The Philippines is paving the way to shift to a federal form of government by 2022, after President Rodrigo Duterte agreed with the leaders of Congress to set up a body to amend the constitution, the speaker of the house said on Thursday.
Customs officials yesterday arrested the director of gym operator JVFitness, which has been plagued by allegations of questionable sales practices .
Cheung Kong Infrastructure (CKI), the infrastructure-focused investment firm controlled by tycoon Li Ka-shing, posted a 4.9 per cent rise in interim net profit on Monday, although the overall result was heavily influenced by an asset sale.
A decision by Hong Kong marathon organisers to shorten the section along the Tsing Ma Bridge has disappointed runners who enjoy taking in the spectacular views during the race.
China and Russia will hold joint naval exercises in the South China Sea in September, the defence ministry said on Thursday, after an international tribunal invalidated the Asian giant’s extensive claims in the area.
For investors anxiously looking to central banks for reassurance amid the plethora of risks and vulnerabilities facing the global economy, this week’s policy meetings of the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) are proving to be something of a disappointment.
“I was a nightmare, I hated it,” said the English football team’s manager of his club’s trip to China. “It was long trip, three weeks going on 10 years.”
What goes around, comes around. This adage is the simple answer to the bewildered “why?” that I hear people asking all the time when they talk about the recent wave of terrorist attacks in Europe.
Malta has denied visa extensions for North Korean workers, effectively expelling them, due to a diplomatic campaign by South Korea and human rights groups, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday.