Business

Malaysia ex-deputy PM charged with graft, money laundering

Oct 19, 2018

Malaysia's former deputy PM charged with abuse of power, corruption and money laundering in another graft investigation against the leaders ousted in shock election results earlier this year

Southeast Asian navies to hold drills with China next week

Oct 19, 2018

Southeast Asian navies will hold their first joint exercises with China in its southern waters next week

Asian stocks tumble after Wall Street skids, China slows

Oct 19, 2018

Asian stock markets tumble after Wall Street declines and Chinese economic growth slows

China's economic growth slows to 6.5 percent in quarter ending in September from previous quarter's 6.7 percent

Oct 19, 2018

China's economic growth slows to 6.5 percent in quarter ending in September from previous quarter's 6.7 percent

World stock markets mostly dip on Fed views on rates

Oct 18, 2018

Stock markets are mostly lower on the news that some policymakers at Federal Reserve think interest rates should continue to be raised until they are slightly restrictive.

China 'regrets' US leaving postal union amid trade dispute

Oct 18, 2018

China regrets U.S. withdrawal from UN treaty on international postage

China's yuan sinks further after US currency report

Oct 18, 2018

China's politically sensitive yuan sinks further after US currency report

Malaysia's former deputy PM detained for alleged graft

Oct 18, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency says it has detained former Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a case linked to misappropriation of funds in a welfare group

Asia shares sag after retreat on Wall St, weaker Japan data

Oct 18, 2018

Shares sag in Asia after retreat on Wall Street, weaker Japan exports.

Japan exports fall in September, first decline since 2016

Oct 18, 2018

Japan exports slip in September as trade tensions weigh on business