PH economy grows at its fastest in nearly 2 years

THE Philippine economy grew at its fastest in nearly two years, on the back of the government’s catch-up in spending to make up for...

Thailand cuts interest rate to record low

Thailand’s central bank on Wednesday (Nov. 6) cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low of 1.25% as it tries to bolster sluggish...

Philippine SEC to probe into P700-M stock theft

The Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to probe into the multi-million theft by a stock trader which led to the closure...

Charoen Group awaits Court ruling over airport project dispute

A Thailand-based consortium seeking to develop the Eastern Airtport City Project is holding its breath for a High Court ruling over a dispute with...

South African firms wooed to invest in Vietnam

The Vietnamese government is luring South African businesses to invest in Vietnam and create an improved political and economic relationship between the two countries. During...

US eyes business deals with Indonesia

The United States is looking to ink concrete business deals with Indonesia as part of its efforts to reduce trade deficit with Asian countries. “We're...

RCEP conclusion fails amid India’s withdrawal

A free-trade deal between members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and their five trading partners failed to be signed amid India’s...

US still hunting 1MDB fugitive Low: envoy 

Fugitive Malaysian trader Low Taek Jho is still wanted by the US authorities despite him agreeing a deal with the Department of Justice (DoJ), according to the US...

Malaysia, Singapore flag carriers sign wide-ranging partnership agreement

National carriers Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have on Wednesday (October 30) sealed a wide-ranging commercial agreement to share revenue on flights between...

‘Singapore-Malaysia railway system to proceed’

The Malaysian government is set to proceed with the construction of a high-speed railway system that will link to Singapore, but this time, with...

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EU and HRW slam Cambodia clampdown

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Cambodia should drop all charges against the opposition leader Kem Sokha (pictured) and allow exiled critics to return to...

Singapore bans PMDs from public sidewalks

Singapore’s recent ban on personal mobility devices from footpaths, while sudden and unexpected, has been generally well-received by the public and food delivery companies.Just...

Philippines gets $500M funding from World Bank

The World Bank has committed worth $500 million to support the Philippines’ Agriculture department. In a statement over the weekend, Agriculture Secretary William Dar said...