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China is installing more robots than any other nation, and that may affect every other nation. Shipments jumped 27% to about 90,000 units in 2016, a single-country record and almost a third of the global
The Bank of Thailand may consider additional measures to curb baht speculation after occasional increases in the volume of foreign exchange transactions have been detected, says a senior official at the central bank. “The Bank
The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas said the peso has sufficiently adjusted after its gradual depreciation, warning speculators that the BSP is ready to deploy its full policy and regulatory arsenal to protect the local currency.
The National Mandate Party (PAN) is mulling a plan to endorse its chairman, Zulkifli Hasan, who is also speaker of the People’s Consultative Assembly (MPR), to run in the 2019 presidential election as either a
Although former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has left Umno for the opposition, his contributions to Langkawi’s development have left a “legacy of gratitude” that is pulling voters in both ways as the next general