Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans —from the North and the South — to reject the “mindset of suspicion and confrontation” that clouds their relations and find new ways to forge peace on the war-divided peninsula.
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) said Monday it plans to raise SG$3.37 billion (US$2.70 billion) in a rights issue to boost its balance sheet following its takeover of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
Shin Jong-kyun, the chief executive of Samsung Electronics' mobile business unit, was the highest-paid CEO in Korea in the first half of 2014, according to a report released by local corporate researcher Chaebul.com on Sunday.
Eight foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued Monday two days after their tourist boat sank during a storm in the archipelago, having survived by huddling in a lifeboat or floating in their life jackets.
Pope Francis made his strongest gesture yet to reach out to China on Sunday, saying he “earnestly” wants to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a “conqueror” trying to take away the identity of others but as a partner in dialogue.
Ten foreign tourists and five Indonesians were missing on Sunday after a boat sank between islands in the east of the country, while 10 others had been rescued, search and rescue officials said.
With steel machines hissing and whirring and staff studiously manning production lines, Sunder Rajan's factory about two hours southwest of New Delhi is prospering.
Vietnam's Central coastal provinces are, to a certain extent, trapped by underdevelopment and poverty as well as poor infrastructure and economic connections, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc told a Central Region Economic Forum on Friday.
Rescuers on Sunday found 12 more bodies buried under mud and debris as the death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal climbed to 97, sparking fears of a cholera outbreak.
Malaysia's resurgent opposition coalition appeared to have averted a rift as its Islamic partner threw its support behind the other member parties on Sunday after weeks of wrangling.