Government Business And Finance

Canada's Trudeau says no rushing into trade talks with China

Dec 5, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his country won't be rushing into negotiations that could affect their economies for "coming decades and generations"

Trudeau: China trade pact should reflect 'Canadian values'

Dec 4, 2017

Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect "Canadian values" in the areas of labor rights, the environment and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the start of an official four-day visit to China

Chinese drone maker denies giving data to government

Dec 1, 2017

The Chinese company that is the world's biggest maker of commercial drones is defending itself against claims in a U.S. government document circulated online that it gives Beijing information about American law enforcement and utility companies

Chinese general being investigated for corruption kills self

Nov 28, 2017

Chinese state media say a former top general under investigation for major corruption has killed himself

Doctor: Kim Jong Nam's underwear soiled, pupils contracted

Nov 27, 2017

A Malaysian doctor has testified at the trial of two women accused of murdering the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader that the victim's pupils contracted and his underwear was soiled with feces, both signs of poisoning

China cuts import tariffs on some consumer goods

Nov 24, 2017

China is cutting import tariffs on some consumer goods in a new effort to spur economic growth driven by domestic consumption instead of trade and investment

China criticizes unilateral action after NK sanctions

Nov 22, 2017

China has criticized unilateral sanctions and 'long-arm jurisdiction' by other governments after Washington penalized Chinese companies accused of trading with North Korea

Nissan execs taking pay cuts over bogus vehicle inspections

Nov 17, 2017

Nissan execs to take pay cuts over illegal vehicle inspections at Japan factories

Philippine economy grows 6.9 percent in last quarter

Nov 16, 2017

Philippine economy grows at faster than expected 6.9 percent annual pace in last quarter, helped by spending on pay hikes for government personnel

Rights group urges China to ban abusive gay 'conversion'

Nov 15, 2017

A human rights group says China's government should stop medical facilities from subjecting LGBT people to conversion therapy that in some cases has involved electroshock, involuntary confinement and forced medication

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