UK Plans to Adopt EU's Trade Agreements With Third Countries After Brexit: Minister

Britain expects to be able to adopt the European Union's free trade agreements (FTA) with around 40 countries after it leaves the bloc rather than negotiate new deals, trade minister Liam Fox said on Wednesday (01/02).

01 February 2017 | 11:12 PM


Fortescue Sees Iron Ore Demand Boost as China Closes Steel Mills

A Chinese crackdown on inefficient steelmaking will support demand for iron ore imports, Australia's Fortescue Metals Group said on Wednesday (01/02).

01 February 2017 | 11:00 PM


Latest Survey Shows Ahok-Djarot Still in the Lead

Incumbent Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama remains the front-runner with a rising approval rating ahead of this month's Jakarta gubernatorial election

01 February 2017 | 10:52 PM


Girls Freed From Mumbai's Brothels Learn Hindi to Retrace Trafficking Routes

Illiteracy is a major obstacle to antitrafficking efforts with most trafficked girls having never been to school or forced to drop out early.

01 February 2017 | 10:30 PM


Jokowi to Attend Opening of President's Cup: PSSI

The Indonesian Football Association (PSSI) invited President Joko Widodo to attend its preseason tournament, which will kick off in Yogyakarta on Saturday.

01 February 2017 | 10:25 PM


Nat'l Police Ready to Face Pretrial Motion Filed by FPI Leader Rizieq Shihab

A National Police spokesman said Rizieq Shihab is free to file a pretrial motion after he was named a suspect for defamation and insulting Pancasila.

01 February 2017 | 10:10 PM


Indian Farmers to Raise Rubber Tapping Amid Price Rally

India's natural rubber output in 2017-18 is likely to jump 15 percent to its highest in four years at 750,000 tons.

01 February 2017 | 10:00 PM


Three Crocodiles Starving to Death in Bengkulu Wildlife Park

Three crocodiles in a wildlife park in Bengkulu are close to dying due to malnourishment.

01 February 2017 | 09:41 PM


UK Lawyer Plots Legal Bid to Make Brexit Reversible

As lawmakers gather to debate whether to trigger the formal exit from the EU, a lawyer is building a case to ensure that British voters can reverse it.

01 February 2017 | 09:30 PM


MLS Says 12 Groups Submit Expansion Applications

Major League Soccer said 12 ownership groups have submitted applications to land one of four expansion openings in the North American league.

01 February 2017 | 09:16 PM