Stories By Tang See Kit
128 Apr 2016 Thu
The Bank of Japan defied market expectations to hold off on expanding monetary stimulus, even as global headwinds, a strong yen and soft consumption threaten to derail a fragile economic recovery.
221 Apr 2016 Thu
No descriptions of salary packages in recruitment ads, and the opportunity for job seekers to set up informal networking sessions with potential employers, are some out-of-the-norm measures that Japanese recruiting and social networking platform Wantedly has in place.
319 Apr 2016 Tue
Local consumers may need some time to warm up to Apple's mobile payment and digital wallet service, which was launched in Singapore on Tuesday, say market watchers.
415 Apr 2016 Fri
While China's gross domestic product expanded only 6.7 per cent on-year in the January-to-March period, analysts see some positive signals in the data.
514 Apr 2016 Thu
The Singapore dollar touched its weakest level since March 29 after the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) unexpectedly eased its exchange-rate based monetary policy on Thursday.
614 Apr 2016 Thu
Due on Friday, China's first-quarter growth report card will likely confirm that the multi-year slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy is showing little signs of abating.
712 Apr 2016 Tue
“There’s a sense of nervousness from both the buyer and seller’s sides because it is unquantifiable what a ‘Brexit’ would mean for the UK economy,” said David Green-Morgan from JLL.
811 Apr 2016 Mon
Indications of stronger-than-expected sales for its Galaxy S7 smartphones come as a relief for Samsung Electronics, but will that be enough to reverse falling profits and market share in a highly competitive mobile business?
908 Apr 2016 Fri
The discovery of “Lesedi La Rona" - the world’s largest diamond to be found in more than 100 years - has shone the spotlight on Canadian miner Lucara Diamond. Channel NewsAsia speaks exclusively to Lucara's CEO after the gem made its first-ever appearance on Thursday.
1006 Apr 2016 Wed
China has the “administrative and financial resources to avoid a disruptive slowdown to near-zero growth”, according to the credit rating agency’s report on Wednesday.