Government Business And Finance

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Asian shares rise as investors watch trade war, economies

Aug 19, 2019

Asian shares are higher as investors continue to rejigger their read on President Donald Trump's trade war and growing worries about slowing economies around the world

Japan's exports fell in July for 8th straight month

Aug 19, 2019

Japan's exports fell for the 8th straight month in July as worries continued about President Donald Trump's trade policies denting Asian economic growth

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

Aug 15, 2019

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going ahead with planned Sept. 1 tariff hikes on additional Chinese imports

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

Malaysia charges 17 Goldman Sachs figures over 1MDB scandal

Aug 9, 2019

Malaysia has filed criminal charges against 17 current and former directors at three Goldman Sachs subsidiaries for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB

China's yuan falls further amid trade war fears

Aug 6, 2019

China's yuan falls further against dollar as Beijing accuses Washington of 'destroying the international order,' fueling fears of global damage from their trade war

Global stocks tumble after China lets yuan sink

Aug 5, 2019

Global stocks fall after China allows yuan to fall following Trump's latest trade threat

China's yuan falls below sensitive level of 7 to US dollar

Aug 5, 2019

China's yuan falls below 7 to US dollar, possibly fueling tension with Washington

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