Government And Politics

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Jun 19, 2018

Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is visiting China from Tuesday to Wednesday

Australian who irked Duterte wins appeal, still faces ouster

Jun 18, 2018

The Philippine justice secretary has revoked an immigration expulsion order for an Australian nun who irked the Philippine president by joining political rallies but she still faces possible deportation

The Latest: Fourth death confirmed in Osaka-area earthquake

Jun 18, 2018

Authorities in western Japan say the death toll from Monday's strong earthquake has risen to four

Philippine airstrikes target IS-linked militants near Marawi

Jun 18, 2018

A Philippine military official says airstrikes and ground assaults have targeted a group of Islamic State group-linked militants whose leaderhelped lead a five-month siege in southern Marawi city last year

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

Japan's exports, imports both grew in May amid trade tension

Jun 18, 2018

Japanese government data show the nation's exports to the U.S. grew 5.8 percent in May from a year ago as shipments of machinery and vehicles grew

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish

Jun 16, 2018

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

Bill passage seen as increasing China's hold over Hong Kong

Jun 15, 2018

Hong Kong's legislature has passed a bill that will allow Chinese authorities to enforce their own laws within a portion of the semi-autonomous territory

Chinese insurance regulator admits guilt in graft case

Jun 15, 2018

China's former chief insurance regulator has pleaded guilty to taking bribes in exchange for helping people obtain loans, promotions and other favors

US: No sanctions relief before North Korea denuclearizes

Jun 14, 2018

The top U.S. diplomat says North Korea will not get sanctions relief before denuclearization, as he reassures key Asian allies after President Donald Trump's summit with Kim Jong Un