6:36 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Charter Communications said it would buy Time Warner Cable in a deal valued at $78.7 billion, as the second and third largest US cable operators look to better compete with market leader Comcast Corp .
6:14 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Malaysia’ state-owned oil firm Petronas has extracted the first oil from the Bukit Tua field in Indonesia, the company said on Tuesday.
6:07 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Thailand’s cabinet has approved a $12 billion railway project to be built with Japanese help, a deputy government spokesman said on Tuesday, one of several big-ticket plans the government hopes will stimulate Southeast Asia’s second largest economy.
5:52 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Bumi Resources, Indonesia’s top coal miner, said on Tuesday three of its Singapore subsidiaries have obtained a five-month extension from a court on a moratorium against legal action by creditors, as the units work on restructuring their debt.
5:45 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
The Australian government on Tuesday bowed to pressure and took the first step to end a controversial sales tax on women’s sanitary products, a day after a student carrying a giant tampon confronted him on television with a petition demanding change.
4:56 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Internet retailer Amazon.com’s main German operating unit paid just 11.9 million euros ($16 million) in tax in 2014, despite the group recording $11.9 billion in sales to German customers last year, regulatory filings show.
4:56 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Nevada officials said on Monday they would conduct a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King who died this month at age 89, after two of his daughters leveled accusations that the blues great was murdered.
4:45 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Samsung Group’s de facto holding company on Tuesday sought another cornerstone as it reconstructs South Korea’s biggest conglomerate to smooth the path for management succession, offering more than $8 billion to buy an affiliate with a key stake in flagship firm Samsung Electronics .
4:10 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
China should step up fiscal support for its economy if growth dips below 6.5 percent this year, or prepare to take steps to rein in credit and investment if growth surprises on the upper side, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.
3:44 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia is prepared to contribute at least $300 million to a new Islamic infrastructure bank that the Southeast Asian nation will co-found with Turkey and a Saudi-based multilateral lender, Indonesia’s finance minister said on Tuesday.
3:24 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
AstraZeneca’s hopes of topping $45 billion in revenue by 2023 have been dealt a blow by a problem with an experimental psoriasis drug that the drugmaker had viewed as a potential billion-dollar plus seller.
3:16 pm May 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
Taipei. Taiwan proposed a peace initiative on Tuesday to resolve territorial disputes in the South China Sea that it says will reduce tensions that have put Beijing at odds with its neighbors and the United States. The South China Sea Peace Initiative announced by President Ma Ying-jeou called on claimants to temporarily shelve their disagreements […]
3:09 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
China's drive to create a Beijing-led Asian development bank seen as a threat to U.S. and Japanese regional clout is adding to a sense of urgency among Japanese officials keen to get a 12-nation pan-Pacific trade pact off the ground.
3:07 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
A sharp fall in inflation has provided India with a window to cut interest rates for a third time this year, as the central bank prepares for a policy review on June 2.
2:48 pm May 26, 2015 | No Comment
Australia will seek to strip citizenship from dual nationals who fight with militants overseas or who carry out domestic attacks, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of tough new policies aimed at combating the threat from Islamist radicalism.