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  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its September rate-setting meeting 1200 GMT.

  • CHISINAU, Moldova- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SUVA, Fiji- Reserve Bank of Fiji board meeting to announce interest rates. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia holds board of director's meeting.

  • This is a new two-wheeled animal, though, that millions of consumers in Beijing, Taipei, Singapore and cities across Asia are renting via phone apps to cover the last mile of journeys, leaving cars and motorcycles at home, and forgoing taxis. The two-year bike-share boom has put over 16 million bikes in China alone, according to its Ministry of Transport, with more...

  • This is a new two-wheeled animal, though, that millions of consumers in Beijing, Taipei, Singapore and cities across Asia are renting via phone apps to cover the last mile of journeys, leaving cars and motorcycles at home, and forgoing taxis. The two-year bike-share boom has put over 16 million bikes in China alone, according to its Ministry of Transport, with more...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 ABUJA- Central Bank of Nigeria monetary policy meeting and interest rate announcement. CHISINAU, Moldova- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SUVA, Fiji- Reserve Bank of Fiji board meeting to announce interest rates.

  • HANOI, Sept 25- Vietnamese authorities on Monday used water cannon and electric rods to end a five-month long protest by villagers blockading a textile plant that serves global fashion brands, an official and a villager said. The blockade represents another challenge to the communist nation's government over industrial pollution woes, at a time when Vietnam...

  • Fishing boats set sail to catch fish in the South China Sea on August 16, 2017 in Sanya, Hainan, China.

    Companies with energy interests in disputed areas of the waterway could face harassment from China if they don't meet Beijing's demands.

  • Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg (C) speaks to German Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier (R) at the so-called 'Facebook Innovation Hub' in Berlin on February 25, 2016.

    Some of the biggest companies in the world are finding they need to play by an entirely new set of rules on the once-anarchic internet.

  • A Go-Jek rider transports a passenger in Jakarta on February 2, 2017.

    Go-Jek's president said the start-up is planning to aggressively expand its payments service.

  • MUMBAI, Sept 14- The world's top cotton buyers, all in Asia, are flocking to India to secure supplies after fierce storms in the United States, the biggest exporter of the fibre, affected the size and quality of the crop, dealers said. In the past week alone, India, the world's second-biggest cotton exporter, sealed deals to sell about a million bales to China, Taiwan,...

  • BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 SYDNEY- Panel participation by Guy Debelle, deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 2017 FINSIA Regulators Panel, Sydney 0300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will give speech at the Bank of China Sydney Branch's 75th Anniversary Celebration...

  • Containers at Busan Port in Busan, South Korea

    The Trump administration's aggressive drive to renegotiate trade deals may get stymied by one country: South Korea.

  • HANOI, Sept 1- Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims. "The rising economic dependence on China makes it more difficult for Vietnam to decide how far to confront China on the South China Sea," said Nguyen Khac Giang, a researcher at the Vietnam Economics and Policy Research Institution.

  • When Trump walked away from the TPP, it set off a series of political recalculations across Asia on more than just goods and services.

  • HANOI, Sept 1- Tensions are high on the South China Sea as Vietnam faces off against China over their overlapping maritime claims. "The rising economic dependence on China makes it more difficult for Vietnam to decide how far to confront China on the South China Sea," said Nguyen Khac Giang, a researcher at the Vietnam Economics and Policy Research Institution.

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 BRISBANE, Australia- Remarks by Philip Lowe, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at Reserve Bank Board Dinner. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank holds non-rate-setting meeting. BRISBANE, Australia- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0430 GMT.

  • HANOI, Aug 30- "This isn't like China," says Vietnamese activist' Anh Chi' at a noisy bar off one of the narrow streets of Hanoi's Old Quarter. His 40,000 Facebook followers make him one of Vietnam's better-known critics, but by no means the biggest in a Communist state whose attempts to crack down on dissidents have collided with the rapidly expanding reach of...

  • Peru, Machu Picchu region

    The most affordable retirement locations are outside of North America, International Living reports.

  • container ship trade

    An American business group has endorsed on Friday the ex-U.S. version of a trade deal that Trump dismissed as a “disaster.”

  • A U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter from the "Blue Hawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78 fires chaff flares during a training exercise near the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) in the Philippine Sea April 24, 2017.

    Several industries are tallying the costs of a potential confrontation in the South China Sea.