Laborers work at a construction site in Hanoi, Vietnam, 14 September 2020. Photo: EPA
30 September 2020
Vietnam's economic growth picked up in the third quarter, boosted by a rally in exports...
Pedestrians in Sydney's central business district. Photo: AFP
14 September 2020
Chinese investment in Australia almost halved in 2019, new data released Monday showed,...
The health crisis has left vast swathes of central London almost deserted -- the reduced footfall leaving businesses to count the cost (Photo: AFP)
05 September 2020
Nestled between central London's rows of office blocks, eateries once packed with...
Tensions between China and the US have risen over a host of issues including trade, blame for the pandemic and China's policies in Xinjiang and Hong Kong. Photo: AFP
25 August 2020
Top Chinese and US negotiators spoke on the phone Tuesday and agreed to "push forward"...
Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi (L) exchanges signed documents with Laos Foreign Minister Saleumxay Kommasith (R) during a meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Vientiane, Laos, 23 August 2020. Photo: EPA
24 August 2020
Japan and Laos agreed Sunday to allow expatriates to resume traveling as early as...
Volunteer medical personnel put on their personal protection equipment (PPE) at a Healthserve clinic in Singapore, 18 August 2020. Photo: EPA
23 August 2020
The number of deaths from the new coronavirus has surpassed 800,000 around the world,...
A close-up image showing hundred euro notes. Photo: EPA
22 August 2020
The euro, which hit two-year highs against the dollar this week, fell Friday as data...
Larry Kudlow, Director of the United States National Economic Council, listens as US President Donald J. Trump holds a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, on 14 August 2020. Photo: EPA
21 August 2020
Beijing and Washington will soon hold a call on trade, China's commerce ministry said...
(File) Players warm up in front of empty stands prior to the English Premier League soccer match between Newcastle United and Liverpool FC in Newcastle, Britain, 26 July 2020. Photo: EPA
18 August 2020
Three Singaporean entrepreneurs behind a Paris-based congolomerate are in "advanced"...
(File) People walk past a mobile phone shop displaying lucky telephone numbers for sale in Hong Kong. Many Asian cultures consider certain numbers -- such as eight -- as good fortune (Photo: AFP)
17 August 2020
A "lucky" mobile phone number has sold for a whopping 2.25 million yuan ($300,000) after...
(FILES) This file photo taken on September 18, 2018 shows the newly opened Sinamale Bridge -- formerly known as the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge after a major funding input from China -- in the Maldives capital Male. Photo: AFP
14 August 2020
India on Thursday pledged $500 million to build bridges and causeways in the Maldives, as...
A TikTok app is seen on the tablet in Shanghai, China, 03 August 2020. Photo: EPA
08 August 2020
Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying...

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