Government Business And Finance

Thailand acquits deputy PM in luxury watch scandal

Dec 28, 2018

Investigators in Thailand have acquitted the deputy prime minister of criminal charges of failing to declare assets a year after he was discovered to have several luxury watches that would have been out of reach of his government salary

Stocks mixed in Asia on Fed rate decision, Japanese data

Dec 19, 2018

Stocks mixed in Asia as traders mull over Fed's interest rate decision, weaker-than-expected Japanese trade data

World stock markets stabilize as focus turns to Fed

Dec 18, 2018

World stocks stabilize, with Wall Street expected to edge up after heavy losses the day before, as traders prepare for a likely rate hike by the Federal Reserve

Asian shares slip as traders ready for Fed rate hike

Dec 18, 2018

Asian markets fall as traders ready for Fed rate hike amid expectations of slower growth

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

Dec 17, 2018

Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar looting of state investment fund 1MDB

World markets rise despite Trump's renewed tariff threat

Nov 27, 2018

World markets are mostly higher despite U.S. President Donald Trump saying it's "highly unlikely" he'll hold off on raising tariffs ahead of a closely-watched meeting with his Chinese counterpart

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