The issue of the so-called “tampon tax” on sanitary products will be raised with the European Commission, the financial secretary to the Treasury says.
BEIJING (Reuters) – Japan needs to make a clean break from its “inglorious” past and take on an entirely new outlook if it wants to have stable and healthy relations with China and South Korea, China’s foreign minister said on Tuesday ahead of a weekend trilateral summit.
One Australian tech company is using big data to monitor customers’ tastes.
SIDOARJO, Indonesia (Reuters) – Plodding around a vast field of mud that sits on top of a dozen submerged villages, tourists snap photographs of a volcano that is still spewing sludge nearly a decade after it erupted in one of the strangest disasters on record.
Indonesia’s president says his country will join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal, but cuts short his US visit because of Indonesia’s worsening haze situation.
Indian budget airline IndiGo has plans to conduct an initial share offering this week as it seeks to raise as much as 32.68bn rupees ($500m; £325.6m), according to reports.
JAKARTA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo will return early from an official trip to the United States due to a haze crisis caused by raging peat fires in the Southeast Asian country, the government said.
HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban Interior Minister Abelardo Colome, a career military man who helped bring the Interior Ministry closer to the armed forces following a purge in 1989, resigned due to failing health, Cuba said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo, speaking after a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday, said his Southeast Asian country intends to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal the United States has forged with 11 other nations.