'47 Meters Down: Uncaged': Not your average shark week

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 22: We rarely see it coming.

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Myanmar continues to woo Japan and the US as a source of investments even as the global growth outlook dims considerably...

Eels stranded between Kutkai and Muse written off by traders

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Twenty trucks carrying 10,000 kilograms of eel each have been stranded between Kutkai in Shan State and the Muse trade gate,...

Pulse prices fall as India buys less

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Prices of pulses have dropped this month compared to last month following lower demand from India, amid import restrictions for these...

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas for "New City"

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Thailand's PTT Group and an Indian consortium have been chosen by the Yangon "New City" megaproject developer to supply and distribute...

PTT, Indian consortium to supply electricity and gas for "New City"

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 22: Thailand's PTT Group and an Indian consortium have been chosen by the Yangon "New City" megaproject developer to supply and distribute...

Telenor, Jazz offer to pay licence renewal fee in full, but on...

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 22: The two telecom operators - Telenor and Jazz - on Wednesday announced to pay the licence renewal fee.

Another hurdle crossed as FATF meetings loom

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 22: The Asia-Pacific Group - a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) - has adopted Pakistan's third Mutual Evaluation...

More telcos complain about CRTC decision on wholesale internet rates

Ottawa (Canada) August 22: Shaw Communications Inc. and Videotron have joined major Canadian telecom companies that have expressed concern over the CRTC's decision to lower...

Retirement account millionaires rise at Fidelity

New York (USA) August 22: The number of people with 401(k) and IRA balances that topped a million dollars hit a record in the second...

PT PP eyes Krakatau Steel's subsidiary to strengthen water supply business

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 21: Publicly listed state-owned construction firm PT PP is set to acquire steel producer PT Krakatau Steel's drinking water supply subsidiary in...

Growing mobile penetration gives Myanmar fintech a big boost

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Financial technology services in Myanmar have boomed following an increasing number of mobile users, according to a report from Fitch Solutions...

US, Japan investors wooed by Myanmar at forum

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Myanmar continues to woo Japan and the US as a source of investments even as the global growth outlook dims considerably...

CB Insurance and Thai Life signs JV agreement

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 21: Yangon-based Citizen Business Insurance Public Ltd (CB Insurance) has formalised a joint venture with Thai Life Insurance PCL (Thai Life) through...

Parliament moves ahead with new fisheries law

Male' (Maldives) August 21: After two days of vigorous debate, parliament on Tuesday voted to accept legislation proposed by the government for a new fisheries...

Current account deficit contracts 73pc in July

Karachi (Pakistan) August 21: The current account deficit (CAD) shrank by a massive 73 per cent in the first month of this fiscal year, reported...

NFL may expand season, cut preseason games

New York (USA) August 21: NFL players and owners are open to cutting the preseason short in order to expand the playoffs.

Harley-Davidson's 5 new models to look for in 2020| Busines

New York (USA) August 21: Harley-Davidson just announced the dynamic new lineup of motorcycles it will be releasing in 2020. The motorcycle manufacturer, founded in...

XFL huddles up for team names and logos unveiling

New York (USA) August 21: Vince McMahon's XFL is set to reveal the team names and logos of its eight franchises on Wednesday as the...

Economist reacts to high numbers of New Yorkers fleeing to Florida because...

New York (USA) August 21: Heritage Foundation chief economist Steve Moore reacted to the high numbers of New Yorkers who are fleeing to Florida because...

Inka aims to secure Rp 7 trillion worth of order contracts from...

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 20: State-owned train manufacturing company PT Industri Kereta Api Indonesia (Inka) is expecting to earn Rp 7.2 trillion (US$506.5 million) worth of...

Medco looks for strategic investors to support power plant development

Jakarta (Indonesia) August 20: Publicly listed energy company PT Medco Energi Internasional plans to sell shares of its subsidiary PT Medco Power Indonesia (MPI) as...

Myanmar foreign loans rise to US$10.2B in last fiscal year

Naypyitaw (Myanmar) August 20: Myanmar has accumulated US$10.2 billion in debt owed to more than 20 countries and multilateral organisations, the Joint Public Accounts Committee...

UAE business tycoon Lootah turns approver against Zardari

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 20: The accountability court of Islamabad has recalled arrest warrants for the chairman of a private bank in Pakistan, Nasser Abdulla...

'CPEC Authority' being set up for timely completion of projects: PM

Islamabad (Pakistan) August 20: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday announced that the government was forming a 'China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Authority (CPECA)' to ensure timely...

Nepal Infrastructure Bank makes its first investment

Kathmandu (Nepal) August 19: With an aim to accelerate the development of infrastructure in the nation, Nepal Infrastructure Bank (NIB) has started to make investments...

NOC fails to implement dual-pricing system in liquefied petroleum gas

Kathmandu (Nepal) August 19: Though it has been more than eight years since the government announced about implementing dual-colour liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders in...