Following a contentious year of campaigning, the first round of the Brazil election for President on 5 October saw far right candidate and former army captain Jair Bolsonaro of Social Liberal Party (Partido Socialista Liberal, PSL) win 46% of the vote.
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi — one of the world’s largest smartphone companies — has started preparations for a $10 billion listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
South Korean electronics giant Samsung — the world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and TVs — has posted a net profit of $10.8 billion in the first three months of 2018, up 52% from the year before.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – more commonly known as Lula – was imprisoned this month after being convicted of money laundering and corruption, yet he is still planning to stand in October’s election.
China’s economy grew 6.8% in the first quarter, above the government’s target of 6.5%, defying warnings that the country’s growth could slow in 2018.
India is home to one of the world’s largest and fastest growing smartphone markets, which is expected to increase further due to population rises and competitive prices.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge has yet to open to the public.
Last month Peru’s President Pedro Paulo Kuczynski — often referred to as PPK — tendered his resignation to the country’s Congress after 20 months in power.
Just days after messaging app Telegram told Russian regulators it is unable to hand over encryption keys to its users accounts, the country has moved to block the app.
Meituan-Dianpin — a Chinese review site similar to Yelp in the west — has acquired the country’s biggest bike-sharing company Mobike for a cool $2.7 billion.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has made a rapid u-turn on its proposed rules to crackdown on the online phenomenon of fake news in the country.
The Most Kwai Chung share price has surged 880% on its first trading day in Hong Kong after the publisher attracted the most public subscriptions in the city’s history.
Ride-hailing app Uber is getting out of South East Asia — selling its ride-share and food delivery businesses to regional rival Grab for a 27.5% stake.
Chinese media outlets have voiced their support of the country’s decision to scrap presidential term limits — giving President Xi Jinping an indefinite hold on power — and have suggested China’s future depends on Xi’s Communist Party.
Billionaire Sebastián Piñera of the centre-right coalition Chile Vamos (Let’s go Chile) was inaugurated yesterday as Chilean President after winning 54.6% of the votes in the December elections.
India has announced it is banning the use of cryptocurrencies like bitcoin as a medium of payment.
If you were planning to fly from China to Taiwan for the Lunar New Year, you may have to revise your plans.
The World Bank has bumped up its forecast for China’s economic growth next year to 6.8 percent, from 6.7 percent it projected in October.
The Indian Supreme Court has today set the date for a final hearing on petitions challenging the validity of the Aadhaar scheme.
Tencent has a lot to celebrate about right now.
China has been crowned top of the supercomputers list, overtaking the US for the first time ever.
This weekend, US airline United Airlines suspended its Newark-New Delhi flight as a result of pollution levels in the Indian capital.
Neom, a fairy-tale city in the sand “that heralds the future of civilization”, for now exists only in the mind of Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman.
Russia has unveiled a monument to victims of political repression during the Soviet era, its first ever national memorial to those imprisoned and executed under the regime.