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Asian markets bounce back from omicron sell-offs

BANGKOK Asian shares were mostly higher on Tuesday after a worldwide slump for financial markets spurred by worries about how badly the omicron variant, inflation and other forces will hit the world economy. Tokyo gained nearly 2% and…

The complexities of 5G development in Asia

If robotics and cellular communications seem, strange bedfellows, it’s because the fifth generation of wireless, 5G development in Asia, is that the first to wirelessly address the necessity of such applications instead of just increasing…

South-east Asia economies on the brink

HANOI Even as they struggle with one among the world's worst Covid-19 outbreaks, nations across Southeast Asia are slowly realizing that they will not afford the economy-crippling restrictions needed to squash it. On the factory…