Fri, 12 Oct 2018 11:46
Stock losses muted in Asia after global rout
Asia's main stock markets traded lower Friday, but losses were relatively muted as investors took a breather after a global rout sparked by fears over higher US interest rates.
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:05
Asian markets dip as investors look for clues
Asian markets largely dipped Tuesday as holiday closures saw muted activity in Europe at the start of the week, with investors searching for trading leads.
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 01:00
Singapore’s export surge eases off in December last year
SINGAPORE exporters ended 2017 on a muted note after a year of surging growth, with shipments coming in way below expectations in December.
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:40
Bitcoin makes muted stock exchange debut at $15,000
Cryptocurrency Bitcoin made its debut on a major bourse Sunday, opening at $15,000 per unit at the Chicago board options exchange.
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:05
Scientists zap 'voices' from schizophrenia sufferers
PARIS - Scientists have pinpointed a part of the brain where "voices" torment schizophrenia sufferers, and partially muted them with magnetic pulse treatment, a team reported on Tuesday.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 06:56
Dow edges to record, dollar dips as Fed lifts rates
NEW YORK - Wall Street stocks and the dollar offered a muted reaction Wednesday to the Federal Reserve's decision to hike interest rates and signal one more increase in 2017.
Mon, 15 May 2017 15:08
Ransomware hits 'hundreds of thousands' of China PCs: firm
SHANGHAI - "Hundreds of thousands" of Chinese computers at nearly 30,000 institutions including government agencies have been hit by the global ransomware attack, a leading Chinese security-software provider has said, though the Asian impact has otherwise been relatively muted.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:05
WikiLeaks claims 'victory' as Obama commutes Manning sentence: Twitter
LONDON - Wikileaks claimed "victory" on Tuesday after the White House announced US President Barack Obama commuted the sentence of Chelsea Manning, who is serving a 35-year term for leaking classified US documents.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 01:00
For now, only black matters
As world fashion trends evolve, Thailand's interest will be muted
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:49
China's selfie app Meitu debuts on Hong Kong exchange
HONG KONG - China's popular selfie app developer Meitu made a muted debut on the Hong Kong stock exchange Thursday after the biggest IPO by a technology company in the city in almost a decade.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 00:11
'Muted' aircraft orders as Singapore Airshow wraps up
SINGAPORE - The value of deals at Asia's biggest airshow fell sharply as mammoth plane orders of the past thinned due to airline overcapacity and a global economic slowdown, organisers and analysts said Friday.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 01:00
Asean needs stronger leadership in 2016
A joint statement recently issued by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) on North Korea’s recent nuclear test was spelled out in 119 carefully selected words. At best, it was muted and conveyed a surprisingly detached position. It did not c
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 01:00
Release of high-profile convict stirs unease on felons going free
IN Thailand, there have been cases in which high-profile convicts, originally sentenced to death for serious crimes, have had their sentences commuted to life or several years behind bars.
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 01:00
Court gives driver life in prison for murder of Akeyuth
THE CRIMINAL Court gave the death sentence to two of six defendants for murdering high-profile and outspoken businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr last year - but the penalty was commuted to life imprisonment because they had confessed.
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 01:00
Major player in BBC bank scandal gets 20 years
A KEY suspect in the Bangkok Bank of Commerce fraud scandal was yesterday sentenced to 20 years in prison, commuted originally from a total term of 155 years resulting from convictions on 31 counts of embezzlement and violation of a law regulating propert