Sunday, April 26, 2015
One of the region's largest banks has complained about the slow progress in Southeast Asia's planned economic integration and singled out mixed messages from Indonesia as a key obstacle to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) to be launched at the end of the year.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
East Asia's developing economies led by China will grow slightly slower this year, with higher U.S. interest rates and an appreciating U.S. dollar posing further risks to the region, the World Bank said Monday.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Tokyo's Nikkei led an Asian share slump Tuesday following painful losses in New York and Europe, with fears sparked by the global slump in oil prices and the Greek political crisis.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
The energy-rich former Soviet republic of Turkmenistan devalued its currency against the U.S. dollar by 18 percent Thursday, in the latest sign of contagion among Russia's neighbors from the plunging ruble.
Monday, December 29, 2014
Sunday, November 23, 2014
An Asian resurgence is around the corner, notwithstanding the sluggishness in global growth and persistent geopolitical rivalries.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Leading world economies are spending US$88 billion a year in fossil fuel exploration subsidies, sapping investment from low-carbon alternatives and increasing the risk of "dangerous climate change," a report said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
South Korea says it has agreed to sign a free trade deal with China that will remove tariffs on more than 90 percent of goods over two decades but won't include rice or autos.
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Thousands of logs are moved around Southeast Asia annually, much of the activity illegal.
Monday, November 3, 2014
The Bank of Japan's surprise decision to take its monetary easing policies into what has been called "another dimension" elicited a strong response from the market, sending stock prices soaring and the yen's value plunging.