Government Business And Finance

Japan's February exports, imports grow amid trade war fears

Mar 19, 2018

Japan's exports in February grew 1.8 percent as worries grow about possibility of trade war with US

Philippines, Kuwait agree on migrant labor protection pact

Mar 16, 2018

The Philippines and Kuwait agreed on a draft migrant labor protection pact after talks set off by the discovery of a maid's body last month in a freezer

Pipe dream? Hong Kong architect proposes low-cost tube homes

Mar 15, 2018

Drain pipe micro-homes latest idea for alleviating Hong Kong's shortage of affordable housing

Vietnamese recruited 2 months before Kim Jong Nam's murder

Mar 14, 2018

The lawyer for a Vietnamese woman accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader says she was recruited by a North Korean suspect at a Hanoi bar two months before the killing

Chinese stock regulators levy $870M fine in scandal

Mar 14, 2018

Chinese regulators have fined a company a record $870 million for manipulating stock prices in the latest scandal to roil the country's financial markets

World shares mixed amid concerns about trade barriers

Mar 13, 2018

Global stock markets are mixed, with Wall Street set for a cautious open, as investors gauge how far countries could go in setting up barriers to trade

Thailand to draft plans to regulate and tax cryptocurrencies

Mar 13, 2018

Thailand plans law to regulate cryptocurrency trading, seeking to tax the largely unregulated market

China's new anti-graft body set to boost Xi's extended rule

Mar 13, 2018

China is set to give President Xi Jinping a powerful new weapon as he prepares to rule indefinitely _ a Communist Party-led anti-graft agency to police not only its cadres but also doctors, teachers, entertainers and other state employees

Asia shares mixed on trade outlook, tighter China oversight

Mar 13, 2018

Asian shares mixed on uncertainty over trade, China regulatory revamp

China merges bank, insurance regulators to tackle risk

Mar 13, 2018

China plans to merge its banking and insurance regulators into a more powerful agency to control scandal-plagued finance industries that are struggling with debt

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