Economic think-tank cites huge income gap between countryâs rich and poor.
Given that nearly 70 per cent of the population in Myanmar lacks access to electricity, the government must optimise its abundant natural resources to implement green energy projects in order to solve its power crisis, says Shoon So Oo, energy programme manager at World Wildlife Fund Myanmar.
The Criminal Court has approved Bt2 million bail for the temporary release of actor Jiratpisit Jaravijit, who is allegedly involved in a Bt800 million Bitcoin scam, as police are set to seek court approval on arrest warrants for more suspects.
The dollar rose Thursday ahead of a key US inflation report as global stocks finished little changed amid ongoing trade conflict between Washington and Beijing.
Most Asian markets dipped on Friday after a broadly positive week as traders await the latest developments in the China-US trade row, while the dollar retained its strength ahead of a key inflation report.
US aerospace giant Boeing on Wednesday admitted supply chain hold-ups would affect production of its bestselling 737 jetliner until the end of the year, and could hamper third-quarter deliveries.
The United States on Tuesday said it will impose additional 25 percent duties on another $16 billion in Chinese imports starting Aug. 23 in an escalating trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
Most major Asian markets rose on Tuesday following another positive Wall Street lead, with energy firms up with oil prices as the US prepares to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
Most major Asian markets rose on Tuesday following another positive Wall Street lead, with energy firms surging along with oil prices.
Asset World Corp has announced the Tor Yor Online business-to-business (B2B) platform, which offers a wholesale e-commerce service for online-to-offline (O2O) trading.
Banking giant HSBC said on Monday that pre-tax profit rose 4.58 percent to $10.7 billion in the first six months of the year and voiced «cautious optimism» despite the China-US trade row.
Residents of Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao will no longer need work permits when they are hired by enterprises on the Chinese mainland, meaning they will be treated the same as local residents.
Asian countries have voiced concern about the potentially devastating impact of a US-China trade war, with ministers calling for the acceleration of talks for a gigantic Beijing-backed free-trade deal that excludes the United States.
Muay Thai boxing and Thai foods kicked off the two-day Thai Festival 2018 on Saturday in Indiaâs high-energy entrepreneurial city. The Royal Thai Consulate-General launched the festival at the Phoenix Market City Mall in the cityâs centre.
The US trade deficit swelled in June by the largest amount in 19 months, reversing much of May's trade-war driven export bonanza, even as brinkmanship between Beijing and Washington worsened.
The New York Stock Exchange's parent company announced plans on Friday to launch a bitcoin trading platform and partner with Starbucks on a digital currency payment app.
Asian markets fluctuated on Friday after another painful week as fears of an all-out trade war between China and the United States keep investors on edge.
Asian markets sank Thursday on mounting trade war fears after the US warned it was looking at more than doubling threatened tariffs on a range of Chinese imports.
Profits at Societe Generale were buoyed by growth abroad, as results released Thursday showed the French bank continues to pressed by ultra low interest rates at home in the eurozone.