Economy

Vietnam to try American for disturbing order in protests

Jul 13, 2018

A court in southern Vietnam is scheduled to put on trial an American citizen accused of disturbing public order by joining protests against proposed law on special economic zones

Vietnam jails 6 of dozens arrested for economic law protests

Jul 12, 2018

Vietnam has sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones

Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Jul 12, 2018

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

Stocks tumble as Asia braces for more US tariffs on China

Jul 11, 2018

Asian markets tumble as U.S. prepares to hit China with tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese products

Vietnam arrests phone exec, gov't official over fund losses

Jul 11, 2018

A former mobile phone company executive and a senior communications ministry official have been arrested for alleged economic mismanagement

Asian markets mirror optimism on Wall Street

Jul 10, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher as overnight gains on Wall Street as the lack of bad news surrounding U.S.-China tariffs boosted sentiment

Global stocks rise as investors watch trade tensions

Jul 5, 2018

Global shares have turned higher as auto shares push Europe higher after a lackluster day in Asia.

Asia counts down to US-China tariffs; markets mixed

Jul 5, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders count down to US-China tariffs

World stocks rise as Germany settles government jitters

Jul 3, 2018

World stocks recover as German leaders put to rest fears that government might fall