Economy

AP Interview: Food agency head hopes talks help N. Koreans

May 11, 2018

AP Interview: The head of the United Nations' World Food Program says a peace agreement with North Korea will go far toward easing the impoverished nation's food security woes

Japan PM to NKorea: Release Japanese abductees or no aid

May 11, 2018

Japan's prime minister has warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that Japan will not provide major economic assistance unless the North resolves the issue of Japanese citizens it abducted decades ago

Asian shares rally as modest inflation eases rate hike fears

May 11, 2018

Asian stock markets rally as modest inflation data soothes rate hike concerns

Ex-strongman seeks legacy as savior of Malaysia's democracy

May 11, 2018

Former strongman Mahathir Mohamad was an unlikely choice to steer Malaysia on a more democratic path, but his stunning political victory allows his to fashion a more positive legacy

China tech giant sidelined, US imports held amid trade spat

May 10, 2018

China tech giant sidelined, US imports held amid trade spat

Oil rises further on Mideast tensions, stock markets steady

May 10, 2018

The price of oil continues to rise and stocks edge up amid concerns for more instability in the energy-rich Middle East

Opposition election win in Malaysia ups economic uncertainty

May 10, 2018

Opposition election victory in Malaysia raises economic uncertainty, despite Mahathir's strong track record

Asian markets track Wall Street gains, oil prices advance

May 10, 2018

Asian markets track Wall Street rally, crude oil prices extend gains

China's ZTE halts major operations following US export ban

May 10, 2018

Chinese tech company ZTE says major operations stopped following US sales ban

Japan, China, South Korea agree to cooperate on North Korea

May 9, 2018

China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to cooperate on ending North Korea's nuclear program and promoting free trade, two hot-button issues challenging their region

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