A race is on in the waters off Sihanoukville as two rival groups compete to be the first to lay a submarine fiber optic cable that would deliver significantly higher-quality Internet to Cambodia.
Suay Ing was nine when she was first employed as a domestic worker, cleaning for a family and sleeping in their laundry room in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai for $10 a month.
Tokyo stocks climbed 0.74 percent Monday, a seventh successive rise, with the benchmark index ending at a 15-year high as a weak yen boosted exporters.
Japan swung back to a trade deficit in April after the first surplus in almost three years in March, but the shortfall shrank drastically year-on-year thanks to stronger exports and lower energy bills, official data showed Monday.
Oil prices rose on bargain-hunting in Asia Monday after falling last week but a supply glut and a resurgent dollar are likely to temper gains, analysts said.
Asian markets advanced on Monday, with Tokyo boosted by a weaker yen after the US Federal Reserve chief stuck to her plan to raise interest rates by year-end.
If there’s one key selling point that aerospace giants Airbus and Boeing have both been using in marketing their new aircraft, it is fuel efficiency.
WorldBridgE Commerce Co Ltd (WBC) on Friday officially finalized its acquisition of Dynamic Outsourcing Services Co Ltd, one of Cambodia’s first independent outsourcing providers.
8211; A group of 18 mostly Democratic U.S. senators on Friday urged the Obama administration to stop Royal Dutch Shell’s preparations for oil exploration in the Arctic, saying the region has…
8211; Works of art by Colombian artist Fernando Botero, Cuban artist Wilfredo Lam and Mexican painter Rufino Tamayo are expected to be among the highlights of Sotheby’s Latin American spring…
8211; The U.S. Senate on Friday was poised to approve the “fast-track” authority that President Barack Obama says he needs to complete a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade deal central to projecting…
The Philippines, one of the world’s biggest rice importers, is seeking 250,000 tonnes of the grain to boost its buffer stocks and could buy more if the drought.
Two Hong Kong-listed divisions of property, finance and wine trading conglomerate Goldin were mixed on Friday, a day after plunging more than 40 percent, while analysts said city regulators’ oversight had been called into question. .
Hong Kong and mainland shares surged on Friday on hopes that the latest disappointing Chinese economic data will spur the country’s leaders to announce further stimulus measures.
Toshiba said Friday it was expanding an accounting probe to its television, memory chip, and computer divisions, after earlier warning the investigation would take a toll on its balance sheet.
The Bank of Japan on Friday held off launching more stimulus as its chief said the world’s number-three economy was on the upswing, days after data showed stronger-than-expected growth in the first quarter.
Business jet makers, hit badly by the financial crisis, expect an upturn in mature economies such as the United States will encourage companies to once again buy new corporate planes or replace ageing jets, executives said this week.
The Cambodia Overseas Investment Corporation (OCIC) has floated plans for an underground parking garage under the park next to Canadia Tower.
India’s democratically elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi viewed Shanghai’s gleaming skyscrapers at the weekend in search of pointers for his economy, but China believes its one-party state is a key reason for its growth miracle.
Tokyo’s stock market hit a 15-year high Wednesday as Seoul and Shanghai also rose, but Hong Kong and other Asian markets retreated after recent gains.
Japan’s economy grew more than expected in the first quarter, data showed Wednesday, as it crawls back from a brief recession, but observers cautioned that a full recovery may still be some way off.
US regulators on Wednesday fined Swiss bank UBS $342 million for manipulation of foreign exchange markets, as other global lenders prepared for even larger penalties.
Some people come to Cambodia for Angkor Wat, others for its white sandy beaches or rich culture. And some just come for a root canal.
The head of Renault-Nissan on Monday said there was “no reason” to change a longstanding partnership between the two companies after the French government’s controversial move to hike its stake in Renault.
Tokyo was the stand-out performer in Asian trade Monday on upbeat corporate earnings and a record close on Wall Street, but Hong Kong retreated after its rally at the end of last week.
BHP Billiton’s spin-off mining company South32 debuted on the Australian Securities Exchange Monday at the lower end of expectations, valued at about Aus$11.3 billion (US$9.1 billion), but its chief said it offered long-term value.