February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

China’s soymeal prices hit highs

China’s soymeal futures soared to record highs this week on concerns about the scale of South America’s drought-hit soybean crop and tightening meal supplies in domestic markets.

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

Myanmar firm poised to control Telenor unit

Myanmar’s military has given the go-ahead for a local company to own most of Norwegian telco Telenor’s operations in the country, under a deal to be finalised shortly, communications seen by...

February 14, 2022
February 14, 2022

Progress eyed through the programme of carbon trading

With the help of its carbon trading program, China has made notable progress in accelerating the low-carbon transition of the nation’s businesses, said Chinese authorities.

February 9, 2022
February 9, 2022

Former Taliban sniper becomes mayor of Afghan town

Strolling through the town of Maymana, the new mayor appears to inspire goodwill from war-weary constituents in the Afghan provincial capital.

January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022

Prices of power-assisted bikes on rise in Japan

Prices are on the rise for power-assisted bicycles, which are becoming fixtures as a means of transportation in everyday life.

January 31, 2022
January 31, 2022

China factory activity growth slows

Growth in China’s factory activity slowed in January as a resurgence of Covid-19 cases and tough lockdowns hit production and demand, but the slight expansion offered some signs of resilience as...

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022

Singapore tightens monetary policy on inflation risks

Singapore’s central bank tightened its monetary policy settings on Tuesday in its first out-of-cycle move in seven years, as global supply constraints and brisk economic demand elevate inflation...

January 20, 2022
January 20, 2022

Dollar price may cross 200 Pakistani rupees

The dollar price may cross Rs200 with the sudden imposition of a withholding tax on exchange companies, which are getting notices to the tune of hundreds of millions of rupees from the Federal...

January 12, 2022
January 12, 2022

Asian-owned shipbuilders in Germany file for bankruptcy

Asian tourism and casinos giant Genting’s shipbuilding subsidiaries in Germany filed for bankruptcy Monday, which one union leader described as a  “dark day” for the country’s dockyards.

January 11, 2022
January 11, 2022

China’s aviation sector aims for profitability

China’s aviation sector will aim to turn losses into profits this year with an expected recovery to 85 per cent of its pre-Covid volume of domestic passenger trips, the aviation regulator said on...