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    Don’t listen to Davos

    Wanda Wyporska | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    The UK, a nation of food banks and Ferraris, ranks as the world’s sixth-richest economy. Advocates are demanding change, writes Wanda Wyporska IT’S THAT time...

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    Voice of capitalist system from Davos

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2020

    With usual high hope and promise, the Davos annual ritual is on the stage. But the promise and hope appear false. The World Economic Forum’s...

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    China birth rate hits lowest

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 12:30am on January 18, 2020

    China’s birth rate dropped last year to its lowest level since the Communist country was founded in 1949, adding to concerns that an ageing society...

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    Ukraine PM offers resignation after leaked recording

    Agence France-Presse . Kiev | Updated at 12:25am on January 18, 2020

    Ukraine’s prime minister offered his resignation on Friday after audio was leaked of him reportedly criticising president Volodomyr Zelensky’s understanding of the economy...

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    Bangladesh economy to outshine Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong by 2024: CEBR

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:30pm on January 03, 2020

    Bangladesh's economy will surpass that of Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore with its presence as the 30th largest economy in the world by 2024, says...

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    Singapore economy grows just 0.7pc

    Agence France-Presse . Singapore | Updated at 10:38pm on January 02, 2020

    Singapore’s economy, a closely watched barometer for the rest of Asia’s export-driven countries, grew just 0.7 per cent last year as the US-China trade war...

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    Challenges galore for govt in 2020

    Shakhawat Hossain    | Updated at 12:32am on January 01, 2020

    Recovering bad loans, repatriation of Rohingyas, full implementation of the new road law, automation of the VAT collection system, employment for educated youths and lifting...

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    Cambodia’s economy to slow down if EU withdraws trade preferences: IMF

    BSS/Xinhua . Phnom Penh | Updated at 11:59pm on December 29, 2019

    Cambodia’s economic growth is expected to slow down in 2020 if the European Union (EU) withdraws the Everything but Arm (EBA) trade scheme from the...

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    Bright spots for Malaysian economy anticipated by research houses in 2020

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangtha/Xinhua . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:56pm on December 29, 2019

    When the fireworks at New Year’s Eve are over, few will remember 2019 as a wonderful year for the global economy. Rising world protectionism has...

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    Vietnam growth ‘impressive’ despite global slowdown

    Agence France-Presse . Hanoi | Updated at 09:37pm on December 27, 2019

    Vietnam’s economy notched up an ‘impressive’ 7 per cent growth this year to beat its government-set target as the sustained US-China trade war dented economies...