Several refineries in the Middle East and Asia have shut down in the past week due to fires and other technical problems, leading to a jump in profit margins for facilities still operating.
18 January 2017 | 09:00 AM
Four months after being robbed at gunpoint in Paris, Kim Kardashian is filming a cameo for the upcoming female heist caper "Ocean's Eight."
18 January 2017 | 08:12 AM
China's recent installation of weapons on artificial islands in the disputed South China Sea was "very troubling", the Philippines' defense minister said on Tuesday (17/01), after Manila quietly protested against Beijing's activities.
18 January 2017 | 08:00 AM
Singapore's exports in December jumped for a second month thanks to solid shipments to China in a tentative sign of recovery for the external sector, but analysts were cautious about the outlook amid protectionist concerns stoked by incoming US President Donald Trump.
18 January 2017 | 07:00 AM
Widespread flooding in southern Thailand may cost $2.4-$3.4 billion, or 0.5-0.7 percent of gross domestic product if they last for 2-3 months.
18 January 2017 | 06:00 AM
Vietnam's domestic coffee prices jumped to a record peak, following London futures higher, while the market slowed.
18 January 2017 | 04:00 AM
A Bangladeshi court on Monday (16/01) sentenced 26 people, including 16 members of the country's elite anti-terrorism force, to death, after a former member of the ruling Awami League party hired them to kill political rivals.
18 January 2017 | 02:00 AM
Turkish police have captured the gunman who killed 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day at a hideout in an outlying suburb of the city after a two-week manhunt, officials said on Tuesday (17/01).
18 January 2017 | 01:00 AM