July 21- Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. "Given how fragile the global economy is nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis,...
Up to eight Chinese ships will offer cruises to the South China Sea over the next five years, as Beijing promotes tourism to the disputed waters.
A Chinese admiral has warned that freedom of navigation patrols carried out by foreign navies in the South China Sea could end "in disaster."
The world will now be watching with bated breath as to what President Xi Jinping’s course of action will be.
Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. does not want to see a rise in tensions but "freedom of navigation" must be respected.
*Formosa subsidiary urges forgiveness, generosity. *Taiwan govt urges Vietnam to protect its firms. HANOI, June 30- One of the biggest environmental disasters to hit Vietnam was caused by a unit of a Taiwanese conglomerate leaking toxic waste into the sea, the Hanoi government said on Thursday, ending months of mystery and rare public outrage.
Brexit has a limited impact on the fundamentals of Asian economies, but will likely weigh on the Japanese yen, says ORC Intl's Bhavya Sehgal.
Dragon Capital CIO Bill Stoops explains that the London Stock Exchange is still world-class with over 520 investment trusts and a wide investor base.
DUBAI, June 20- U.S. theme park company Six Flags Entertainment Corp plans to expand to Saudi Arabia, its chief financial officer told Saudi-owned Arabiya TV on Monday, bringing roller coasters and bumper cars to the ultra-conservative kingdom. Our parks can provide the entertainment to which Saudis aspire, "Chief Financial Officer John Duffy said.
FRIDAY, JUNE 17 MAKATI CITY, Philippines- World Bank lead economists Jan Rutkowski and Aleksandra Posarac to discuss the report "Labor Market Review: Employment and Poverty in the Philippines"- 0300 GMT. HANOI- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao holds a press conference as he wraps up his three-day Vietnam visit- 0630 GMT. BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand...
Speakers: International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen. ST.PETERBURG, Russia- 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Russian President Vladimir Putin, European Commission...
SINGAPORE- Monetary Authority of Singapore to release its quarterly survey of professional forecasters- 0400 GMT. WARSAW- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble visits Poland JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank holds board of governors meeting. WINDHOEK- Central bank of Namibia holds monetary policy meeting- 0900 GMT.
TUESDAY, JUNE 14 SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch speaks at the "6th European Financial Congress" on "Grasping the new normal for the banking industry- a view from a European Central Banker"- 1600 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer to hold a news conference on financial stability 2015/ 2016- 0800 GMT.
Here's how a country with a small population, living in an area only a little bigger than Indiana, became a consumer goods powerhouse.
Heineken is pouring money into Vietnam, which lags only Mexico on profitability, the Dutch beverage giant's APAC president tells CNBC.
There were broader investment opportunities than tourism and food in NZ, the country’s economic development minister said.
The Iraqi coalition released video showing Iraqi forces advancing toward ISIS positions in Fallujah; Germany’s parliament votes in favor of a motion designating World War I era killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as genocide; soccer star Lionel Messi testifies in court on tax fraud charges, reports CNBC’s Sue Herera.
The timing of any declaration would depend on security conditions in the region, the South China Morning Post reports.
The drought wreaking havoc in Southeast Asia looks set to fall off the agenda at a key meeting of the region's political and financial leaders this week.
As Vietnam guzzles more beer than ever, Vietnam Brewery Limited (VBL) wants to ensure the pint glasses don't stay empty.