The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying a plan to jointly mine and process nickel ores into refined metal to help produce stainless steel in China.
8211; Myanmar has granted nine foreign banks, including three Japanese lenders and Australia’s ANZ, coveted licences to operate on a limited basis, the government’s biggest move to date to bring in…
Cement makers Holcim and Lafarge are stepping up plans to shed assets in order to win clearance from competition regulators for their planned mega.
The Philippines said on Tuesday it was looking to increase the share of natural gas in its energy fuel mix to up to a third over the next 16 years, more than double an earlier target, in a move that would open the door for more LNG imports.
8211; Pioneer Natural Resources plans to double its U.S. exports of condensate, an ultra-light oil, to 50,000 barrels per day (bpd) next year, its chief executive said on Monday. The U.S.…
Lufthansa pilots will strike on Tuesday after talks over an early retirement scheme broke down again, taking out long-haul flights from Frankfurt between 0600 and 2100 GMT.
On one side of the Atlantic they’re trying to refill the punchbowl. On the other they’re getting ready to take it away. This week, investors may get a clearer idea why.
Increasing civil unrest in Hong Kong is scaring off Chinese tourists, heaping further pressure on retailers which are already grappling with a protracted slowdown in sales.
A Cuban court has sentenced Canadian executive Cy Tokmakjian to 15 years in prison for bribery and other economic charges, his company, the Tokmakjian Group, said on Saturday in a chilling development for potential foreign investors.
US consumer sentiment finished September at its strongest in more than a year on growing optimism about the economy and more favorable outlook on future income, a survey released on Friday showed.
NANJING, Sept 27 (Xinhua) — China will stress the use of environment-friendly materials in building affordable housing in major cities starting this year in an effort to promote greener homes. Yang Rong, an official with…
China’s industrial profits fell 0.6 percent in August from a year earlier, reversing from July’s 13.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, (Xinhua) — The U.S Commerce Department on Friday revised up its estimate for the real gross domestic product (GDP) of the United States in the second quarter to a growth of 4.
BEIJING, Sept. 26, (Xinhua) — China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) concluded their 13th round of talks on establishing a bilateral free trade zone (FTZ) on Friday with progress made in multiple fields.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, (Reuters) – An influential U.S senator wants to hold hearings into “disturbing” issues raised by secretly taped conversations between Federal Reserve supervisors and officials at Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.
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Hyundai Motor Co and its two affiliates approved Asia’s biggest property deal since the financial crisis on Friday when their board members agreed to pay 10.55 trillion won ($10.
Hungary has secured agreement for increased gas imports from Russia’s Gazprom, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday, a day after Hungary’s pipeline operator FGSZ stopped shipping gas to Ukraine.
Lloyds Banking Group has sold a further 11.5 percent stake in TSB in a 161 million pound ($262.5 million) share placing to investors that required no discount to the market price following strong demand.
8211; Intel Corp said it will pay as much as $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in two mobile chipmakers with ties to the Chinese government, in the hopes…
Prime office rents in Phnom Penh climbed faster than in any other major market in the Asia Pacific region during a six-month survey period, according to new research.
South Africa signed a $10 billion nuclear power cooperation deal with Russia early this week that paves the way for the building of up to 9.6 GW of nuclear power based on Russian technology by 2030, both sides said.
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World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China’s growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said earlier in the week.
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) retains its original projections of 7 percent economic growth for Cambodia in 2014 and 7.3 percent in 2015, according to a report released yesterday.
The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) halted trading yesterday and will suspend clearance and settlement operations as it transfers its data center to its new premises in the capital’s Wat Phnom district, the bourse said in a statement.
With inbound tourism growing and food exporters chasing foreign markets, Cambodia’s food industry is under pressure to improve hygiene and food safety standards.
Australian mining company Renaissance Minerals Ltd has resumed drilling at its Okvau gold project in Mondulkiri province after raising $5.4 million in an equity placement, the company said.