Government Business And Finance

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

Vietnam and Cuba sign trade agreement, pledge to deepen ties

Nov 9, 2018

The leaders of Vietnam and Cuba are pledging to deepen relations between two of the world's few remaining communist countries

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

World markets mixed as investors monitor earnings

Oct 24, 2018

World markets are mixed as traders mull the impact of tariffs on corporate America after big industrial companies admitted they were facing rising costs.

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

Oct 24, 2018

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs in earnings reports

World stocks push past growth worries in China, Italy

Oct 22, 2018

World markets are higher, brushing off potential concerns about slower growth in China and a credit rating downgrade of Italy over its spending plans.

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

Oct 18, 2018

Stock markets are mostly lower on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive.

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting