Government And Politics

South Korea defense report doesn't refer to North as enemy

Jan 15, 2019

South Korea has stopped calling North Korea an "enemy" in its biennial defense document in an apparent effort to continue reconciliation with Pyongyang

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

Jan 15, 2019

Asian shares rebound on Chinese policy reassurance, hopes for progress on trade tension

The Latest: Canada updates travel advisory to Canada

Jan 15, 2019

Canada has updated its travel advisory for China to warn Canadians of "the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws."

Chinese exports to US sank last month as tariffs took a toll

Jan 14, 2019

China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323.3 billion but December exports fall as Trump tariffs start to depress demand

China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

Jan 14, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive

Indonesia recovers Lion Air jet's cockpit voice recorder

Jan 14, 2019

Indonesia navy divers have recovered the cockpit voice recorder of a Lion Air jet that crashed into the Java Sea in October

Heavy smog, worsened by weather, raises alarm across Asia

Jan 14, 2019

Unusually high levels of smog worsened by weather patterns are raising alarm across Asia

Singapore: Malaysia to bear 'consequences' of actions at sea

Jan 14, 2019

Singapore's foreign minister says there will be "consequences" if neighboring Malaysia continues to escalate a dispute over waters that are claimed by Singapore

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Jan 14, 2019

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

The Latest: China '18 trade surplus with US at record $323B

Jan 14, 2019

China trade surplus with US hits record $323 billion in 2018