Economy

China factory activity eases, service sector gains in April

Apr 30, 2018

China's factory activity eases slightly in April as demand flags while service sector gains

Modi-Xi talks highlight India-China rivalry, cooperation

Apr 28, 2018

The leaders of China and India have stressed the importance of close ties in talks, against the background of their rivalry for leadership in Asia and the potential for cooperation on economic and security matters

Singapore PM: ASEAN growing closer to China and India

Apr 28, 2018

Singapore's prime minister says Southeast Asian countries are working closely with new powers China and India to counter the pressure of protectionism and ensure continued growth

Campaigning starts in Malaysia's May 9 election race

Apr 28, 2018

Campaigning has formally started for Malaysia's May 9 general elections that will determine if scandal-plagued Prime Minister Najib Razak's coalition can extend nearly 61 years of unbroken rule

Eyes on Koreas as Southeast Asian leaders hold summit

Apr 27, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders are expected to discuss economic cooperation and Myanmar's refugee crisis at a summit in Singapore this weekend

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher after strong results

Apr 27, 2018

Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on strong 1st quarter results; investors' eyes on inter-Korean summit

World stocks edge up as investors await ECB comments

Apr 26, 2018

World stock markets are mostly higher as investors digest the latest quarterly corporate earnings and await comment from the head of the European Central Bank.

Disney emphasizes China roots in Shanghai amid trade tension

Apr 26, 2018

Walt Disney Co. highlights deep China connections as it launches an extension of Shanghai's $5.5 billion Disney Resort

China urges US to avoid damaging business confidence

Apr 26, 2018

China urges Washington to avoid damaging business confidence following report U.S. investigating Chinese tech giant Huawei for possible violations of sanctions on Iran

Global stocks slide, futures point to weak Wall Street open

Apr 25, 2018

Global shares are slipping, mirroring a sell-off on Wall Street on jitters over slowing growth and falling company profits