Asia-Pacific
  • South Korean refiners plan to resume buying crude from Iran in September after a two-month hiatus due to a European Union embargo that made shipping the oil difficult, government and refining sources said on Wednesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 4:21 AM EDT
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  • Heineken's $6 billion bid for Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) faces a challenge from a group linked to Thai billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, which could force the Dutch brewer to pay more to control the maker of Tiger beer.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 3:16 AM EDT
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  • The July 18 clash has rattled corporate India and shone a light on outdated and rigid labor laws in a country where cheap labor drives manufacturing and draws foreign investment.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 21, 2012, 12:06 AM EDT
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  • Indonesia's economy picked up in the second quarter of this year, fuelled by easy credit and strong domestic demand.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 6:18 PM EDT
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