Government And Politics

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Jan 18, 2019

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay for 1MDB role, apology not enough

Malaysia says Goldman Sachs must pay, apology not enough

Jan 18, 2019

Malaysia's Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the apology by Goldman Sachs for its role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB was insufficient and that it has to pay $7.5 billion as compensation

Chinese stocks rise on hopes for US trade progress

Jan 18, 2019

Chinese stocks rise on hopes for progress in settling tariff war with Beijing

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Jan 18, 2019

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending as trade war hits exports

The Latest: Chinese envoy warns Canada over Huawei case

Jan 17, 2019

China's ambassador to Canada says the arrest by Canadian authorities of a Huawei Technologies executive was an act of "backstabbing" by a friend and he warns of repercussions if Canada bars the company from its new 5G network for security reasons

Indonesian presidential candidates spar over corruption

Jan 17, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions

China says economy czar to visit Washington for trade talks

Jan 17, 2019

Top US, Chinese trade envoys to meet for talks in possible sign of progress toward ending tariff war over technology

Rights lawyers challenge Indonesia detention of 3 activists

Jan 17, 2019

Human rights lawyers are mounting a court challenge to Indonesia's detention of three Papuan activists on charges of treason

BOJ warns Japan faces new risks as population shrinks

Jan 17, 2019

Japan's central bank governor Kuroda warns of unforeseen risks in guiding economic policy as the country's population declines

Asian shares track Wall Street gains on robust US earnings

Jan 17, 2019

Asian shares climb on strong US earnings reports, but tensions with China limit gains