Business

World shares higher as markets mull North Korea, Italy, oil

May 28, 2018

Asian, European shares mostly higher as investors weigh North Korea, Italian politics, oil

Head of major Chinese bank found dead in apparent suicide

May 28, 2018

State media say the head of a major bank in northern China has been found dead in his office in an apparent suicide

Wife of Korean Air chief summoned over abuse allegations

May 28, 2018

South Korean police have summoned the wife of Korean Air's chairman to question her about allegations she abused and assaulted employees

Asian shares advance as markets mull North Korea, Italy, oil

May 28, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher as investors weigh North Korea, Italian politics, oil

Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

May 27, 2018

It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age

S. Korea: Kim commits to summit with Trump, denuclearization

May 27, 2018

S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization

China orders crackdown on large outdoor religious statues

May 26, 2018

China ruling Communist Party has ordered local government to better regulate the construction of large outdoor religious statues amid increasing restrictions on religious expression of all kinds

World stocks mixed as NKorea's restraint eases concerns

May 25, 2018

World stocks are mixed Friday as investors eye the diplomatic rhetoric over North Korea and developments in global trade disputes.

China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks

May 25, 2018

China says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States

Thai police probe suspected illegal e-waste recycling

May 25, 2018

Police have raided factories near Bangkok that allegedly are processing illegally imported electronic waste