Firm, moving 10 per cent of global cargo, plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in decarbonisation strategy and says population’s needs can be met sustainably.
From complaining ‘Karens’ to naked social media influencers, there’s been a rash of reports about badly-behaved foreigners since Bali reopened to international tourism in March.
A joint statement from Biden and South Korea’s Yoon Suk-yeol, said they were committed to promoting stability across the Taiwan Strait, but did not mention China.
High inflation, and record setting heatwaves in India forced Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s to halt wheat exports to prioritise domestic consumption.
Pakistan’s new coalition government is struggling to secure finance for the initiative promised by former PM Imran Khan; negotiations with IMF continue; Beijing has financed US$25 billion of infrastructure since 2015.
Tourists who have been triple-vaccinated and come from the United States, Australia, Thailand and Singapore will be allowed to take part in specified tours starting later this month.
President Joko Widodo has for years been wooing the Tesla and SpaceX CEO to invest in nickel-rich Indonesia, which is seeking grow its electric vehicle sector.
Time is running out, but new PM Ranil Wickremesinghe is struggling to forge a unity government as strongman President Gotabaya Rajapaksa clings to power.
The deal would mark the first time in 70 years that Tokyo has signed a major defence project with a country other than the United States, a decision that analysts suggest indicates Japan’s desire to build stronger political and security alliances with more like-minded nations.
A looming global shortage of wheat amid the war in Ukraine has sent the cost of flour used in ‘ban mian’, ‘roti canai’ and other popular snacks shooting up, leaving vendors little choice but to pass on the increase to customers.
The US sees the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework as a complementary economic pact, but Japan perceives it undermines the CPTPP, which Tokyo worked to develop after Washington withdrew from the forerunner of the deal, the TPP.
China’s experience could offer lessons but Hanoi remains wary of involving Chinese investors in projects deemed crucial to national security.
A record share sale of US$2.7 billion by state-run Life Insurance Corporation of India was fully taken up four days before the offering closes, as an attractive price and deep discounts spurred demand from small investors.
Inventories have been running low due to financial pressure caused by spiking international edible oil prices, following the loss of sunflower oil supplies from Russia and Ukraine, and the volatility in the exchange rate of the rupee.
Canberra has sought new free-trade deals after its largest trading partner China placed restrictions on some Australian exports in 2020 amid spiralling tensions.
Russia and Ukraine account for 30 per cent of global wheat, but the war disrupted sales, allowing India, the world’s second-largest producer to fill the void.
Using a budget app can reduce expenses without affecting your quality of life, while buying second-hand and learning to invest will help ease the pressure on your household, Singapore blogger Dawn Cher says.
As the city state relaxes its pandemic rules, there has been a flurry of reopening in the F&B sector and operators are on a hiring drive, creating stiff competition for talent.
The government says the export ban was imposed to help reduce domestic shortages and hold down prices, but some analysts think it was done to appeal to voters.
The ban comes at a time when the export tonnages of all other major oils are globally under pressure, including sunflower oil amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.