Government And Politics

Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal damages trust

Aug 23, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

Aug 22, 2019

South Korea says it will terminate an intelligence-sharing deal with Japan that focused on classified information about North Korea

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

Hong Kong police in standoff with protesters after sit-in

Aug 22, 2019

Hong Kong riot police have faced off with protesters who were occupying a suburban train station to commemorate a violent attack there by masked assailants against supporters of the anti-government movement

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

Aug 21, 2019

China says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighters to Taiwan

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Aug 21, 2019

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

Hong Kong's evolving protests: Voices from the front lines

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Global shares mostly rise after Wall Street rally on Huawei

Aug 20, 2019

Global shares are mostly higher after Wall Street rallied on the US decision to give Chinese telecom giant Huawei another 90 days to buy equipment from American suppliers

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong

Aug 19, 2019

At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing's one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans