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Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week

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Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

Nov 9, 2018

Global stocks are down after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years.

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Thai lawmakers back legalizing medical marijuana

Nov 9, 2018

Thailand's legislature has proposed legal amendments that would allow the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia in legalizing what used to be regarded strictly as a dangerous drug

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Vietnam and Cuba sign trade agreement, pledge to deepen ties

Nov 9, 2018

The leaders of Vietnam and Cuba are pledging to deepen relations between two of the world's few remaining communist countries

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Imelda Marcos convicted of graft, court orders her arrest

Nov 9, 2018

Former first lady Imelda Marcos convicted in one of many corruption cases against her; she's likely to appeal to avoid jail and losing her seat in Congress

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Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

Nov 9, 2018

Naomi Osaka headed for big money with both Japanese and global appeal

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Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

Nov 9, 2018

China's stock market gloom defies government efforts to restore confidence after 30 percent price plunge

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China's exports to US tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Nov 8, 2018

China's export growth to US ticks up in October as traders rush to beat more tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing's technology policy

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Ministers meeting signals thaw in China-Australia ties

Nov 8, 2018

The foreign ministers of China and Australia are meeting in Beijing in what is being seen as a sign of a thaw in the recently frosty relationship between the key economic partners

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China unveils stealth combat drone in development

Nov 7, 2018

A Chinese state-owned company says it is developing a stealth combat drone in the latest sign of the country's growing aerospace prowess

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