HK activists urge US legislators to pass bills that would require yearly review of trade privileges and pave way for sanctioning officials who undermine city’s autonomy.
Hanoi to scrap 5% crude oil import tax as country’s reserves decline and Chinese assertiveness makes exploration more difficult.
Japan’s Sumitomo Corporation is replacing an ailing Chinese firm in the giant Yangon Central Railway Station redevelopment.
Aerial photography of boundary to begin in January; govt says demarcation must be complete before work can begin on economic cooperation zones in Shan, Kachin states.
Carrie Lam says discussion forums on economic, social and political issues will be open to public, but insists that violent protests must end.
China Today cover showing Chinese palace reflected in moat of Mandalay Palace provokes backlash among Myanmar social media users.
Police used tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets over the weekend as demonstrations turned violent, with protesters attacking govt offices with petrol bombs.
Malaysia expects a 50 percent jump in exports of the fruit that some say smells like an “open sewer” by 2030, with big farms backed by big investors spurring growth.
Business leaders pledged to invest in key industries to calm unstable markets and political unrest, including real estate an tourism, though nothing has been inked yet.
Last month’s attacks on northeast Myanmar’s Muse highway have pushed up transport prices, leaving consumers to pay the price.
Foreign direct investment in the country has increased sharply this year, but concerns over infrastructure, unclear procedures and the Rakhine issue remain.
Ma was spotted at one point welling up with tears as staff put on skits and sang songs, prompting the topic "Jack Ma has cried" to trend on Chinese social media.
But, the company said, it is disappointed the US refused to provide a full explanation for the “arbitrary and unlawful” detention of the equipment for two years.
The US military has done nothing wrong yet; by partnering with them on ASEAN-wide projects, Myanmar helps build a rules-based order in the region and the world.
They demand release of jailed protesters; HK warns foreign govts not to interfere as pro-democracy activists call for US assistance; China vows to crush ‘secessionism’.