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Asia sees signs of export weakness before key US-China trade talks

Both sides have threatened reciprocal tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars worth of imports.

Asian push to crack down on 'fake news' sparks alarm

Government heads are using the mantra of 'fake news' to shield themselves from negative media coverage.

Saudi Arabia seen cutting May crude prices to Asia: survey

The decision was made to reflect weaker crude prices for Dubai benchmark, said sources.
April 02, 2018 | 04:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam turns a sea of red as U23 team prepares for cup final showdown

National flags, banners, stickers and scarves are in high-demand in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi.
January 27, 2018 | 12:25 pm GMT+7

Homeless in Hong Kong: soaring costs fuel housing crisis in Asian financial hub

Hong Kong's homeless population has jumped 30 percent in five years, while the city's wealth gap swells to widest in more than 40 years.
January 26, 2018 | 09:11 am GMT+7

Most Asian markets rise as 2018 rally extends

The equity rally that has kicked off 2018 continued on Friday, with Asian markets picking up the baton from another set of records on Wall Street. 
January 05, 2018 | 03:31 pm GMT+7

Asian markets rise as strong year draws to an end

Wrap-up: Asian markets rise, oil price climbs but bitcoin sinks. 
December 28, 2017 | 04:08 pm GMT+7

Asian manufacturing buoyed by tech as focus shifts to regional rate hikes

Factories in South Korea, Japan, Taiwan keep humming as broad economic strength may see tighter Asian monetary policy.
December 01, 2017 | 04:47 pm GMT+7

Murky data on water pollution puts health at risk in Asia - researchers

Millions of people in Indonesia, Mongolia and Thailand could be drinking unsafe water with long-term repercussions for their health and livelihood. 
August 30, 2017 | 05:01 pm GMT+7

Yen slips as Tokyo stocks soar after Japan elections

Landslide win for Japan's Abe feeds stimulus hopes.
July 11, 2016 | 02:21 pm GMT+7

Asian factories struggle, Brexit throws up new threats

China's factories flatlined in June as exports shrank and jobs were cut, a worrying trend evident across Asia that argues for yet more policy stimulus as doubts gather over the potency of measures taken so far.
July 01, 2016 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Asia policymakers ready to act as Brexit vote roils markets

Asia's policymakers held their fire early on Friday as the "Leave" camp took an unexpected lead in Britain's EU vote, but they said they were ready to steady volatile markets as counting suggested an extremely tight outcome.
June 24, 2016 | 10:36 am GMT+7

China stocks dip on yuan depreciation fears, speculation curbs; HK up

China stocks dipped on Monday morning as sentiment was subdued amid underlying concerns of yuan depreciation and a fresh regulatory crackdown on speculative trading.
June 20, 2016 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Two Vietnamese schools make Asia’s top 150 universities

Vietnam's national universities in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City have secured places in the top 150 universities in Asia compiled by QS World University Ranking.
June 16, 2016 | 03:52 pm GMT+7

Global markets- Asian shares slip, Nikkei skids on yen strength

Asian shares fell in early trading on Monday, with Japan's Nikkei plunging after the dollar notched a fresh 18-month low against the yen.
May 02, 2016 | 08:38 am GMT+7
 
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