Government Business And Finance

Global stocks mixed ahead of likely US rate hike

Dec 13, 2017

Global stocks are mixed after Wall Street gained ahead of a likely U.S. interest rate hike

Asian stocks mixed ahead of Fed rate announcement

Dec 13, 2017

Asian stock markets are mixed after Wall Street gained as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike

Thailand welcomes easing of EU political sanctions

Dec 12, 2017

Thailand's military junta has welcomed the European Union's decision to ease political sanctions imposed against it for overthrowing an elected government in 2014

Canada's Trudeau says no rushing into trade talks with China

Dec 5, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country won't be rushing into negotiations that could affect their economies for "coming decades and generations"

Trudeau: China trade pact should reflect 'Canadian values'

Dec 4, 2017

Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect "Canadian values" in the areas of labor rights, the environment and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the start of an official four-day visit to China

Chinese drone maker denies giving data to government

Dec 1, 2017

The Chinese company that is the world's biggest maker of commercial drones is defending itself against claims in a U.S. government document circulated online that it gives Beijing information about American law enforcement and utility companies

Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self

Nov 28, 2017

Chinese state media say a former top general under investigation for major corruption has killed himself

Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

Nov 27, 2017

A Malaysian doctor has testified at the trial of two women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader that the victim's pupils contracted and his underwear was soiled with feces, both signs of poisoning

China cuts import tariffs on some consumer goods

Nov 24, 2017

China is cutting import tariffs on some consumer goods in a new effort to spur economic growth driven by domestic consumption instead of trade and investment

China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctions

Nov 22, 2017

China has criticized unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea

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