January 02, 2023 | 22:12
Russia's military campaign in Ukraine, central banks raising interest rates, the global population reaching 8 billion, and the World Cup in Qatar are among the top stand-out international events in 2022.
December 02, 2022 | 11:34
US President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron emerged from White House talks Thursday pledging to close ranks in helping Ukraine and pressuring Russia's Vladimir Putin to make peace.
September 23, 2022 | 08:00
We are living in uncertain times. The COVID-19 pandemic, now in its third year, continues to spin off new variants. Economic and political tremors from conflict in Ukraine reverberate across the world, unsettling international relationships and driving up fuel and food prices.
July 21, 2022 | 15:25
Swiss-Swedish engineering giant ABB said on Thursday it will quit Russia as a result of the war in Ukraine and the related international sanctions against Moscow.
July 20, 2022 | 10:49
Swedish fashion retailer H&M said on Monday it had decided to wind down operations in Russia, after pausing all sales there in March following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
July 20, 2022 | 10:40
A Moscow court has fined Google 21 billion rubles ($360 million) for failing to remove content concerning Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, the nation's telecommunications regulator said Monday.
May 26, 2022 | 15:05
As long as China continues its current pandemic policy and disruptions such as the Ukraine conflict continues, interest in the China+1 strategy is likely to grow. Kevin Coppel, Asia-Pacific managing director, and Christine Li, Asia-Pacific head of research for Knight Frank in Singapore, explain how Vietnam could well emerge as the greatest beneficiary.
April 27, 2022 | 11:22
HSBC profits slid in the first quarter, the Asia-focused bank announced Tuesday after it was hit by bad debts as Russia's invasion of Ukraine sent inflation rocketing further.
April 21, 2022 | 09:27
Indonesia's trade balance with Russia and Ukraine was in deficit due to the ongoing war, head of the Statistics Indonesia (BPS) Margo Yuwono has stated.
April 08, 2022 | 14:48
Shell on Thursday warned that its exit from Russia over the Ukraine war would cost the British energy giant up to $5 billion, but it would fulfil pre-conflict contracts to buy fuel from Moscow.
April 05, 2022 | 15:40
Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh chaired a national teleconference between the Government and localities on April 5 to look into the socio-economic situation in the first quarter of 2022.
March 29, 2022 | 15:58
Beer makers Heineken and Carlsberg announced Monday that they would pull out of Russia, joining a foreign business exodus following Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.
March 26, 2022 | 18:13
Crude prices were higher Friday and stock markets made decent gains after European countries decided against a ban on Russian oil imports over its invasion of Ukraine -- but Germany said it would slash its energy purchases from Moscow.
March 25, 2022 | 11:31
Ambassador Dang Hoang Giang, Permanent Representative of Vietnam to the United Nations (UN), has affirmed that Vietnam supports and is always willing to contribute to the UN's humanitarian relief for Ukraine within its capacity and conditions.
March 24, 2022 | 15:52
With the military conflict in Ukraine, energy prices have surged to their highest levels in recent times. Brent oil prices surged to $120 per barrel in early March, sharply higher than one year earlier. Natural gas prices on spot markets spiked in tandem and reached a record level of $6 per MMBtu. Global prices of coal and wheat have also sharply increased. Although spot markets tend to overreact and energy prices have partially retreated, they have not returned to previous levels.