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China's economy slowing. Workers at Hanwang Technology assembling electronic books in their factory near Beijing, China. Photo: Adrian Bradshaw/EPA
Thursday, March 5 2015

China lowered its 2015 economic growth target to "approximately seven percent" on March 5, as authorities seek a more sustainable path for the world's second-largest economy after its decades-long boom.

A girl using her mobile phone on the roadside in Yangon, Myanmar, April 4, 2014.Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Tuesday, March 3 2015

Phone and Internet firms are rolling out cheaper handsets and may turn to hot-air balloons to boost network coverage in developing countries, where sales of smartphones are booming.

Wednesday, February 25 2015

A new global ranking says businesses with supply chains and operations in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Cambodia are benefiting from the world’s lowest labour costs, reports Supply Management on February 24.

Monday, February 23 2015

European tin market sources say fighting in Myanmar, rather than an effort by Indonesia to cap tin exports, is more likely to lead to an increase in the world price of tin, reports Metal Bulletin on February 20.

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