Business

Asian markets mixed in post-Easter trading

Apr 22, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed in post-Easter trading as investors look ahead to US quarterly data

Malaysia to revive 2nd major China-linked project

Apr 20, 2019

Malaysia's government says it will resurrect a multibillion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company, calling it a contribution to China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

China sentences military veterans for protesting

Apr 19, 2019

Chinese courts have sentenced more than three dozen military veterans to years in prison for protesting over the lack of benefits, saying they disrupted social order in a bid to further their own interests

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Filipinos start evacuating from Libyan capital; 1 wounded

Apr 18, 2019

Philippine diplomats say they have started evacuating a small group of Filipinos from the Libyan capital after it was hit by a barrage of rocket fire that wounded one Filipino

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

Vineeta Deepak to lead AP's coverage of South Asia region

Apr 18, 2019

The Associated Press named Vineeta Deepak, an experienced video journalist and bedrock member of its Indian staff, as its South Asia news director

China's economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

Apr 17, 2019

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.4% in latest quarter amid tariff war with US, other data show consumer, factory activity accelerating

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