Industrial production numbers from Thailand due out later will show the impact the devastating floods last year had on the economy.
Douglas Fraser reports from Rajasthan as Scottish firm Cairn Energy prepares to exit India.
Fast ferry service coming to Eastern CaribbeanTrinidad & Tobago ExpressBy Ria Taitt Political Editor A fast ferry service for the Eastern Caribbean is to be established, Transport Minister Devant Maharaj announced yesterday. Speaking at yesterday's…
The Pentagon proposed taking some 100,000 troops off active duty as the debt-ridden United States winds down a decade of war, but vowed new investments to exert power in Asia and the Middle East. With pressure mounting to balance the US books, President Barack Obama’s administration sought a 13 percent […]
South Korea’s Samsung Electronics announces a 17% rise in profits in the last three months of 2011, as smartphone sales boosted earnings.
Sydney Morning HeraldIndia face cricket series wipeout vs AustraliaAFPIt stretched Test cricket's all-time leading runscorer's barren run without a century to 25 Test and one-day innings since his last hundred (111) in the World Cup last March….
NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has found 11 new planetary systems, including one with five planets all orbiting closer to their parent star than Mercury circles the Sun, scientists said on Thursday. The discoveries boost the list of confirmed extra-solar planets to 729, including 60 credited to the Kepler team. […]
US coffee chain Starbucks posts a 10% rise in net profits for the three months to 1 January 2012, benefiting from new stores and new products.
New York TimesLeaner Operations Give US Airlines a Profitable YearNew York TimesJetBlue is one of the industry's few exceptions in raising its capacity in 2011 — the airline increased seats by 10 percent in the fourth quarter, with new flights to…
BP must cover some but not all of oil rig owner Transocean’s liabilities for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a US judge rules.