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[NEW DELHI] India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sought parliament's approval on Friday to increase the spending budget for this fiscal year by US$4 billion, with almost half to be used to...

[ATHENS] Greek retail sales by volume rose 4.2 in May compared to the same month a year earlier, statistics service ELSTAT said on Friday.

[HONG KONG] China plans to raise US$160 billion in bonds to fund infrastructure projects over the next few years, sources said, in a sign Beijing is intent on stepping up investment to spur the...

[PETALING JAYA] Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has denied the existence of a draft charge sheet against Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, saying their investigations have yet to...

[TOKYO] A trio of former executives from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will be indicted over the 2011 accident, a judicial review panel decided Friday, paving the way for the first criminal...

[BERLIN] The euro-area inflation rate held steady in July, highlighting the challenge facing the European Central Bank as it seeks to stoke price growth in the 19-nation bloc.

THE Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday handed over the Bulim Bus Depot to Tower Transit Singapore which will operate 26 bus services out of the depot from mid-2016. The depot is located off...

[LONDON] The Swiss franc jumped to a one-week high against the euro after the central bank's record first-half loss fueled investor doubts about its ability to curb gains in the currency...

[ATHENS] Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday confirmed he authorized his former finance minister to prepare contingency plans in case the country was forced to leave the euro, calling it...

[TOKYO] The US spied on senior Japanese politicians and major companies including giant conglomerate Mitsubishi, according to documents released Friday by WikiLeaks, which published a list of at...