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Asia shares fall as Treasury yields hit fresh highs

Asia's share markets fell on Wednesday as US Treasury yields hit fresh two-year highs and a global technology stock sell-off unsettled investors worrying about inflation and bracing for tighter US ...

Asia shares fall as Treasury yields hit fresh highs

Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

From the Covid pandemic to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan and extreme weather, we look back on the key events of 2021

Events that marked a tumultuous year 2021

Mahfuz Anam elected Asia News Network's next chairman

Mahfuz Anam, editor and publisher of Bangladesh's largest English daily The Daily Star, has been elected Asia News Network's (ANN) next chairman, said a press release on Monday.

Mahfuz Anam elected Asia News Network's next chairman

Blinken urges end to Chinese 'aggressive actions' in Asia-Pacific

US secretary of state Antony Blinken on Tuesday urged China to cease "aggressive actions" in the Asia-Pacific, speaking during a visit to the region, as Washington seeks to bolster alliances against ...

Blinken urges end to Chinese 'aggressive actions' in Asia-Pacific

ADB trims developing Asia's growth forecasts over Omicron risks

The Asian Development Bank on Tuesday trimmed its growth forecasts for developing Asia for this year and next to reflect risks and uncertainty brought on by the new Omicron coronavirus variant.

ADB trims developing Asia's growth forecasts over Omicron risks

China’s Xi warns of ‘Cold War-era’ tensions in Asia-Pacific

Chinese president Xi Jinping warned against a return to Cold War-era divisions in the Asia-Pacific Thursday as tensions mounted over the security of Taiwan

Chinese president Xi Jinping applauds at the opening session of the National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China on 5 March 2021.

Asian factories shake off lockdown blues, now face supply headaches

Asia's factory activity stepped up a gear in October as emerging economies saw Covid-19 infections subside, but rising input costs, material shortages and slowing Chinese growth cloud the outlook, ...

Asian factories shake off lockdown blues, now face supply headaches

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

The diverse interests among the 197 signatories to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) make for a tough challenge reaching consensus on the next steps to stem global warming. Here ...

Which countries, blocs are major players at COP26?

Bangladesh to bridge between east-west for business: PM Hasina

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday said the businessmen who come to invest here would get the opportunity to avail the market of South and Southeast Asia as Bangladesh will make a bridge between ...

Bangladesh to bridge between east-west for business: PM Hasina

Climate emergency

Seas will still rise even if global warming stops: Researchers

Worst hit in any scenario will be Asia, including Bangladesh, which accounts for nine of the ten mega-cities at highest risk

Seas will still rise even if global warming stops: Researchers
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