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ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

ILO: Covid-hit domestic workers lost...

Asia Pacific

Tue, Jun 15 2021

A report by the International Labour Organization showed that fewer than one in five domestic workers,...

Pacific Ocean storm intensifies into...

Pacific Ocean storm intensifies into...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Apr 19 2021

More than 100,000 people were evacuated from coastal areas, according to provincial disaster...

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

China dominates Pentagon chief's first...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

India is a vital US partner in the Asia-Pacific region as Washington seeks to take on Beijing

SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, poverty...

SDGs: S Asia progresses on health, falters...

South Asia

Sat, Mar 20 2021

The latest ESCAP report shows that Asia and the Pacific region fell short of its 2020 milestones for...

Blinken blasts 'aggressive' China, Austin...

Blinken blasts 'aggressive' China

North America

Wed, Mar 17 2021

Blinken and Austin is visiting Japan and S Korea in a bid to fortify US alliances in Asia

OP-ED: Sustainable Development Goals...

OP-ED: Sustainable Development Goals...

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana

Tue, Mar 16 2021

The region must urgently reverse its regressing trends

43% garment factories running with half...

43% RMG factories running with half...

Southeast Asia

Wed, Oct 21 2020

Worker layoffs and dismissals have increased sharply, while factories that have reopened are often operating...

Report: Asia, Pacific regions contributed...

Report: Asia, Pacific regions contributed...

World

Thu, Sep 10 2020

However, the Covid-19 pandemic is threatening the gains with rising unemployment and falling income,...

Asia steps up coronavirus efforts as...

Asia steps up coronavirus efforts as...

World

Sun, Mar 22 2020

Tighter travel restrictions were imposed in several countries while Malaysia deployed its army to enforce...

A freer neighborhood

A freer neighborhood

Umran Chowdhury

Tue, Nov 19 2019

Regional cooperation will be important going forward

Rescuers dig through rubble for survivors...

Rescuers dig through rubble for survivors...

Asia Pacific

Mon, Dec 24 2018

More than 3,000 coastal residents were forced to evacuate to higher ground

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Indonesian city hit by tsunami after...

Asia Pacific

Fri, Sep 28 2018

The disaster agency briefly issued a tsunami warning before lifting it

Super typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern...

Super typhoon 'Mangkhut' strikes northern...

Asia Pacific

Sat, Sep 15 2018

There were no immediate reports of casualties 

Bangladesh cities join UN drive to build...

Bangladesh cities join UN drive en...

Bangladesh

Wed, Jul 4 2018

In disaster-prone Bangladesh, all the country's 329 municipalities have agreed to join the UN's...

GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints Filippo...

GSK Consumer Healthcare appoints Filippo...

Biz Info

Tue, Jan 16 2018

Lanzi boast over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry

Countering Trump’s tough trade message,...

Countering Trump’s tough trade message,...

World

Sat, Nov 11 2017

His comments came moments after Trump told the same audience the US would not tolerate chronic trade...

Vietnam turns on taps at dangerously...

Vietnam turns on taps at dangerously...

World

Tue, Nov 7 2017

The disaster prevention committee said 69 people had died as a result of the storm while 30 people were...

DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific CEO...

DHL Global Forwarding Asia Pacific CEO...

Bangladesh

Thu, Oct 19 2017

Kelvin Leung was in Dhaka for a two-day official visit for business review.

IMF: Macron victory is ‘good news’ for...

IMF: Macron victory is ‘good news’ for...

Business

Tue, May 9 2017

'I think the result of the French elections really show that it’s good news to open trade and globalisation,...

Asia-Pacific seeks to save TPP trade...

Asia-Pacific seeks to save TPP trade...

Commerce

Thu, Mar 16 2017

‘It would be up to China to decide, whether it can adopt the (regulatory) discipline of TPP’

Bangladesh improves in economic freedom...

Bangladesh improves in economic freedom...

Business

Thu, Feb 16 2017

Bangladesh moved nine notches up in the Index of Economic Freedom this year despite concerns about the...