Government Business And Finance

China says cross-border cash flows hit turning point in '17

Jan 18, 2018

Financial regulators in China say cross-border capital flows hit a turning point in 2017 as foreign currency reserve levels stabilized after two years of declines

Philippine online news site critical of Duterte ordered shut

Jan 15, 2018

The Philippine securities commission has revoked the registration of an online news outfit known for its critical reportage on President Rodrigo Duterte in a move a media watchdog says is an act to muzzle free press

China's trade with North Korea plunges as sanctions tighten

Jan 12, 2018

China's trade with North Korea is plunging as U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development tightened

China's trade growth cools in December

Jan 12, 2018

China's trade growth cooled in December in a sign of weaker global and domestic demand, but last year's total exports rose 7.9 percent over 2016 while imports were up 15.9 percent

China, France promise cooperation on climate, security

Jan 9, 2018

The presidents of China and France have promised closer cooperation on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain global influence

Thailand confirms that ex-leader Yingluck is in Britain

Jan 9, 2018

Thailand's foreign minister says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under UN nuclear sanctions, limiting oil exports, banning imports of North Korean goods

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

Jan 5, 2018

China tightens North Korea trade limits under United Nations sanctions

China offers tax break to keep investors after US changes

Dec 29, 2017

China has announced a tax break for foreign companies in a bid to retain investment in response to changes in tax laws by the United States and other governments

China defends sanctions work after report of NK oil transfer

Dec 27, 2017

China's foreign ministry has defended its enforcement of U.N. sanctions against North Korea following reports Chinese ships improperly transferred oil to North Korean vessels at sea

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