General News

Volcano in southern Japan erupts; no injuries or damage

Jan 17, 2019

A small island volcano in southern Japan has erupted, blasting rocks and ashes into the air but causing no damage or injuries

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains

World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo

Jan 16, 2019

World shares advance, Britain slips after lawmakers reject May's plan for Brexit

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year

South Korea stops paintings brought from North Korea

Jan 16, 2019

South Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing North Korean paintings into the country because it could violate U.N. sanctions

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Jan 16, 2019

Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption

Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, growth fears

Jan 16, 2019

Asian stocks mixed on poor Japanese data, global growth worries

China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

Jan 15, 2019

China is expressing "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler following a chilling of relations over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive

The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian

Jan 15, 2019

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada has asked China to spare the life of a Canadian man facing a death sentence