Government And Politics

The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

Jul 12, 2018

The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses

Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Jul 12, 2018

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

US firm: Chinese hackers infiltrate Cambodia ahead of polls

Jul 12, 2018

A U.S. cybersecurity firm has found evidence Chinese hackers linked to Beijing's government have infiltrated computer systems of Cambodia's election commission, opposition leaders and media

The Latest: US says WTO must do more on China trade policies

Jul 11, 2018

The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization is calling for the global trade body to update its rules to deal with complaints about Chinese industrial policies that he said harm other countries.

China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

Jul 11, 2018

China's government has vowed to take 'firm and forceful measures' against US threats to expand tariff hikes to a new range of goods including fish sticks and French doors

China sentences veteran rights activist to 13 years' prison

Jul 11, 2018

One day after releasing the widow of a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, China has sentenced a veteran pro-democracy campaigner to 13 years in prison on the vague charge of seeking to subvert state power

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

Abe visiting flood-hit western Japan as deaths reach 176

Jul 11, 2018

176 confirmed dead after last week's heavy rains in western Japan as Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits a hard-hit city

Malaysia says mastermind behind 1MDB looting fled Macau

Jul 11, 2018

Malaysian police say fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, wanted over the looting of state investment fund 1MDB, has fled Macau to an unknown destination

Typhoon Maria barrels into China after pounding Taiwan

Jul 11, 2018

Medium strength Typhoon Maria injured two people in Taiwan and prompted more than 3,000 to evacuate, before making landfall in China