Opec has yet to convince Russia that it’s necessary to reach an agreement to extend oil-output cuts at a meeting in Vienna later this month, ...
Liu He, a key adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping known for guiding economic policy behind the scenes, appears destined to occupy more of the spotlight.
Authorities in Pakistan yesterday blocked off roads into Islamabad, the capital, as an Islamist party that backs strict blasphemy laws staged a sit-in on a key highway, demanding the resignation of a minister it blames for changes to an electoral oath.
Sri Lanka is preparing legislation with tax incentives to attract investment into a big property development near Colombo port that includes a $1.4bn Chinese-backed real estate project, a government minister said yesterday.
IEA sees region’s oil demand up 40% by 2040, driven by transport; that comes despite industry worries over global oil demand peak; expects SE Asia to be a key player in energy demand growth; IEA says coal to dominate SE Asia electricity mix; net energy import bill to rise to over $300bn in 2040