This summer's box-office hit "Crazy Rich Asians" highlighted a wider wealth trend across the region, according to a new Wealth-X report.
Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, said the United States has the largest backlog of asylum cases in the world.
Hussain Elius, Pathao's CEO and co-founder, spoke with CNBC's "Street Signs" last week.
China has approached Vanuatu about establishing a permanent military presence on the tiny Pacific island, Australia's Fairfax Media reported on Tuesday, a plan that would likely stoke regional tensions.
A former U.S. diplomat has resigned from the advisory panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis, saying it was a "whitewash."
The daily average density of ultra-fine dust stands above 50 micrograms per cubic meter, widely considered harmful.