Patience among the public is wearing thin across the region, especially as they’ve battled the virus for longer than most of the world.
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Countries across Asia are trying everything from fertility tours to baby bonuses to spur population growth in an aging world. Not so in Indonesia.
Prices have risen for commodities and in industries for reasons directly tied to the disruptions of COVID-19, the policy response or the surge in demand that comes with hopes of recovery.
Singapore’s small and open economy is largely dependent upon the tourist and service sectors for growth.
Biden advisers have honed in on questions about the world’s second largest economy — anticipating attacks from President Donald Trump.
"Even before coronavirus and the U.S.-China trade war struck, there was a shift away from production in China,” said a Japan External Trade Organization official.
The pandemic is proving to be the ultimate test for Singapore, the tiny city-state that has a reputation for reinventing itself during times of crises. Dismissed in the past as just a "little red dot” on the map, dwarfed by larger neighbors like Malaysia and ...
It's a mad scramble for the best data: Economists are grappling with ways to gauge the real-time impact of the coronavirus on the world economy, even as the outbreak continues to confound forecasters. Store closures, flight-tracking websites, factory shutdowns and the latest numbers on infections ...
In a new effort to intervene in any attempts to remove North Korea from the United States' state sponsors of terrorism list, a Diet panel adopted a multipartisan resolution earlier this week urging its biggest ally to avoid such a move. The latest chapter in ...