ADB raises Asia growth forecast
15:03 | 29/09/2017 Global Economy
Growth prospects for developing Asia are looking up, bolstered by a revival in world trade and strong momentum in China, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2017 Update released on September 26th.
Mekong countries emphasise infrastructure connectivity
16:32 | 21/09/2017 Global Economy
Countries in the Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) should enhance their economic and infrastructure connectivity to promote economic development in the sub-region, Vietnamese Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Dang Huy Dong said at a forum on September 19.
Venezuelan president's plan to beat hunger
15:04 | 19/09/2017 Global Economy
Venezuela’s government has urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them – even as the opposition says this would do nothing to end chronic food shortages.