The U.N. agency devoted to preserving world heritage has joined environmental groups urging Bangladesh to halt plans for a massive coal-fired power plant near ecologically sensitive mangrove forests on the coast. UNESCO says it poses a "serious threat" to a region that protects the nation from flooding and holds one of the world's last populations of wild tigers.
The near-term growth potential for ASEAN-6 (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam) is 5 percent, below the 6.5-percent trend in China but well above the 1.5-percent trend in the G-3, according to Gundy Cahyadi (謝商戈), .....
Department store staffers cheer in preparation for the first day of Xinyi Shinkong Mitsukoshi Mall's (星光三越百貨) Anniversary Sale in Taipei on Thursday, Oct. 20. Crowds gathered outside the main gate early in the morning, .....
Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chu (陳菊), center, poses behind a water pipe with other officials at the opening ceremony for this year's International Water Show in Kaohsiung on Thursday, Oct. 20.
Indonesia's central bank on Thursday unexpectedly cut its key interest rate for the sixth time this year in a bid to boost slowing growth in Southeast Asia's top economy.
China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter, shored up by a bank lending boom and consumer spending that helped make up for weaker trade.
The Executive Yuan on Wednesday appointed Bank of Kaohsiung Chairman Lee Ruey-tsang as the new chief of the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會).
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) say they want comprehensive information on tax amnesty before making a decision to join the nationwide program, as longed for by Indonesia's government.
China's growth slipped to a seven-year low of 6.6 percent in the third quarter, according to an AFP survey, despite ample stimulus and a red-hot property market in the world's second-largest economy.
North Korean men and women walk past buildings under construction on "Ryomyong Street" on Monday, Oct. 17 in Pyongyang, where North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has put his soldier-builders to work on yet another major project .