Business

China data suggests trade war hit; tech group reverses stand

Jun 3, 2019

A new report on Chinese manufacturing suggests Beijing's trade war with the Trump administration is causing economic damage

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks

Jun 3, 2019

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks

China blames US for trade dispute, says it won't back down

Jun 2, 2019

China has issued a report blaming the U.S. for the countries' trade dispute and says it won't back down

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed

Jun 2, 2019

China's defense minister is warning its military will "resolutely take action" to defend Beijing's claims over self-ruled Taiwan and disputed South China Sea waters

S&P upgrades Indonesia credit after Widodo election win

May 31, 2019

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has upgraded Indonesia's sovereign credit rating following the election of Joko Widodo to a second term as president

China factory activity falls contracts in May amid dispute

May 31, 2019

China's factory activity fell into contraction territory in May amid an ongoing trade dispute with the U.S. that has seen higher tariffs slapped on Chinese exports

Challenge to Indonesia vote makes big claims, weak on proof

May 29, 2019

The court challenge to Indonesia's presidential election from the losing candidate claims the police, intelligence agency and other state institutions were biased in favor of the incumbent, but its evidence for fraud is mainly printouts of news articles

Bangladeshi leader visits Japan to talk economy, partnership

May 29, 2019

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is wooing Japan for aid, trade and investment in a visit that highlights cordial bilateral relations with the administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

UN reveals rights abuse at thriving markets in North Korea

May 28, 2019

UN report reveals rights abuses behind thriving markets in North Korea

Trump, Japan's Abe at odds over North Korean missile tests

May 27, 2019

President Donald Trump says he's not "personally bothered" by recent short-range missile tests that North Korea conducted this month, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has been hosting the president on four-day state visit