(MENAFN - AFP) For nearly a century Thanuan has watched history sweep through the bustling maze of alleyways that make up Bangkok's Chinatown, one of the city's few districts yet to be devoured by malls and high-rise condos.
But change is coming -- and fast.
A new metro service will soon plough straight into the heart of the historic quarter, and in the process transform ...
(MENAFN - AFP) China's central bank on Wednesday fixed the yuan currency nearly 0.60 percent weaker against the US dollar, according to the national foreign exchange market, the biggest downward move since devaluing the unit in August last year.
The People's Bank of China set the value of the yuan -- also known at the renminbi (RMB) -- at 6.4943 to $1.0, weakening 0.59 percent ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Brazil state oil giant Petrobras announced it has concluded the sale of $1.38 billion in assets in Argentina and Chile.
Petrobras sold a 67.2 percent stake in Petrobras Argentina (PESA) to Argentina's Pampa Energia SA for $892 million, and all of Petrobras Chile Distribution Ltda to private equity firm Southern Cross Group for $490 million.