Government And Politics

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

Jun 20, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders sideline trade tensions for encouraging housing data

Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

Jun 20, 2018

Thailand's military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king, casting fresh doubt on promises the polls will be held by next February

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Jun 20, 2018

Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening the allies' deterrence against North Korea

Slain Mongolian model's father seeks Malaysia to reopen case

Jun 19, 2018

The father of a Mongolian model whose murder touched off a scandal in the highest levels of Malaysia's recently ousted ruling party says he will ask new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to reopen the investigation into his daughter's death

China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he hopes Pyongyang and Washington can implement the outcome of last week's nuclear summit at which the sides agreed to work toward denuclearization in exchange for security guarantees

China blasts new US tariff threat, warns it will retaliate

Jun 19, 2018

China has threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the possibility Beijing might target operations of American companies

Japan to check concrete walls after Osaka quake deaths

Jun 19, 2018

Japan's government has ordered nationwide inspection of school walls after two of the four deaths in Monday's earthquake in Osaka were caused by falling concrete walls

The Latest: Kim Jong Un meets with China's president

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state TV has shown President Xi Jinping welcoming North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on a visit to Beijing

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing

Jun 19, 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed by Chinese President Xi Jinping on visit to Beijing

Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat

Jun 19, 2018

Global stocks have tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a dispute with Beijing over technology policy by threatening a tariff hike on additional Chinese goods