Dollar lower as asia stocks slump

The dollar was lower against the yen and the euro in Asian trade Monday, with weakness in Asian stock markets again prompting flights to the perceived safety of the Japanese and eurozone currencies.


Fresh data confirms China slowdown

China's factory activity contracted at its fastest pace in three years in August, confirming fears that the country's growth is continuing to slow.


Saudi firms stop hiring costly domestics from Bangladesh

Saudi recruitment offices stops recruiting housemaids from Bangladesh because they are not happy with the recruitment fee of SR7,000 per head decided by the Labor Ministry, according to local daily Al-Watan.


Thousands of Clinton emails released

Thousands of pages detailing Hillary Clinton's emails while US secretary of state are released, including many censored after being deemed classified.


Socceroos World Cup qualifiers: Mat Ryan out of Bangladesh clash in Perth

THE Socceroos No. 1 shirt is up for grabs for the first time in years after Mat Ryan was omitted from the World Cup qualifiers squad for matches against Bangladesh and Tajikistan after copping a knock to a knee in Valencia’s La Liga match Monday morning.