8:26 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Sanctions linked to the Ukraine crisis could end up costing Russia 9 percent of its gross domestic product, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.
5:34 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
The Chinese slowdown is forcing many Western companies to take a hard look at their businesses there, leading many to reduce investments, costs and product lines and to tackle increasing bad debts.
5:24 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
HSBC Holdings beat expectations with a 10 percent rise in first-half profit thanks to a strong performance in Hong Kong and said it had agreed a $5.2 billion sale of its business in Brazil.
4:56 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said on Monday the disputed South China Sea should not be discussed at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
4:12 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhenmin said on Monday the disputed South China Sea should not be discussed at a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
3:38 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Greece's stock market plunged nearly 23 percent on Monday when it opened after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone.
3:31 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
South Korea's Park In-bee had once hoped to win all the top tournaments in women's golf before her career came to an end. After winning the British Open on Sunday, the 27-year-old now finds herself searching for new goals.
3:16 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
A death toll of 27 from flooding across Myanmar was expected to rise as rescue workers struggled on Monday to reach some of the hardest-hit and most remote inundated areas, officials said.
3:06 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Israel's security cabinet approved on Sunday the detention of citizens suspected of waging violence against Palestinians without trial in a crackdown aimed at capturing the perpetrators of a lethal West Bank arson attack blamed on Jewish militants.
2:59 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Brought to its knees when its property market bubble burst four years ago, Vietnam is riding into another boom, with construction starting in Ho Chi Minh City on two of the world's tallest skyscrapers and buyers snapping up new projects fast.
12:24 pm August 3, 2015 | No Comment
China's factory activity shrank more than initially estimated in July, contracting by the most in two years as new orders fell and dashing hopes that the world's second-largest economy may be steadying, a private survey showed on Monday.
11:37 am August 3, 2015 | No Comment
The Philippine life insurance sector is predicting a record year for premiums, but poor financial literacy and the relatively high cost of insurance plans mean it would be a while before penetration rates catch up with the rest of the region.
11:26 am August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Indonesia's annual inflation rate in July was a higher-than-expected 7.26 percent, the statistics bureau said on Monday, keeping in pace with the June figure.
11:20 am August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Jakarta. Indonesia's foreign tourist arrivals fell 4.27 percent in June from a year ago, after rising 5.47 percent in May, the statistics bureau said on Monday.
11:09 am August 3, 2015 | No Comment
Global sporting bodies have called for a thorough probe of the latest doping allegations that have plunged athletics into crisis just weeks before track and field's showpiece event, another black eye for sport after the FIFA corruption scandal.
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