Kitchen of the World gets reboot
15:26 | 11/06/2018 Global Economy
The government looks set to revitalise the Kitchen of the World campaign, a scheme to accelerate Thailand's plan to become a major world food exporter, expand food startups and ramp up support to promote Thai restaurants overseas, as it aims to boost food exports to contribute more than 6 percent of the country's GDP.
Singapore calls for deepened ASEAN digital connectivity
14:48 | 07/06/2018 Global Economy
Singaporean Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran has called on ASEAN member nations to deepen regional digital connectivity in order to position the region for the growing opportunities in innovation and the digital economy, and to be better prepared to meet future challenges.
WB maintains global growth forecasts
16:11 | 06/06/2018 Global Economy
The World Bank on Tuesday kept its growth forecasts for the global economy unchanged for this year and next year, but warned of a combination of considerable downside risks including escalating trade protectionism.
US trade policy 'deplorable', rages Japan
16:06 | 05/06/2018 Global Economy
US-imposed trade tariffs on its close allies could have a "grave impact" on ties and the world trading system, the Japanese government said Monday (Jun 4), describing the situation as "extremely deplorable".
Indian FM: New Delhi will not follow US sanctions on Iran
15:07 | 01/06/2018 Global Economy
India only abides by sanctions imposed by the United Nations and not those imposed by any other country, such as ones announced by the United States against Iran, India’s foreign minister said on Monday ahead of a meeting with his Iranian counterpart in New Delhi.