarter as record-low interest rates fuelled a construction boom, official data released Thursday showed.