South Korean President Moon Jae-in's first approval rating since his inauguration earlier this month topped 80 percent, a local poll showed Monday.
Support for Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) nudged up to 32 percent, one percentage point behind Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, over the past week, according to a poll published on Wednesday.
One out of 10 South Korean companies became a chronic "zombie" firm as they were not able to repay even borrowing costs with earnings, a central bank report showed Tuesday.
The Business Optimism Index (BOI) in Singapore is projected to drop to a low level in the first quarter of 2015 amid global political headwinds and softer regional demand in external-oriented sectors, the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau (SCCB) said on Monday.
The ongoing geopolitical uncertainties around the world has led to global economic growth almost stalled, which in turn, hurt local business confidence in Singapore, dragging the Business Optimism Index (BOI) to a 12- month low in the fourth quarter, the Singapore Commercial Credit Bureau said on Monday.
The U.S. job market is off to an unsteady start in 2014 with yet another lackluster unemployment report released on Friday.
Australian central bank governor Glenn Stevens last week issued a dramatic pre-election call for the government to achieve a budget surplus as soon as possible, and for the first time since 2008, a step he said would help restore economic confidence.
China's reusable experimental spacecraft landed safely on Monday after 276 days in orbit.The spacecraft was launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwe
To facilitate regional economic integration, leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) made a declaration on advancing regional payment connectivity
China's foreign exchange reserves continued to rise in April, official data showed on Sunday, as the dollar fell against other major currencies.China's foreign exchange
The United Nations will stay in Afghanistan to deliver aid to millions of desperate Afghans despite the Taliban's restrictions on its female staff, but funding is dryin
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang on Thursday said China is willing to bring China-India relations back to a healthy and stable development track in
Recent bank failures in the U.S. are combining with the Fed's continued rate hikes to cause volatility in the country's financial sector. That's according to leading ec
Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said Wednesday that Italy intends to play a major role in the reconstruction of Ukraine. Meloni made the comments at a bilateral
The G7 Summit has issued a joint statement and other documents, making claims about "economic coercion" that allude to China. According to a global opinion poll conduct
China's foreign trade has shown a relatively stable growth trend, with total imports and exports expanding 5.8 percent year on year to 13.32 trillion yuan ($1.94 trilli
China and Australian have agreed to resume high-level economic and trade dialogue mechanisms, including a free trade agreement joint committee.According to a press stat
Arab foreign ministers decided in an Arab League (AL) extraordinary meeting held in Cairo on Sunday to restore Syria's membership in the league after 12 years of suspen
A pioneering researcher and the so-called "Godfather of AI" Geoffrey Hinton said he quit Google to speak freely about the technology's dangers, after realizing computer
A Chinese special envoy has stressed the need to build trust among all the parties to the Ukraine crisis and create conditions for peace talks during a two-day visit to
Mexican president asked his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden to stop the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from funding groups hostile to his governm
On Saturday, gathering at the Senda Park in central Hiroshima, Japan, people from the U.S., the Philippines and South Korea joined local demonstrators and held banners
Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official Cai Qi held talks with Roberto Morales Ojeda, member of the Political Bureau and secretary of organization of the Communi
At least 270 rockets were fired from Gaza towards southern and central Israel on Wednesday. The vast majority of them fell in depopulated zone or were intercepted by th
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China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced on Wednesday that a total of 274 million domestic trips were made nationwide during the Labor Day holiday in 2023, a y