Economy

Asian shares mixed as Fed hike gives investors few surprises

Dec 14, 2017

Asian stocks mixed after Fed rate hike, China follows with increase in short, medium-term lending rates

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

Vietnam arrests senior party official who led PetroVietnam

Dec 8, 2017

State media say Vietnamese police have arrested a senior Communist Party official for alleged wrongdoing while he was head of energy giant PetroVietnam

China logs strong exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Dec 8, 2017

China logs strong growth in exports, imports, as economy gains steam

Asian shares rise on Wall Street gains, upbeat Japan data

Dec 8, 2017

Asian share indexes are advancing, guided by Wall Street gains and healthy quarterly economic data from Japan

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

China criticizes US opposition to WTO market economy status

Dec 1, 2017

China has criticized U.S. opposition to granting Beijing the status of a market economy in the World Trade Organization as reminiscent of the Cold War

Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan dead at age 68

Nov 30, 2017

Former Association of Southeast Asian Nations Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan has died in Thailand at age 68

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