PARIS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – When President Francois Hollande unveiled a “super-tax” on the rich in 2012, some feared an exodus of business, sporting and artistic talent. One adviser warned it was a Socialist step too…
Many Asian currencies have eased this year while the value of commodities has hit new lows, yet the impact on each country in the region has differed with India benefiting, Indonesia…
CARACAS, Dec 24 (Reuters) – Venezuelan shoppers line up outside a Caracas liquor store to buy bottles of Buchanan’s 12-year Scotch whisky at half the usual cost, a deal made possible by a state subsidy…
Japan is facing a refining sector overhaul as its population ages and shrinks and the economy shifts from oil to gas, resulting in oil demand falling 2.
Thai telecommunication companies Advanced Info Service (AIS), True Corp Pcl and Total Access Communications Pcl were ready to participate in 4G mobile phone spectrum next year, the companies said in a joint statement.
8211; Some major US airlines including Delta and Southwest are rushing to finance losing bets on oil and revamp fuel hedges as tumbling crude prices leave them with billions of…
8211; China’s private sector suitors are set to drive another strong year of Asian mergers and acquisitions in 2015 after deals hit a record this year, with consumer retail, financial…
Foreign mining companies are intensifying their gold prospecting operations in Cambodia following promising exploratory drilling results, with one firm expected to begin the Kingdom’s first commercial gold production within a year.
2014, as Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak put it, has been “a tragic year” for Malaysia with the great pain infected by the twin tragedies of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flights MH370 and MH17.
Indonesia should stop importing lower-quality grade gasoline to improve the transparency of its fuel imports, the country’s new oil and gas governance team recommended on Sunday.
The co-founder of India’s SpiceJet is leading a $240 million rescue effort to pull the low-cost carrier back from the brink of collapse, in a bold bet on the recovery of an industry plagued by high costs and heavy losses.
Case IH is a global leader in the sugarcane-harvesting sector, with more than 50 years of experience in the business, and a recognized leader in the production and sales of equipment for mechanized sugarcane harvesting.
Cambodia Bayon Airlines conducted a successful demonstration flight of one of its aircraft on Sunday, fulfilling the final requirement needed for the Chinese-owned airline to secure the permit required to begin scheduled domestic service.
Australian logistics firm Toll Group has sold its 55-percent stake in the Kingdom’s national railway to its Cambodian joint venture partner Royal Group, citing concerns over the financial viability of the infrastructure development project.
South Korea has suspended imports of U.S poultry and poultry products due to an outbreak of bird flu in the United States, the Agriculture Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.
PYONGYANG, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Saturday rejected the U.S
The European Central Bank should start buying government bonds to tackle poor investor confidence and low inflation in the euro zone, governing council member Luc Coene said in an interview published on Saturday.
BEIJING, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) — Lock-up shares worth nearly 51.5 billion yuan (8.3 billion U.S. dollars) will become eligible for trade on China’s stock markets in the coming week. A total of 3.9 billion shares…
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China has officially approved imports of a genetically modified Bayer CropScience soybean variety after seven years of review, the company said on Friday, raising expectations that approval notices will come soon for other biotech crops.
President Barack Obama on Friday said he would ban exports of goods, technology or services to Ukraine’s Crimea region, and called on Russia to end its annexation of the region.
BRUSSELS, Dec 19 (Reuters) – European Union leaders endorsed a new investment programme intended to kick-start economic growth in the bloc at a summit in Brussels, which its chairman said would end late on Thursday, half…
Defending the rouble has cost Russia around $80 billion this year, and depending on who’s doing the calculations, its usable hard currency reserves are now either starting to run low, or at a healthy $400 billion.
Sony Pictures’ decision to shelve the film “The Interview” in the face of cyberattacks has set a worrying precedent and is sending companies scrambling to guard sensitive data, security experts said on Thursday.
Thailand and China agreed on Friday to build 867 km (542 miles) of dual track railways in the Southeast Asian nation, in cooperation seen as consolidating China’s influence in the region.
A private equity fund set up by Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd, India’s biggest mortgage lender, is targeting raising $500 million to invest in residential real estate projects, said people directly involved in the process.
Roadside kiosks have sprung up across semi-tropical Taiwan to satisfy residents’ obsession for freshly squeezed juice, and smoothie maker Jamba Inc wants in.
Increasingly controversial environmental issues in Australia and a global slump in commodity prices are putting pressure on Australia’s $1.