Love comes in all shapes and sizes. In a wedding that may have raised some eyebrows, two fighting chickens recently tied the knot in a traditional Thai ceremony in Ayutthaya. The dowry included a whopping Bt5mil (US$145,000) in cash and gold necklaces for the “bride” while a famous singer of a Thai rock band also graced the ev...
PHILIPPINE economic managers were to pitch the Duterte administration’s infrastructure programme to Chinese officials yesterday in a bid to further boost interest among Chinese firms, months after President Duterte brought home multibillion-dollars worth of pledges from the private sector here.
THE COMPETITION between the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the stock exchange of Hong Kong for listings looks set to intensify as more companies in the city state mull over moves to head north to raise capital.
CHINESE President Xi Jinping yesterday urged major multilateral institutions to join his new Belt and Road Initiative, stressing the importance of rejecting protectionism in seeking global economic growth.
THE EUROPEAN UNION (EU) is investing 300 million euros in the next three years in its push for sustainable energy and job creation, allocating a “huge chunk” of it in Mindanao as the bloc realigns itself with the priorities of the Duterte administration, its envoy in the Philippines said.