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The Financial Express

Malaysia's labour abuse allegations pose a risk to its export growth model

Malaysia's government and companies must address mounting allegations of workplace...

WEF’s annual gathering called off due to omicron wave

The World Economic Forum (WEF) on Monday postponed its annual...

World Bank fund for poorest nations gets a $93b injection of cash

The World Bank has announced a $93 billion replenishment package...

'Over 375m people in Asia-Pacific region faced hunger in 2020'

The state of food security and nutrition in Asia and...

US passes measure clamping down on products from China's Xinjiang

The US House of Representatives passed legislation on Tuesday to...

Afghan currency plunges to record low against dollar

Afghanistan's national currency, the afghani, has dropped further recently amid...

UAE announces move to Saturday-Sunday weekend

The United Arab Emirates said on Tuesday it would transition...

Canadian employers face labour shortage

Canada's tight labour market is forcing many companies to offer...

Sri Lankan tea exports to earn 1.3b in 2021

Sri Lanka's tea exports will earn 1.3 billion US dollars...

IMF may lower growth projections as Omicron spreads rapidly

The International Monetary Fund is likely to lower its global...

Beijing to ease travel rules for US business execs

China will cut to no more than 10 days the...

Dhaka-centric development, population overload cause 6.0pc GDP loss

Highly Dhaka city-concentrated development and population share cast adverse impact...

More growth capital needed for MSMEs in South Asia, says ADB

Micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in South Asia need...

Urban poverty on course to triple in Myanmar due to pandemic, military coup

Urban poverty is on course to triple in Myanmar, pushing...

Asian factories shake off supply headaches but Omicron poses new risks

Asian factory activity grew in November as crippling supply bottlenecks...

13th ASEM summit kicks off

The 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Summit has started under the...

Japan PM confirms oil reserve release in response to US request

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said on Wednesday his government...

Foreign tourists back in New York

New York has launched its largest tourism advertising campaign in...

Philippines set to reopen to vaccinated foreign tourists

The Philippines will soon allow the entry of fully-vaccinated foreign...

Japan set to unveil record stimulus package

Japan is set to announce a record $490 billion spending...

China overtakes US as world's richest nation

China has surpassed the United States to become the richest...

Saudi Arabia's race to attract foreign investment dogged by scepticism

Saudi Arabia could have a credibility problem if it keeps...

Indonesia’s GDP growth slows down to 3.51pc in Q3

Indonesia's economic growth in the third quarter of this year...