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Asia-Pacific leaders condemn war, renew calls for open trade

Bangkok, Thailand, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022: Leaders from the Asia-Pacific region demanded an end to Russia's conflict with Ukraine and committed to...

Hong Kong once again ranked as world’s freest economy

HONG KONG: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government on Thursday welcomed the Fraser Institute’s recognition of the territory as the world’s...

Indonesia hikes fuel prices by 30%, cuts energy subsidies

JAKARTA, Indonesia: Fuel prices increased by about 30% across Indonesia on Saturday. After the government reduced some of the costly subsidies that...

IMF set to provide $2.9 billion to help crisis-hit Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: The International Monetary Fund has reached a preliminary agreement to provide Sri Lanka with $2.9 billion, over four years...

Asia’s US$350bil gas projects intensify the clean energy debate.

SINGAPORE: Asia is pumping billions of dollars into new gas infrastructure. Making the region pivotal in a debate over the role of...

Singapore core inflation cools while acceleration risks loom

SINGAPORE: Core inflation in Singapore cooled slightly last month. But is expected to pick up further in the near term, setting the...