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South Asia has failed to plan effectively for mass urbanization, according to a new World Bank report.
U.S. researchers have developed a toilet that could help transform the sanitation and waste industry.
One social enterprise is helping to transform -- and potentially save -- lives with biomass cook stoves.
A company is looking to empower rural Indians by making the most of a suppertime staple: Rice.
North Korea is looking to raise $39M to fund a new brewery in Wonsan, an eastern port city where leader Kim Jong Un has big development ambitions.
Foreign Minister Wang Yi says S China Sea reclamation had halted, and called on ASEAN countries on how claimant states should conduct themselves.
As Singapore celebrates its 50th year of independence, questions are percolating about its future.
BEIJING, July 20- China's ruling Communist Party will meet in October to discuss economic development and the next five-year plan, state media said on Monday, as the government seeks ways to boost an economy that is expected to post its weakest growth in a quarter century. Last year's plenum focused on the rule of law, while at the one in 2013 Xi announced ambitious...
TAIPEI, July 12- Companies such as electric motor scooter firm Gogoro could hold the key to Taiwan's economic growth. In just three years, the start-up, which counts Japan's Panasonic Corp as a strategic partner and Cher Wang, the founder of local smartphone maker HTC Corp as a key investor, raised $150 million to develop the smartphone-synched bike, and a charging...
LAUNCESTON, Australia, June 23- The image of miners as mainly burly blokes in hard hats and high-vis vests is likely to change in the next decade to one of computer geeks controlling automated machines while sitting thousands of kilometers away from the pit. ,released last week by the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, a think-tank encompassing...
Nigel Chalk, IMF U.S. Mission Chief, joins CNBC's Steve Liesman to discuss and forecast Fed action and the the raise in rates. Our outlook leads us to think next year would be better timing in raising rates, says Chalk.
Beijing was pushed into launching the AIIB by U.S. refusal to give China more clout in existing institutions, Bernanke said. The FT reports.
Catherine Mann, chief economist at OECD, explains why Europe is looking lot better economically, while discussing capital markets.
Catherine Mann, chief economist at OECD, talks about the European Central Bank and the creative efforts they could do to further aid the economy.
It's the weakest read of the year, says CNBC's Rick Santelli reporting the latest data on consumers.
Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of the Reserve Bank of India, says the Asian Development Bank's forecast for India to grow 7.8 percent in fiscal year 2015-2016 matches market expectations.
Matt Jamieson, Head of APAC Research, Corporate Ratings Group at Fitch Ratings thinks the housing, cement and steel industries will benefit the most from China's economic transition.
Nicaragua's congress has passed bill granting a little-known Chinese tycoon the exclusive right to develop a multibillion-dollar rival to the Panama Canal.
Mohamed Beavogui, Director of the Partnership and Resource Mobilization Office at the International Fund for Agricultural Development, discusses why Africa's agricultural and economic potential is attracting attention.
Joe Studwell, author of How Asia Works, explains why Asia is "an extraordinary laboratory of success and failures" in development strategy and says south-east Asia "got it all wrong".