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  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 BANGKOK, Thailand- Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob speaks at a two-day BOT symposium 2018: The future of money, finance, and central banking- 0200 GMT. BRATISLAVA- Slovakia Central Bank Governor Jozef Makuch holds a news conference 1100 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting.

  • JAKARTA, Sept 19- Confidence among Asian companies slumped to the weakest in almost three years in the third quarter as businesses feared blowback from a worsening global trade war, a Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD survey showed. Representing the six-month outlook of 104 firms, the Thomson Reuters/ INSEAD Asian Business Sentiment Index fell to 58 for the...

  • A woman walks through heavy rain during a Typhoon 8 Signal Warning in the Stanley area of Hong Kong on September 29, 2011. On August 2, 2016, the Hong Kong Observatory issued another Typhoon 8 Signal Warning, which delayed the  morning open of Hong Kong securities and derivatives markets.

    Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit the northern tip of the Philippines, killing about 50 people, before turning south of Hong Kong and Macau, and hitting Mainland China. Still, Hong Kong's financial district and Macau's casinos were open Monday.

  • A man rides a bike sharing service bicycle past uprooted trees that have been cut after Typhoon Mangkhut hit Shenzhen, China September 17, 2018.

    Super Typhoon Mangkhut is one of the biggest storms to hit China since 1949. Millions of people have been relocated, thousands of hectares of farmland had been damaged and so far 54 people have been reported dead. 

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. The eye of Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit,...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. The eye of Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit,...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing potentially more than 50 people in the Philippines. The eye of Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit,...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 29 people in the Philippines. The eye of Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, skirted 100 km...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after wreaking havoc in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 29 people in the Philippines. The eye of Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, skirted 100 km...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon made landfall in China's Guangdong on Sunday, the country's most populous province, after barrelling past Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 29 people in the Philippines. Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, skirted 100 km south of...

  • *China and Macau brace for impact after Hong Kong buffeted. HONG KONG/ MANILA, Sept 16- A super typhoon swirled past Hong Kong on Sunday, barrelling towards the Chinese coast and gaining strength over the South China Sea after it wreaked havoc in the Philippines and killed at least 29 people. Mangkhut, the Thai name for Southeast Asia's mangosteen fruit, was expected...

  • In this satellite image provided by NOAA, Hurricane Florence churns through the Atlantic Ocean toward the U.S. East Coast, followed to the east first by Hurricane Isaac and then Hurricane Helene on September 11, 2018. 

    Hurricane Florence may be getting most of the attention, but there are quite a few more storms brewing elsewhere as we watch Florence in the Carolinas, USA Today reports.

  • Go-Jek President Andre Soelistyo told CNBC that the team in Thailand was working to make the app operational soon. 

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (4th L, arm upraised) gestures while visiting the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Operations Center at Camp Aguinaldo in Manila on September 13, 2018, as Typhoon Mangkhut barrels toward the Philippines.

    Philippine authorities were on Thursday evacuating thousands of people from the path of Typhoon Mangkhut — the most powerful storm this year.

  • *Some in Korea left ruing choice of quota over tariffs. SEOUL/ TOKYO, Sept 13- As much as half of output capacity at some specialty South Korean steelmakers has ground to a standstill as an exemption to U.S. import tariffs they first hailed as a Seoul diplomatic coup turns out to be an quota bottleneck. South Korea was the first country to score the exemption back in...

  • A forecaster illustrates the path of Typhoon Mangkhut as it approaches the Philippines. 

    Ahead of the expected onslaught, officials have ordered precautionary evacuations and closures of schools.

  • Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday revoked amnesty given to an opposition senator involved in a failed coup 15 years ago and ordered his arrest, in what would be the second detainment of a senator critical of the president.

  • *Would also be boon for Vietnam, Thailand as imports could double. MANILA, Aug 31- The Philippines is gearing up to scrap more than two-decade-old caps on rice imports in the face of raging inflation and the possible threat of trade sanctions over the policy, a revamp that could bring relief to consumers but pain to farmers. The move would also be a boon to the...

  • Flags of countries that make up the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

    The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP, would account for about one-third of the global economy when it's completed. 

  • Galaxy Entertainment founder Lui Che Woo on its Boracay plans

    Lui Che Woo of Galaxy Entertainment and K. Wah Group says the casino operator is "very confident" of its plans for building an integrated resort on the Philippines' island of Boracay.