General News

Japan abductee kin say mention at US-NKorea talks not enough

Apr 18, 2018

Families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea are urging President Donald Trump to do more than just bring up the issue with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Vietnam arrests ex-senior officials, police amid crackdown

Apr 18, 2018

Vietnamese police have ordered the arrest of several former officials and police officers with alleged ties to a real estate developer who was arrested after being deported from Singapore

Indonesia court rules against seizure of luxury yacht

Apr 18, 2018

A court has ruled against the Indonesian police's seizure of a luxury yacht wanted as part of a U.S. investigation into alleged multibillion-dollar theft and laundering of funds from a Malaysian state investment fund

Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

Apr 18, 2018

A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. election, have been acquitted of violating labor laws in Thailand but face other serious charges

Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

Apr 17, 2018

China says it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in five years, ending restrictions that helped to fuel its escalating trade dispute with U.S. President Donald Trump

AP Interview: Moon adviser says NKorea seeks economic growth

Apr 17, 2018

A special adviser to South Korea's president says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un likely decided to put his nuclear weapons program up for negotiation to win outside rewards so he can improve his country's economy and prolong his leadership

Global stocks turn higher on upbeat corporate earnings

Apr 17, 2018

Global shares are mixed amid persisting worries over trade tensions between China and the U.S.

China rules US sorghum was dumped as trade tensions mount

Apr 17, 2018

China has ordered importers of U.S. sorghum to pay deposits for possible higher tariffs in an anti-dumping investigation, adding to growing trade conflict with Washington

China announces it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in 5 years

Apr 17, 2018

China announces it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in 5 years

Vietnam and Indonesia vow to settle fishing violations

Apr 17, 2018

Vietnam and Indonesia have pledged to work together to resolve fishing violations in the South China Sea as the two countries seek to boost their bilateral trade