Government Business And Finance

Asian shares fall as Fed minutes show data may tweak stance

Apr 11, 2019

Asian shares retreat as some Fed officials suggest data may tweak stance

Philippines bans workers' deployment to Libya amid fighting

Apr 10, 2019

The Philippine labor secretary says the government has imposed a total ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Libya because of fighting between rival militias for control of the North African nation's capital

Singapore PM defends proposed law combating fake online news

Apr 9, 2019

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has defended Singapore's proposed law to fight "online falsehoods," but his Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamad warned that anti-fake news laws could be abused by governments to stay in power

Thai junta files sedition complaint against new party leader

Apr 3, 2019

Thailand's ruling military junta has filed a complaint accusing the leader of a popular new political party of sedition and aiding criminals, a move he described as politically motivated

Journalist critical of Duterte arraigned on tax charges

Apr 3, 2019

The head of a Philippine online news site that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte has pleaded not guilty to tax violation charges, among the legal issues she says are part of government moves to muzzle critical media

Report: Asian economies lag as trade tensions drag on growth

Apr 3, 2019

A report by the Asian Development Bank says trade tensions between China and the United States are putting a drag on growth in the region

Asian stocks rise as US, China resume trade talks

Mar 29, 2019

Asian stocks advance as US, China begin fresh round of trade talks

Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 22, 2019

Asian stocks retreat as caution sets in ahead of US-China talks in Beijing

European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

Mar 21, 2019

European shares mixed on Brexit jitters after Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

Mar 21, 2019

Asian shares rebound after Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes