Government Business And Finance

Global stocks slide amid trade tensions, Fed rate hike

Mar 22, 2018

Global stock markets drop as investors brace for trade conflict between economic heavyweights U.S. and China.

Chinese state media now with more Communist Party propaganda

Mar 22, 2018

Chinese state media will be getting more propaganda now that the Communist Party has announced it will be in direct control of broadcasters and the regulators of everything from movies and TV to books and radio programs

China vows to defend its interests against US trade actions

Mar 22, 2018

The Chinese government has vowed to take "all necessary measures" to defend China's interests if President Donald Trump targets China for allegedly stealing American technology or pressuring U.S. companies to hand it over

China's premier urges US to 'act rationally' over trade

Mar 20, 2018

Chinese Premier says, 'We don't want to see a trade war' with the US, expresses hope for negotiated settlement to disputes

Premier Li Keqiang promises China's economy 'will open even wider,' Beijing will eliminate import tariffs on drugs

Mar 20, 2018

Premier Li Keqiang promises China's economy 'will open even wider,' Beijing will eliminate import tariffs on drugs

Philippines, Kuwait agree on migrant labor protection pact

Mar 16, 2018

The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labor protection pact after talks set off by the discovery of a maid's body last month in a freezer

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

Vietnamese recruited 2 months before Kim Jong Nam's murder

Mar 14, 2018

The lawyer for a Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader says she was recruited by a North Korean suspect at a Hanoi bar two months before the killing

Chinese stock regulators levy $870M fine in scandal

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese regulators have fined a company a record $870 million for manipulating stock prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's financial markets

World shares mixed amid concerns about trade barriers

Mar 13, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with Wall Street set for a cautious open, as investors gauge how far countries could go in setting up barriers to trade

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