Economy

China bans movies, actors from prominent Taiwan film awards

Aug 7, 2019

China has banned Chinese movies and actors from Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards, which are among the Asian film industry's most prestigious honors

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

Global stocks tumble after China lets yuan sink

Aug 5, 2019

Global stocks fall after China allows yuan to fall following Trump's latest trade threat

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

Aug 5, 2019

China's yuan falls below 7 to US dollar, possibly fueling tension with Washington

Japan OKs removing South Korea from preferred trade status

Aug 2, 2019

Japan has approved a plan to drop South Korea off a list of "white" countries with preferential trade status, expanding controls over exports of sensitive materials

Australia launches $55M anti-trafficking effort for ASEAN

Aug 1, 2019

Australia has launched a 10-year, $55 million program to help Southeast Asian nations combat human trafficking in the region

US says new round of talks with China were 'constructive'

Jul 31, 2019

The White House says U.S. and Chinese envoys have held "constructive" trade talks

Global shares mixed as markets await US Fed rate decision

Jul 31, 2019

Global shares are mostly lower as investors looked cautiously ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve decision

Malaysia: Myanmar must be accountable for Rohingya to return

Jul 30, 2019

Malaysia's foreign ministry says Myanmar's government must pursue justice for alleged human rights abuses against the Muslim Rohingya minority so hundreds of thousands who fled a brutal military crackdown can return safely

China: US demand of WTO shows 'arrogance and selfishness'

Jul 29, 2019

China accuses Washington of 'arrogance and selfishness' after President Donald Trump added to trade strains with Beijing by pressing for the World Trade Organization to stop allowing some countries to more lenient treatment as developing economies

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