Business

World stocks subdued as Wall Street eyes new record highs

Apr 24, 2019

Shares are mixed in Europe and Asia after the S&P 500's all-time record high close on Tuesday as investors look to corporate earnings

Philippine police summon owner of quake collapsed building

Apr 24, 2019

Philippine police say investigators have summoned the owner of a four-story supermarket that collapsed in a powerful earthquake and trapped dozens of people

Asian markets lower after S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs

Apr 24, 2019

Asian shares mostly lower despite record high closes for S&P 500 and Nasdaq

Asian stocks mixed, oil soars on Iran sanctions worries

Apr 23, 2019

Asian stocks mixed, oil soars as Iran sanctions trigger supply worries

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

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

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

Strongman vies with 'people's president' to lead Indonesia

Apr 16, 2019

About 193 million Indonesians are eligible to vote in a presidential election that will decide who leads a nation that's an outpost of democracy in a neighborhood of authoritarian governments

World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks, earnings

Apr 15, 2019

World stocks are mostly higher after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, but without giving a timeline

Former Malaysian leader's corruption trial enters second day

Apr 15, 2019

The corruption trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has entered a second day, with a central bank investigator taking the stand in the case involving the transfer of suspicious money into Najib's bank accounts