Some of the latest economic information and smartest analysis crosses the desk of Eric Sidgwick, Cambodia director for the Asian Development Bank. A former macroeconomist for the International Monetary Fund, Mr.
Software developers who tried on an Apple Watch for the first time on Friday predicted a rush of new apps over the next few months, particularly in areas including health and messaging.
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A US Senate panel voted late Wednesday to give President Barack Obama authority to “fast-track” a massive Pacific trade accord, adding a provision opposed by the White House that addresses currency manipulation.
Attracted by Phnom Penh’s growing retail sector, Malaysia’s Lion Group is building a major shopping center near to the Phnom Penh International Airport.
Tokyo’s benchmark index closed above 20,000 on Wednesday for the first time in 15 years as hopes for strong Japanese corporate earnings overshadowed a weak lead from Wall Street.
Australian consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in the three months to March, data showed Wednesday, with the annual headline inflation rate softening to give the central bank room to cut interest rates.
Chinese technology giants Alibaba and Tencent are promising to build the cars of the future, vehicles linked seamlessly to the Internet and offering shopping and navigation help while on the road.
Thailand on Wednesday warned it risked losing nearly $1 billion a year if the European Union makes good on a threat to ban fish imports from the kingdom unless it does more to halt illegal fishing.
China’s Finance Minister Lou Jiwei criticized the U.S proposal for sectors to be closed to foreign investment under a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that is currently being negotiated between Washington and Beijing, state media reported.
The United States and Japan are within “grabbing distance” of resolving their differences on a much-awaited massive Pacific free-trade pact, the top US diplomat for Asia said Monday.
Stocks in China rebounded on Tuesday, with investor interest shifting back to small caps as a slump in top train makers China CNR and CSR Corp soured sentiment toward infrastructure stocks.
Call center operators setting up in Cambodia say the country is poised to grow as a hub for call centers for smaller companies in coming years.
The euro dipped Monday on fears about a Greek default, as tense talks between Athens and its international creditors lumber along with no breakthrough in sight.
China will launch three new free-trade zones on Tuesday, official media said Monday, building on a project that began in Shanghai to much fanfare but has so far undershot expectations.
Indonesia welcomed business chiefs and government leaders Monday to Asia’s edition of the World Economic Forum, as calls mount for President Joko Widodo to do more to show his commitment to reform.
Asian markets mostly retreated Monday following losses on Wall Street as fears over Greece returned, while Shanghai and Hong Kong tumbled after Chinese authorities unveiled restrictions on dealers borrowing cash to trade shares.
Google search on Tuesday will start factoring in how easy websites are to read on smartphones or tablet computers, underlining the changing way people surf the Internet.
Samsung has removed its corporate logo from its new smartphones sold in Japan, a company spokeswoman confirmed Saturday.
The Group of 20 leading economies on Friday discussed ways to raise emerging countries’ voting rights at the IMF as part of an effort to move past US foot-dragging on reforms to the institution, but they failed to reach an agreement.
Agriculture is the lifeblood of Cambodia, according to Mey Kalyan, a senior adviser to the Supreme National Economic Council.
Amid rising public concern over possible links to disease, U.S regulators may start testing food products for residues of the world’s most widely used herbicide, the Environmental Protection Agency told Reuters on Friday.
The Group of 20 leading economies on Friday discussed ways to raise emerging countries’ voting rights at the IMF as part of an effort to move past U.S
8211; Britain favors the eventual inclusion of the Chinese yuan in the International Monetary Fund’s SDR basket of currencies, finance minister George Osborne said on Friday, saying it was important to…
Top European officials and Greece’s finance minister were on Thursday forced to play down fears that the country was poised to exit the eurozone, after the IMF rejected suggestions that Athens would postpone loan repayments.
HONG KONG, Apr. 17 (Reuters) – Equities in Shanghai extended their rally Friday on hopes for new economy-boosting measures from China, but Hong Kong and most other Asian markets retreated following more weak US data…
The dollar sank further in Asia on Friday as another round of disappointing US data cast further doubt on the chances of a mid-year Federal Reserve interest rate hike.