Tube strike disrupts UK economy
10:52 | 14/07/2015 Global Economy
The UK economy is estimated to have suffered a loss of approximately 50 million pounds per day after tube staff went on strike across the London Underground network in a dispute over pay and working conditions.
Lao economy likely to grow 7.5 pct
10:35 | 10/07/2015 Global Economy
Despite uncertainties about weather conditions and State budget revenue collection, the Lao economy is forecast to expand about 7.5 percent in the fiscal year 2014-2015 (October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015).
Singapore, Myanmar agree to bolster bilateral ties
15:06 | 09/07/2015 Global Economy
The fifth meeting of the Singapore-Myanmar Joint Ministerial Working Committee took place in Yangon early this week under the chair of Singaporean Minister of Trade and Industry Lim Hng Kiang and Myanmar Energy Minister and Chairman of the Investment Commission U Zay Yar Aung.
US calls on Greece, EU to compromise
14:50 | 08/07/2015 Global Economy
The White House urged Greece and EU leaders on Monday to find a compromise to keep Greece in the eurozone, after Greeks voted resoundingly to reject the austerity-based bailout. The White House spokesman Josh Earnest told the press that “This is a European challenge to solve.”