Government And Politics

The Latest: 155 confirmed dead as Japan searches for missing

Jul 10, 2018

Japan's top government spokesman says at least 155 people have been confirmed dead from the recent heavy rains, floods and mudslides that had struck western Japan

Chinese foreign ministry confirms Nobel widow Liu Xia has departed for Germany, says she left for medical treatment

Jul 10, 2018

Chinese foreign ministry confirms Nobel widow Liu Xia has departed for Germany, says she left for medical treatment

China's Xi pledges billions in loans, aid to Arab nations

Jul 10, 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged more than $23 billion in lines of credit, loans and humanitarian assistance to Arab countries in a major push for influence among the region's war-torn and impoverished nations

European exporters in China shift trade to avoid US tariffs

Jul 10, 2018

Business group says European companies exporting from China changing supply chains to avoid higher American tariffs

How China could hurt US once it ran out of imports to tax

Jul 10, 2018

How China could hurt US even after it ran out of imported US goods to tax

Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

Jul 10, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as overnight gains on Wall Street as the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment

The Latest: Ambulances arrive at Thai cave as rains hit area

Jul 10, 2018

Three ambulances have been seen at the cave site where rescuers have been carrying out a high-stakes operation to bring out trapped members of a youth soccer team

Official: Duterte wants term cut if Philippines goes federal

Jul 9, 2018

The Philippine president's spokesman says he wants a draft of a new constitution shifting the country into a federal system to require the election of a new leader before that change to cut short his presidency

Aide to Thai navy SEAL commander says 4 boys were brought out of the cave on Monday

Jul 9, 2018

Aide to Thai navy SEAL commander says 4 boys were brought out of the cave on Monday

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with US tariffs

Jul 9, 2018

Chinese exporters scramble to cope with plunge in sales from Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute