Government And Politics

World markets mixed as investors monitor earnings

Oct 24, 2018

World markets are mixed as traders mull the impact of tariffs on corporate America after big industrial companies admitted they were facing rising costs.

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

Oct 24, 2018

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs in earnings reports

Abe vows to bolster ties with China day before Beijing trip

Oct 24, 2018

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe vowed to bolster cooperation and friendship between Japan and China in a policy speech the day before he makes the first trip to Beijing by a Japanese leader in 7 years

Japan: Man believed to be missing journalist in Syria freed

Oct 23, 2018

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago while in Syria has been released and is now in Turkey

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey

Oct 23, 2018

Japan's government says a man believed to be a Japanese journalist missing in Syria has been released and is in Turkey

SKorea approves NKorea deals amid conservative opposition

Oct 23, 2018

The government of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has formally approved the rapprochement deals he made with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last month

China-US ties sinking amid acrimony over trade, politics

Oct 23, 2018

The White House's move to expand Washington's dispute with Beijing beyond trade and technology and into accusations of political meddling has sunk US-China relations to the lowest level since the Cold War

Philippine court rejects Duterte bid to have critic arrested

Oct 22, 2018

A Philippine court has rejected a petition by President Rodrigo Duterte's administration to have his fiercest critic in the Senate arrested, in a legal setback for Duterte that the senator called a victory for democracy

Koreas finish removing land mines from border village

Oct 22, 2018

Koreas complete removing mines from border village in part of efforts to disarm the area

World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

Oct 22, 2018

World markets are higher, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a credit rating downgrade of Italy over its spending plans.