U.S. consumer sentiment stays steady

Shoppers are seen at Whole Foods Market on October 14, 2022, in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage | Afp | Getty Images This report is from today’s CNBC Daily Open, our international markets newsletter. CNBC Daily Open brings investors up to speed on everything they need to know, no matter where they are. Like what you … Read more

Economy, Gaza war and China ties dominate

Presidential candidates Anies Baswedan, Prabowo Subianto, and Ganjar Pranowo, along with their vice presidential candidates, are posing for photos after the first presidential candidate debate at the General Election Commission (KPU) office in Jakarta, Indonesia, on December 12, 2023. Indonesia is preparing to hold general elections for president and vice president for the 2024-2029 period … Read more

10 Negara yang Warganya Terkenal Aktif Seks, Ada Satu di Asia Tenggara

Senin, 15 Januari 2024 – 03:14 WIB Jakarta – Setiap orang memiliki kebiasaan seksual yang berbeda-beda di seluruh negara, yang dipengaruhi oleh budaya yang meresap dalam kehidupan masyarakat setempat. Baca Juga : Jangan Remehkan ‘Kekuatan’ Huawei MateBook D16 Nah, berikut adalah daftar 10 negara di mana penduduknya dikenal sebagai mereka yang cenderung aktif secara seksual, sebagaimana … Read more

It’s a big election year around the world. Here’s where the pros are watching

2024 is set to be a major election year, with over 75 countries heading to the polls. The Economist Intelligence Unit says that more than four billion people — or over half of the world’s population — live in countries with elections expected this year. These range from the U.K. and the U.S., to Russia, … Read more

Global rice markets are in crisis amid ‘artificial’ shortage

Rice is a crucial staple for over half the global population and the world is bracing for its most significant shortage in 20 years. India’s export ban on rice is reverberating through global rice markets, threatening food security if developing nations cannot afford or access rice. “The only shortage out there right now would really … Read more

Tencent-backed J&T Express fell in Hong Kong IPO debut

Courier handing over package asking female customer to do electronic signature, delivering, receiving, efficiency 10’000 Hours | Digitalvision | Getty Images Shares of Indonesia’s J&T Express fell 1.33% when it went public on Friday. The logistics service provider traded at 11.84 Hong Kong dollars ($1.51) on Friday morning, after opening at HK$12. The HK$3.92 billion … Read more

Four Bhutanese para-athletes leave for China to participate in 4th Asian Para Games at Hangzhou

Thimphu [Bhutan], October 19 (ANI): Four Bhutanese para-athletes have left for China to participate in the 4th Asian Para Games at Hangzhou which will start on Sunday, The Bhutan Live reported. The four para-athletes will take part in air rifle, recurve archery, badminton and shot put. As many as 4,000 athletes from 43 National Paralympic … Read more

Indonesia launches China-backed ‘Whoosh’ high-speed railway

The Jakarta-Bandung high-speed train named ‘Whoosh’ is seen after the inauguration at Padalarang station in Padalarang, West Java on October 2, 2023. Bay Ismoyo | Afp | Getty Images Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Monday inaugurated a $7.3 billion high-speed railway connecting the country’s capital with the city of Bandung, a China-backed project that has … Read more

Myanmar won’t be allowed to lead ASEAN in 2026, in blow to generals

Philippine’s President Ferdinand Marcos, Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Thailand’s Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sarun Charoensuwan, Vietnam’s Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, Laos’ Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone, Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Manet, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim and East Timor’s Prime Minister … Read more

Indonesia’s China-backed high-speed train sparks concerns of debt trap

Indonesia is starting trial runs for its first high-speed train, which will connect the capital Jakarta to a neighboring city of Bandung, after years of delays and cost overruns plagued the project. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images A $7.3 billion high-speed electric rail line between Indonesia’s two biggest cities is set to be launched … Read more