Government And Politics

World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

Oct 12, 2018

World shares claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meeting at Group of 20 summit

Japanese PM Abe to visit China in sign of improved relations

Oct 12, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to travel to China later this month for his first formal visit in seven years, in a sign of improving relations between the regional rivals

New Okinawa chief wants US to rethink Marine base relocation

Oct 12, 2018

The new governor of Okinawa says he wants Americans to know that the U.S. and Japanese governments are forcing a relocation of a U.S. Marine base that residents want removed from the southern Japanese island

Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting

China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the U.S. market rose by 13 percent amid a worsening tariff war

Vietnam jails activist for using Facebook to abuse freedoms

Oct 12, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to five years in prison after finding him guilty of abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the government

China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

Thai authorities to deport 70 Pakistani asylum seekers

Oct 11, 2018

Thai authorities have convicted 70 Pakistani asylum seekers of staying illegally in Thailand despite their protestations that they face persecution if they are sent home

The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Oct 11, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals, aim to close gaps in development

As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks