• Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Go-Jek to raise $2 bn as it races Grab in Southeast Asia
    GO-JEK, Indonesia’s most valuable technology start-up, is in talks to raise at least US$2 billion to fuel an accelerated expansion overseas, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.
    ASEAN+
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:37
    Asian markets bounce on talks hopes after Trump tariff threat
    Asian markets mostly rose Tuesday after Donald Trump said he would thump China with another round of tariffs but give some room for talks before jacking them up to the highest rate.
    business
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 08:08
    South Korea's Moon lands in Pyongyang for summit with North
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday for his third summit with Kim Jong Un as he seeks to reboot stalled denuclearisation talks between North Korea and the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 14:08
    Asian markets sink on fears of fresh Trump tariffs on China
    Asian markets sank on Monday following reports that Donald Trump is planning to hit China with another round of tariffs, dealing a blow to hopes for talks between the two economic giants.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 13:18
     Moon seeks to break nuclear deadlock at Pyongyang summit
    Seoul - South Korean President Moon Jae-in travels to Pyongyang this week for his third summit with Kim Jong Un, looking to break the deadlock in nuclear talks between North Korea and the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 19:15
    Kiradech to represent Thailand at World Cup
    Thai No 1 talks of his excitement at flying the flag again
    sports
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 10:10
    Asian markets build on trade talks rally, Turkish lira holds up
    Asian markets extended their gains Friday on hopes for China-US trade talks, while Turkey's lira held up after a shock hike in the country's interest rate and a dip in US inflation.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:19
    Asian markets enjoy healthy rally after China-US talks reports
    Hong Kong led a rally in most Asian markets on Thursday following reports that the US had reached out to China in a fresh bid to avert a trade war, providing some much-needed respite to weary investors.
    business
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:16
    China welcomes US trade talks offer: commerce ministry
    China said Thursday it welcomes a US offer to hold another round of trade talks, and the two sides are discussing the details as fresh tariffs loom large.
    business
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    No Bangkok brake on climate change 
    The Bangkok meeting on climate change has floundered on the rock of discord over the formulations and funding adopted at the Paris conference of December 2015. The international summit, which concluded in the Thai capital on Sunday, has fallen short of its aim – to complete preparations towards an agreement this December for implementing the tentative Paris pact.
    opinion
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:54
    Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
    More than a million people were ordered Monday to evacuate the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    Rich countries ‘must do more’ for climate
    CLIMATE justice advocates are calling on global leaders, especially those in wealthy countries, to step up their commitment and contribute to the international climate-change mitigation effort, as the Bangkok climate talks ended on a discouraging note.
    national
  • Sun, 09 Sep 2018 14:50
    Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble
    Paris - From Bangkok to Paris and San Francisco, tens of thousands of people across the world took to the streets on Saturday to demand governments take action against climate change, as key UN talks attempt to breathe life into the Paris Agreement.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 14:20
    US hampering key UN climate talks in Bangkok: sources
    The United States, despite withdrawing from a landmark accord aimed at curbing climate change, is stonewalling vital UN talks in a row over how poorer nations' battle against global warming is funded, sources told AFP Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 13:31
    Global protests as key UN climate talks stumble
    Thai fishermen and labourers whose livelihoods are threatened by rising sea levels kicked off an international day of protests in Bangkok Saturday, where key UN talks are attempting to breathe life into the Paris Agreement on climate change.
    Breaking News
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