1:59 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Climate change will cut South Asia’s growth almost 9 percent by the end of the century unless world governments try harder to counter global warming, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.
1:32 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Freshly split Apple shares closed at a high on Tuesday, with investors evidently betting the California company will debut popular new gadgets, perhaps a smart watch and an iPhone 6.
1:00 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Malaysia is considering tapping one of its top economic policymakers to lead an overhaul of Malaysia Airlines that aims to transform the troubled carrier into a “premium airline”, a newspaper reported on Wednesday.
12:53 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Qinhuangdao, home to China’s largest coal port that’s been called an indicator of Asia’s biggest economy, is set for record commodity deliveries over the next three years as urbanization boosts demand for the fuel.
12:23 pm August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Previously ranked as Asia’s top diesel importer, now number three Indonesia is expected to take a third less of the fuel this year as demand from mining falters and biodiesel use in transport and industry grows with a mandate implemented in January.
11:49 am August 20, 2014 | No Comment
Coca-Cola Amatil flagged a second consecutive drop in full-year earnings amid weak consumer confidence and rising costs in Indonesia. Its shares fell the most in four months.
11:47 am August 20, 2014 | No Comment
San Francisco. A political strategist who ran US President Barack Obama’s winning campaign in 2008 has hopped on board at controversial smartphone car-hailing service Uber. The move signals that Uber has no intention of backing down in the face of growing pressure from regulators and traditional taxi operators intent on putting the brakes on Internet-age […]
9:29 pm August 19, 2014 | No Comment
Almost half of Indonesia’s export earnings now goes to servicing its external debt, data from Bank Indonesia showed late on Tuesday, raising concern about the country’s resilience to withstand external shocks to its financial system.
8:59 pm August 19, 2014 | No Comment
Trade Minister M. Lutfi has announced that the government plans to loosen ministry regulations issued last year on business franchises and traditional markets in an effort to increase transparency and clarify some of its more ambiguous laws.