• Mon, 24 Jun 2019 01:00
    Xi muscles in on  shaky Trump-Kim ‘love’ affair
    US President Donald Trump once said there was “love” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, but Xi Jinping is intruding into the relationship to remind them that China is an indispensable chaperone in their nuclear dance.
    opinion
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 16:25
    Xi meets North Korea's Kim ahead of Trump talks
    Pyongyang - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un welcomed Chinese President Xi Jinping to Pyongyang on Thursday on a historic visit to burnish an uneasy alliance, with the two men each facing challenges of their own with US President Donald Trump.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:28
    NY Times publisher says Trump "escalated attacks" with treason claim
    Washington - The publisher of the New York Times hit back Thursday at accusations of treason by Donald Trump, saying it "crosses a dangerous line in the president's campaign against a free and independent press."
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:09
    Trump launches 2020 bid with vow to 'keep America great'
    President Donald Trump launched his 2020 reelection campaign Tuesday much the same way he rode to power in 2016 -- with a raucous, nationalist rally stirring fear of illegal immigration and vowing to fight for blue collar workers.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 10:07
    Asian markets extend global rally as Trump fuels trade deal hope
    Asian markets rallied Wednesday after Donald Trump hailed "very good" phone talks with Xi Jinping and said the two would meet at the G20 next week, renewing hopes of a deal to end a painful China-US trade war that has jolted the global economy.
    business
  • Wed, 19 Jun 2019 01:00
    Bed-hopping Donald Trump vs book-loving Lee Kuan Yew
    Re: “Secret of great leadership? Trump has it and so did Lee Kuan Yew”, Have Your Say, June 18. 
    your say
  • Tue, 18 Jun 2019 01:00
    Setting the record straight on Obama
    In my letter of June 15-16 (“‘Pro-life’ yet funding killings in Yemen”) you quoted me as saying that the Saudis are JC Wilcox’s friends. What I believe I actually said was that they are Donald Trump’s friends.
    your say
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
    Energy war is latest destructive policy in White House pipeline 
    In another ugly international move by an administration desperate to protect and pursue its own interest, Donald Trump says he’s considering slapping sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, after Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) filed a bill last month that would impose sanctions on vessels used in building the pipeline.
    your say
  • Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
    Liberals: a personal attack is not a valid counter-argument  
    Seeking to impress, Dr Frank resorts to phrases such as “total entropy”, “slavishly chauvinistic”, and “hagiographical apologies” in an unconvincing criticism of Donald Trump (“No amount of adulation will make him ‘greatest’”, Letters, June 15-16).
    your say
  • Sun, 16 Jun 2019 09:26
    US Fed leans toward a cut; don't expect one this week
    As President Donald Trump's trade wars drag on, and the global economy weakens, the US Federal Reserve is inching closer to its first interest rate cut in more than a decade.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 15 Jun 2019 06:53
    Mexico publishes Trump's 'secret deal' on migration
    Mexico published the document Friday that US President Donald Trump fleetingly showed the press this week as evidence he had extracted tough new concessions on migration from the neighboring country.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 01:00
    Economies teeter on eve of G20 Summit
    Donald Trump believes his barrage of tariffs on goods imported from China and Mexico will have their desired effect without crippling global GDP
    opinion
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 01:00
    Trump running out of ammo as trade war rages 
    As Donald Trump travelled to Japan and Britain gathering momentum and support to sink Huawei, his buddy Steve Bannon was running around the world telling the private sector that “Shutting down Huawei is 10 times more important than a trade deal with China”. 
    your say
  • Sat, 01 Jun 2019 16:30
    Trump doubles down on Mexico tariff threat, markets rattled
    President Donald Trump escalated his abrupt tariff threats against Mexico on Friday, triggering alarm about the likely economic fallout, spooking global markets and raising the prospect of US trade wars on multiple fronts.
    business
  • Sat, 01 Jun 2019 14:33
    US cuts off India preferential trade access
    The United States will end preferential trade treatment for India from Wednesday, US President Donald Trump has announced, in a fresh economic headwind for New Delhi alongside slowing growth and record unemployment.
    business
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