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WORLD BANK REPORTS

Tensions over N Korea could take the wind out of Asia's sails

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the launch of a Hwasong-12 missile. Pyongyang has so far conducted six nuclear tests and launched two missiles over Japan.

Singapore

THE World Bank warned on Wednesday that surging tensions over North Korea's nuclear programme could be a threat to robust growth in Asia.

The bank predicted that developing East Asia and the Pacific would expand 6.4 per cent this year, 6.2 per cent next year and 6.1 per...

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