Xinhua

  • SINGAPORE - Singapore’s Ministry of Trade and Industry announced on Thursday that based on advance estimates, the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.8 percent year on year in the second quarter of 2022, extending the four percent growth in the previous quarter. On a ...

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  • WELLINGTON - New Zealand’s food prices were 6.6 percent higher in June than a year earlier, the country’s statistics agency Stats NZ said on Wednesday. The increase in food prices in June was attributed to rises across all the broad food categories measured, with grocery food prices increasing ...

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  • PHNOM PENH - Cambodia is expected to attract one million international tourists in 2022, much higher than 200,000 in 2021, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said here on Thursday. The Southeast Asian nation received 510,000 foreign visitors in the first half of this year, up 394 percent compared to the ...

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  • MOGADISHU - The World Bank has said it has approved 143 million U.S. dollars in International Development Assistance (IDA) financing to help vulnerable Somalis tackle severe drought and food insecurity conditions. World Bank Country Manager for Somalia Kristina Svensson said the funds will support ...

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  • KUALA LUMPUR -Malaysia’s exports increased by 30.5 percent to 120.49 billion ringgit (about 27.37 billion U.S. dollars) in May, as shipments to major markets, notably ASEAN, China, the United States, the European Union and Japan, recorded double-digit growth, official data showed Friday.The ...

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  • BERLIN-After the pandemic-related slump of Chinese company investments in Europe in 2020, the number of transactions rose again and reached 155 in 2021, according to a study published by consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) Germany on Tuesday.Total transaction volumes even increased eightfold to ...

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