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Asian shares, oil retreat as Saudi plays down output cuts

TOKYO/SINGAPORE - Asian shares fell on Wednesday as oil prices skidded after Saudi Arabia effectively ruled out production cuts by major producers anytime soon, sending investors into safe-havens such as the yen and gold.

Vietnamese productivity falls short of regional counterparts

Despite Vietnam's increasing productivity, it is still not enough for Vietnam to compete with larger Asian countries. 

Global markets wrap up: Asia slips on weaker Wall St, soft China data; dollar steady

Asian stocks slipped early on Monday, weighed down by Friday's decline on Wall Street and soft Chinese economic data released over the weekend.
May 16, 2016 | 07:58 am GMT+7

Global markets wrap up: Asian shares, dollar start week off on strong footing

Asian shares rose on Monday after a solid session on Wall Street, while the dollar held near recent highs against major rivals as investors bet that the U.S. Federal Reserve was on track to raise rates sooner rather than later.
May 23, 2016 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Global markets wrap up: Asia stocks gain as Brexit fears ebb slightly, pound surges

Asian stocks gained early on Monday as rising expectations of Britain voting to remain in the European Union lifted risk sentiment and the pound jumped against its peers.
June 20, 2016 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Anti-Trump protesters unfurl their own 'wall'

Anti-Trump protesters are standing up to the Republican presidential candidate's proposed border wall with with a wall of their own.
July 21, 2016 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Adidas, Nike urged to ensure fair wages for Asian workers making World Cup kits

'The brands decided to spend their money on football players rather than on the workers stitching their shirts and shoes.'
June 12, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Some grumbles over tickets, transport as Indonesia works on fixes

Some spectators had complaints ranging from problems with the ticketing systems to transport arrangements on the third day of competition at the 18th Asian Games.
August 21, 2018 | 08:58 am GMT+7

ASEAN Gen Y finance professionals prioritize career advancement: study

ASEAN Gen Y professionals rank career advancement and challenging work as their top workplace priorities, a new study found.
September 01, 2018 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Classic Vietnamese poems celebrated on American radio

Some of Vietnam’s most beloved post-war poets are reading their poems in Vietnamese on American radio along with English translations. 
February 22, 2019 | 06:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese hip-hop queen shines in Vogue Japan, Asian documentary

Suboi has made headlines by becoming the first Vietnamese artist to feature in Vogue Japan and appearing in a documentary about Asian hip hop.
March 29, 2019 | 12:16 pm GMT+7
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