7:49 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Taipei-based ASUSTeK Computer, one of the biggest producers of notebooks and motherboards, has introduced Intel-based ZenFone smartphones to Indonesia, betting that consumers will seek alternatives to popular brands such as Samsung and Sony.
4:59 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Japanese companies’ investments in Southeast Asia surged last year to almost three times the amount invested in China, after relations between Beijing and Tokyo soured in 2012 and Chinese labor costs rose, a government agency of Japan said on Friday.
12:05 pm April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government measures to cool one of the world’s most expensive real estate markets bite.
10:20 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Demand for chocolate is rising at the fastest pace in three years, and farmers in West Africa aren’t growing enough cocoa to keep up. The cost of beans used to make chocolate reached a 30-month high in March, forcing confectioners to charge their customers more.
9:36 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
The International Monetary Fund said South Korea’s won was estimated to be undervalued by as much as 8 percent, as the country has “tended to be” more active intervening against the won’s appreciation.
9:26 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
A citrus disease spread by a tiny insect has devastated Florida’s orange crop, which is expected to be the worst in nearly 30 years, and sent juice prices soaring on New York markets.
8:57 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Average new home prices in China’s 70 major cities rose 7.7 percent in March from a year earlier, easing from the previous month’s 8.7 percent rise, according to Reuters calculations based on official data published on Friday.
8:17 am April 18, 2014 | No Comment
Thai companies have endured eight straight years of political tension marked by violent street clashes, making them increasingly desperate as orders decline and capacity is idled.
5:51 pm April 17, 2014 | No Comment
Indonesian stocks rose for a fifth day, ahead of a long holiday weekend, led by agriculture-related shares and consumer goods makers.