Business

Global stocks fall amid weak data, worries over Koreas

May 23, 2018

Stock markets are mostly after weak European economic data and as U.S. President Donald Trump raised doubts that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place as planned

Thailand to up controls on paraquat, other farm chemicals

May 23, 2018

The Thai government has tightened restrictions on use of the weed killer paraquat amid mounting concerns over health risks, especially for farmers

Malaysia says search for MH370 to end next week

May 23, 2018

Malaysia's transport minister says the search by a private U.S. company for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will end next Tuesday

Asian shares fall amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

May 23, 2018

Asian shares mostly lower amid worries over US-China trade, Koreas

Airlines obey Beijing's demand to call Taiwan part of China

May 23, 2018

Airlines caving to Beijing on Taiwan despite White House protests

China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

May 22, 2018

China to slash auto import duties as of July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and end restrictions on foreign ownership in the industry

Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been questioned over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him

Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

May 22, 2018

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

China reduces auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods, ease controls on industry

May 22, 2018

China reduces auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods, ease controls on industry

Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic

May 22, 2018

Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.