Philippine finance secretary expects return to normal this year, sees economic growth accelerating

Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez said the country has made significant…

Hong Kong’s health-care system is under ‘enormous stress,’ says medical expert

Patients lie in hospital beds waiting for medical treatment at a temporary…

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed as investors continue to assess impact of Russia-Ukraine tensions

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Friday, as investors in…

‘Pathetic’ performance has left U.S. ‘well behind’ China in 5G race, ex-Google CEO Eric Schmidt says

Eric Schmidt, former chairman and CEO at Google. John Lamparski | Getty…


Asia-Pacific stocks mixed as investors monitor Ukraine situation

SINGAPORE — Stocks in Asia-Pacific were mixed on Thursday as investors continued…

Singapore aims to allow quarantine-free travel for all vaccinated visitors after omicron subsides

The transit hall of Changi International Airport in Singapore on Jan. 12,…

China adds more companies to an industry body designed to develop the country’s metaverse

Virtual reality is seen as a key technology for the metaverse. Chinese…

Japan’s Nikkei 225 jumps 2% as Asia stocks rise; China’s January inflation slows more than expected

SINGAPORE — Shares in Asia-Pacific rose on Wednesday, as tensions appeared to…

Banks haven’t quit coal. Study says commercial lenders have channeled $1.5 trillion to the industry since 2019

A bulldozer pushes coal onto a conveyor belt at the Jiangyou Power…

As the Russia-Ukraine crisis unfolds, China and Taiwan are watching

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and China’s President Xi Jinping. Mikhail Metzel |…