US Proposal For South China Sea Dispute Is Overlooked
August 09 2014 10:19 PM
China rejected Secretary of State John Kerry's call for a moratorium on provocative actions and denied any tensions in the disputed territory.
Russia's Food Import Ban Will Lead To Winners And Losers
August 08 2014 7:19 PM
As the ban rolls out, nations not affected by the prohibition have an opportunity to step in and fill the gap left behind by economic giants.
India's Cabinet Approves Foreign Investment Hike In Defense, Railways
August 07 2014 1:04 AM
However, the Modi government's efforts to push through such reforms and open up the economy have faced early resistance.
Ooredoo Rolls Out Myanmar's Newest Phone Service Provider
August 06 2014 12:05 PM
Ooredoo and rival Norwegian company Telenor both received licenses to operate in Myanmar last year and have been racing to roll out service.
India's Largest Insurer To Invest Nearly $10B In Local Stocks: Report
August 06 2014 7:27 AM
LIC, a state-run Indian insurance company, will invest nearly $50 billion in this financial year, including $9.8 billion in Indian stocks.
China 2020: 50 Million New Auto Sales A Year?
August 05 2014 3:03 PM
Even if half as many Chinese own cars than Americans, the Chinese auto market will more than double soon, says Chinese researcher.
There's Money To Be Made In Africa, Say Obama And Clinton At Summit
August 05 2014 2:16 PM
President Obama and other U.S. leaders are focusing on Africa's investment potential during the historic Africa Leaders Summit.
India IT Hiring Shifts Towards Experienced Staff
August 05 2014 10:35 AM
Experience is now favored over capacity in Indian IT hiring trends.
Gold Prices To Pass $1,400 This Year As US Inflation Rises
August 05 2014 9:09 AM
The gold dealer USAGOLD says gold prices will rise even if the Fed raises interest rates.
Samsung Pulling Some Orders From Company That Used Child Labor
August 05 2014 7:53 AM
In July Samsung suspended business with Dongguan Shinyang Electronics after China Labor Watch found child workers at one of its plants.
Chief Of Large State-Run Bank In India Arrested On Bribery Charges
August 04 2014 2:21 AM
Syndicate Bank reported global deposits had increased 17.7 percent to $35.3 billion in the first quarter of the year.
Kosi River Flooding Prompts Evacuations
August 03 2014 10:24 PM
A 10-foot wall of water is expected to sweep down the Kosi river once landslide debris is cleared.
150 Dead In China Quake
August 03 2014 11:12 AM
The 6.1 magnitude quake hit in the southwest Yunnan province, causing widespread damage
China Official Services PMI Dips To 6-Month Low
August 03 2014 3:37 AM
Growth in China’s services sector slipped to a six-month low in July as new orders rose at their weakest rate in at least a year.
Failed WTO Deal Will Have 'Significant Consequences:'
August 01 2014 2:03 AM
The WTO's landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement fell through as India demanded a parallel pact for subsidies and stockpiling food.
India Uncovers New Gold Smuggling Route
August 01 2014 12:56 AM
India has imposed a record 10 percent duty on gold imports, prompting smugglers to think of innovative ways to bring the metal into the country.
Travel Boom Fuels Demand For New Airports In Asia: Report
July 31 2014 3:17 AM
Tourism in the Asia Pacific region grew at over 6 percent in the first four months of 2014 -- higher than the global average of 5 percent.
Some WTO Members Discuss Customs Deal Without India: Reuters
July 31 2014 2:56 AM
India's ultimatum has revived doubts about the future of the WTO as a negotiating body.
Indonesia’s New President Faces An Old Economic Problem
July 30 2014 3:43 PM
Indonesia’s democratic progress is laudable, but the economic challenge remains.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption