Government And Politics

Belarus model arrested for Thai sex seminar pleads guilty

Jan 15, 2019

A model from Belarus who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect Donald Trump president has pleaded guilty in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar and will be deported

Stocks edge up on Chinese growth plan, ahead of Brexit vote

Jan 15, 2019

Global stock markets are mostly higher after Chinese officials set out plans to support the world's second-biggest economy through a slowdown and trade war with the U.S.

Analysis: China pulling out all stops in Canada tensions

Jan 15, 2019

Analysis: Chinese President Xi Jinping's government is sparing no expense to its international reputation in its determination to force Canada to back down over the case of a Chinese telecommunications executive it detained last month

Singapore says it won't name hackers who targeted PM

Jan 15, 2019

Singapore officials say it isn't in the country's interest to nab _ or even name _ the perpetrators behind a cyberattack that breached 1.5 million health records, including those of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Hong Kong ex-leader Tsang released after serving sentence

Jan 15, 2019

Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang has been released after serving time in prison for failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment from a businessman applying for a broadcasting license

China to cut taxes, keep policy flexible to counter slowdown

Jan 15, 2019

China to cut taxes, keep policy flexible to counter slowdown

Asian shares recover as China outlines 2019 policy plans

Jan 15, 2019

Asian shares rebound on Chinese policy reassurance, hopes for progress on trade tension

The Latest: Canada updates travel advisory to Canada

Jan 15, 2019

Canada has updated its travel advisory for China to warn Canadians of "the risk of arbitrary enforcement of local laws."

Chinese exports to US sank last month as tariffs took a toll

Jan 14, 2019

China's 2018 trade surplus with US hits record high $323.3 billion but December exports fall as Trump tariffs start to depress demand

China sentences Canadian to death, raises diplomatic tension

Jan 14, 2019

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death in a sudden retrial in a drug smuggling case that is likely to escalate tensions between the countries over the arrest of a top Chinese technology executive