SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - Mobike is not simply a bike-sharing outfit but a tech company, says co-founder Joe Xia. On a recent first visit to Singapore, the software engineer explains why its impressive global expansion is data-driven.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​Inflation is the main concern but Schroders fund manager says as long as there's an upside surprise in prices based on strong growth, then it's not necessarily a bad thing.

BEIJING (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​President Moon pledges to link his economic policies to Beijing's Belt and Road project.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - The living standard of Bhutanese has improved in the last five years, recent survey findings show.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - Four grant assistance projects worth 1004 million (M) Yen for Bhutan under Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA) scheme would be signed on December 19 in New Delhi, India, a press release from the Embassy of Japan states.

THIMPHU (Kuensel/ANN) - After withholding it, the labour ministry has decided to publish the 14th Labour Force Survey Report (LFSR) 2016.

HAA, Bhutan (Kuensel/ANN) - His Majesty The King will grace the National Day celebrations in Haa district on December 17.

TOKYO (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​Transport chief orders rail companies to inspect all shinkansen after 'serious incident'.

BANGKOK (The Straits Times/ANN) - ​But talks should be held alongside sanctions on the reclusive state, says the special representative.

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -  Bank stocks lead decline amid profit-taking and worries over US tax reforms.