Government And Politics

Former S. Korean first lady, feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 97

Jun 11, 2019

South Korean former first lady and feminist Lee Hee-ho dies at 97

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites

Jun 10, 2019

A human rights group says it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty to intimidate its citizens

Vietnam: China companies using fake 'Made in Vietnam' labels

Jun 10, 2019

Vietnam's government says it is taking more steps to prevent Chinese companies from using illegal "Made in Vietnam" labels to avoid high tariffs that have been imposed by the United States on Chinese goods

Hong Kong extradition bill near approval despite big protest

Jun 10, 2019

Hong Kong's leader has signaled that her government will go ahead with proposed amendments to its extradition laws after a massive protest against them

China's trade surplus soars, as exports unexpectedly edge up

Jun 10, 2019

Chinese exports edged up in May, but analysts say the monthly rebound is likely to be short-lived

With Mexico deal done, US urges China to resume trade talks

Jun 8, 2019

One down, still others to go, as US urges China to resume trade talks where negotiations left off

G-20 talks finance tactics for trade war, digital disruption

Jun 8, 2019

G-20 talks finance strategies for trade turmoil, digital disruptions

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs meet in Japan

Jun 7, 2019

Trade war clouds outlook as finance chiefs, central bankers meet in Japan

Australian PM: WTO needs mending to keep up with the times

Jun 7, 2019

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the World Trade Organization needs mending to keep up with the times

Japan PM to visit Iran in effort to mediate tension with US

Jun 6, 2019

Japan's government spokesman says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran in an effort to reduce tensions between Tehran and Washington