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  • Rescuers search for survivors trapped in the debris of a four-story commercial building, which collapsed following an earthquake, on April 23, 2019 in Porac in Pampanga province, Philippines.

    Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-story commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake shook the country's biggest island, killing at least 11 people.

  • **MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities for 2019 and economic outlook for Asia. MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities for 2019 and...

  • A piglet stands in a pen at a pig farm in Tianjin, China, Feb. 2, 2018.

    Pork prices in China may soar more than 70% by next year as hog populations plunge. And high prices won't stay limited to China.

  • **SEOUL- Bank of Korea's monetary policy board meets 0100 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank Deputy Governor Ferenc Gerhardt's six-year term in the nine-member Monetary Council expires. THURSDAY, APRIL 25 MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities...

  • Gold bars sit in a vault at the Perth Mint Refinery, operated by Gold Corp., in Perth, Australia, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

    Gold is poised to move higher later this year, powered by Fed dovishness on interest rates and lingering global uncertainties, the global head of precious metals at financial services firm INTL FCStone told CNBC.

  • A visual representation of digital cryptocurrency bitcoin.

    North Korea's cyber capabilities and financial networks pose a threat to Southeast Asia's growing, yet vulnerable, cryptocurrency sector, according to British defense and security think tank Royal United Services Institute.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 16 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia releases the minutes of April monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank Deputy Governor Ferenc Gerhardt's six-year term in the nine-member Monetary Council expires.

  • WASHINGTON, April 11- Pursuing so-called' euroclearability' can help some emerging market economies lower borrowing costs by over $13 billion over 10 years while increasing their investor base, a report showed on Thursday. Euroclearability is seen as one of the last stages of capital market development, and would only benefit countries with relatively...

  • That's down to China, the world's largest buyer and processor of copper scrap, or "solid waste" as it is officially classified in China. China's steady tightening of its "solid waste" import regulations has already upended global flows of copper scrap. China last year banned the import of what it calls Category 7 copper scrap, typically lower-grade material such as...

  • That's down to China, the world's largest buyer and processor of copper scrap, or "solid waste" as it is officially classified in China. China's steady tightening of its "solid waste" import regulations has already upended global flows of copper scrap. China last year banned the import of what it calls Category 7 copper scrap, typically lower-grade material such as...

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Presentation by Melissa Hope, Head of Note Issue Department at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 0430 GMT. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Panel Participation by Lindsay Boulton, Assistant Governor, at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 1115 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its March 2019...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Bank of England's Chief Cashier Sarah John: Panelist at the Currency Conference 2019, Dubai 1000 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Presentation by Melissa Hope, Head of Note Issue Department at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 0430 GMT. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Panel Participation by Lindsay Boulton, Assistant...

  • BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos participates in Informal ECOFIN meeting in Bucharest, Romania. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its March 2019 monetary policy meeting. MONDAY, APRIL 8 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Bank of England's Chief Cashier Sarah John: Panellist at the Currency Conference 2019, Dubai...

  • BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos participates in Informal ECOFIN meeting in Bucharest, Romania. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its March 2019 monetary policy meeting. CHIANG RAI, THAILAND- The 23rd ASEAN finance ministers' meeting, and the 5th ASEAN finance ministers and central bank governors' meeting...

  • A staff of the Philippine Department of Environment and Natural Resources shows one of the 757 Tarantulas kept inside plastic containers at their office in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, April 3, 2019.

    Philippine customs officials were astonished when they opened a package flown in all the way from Poland and found hundreds of live tarantulas.

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (R) and Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte (L) attend a meeting at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, October 20, 2016.

    Filipino Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III says his country has never defaulted on its loans, amid concerns over the Southeast Asian nation's ability to repay its debt to China and other countries, local press reported.

  • ADB@ MANILA, April 3- Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday, warning of rising economic risks from a bitter Sino-U.S.trade war and a potentially disorderly Brexit. Developing Asia, which groups 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to...

  • MANILA, April 3- Growth in developing Asia could slow for a second straight year in 2019 and lose further momentum in 2020, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday, warning of rising economic risks from a bitter Sino-U.S.trade war and a potentially disorderly Brexit. Developing Asia, which groups 45 countries in the Asia-Pacific region, is expected to grow...

  • WASHINGTON, April 2- The United States will not send high-level officials to attend China's second Belt and Road summit in Beijing this month, a spokesperson for the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday, citing concerns about financing practices for the project. China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, said on Saturday that almost 40 foreign leaders would take part in...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. MOSCOW- Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov are among the Russian officials taking part in a forum organized by the Moscow Exchange. BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos...