SINGAPORE: The Indonesian rupiah rose to its highest level in two months on Wednesday after Joko "Jokowi" Widodo was declared the winner of the presidential election, although its gains were tempered by suspected intervention.
Sony Corp said on Thursday it would invest ¥35bil (RM1.09bil) to increase production of image sensors for smartphones and tablets, as the company courts handset makers to get more orders for front-facing camera sensors, used to take selfies.
The Web-connected aircraft cabins of the future, powered by technology on show at last week's Farnborough Airshow, are offering a path to investor returns through suppliers like Cobham Plc and Thales SA.
PETALING JAYA: The liberalisation of the Philippines’ banking sector to allow more foreign financial institutions in the country could attract local banking groups such as CIMB Group and Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank).
Teleperformance Indias literacy program for children has been adjudged the Best Community Spirit Program in the Asia Pacific region by Contact Centre World, a worldwide body focused on propagating best practices in the BPO industry.
The central government's proposal to approve foreign direct investment (FDI) in the insurance sector through the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) is seen as clipping the sectoral regulator's wings and also a face saving measure by the BJP, say insurance officials.