Asia Pacific

North Korea has published its assessment of its own human rights record

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Asia Pacific

Pakistan: Gas price deal reached

By Sept. 22, 2014, 2:27 p.m.

Pakistan has agreed to a pricing formula for importing natural gas from India

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When measured against income and rents, Australian home prices are the second most expensive in the world, according to a new report from the Bank ...

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There have always been doubts about how serious China’s new president, Xi Jinping, is about the new round of economic reforms and liberalization, whose chief ...

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Pakistan, which often seems to be in the grip of almost total political and social disarray, has seen a 36.88% rise in the Karachi stock ...

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British Columbians who count China as their country of origin have mixed feelings about certain aspects of living in this province, according to the results ...

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Taiwan’s highly educated and qualified young graduates are angry over the lack of well-paying jobs or even suitable employment as government-protected industrialists take their factories ...

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Asia Pacific

Japan: 58,820 over 100

By Sept. 15, 2014, 2:37 p.m.

Japan now has 58,820 centenarians

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Status as a renminbi trading centre could boost trade and create jobs, advocates say

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Asia Pacific

Vietnam: PM targets red tape

By Sept. 2, 2014, midnight

As befits a government still shedding its communist heritage, Vietnam has a long list of businesses in which neither locals nor foreigners are allowed to ...

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