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.

Indonesia faces challenge to seizure of yacht wanted by US

Mar 19, 2018

Indonesian police say a luxury yacht seized as part of a U.S. probe into the alleged multibillion-dollar theft of funds from a Malaysian state investment company has not been handed over to the U.S. because of a legal challenge from its owner

Former Vietnam Prime Minister Phan Van Khai dies at 84

Mar 17, 2018

Phan Van Khai, an architect of Vietnam's economic rise and the country's first prime minister to visit the United States since the war, has died

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

Asia shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight

Mar 13, 2018

Asian shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp

Indonesia seizes illegally logged wood from Papua

Mar 9, 2018

Indonesian authorities foiled the shipment of 21 containers of prized ironwood from Papua, highlighting what environmentalists say is a rampant illegal trade in the easternmost region

Malaysia opposition pledges to axe tax, investigate scandal

Mar 9, 2018

Malaysia's opposition coalition has pledged to axe an unpopular good and services tax and reopen investigations into a multibillion-dollar financial scandal linked to the prime minister if it wins the next elections

Global shares advance after China reports surge in exports

Mar 8, 2018

Global shares gain after China reports exports up 45 year-on-year percent in February

US Navy carrier's visit to Vietnam puts China on notice

Mar 5, 2018

For the first time since the Vietnam War, a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier is paying a visit to a Vietnamese port, seeking to bolster both countries' efforts to stem expansionism by China in the South China Sea

Slain Filipina in freezer shows risks to overseas workers

Mar 3, 2018

Slain Filipina found in Kuwait freezer highlights risks to country's millions of overseas workers