LONDON, Dec 30: Regulators in Asia are weighing approval for COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer Inc with partner BioNTech SE, Moderna Inc and AstraZeneca Plc, but few nations expect to get significant supplies initially.

HANOI, Nov 15: Fifteen Asia-Pacific economies formed the world’s largest free trade bloc on Sunday, a China-backed deal that excludes the United States, which had left a rival Asia-Pacific grouping under President Donald Trump.

KATHMANDU, March 22: Co-founder and former executive chairman of Alibaba Group Jack Ma will donate emergency supplies including masks, test kits, protective suits, plus ventilators and thermometers to some Asian countries in an attempt to fight the global pandemic of novel coronavirus.

KATHMANDU, Oct 15: Capital flows from Asian countries to western countries is rising due to unstable foreign exchange driven by global trade war, Minister for Finance, Yuba Raj Khatiwada, said on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Tim I Gurung, a retired British Gurkha, is traveling to several Asian countries to write a book and encompass the real story of British Gurkhas.