US, North Korean envoys to meet in Hanoi ahead of summit

Feb 20, 2019

U.S. and North Korean special envoys are to meet in Vietnam's capital to make final preparations for a second summit next week between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

Feb 20, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have become the latest style icons in Hanoi, a week before their second summit in Vietnam's capital

World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

Feb 20, 2019

World shares advance on reports Trump upbeat on China-US trade talks

Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case

Feb 20, 2019

Nissan ex-boss Ghosn's new lawyer questions handling of case, says trial may not begin for months

Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

Feb 20, 2019

Japan's exports sink 8.4 percent in January, hit by slowdown in China

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Feb 20, 2019

China is keeping foreign travelers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

Feb 20, 2019

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall Street gains

Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host Vietnam

Feb 20, 2019

Memorial to North Korean pilots who fought alongside communist forces in Vietnam War speaks to the fraternal relationship the countries share before Hanoi hosts summit between Trump and Kim next week

Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival

Feb 20, 2019

Beijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival

Indonesia makes 2032 Olympics bid official

Feb 19, 2019

Indonesia has officially joined bidding to host the 2032 Olympics following its success staging the Asian Games last year

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World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on...

Feb 20, 2019

World shares advance on reports Trump upbeat on China-US trade talks

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St...

Feb 20, 2019

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall Street gains

World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US...

Feb 19, 2019

Stock are mostly down in Europe and Asia and U.S. markets looked set to open lower as Chinese and...

Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US...

Feb 18, 2019

Asian markets broadly higher as traders look forward to trade talks between China and US continuing...

World stocks slip with few leads from US-China...

Feb 15, 2019

Caution sets into world markets with few leads from US-China talks