Economy

Venezuela's Maduro meets China's Xi on trip to deepen ties

Sep 14, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has met with the president of China, one of his ailing country's biggest creditors, during a trip to deepen ties

Stocks continue to rise on hopes for trade war cease-fire

Sep 14, 2018

Global stock markets are up again on hopes that the United States and China will call time-out in their escalating trade feud.

China factory output holds up in August, investment weakens

Sep 14, 2018

Chinese factory output holds up in August but investment weakens, adding to challenges amid tariff battle with Washington

Asian shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

Sep 14, 2018

Asian shares are mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease

World stocks rise on report of US-China trade talks

Sep 13, 2018

Many global markets are higher following a report that the U.S. has proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China.

China says Washington asks to resume talks on tariff fight

Sep 13, 2018

China says Washington has asked to resume negotiations on their worsening tariff dispute

Japan's foreign minister says country to open to foreigners

Sep 13, 2018

Japan's foreign minister says it is gearing up to welcome more foreign workers

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Sep 13, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China boosted sentiment

US lawmakers urge export restrictions targeting Xinjiang

Sep 12, 2018

Two U.S. lawmakers are urging the extension of American export restrictions to prevent sales of equipment that could be used in China's massive security clampdown targeting the Xinjiang region's native Muslim population

Cambodian prime minister says 'let us fix our own problems'

Sep 12, 2018

Cambodian leader rejects criticism of region by outsiders, defends Myanmar