Government And Politics

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

World stocks rise but Britain slips on Brexit limbo

Jan 16, 2019

World shares advance, Britain slips after lawmakers reject May's plan for Brexit

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth seen

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's 2018 auto sales rebounded, flat growth forecast this year

Malaysia says it won't host any more events involving Israel

Jan 16, 2019

Malaysia's foreign minister says the government will not budge over a ban on Israeli athletes in a para swimming competition and has decided that the country will not host any events in the future involving Israel

Philippines arrests, hands over to China corruption fugitive

Jan 16, 2019

Philippine officials have turned over to China a former government official wanted for alleged economic crime and corruption

China criticizes Trudeau comments on death penalty case

Jan 15, 2019

China is expressing "strong dissatisfaction" with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over his criticism of a death sentence given to an alleged Canadian drug smuggler following a chilling of relations over the arrest of a Chinese technology executive

The Latest: Canada asks China to spare life of Canadian

Jan 15, 2019

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada has asked China to spare the life of a Canadian man facing a death sentence