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Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

Feb 20, 2019

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have become the latest style icons in Hanoi, a week before their second summit in Vietnam's capital

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World shares mostly higher on upbeat talk on China-US trade

Feb 20, 2019

World shares advance on reports Trump upbeat on China-US trade talks

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Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruption

Feb 20, 2019

A former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of unaccounted-for property

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China backs Tanzania prison sentence for 'ivory queen'

Feb 20, 2019

China says it backs Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese woman labeled the "ivory queen" to 15 years in jail for smuggling elephant tusks

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Japan trade deficit highest in 5 yrs, hit by China doldrums

Feb 20, 2019

Japan's exports sink 8.4 percent in January, hit by slowdown in China

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China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Feb 20, 2019

China is keeping foreign travelers out of Tibet during sensitive political anniversaries

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Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall St advance

Feb 20, 2019

Asian shares mostly higher, extending Wall Street gains

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Memorial speaks to North Korea's ties to summit host Vietnam

Feb 20, 2019

Memorial to North Korean pilots who fought alongside communist forces in Vietnam War speaks to the fraternal relationship the countries share before Hanoi hosts summit between Trump and Kim next week

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Beijing's Forbidden City illuminated for Lantern Festival

Feb 20, 2019

Beijing's Forbidden City has been illuminated and opened to the public for night visits for the first time to celebrate China's Lantern Festival

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World stocks turn lower ahead of more China-US trade talks

Feb 19, 2019

Stock are mostly down in Europe and Asia and U.S. markets looked set to open lower as Chinese and U.S. negotiators gear up for more trade talks.

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