Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF
Asia is expected to witness zero percent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world's largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said
Coronavirus outbreak: Airlines stare at uncertainty this quarter; situation likely to improve in next 3 months
Lower oil prices and possibility of a spurt in domestic passenger traffic due to international travel restrictions would benefit the domestic airline industry.
The IT industry accounted for 35 percent of total transaction volume in the first half of 2019 across the top eight cities, which was most apparent within Bengaluru, which recorded an 14 percent rental rise in January-June (H1) 2019.
As India continues to ascend in the rankings of the world's largest economies, its contribution to global GDP growth momentum will also increase
New Zealand to increase annual refugee quota from 1,000 to 1,500 from 2020 onwards, announces Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
The quota increase comes at a time that overall immigration to New Zealand is forecast by the government to decline.
Bengaluru most preferred for office space in Asia-Pacific; beats Shanghai and Singapore, says CBRE report
Bengaluru is the most preferred city for office expansion in the Asia Pacific region, followed by Shanghai and Singapore, a report by CBRE said
The report is based on analysis of fraud trends across financial services (including insurance), retail and telecoms spanning these 10 countries.
Japan and the United Kingdom on Thursday agreed to join forces to step up pressure on North Korea amid its constant weapons tests and to expand military cooperation with measures including joint military manoeuvres.
Britain plans to play a bigger role in Asia after Brexit, including deploying aircraft carriers to the region, foreign secretary Boris Johnson said
Mobile penetration globally should reach 70 percent by 2022 almost double the total number of users in 2008.
A recent Akamai report puts India on second spot for source of web app attacks in Asia Pacific region
According to the report, the US is the top source country for web application attacks, showing a significant year-over-year increase.
According to the report, the Asia-Pacific region, including countries like China, India, Japan, Australia and
China has already run a freight train connecting Europe and attempts are being made to run a demonstrative run from Dhaka to Istanbul connecting Howrah, Delhi, Lahore and Tehran.
A recent slew of firm US economic data has pushed up the dollar on market expectations the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates in December.
Though Asean has gained tremendously by trading with China, the smaller nations are increasingly worried about China’s overpowering presence in the region.
Welcoming India's growing role in the Asia-Pacific region, the US has said it will continue to work with other countries in the region for "addressing political and security challenges."
World's leading cloud computing platform, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the launch of Asia-Pacific (Mumbai) Region.
The US is keen to forge a "closer and stronger" military relationship with India, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has said ahead of his visit to India during which "a whole bunch of things" will be announced to boost Indo-US strategic ties.
Nepal has been elected to the UNICEF Executive Board, representing the group of Asia-Pacific countries for the term 2016-2018.
The US welcomes India's interest in joining the APEC forum but is examining its ability to "demonstrate" its commitment to economic reforms and liberalisation, a top Obama administration official has said.