Thomson Reuters | Thursday July 2, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan stood flat. Tokyo's Nikkei climbed 1.3 percent thanks to a weaker yen, while South Korea's Kospi was flat.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 1, 2015
South Korea today said it would waive visa fees for visitors from China and Southeast Asia as it struggles to recover from the MERS outbreak which has seen tourist numbers plummet.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 28, 2015
India today described Thailand as a valued partner in its 'Act East' Policy and said it envisage a more vigorous and proactive engagement with the strategic and economically vibrant Southeast Asia region as part of its efforts to reposition itself at...
Wednesday June 24, 2015
India leads regional inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in South Asia accounting for $34 billion investment during 2014 and the upward trend is likely to continue this year also, according to a United Nations report, which placed China as the ...
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has apologised to the Karnataka government for using a faulty map of India to advertise a travel fair scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in September.
Thomson Reuters | Monday June 22, 2015
In the United States, a rule of thumb used to be that each percentage point of GDP growth produced two percentage points of import growth. But now the ratio is about one-to-one, said Neuman.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 19, 2015
Islamist militant propaganda websites and social media accounts in South Asia are promoting Islamic State at the expense of Al Qaeda, analysts said today highlighting the rivalry between the two global militant groups.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday June 18, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan climbed 0.3 per cent. South Korea's Kospi rose 0.7 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.1 per cent on the yen's gains against the dollar.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 15, 2015
Gold biscuits worth about Rs 37 lakh were recovered by customs officials from a toilet in the international airport in Tiruchirappalli today.
Thomson Reuters | Thursday June 11, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1 per cent. Tokyo's Nikkei added 1 per cent while Australian shares gained 0.9 per cent and South Korea's Kospi advanced 0.5 per cent.
Thomson Reuters | Wednesday June 10, 2015
From South Korea to Indonesia and India, monetary authorities are preparing to let their currencies weaken as a falling Japanese yen makes their economies uncompetitive, and drags them into what some policymakers are calling a "currency war".
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Economic growth helped the Asia-Pacific region to halve the proportion of those who have too little to eat to 12 percent of its population over the past 25 years, meeting one of the UN Millennium Development Goals, UN officials said on Thursday.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
Vietnam is offering scores of patriotic citizens the holiday of a lifetime with a cruise to some of Asia's most hotly contested islands, in a move likely to stoke its simmering dispute with Beijing over South China Sea sovereignty.
Thomson Reuters | Friday June 5, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed after hitting a nine-week trough. Japan's Nikkei 225 dipped 0.34 per cent while shares in South Korea lost 0.3 per cent.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
South Korea's health ministry confirmed today that two people have died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the country's first fatalities from the virus.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 30, 2015
A 55-year-old Indian-origin Singaporean was among four men charged on Saturday in a court over his alleged role in conspiring to fix a football match at the South East Asia Games which begins in Singapore next week.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 30, 2015
Ahead of his India visit next week, US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter today said America is looking for new ways to complement India's 'Act East' policy and find meaningful areas of cooperation in the Asia Pacific.
Thomson Reuters | Friday May 29, 2015
The slide in China forced Asian markets off earlier gains, with the MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan flat. It shed more than 1 per cent on Thursday. South Korean share gained 0.4 per cent and Australian stocks rose 1.2 per c...
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday May 29, 2015
The presidents of European governing body UEFA, the Asia Football Conderation (AFC), CONMEBOL (South America), CAF (Africa), OFC (Oceania) and CONCACAF (North, Central American and Caribbean) all attended the meeting with FIFA boss Sepp Blatter.
India News | Reuters | Thursday May 28, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take border settlement and water sharing deals to Bangladesh next month as part of his drive to erode Chinese influence in South Asia, although Dhaka is likely to remain dependent on Beijing for military equipment.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Southeast Asian nations are prioritising spending on their navies and coastguards amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, but as their capabilities grow, so does the risk that any confrontation in the contested waterway will be harder to contain...
World News | Reuters | Tuesday May 26, 2015
Japan will join a major US-Australian military exercise for the first time in a sign of growing security links between the three countries as tensions fester over China's island building in the South China Sea.
Gopal Sathe | Wednesday May 27, 2015
Qualcomm Head-Services, India and South Asia Dinesh Prasad talked to NDTV Gadgets about how he sees the LTE market shaping up in the near future.
Thomson Reuters | Friday May 22, 2015
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent with South Korean and Australian shares edging higher.