2:50 pm March 30, 2015 | No Comment
South Korea is to allow top local brokerages to provide foreign-currency loans to their clients under a long-anticipated deregulation drive in the sector, the finance ministry said on Monday.
9:17 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
President Xi Jinping pressed his case with Asian neighbors and international business leaders that they stand to gain from China asserting its growing economic influence in the region and beyond.
9:04 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
A drop in Chinese tourist numbers is driving down shop rentals in Hong Kong, with vacancies increasing in the same prime areas that just three years ago pipped New York’s Fifth Avenue to become the world’s most expensive retail real estate.
7:58 am March 30, 2015 | No Comment
Japan’s industrial output fell in February at the fastest pace in eight months due to declines in production of machinery, cars and electronics in a worrying sign that domestic demand could be faltering.
10:33 pm March 27, 2015 | 66 Comments
Alcohol can be a hard sell in Indonesia, which has more Muslims than any other country. It’s about to get a whole lot tougher.
7:10 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
Standard Chartered’s Paul Horsnell forecasts oil will rise to $90 a barrel in the fourth quarter. Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Francisco Blanch predicts $58. Six months ago, they were just $1 apart.
6:58 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
US investors are buying European commercial property at a record pace as the dollar’s eight-month rally and struggling economies on the continent make offices, shops and warehouses cheap.
6:28 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
A $50 portable media player is providing many North Koreans a window to the outside world despite the government’s efforts to keep its people isolated — a symbol of change in one of the world’s most repressed societies.
5:39 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
Luisa Joao sits all day in the sparse roadside shade on the outskirts of Angola’s capital, Luanda, buying US dollars with a stack of kwanzas, the local currency that she doles out from her purse.
11:31 pm March 26, 2015 | 5 Comments
Transportation Minister Ignasius Jonan’s calls for raising the pay of aviation officials, in particular plane inspectors, has met with mixed responses from industry insiders and observers.
10:38 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
President Joko Widodo is scheduled to inaugurate groundbreaking infrastructure projects worth $2.69 million in Manado, North Sulawesi in May, according to the governor on Thursday.
10:29 pm March 26, 2015 | 3 Comments
Japanese companies will invest $5.6 billion in Indonesia, following President Joko Widodo’s visit to the country, the head of Indonesia’s investment board said.
5:20 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Evidence of Southeast Asia’s rising clout can be found in a bottle of Whyte & Mackay whisky.
4:58 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Japan is stepping up pressure on companies to use their near-record cash stockpiles to help drive growth, with Finance Minister Taro Aso saying on Thursday the government should consider a tax to prod businesses into action.
3:52 pm March 26, 2015 | 4 Comments
Indonesia wants to play a major role in a new Chinese-led Asian infrastructure bank, with at least the vice-president's position reserved for the Southeast Asian country, the finance minister said.
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