• Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    Asia seen resisting pressures on growth
    GROWTH in Asia and the Pacific’s developing economies for 2018 and 2019 will remain solid as growth continues apace across the region, despite rising tensions between the United States and some of its trading partners, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.
    Economy
  • Thu, 19 Jul 2018 06:52
    Trump says he told Putin 'we can't have meddling' in US vote
    President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he told Russian leader Vladimir Putin during their summit in Helsinki that the United States would not tolerate meddling in US elections.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00
    Happy Helsinki summit fails to charm Trump and Putin
    Helsinki - The United Nations may have judged Finland the happiest country in the world, but the Helsinki summit failed to make Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin smile.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:58
    EU urges US, China, Russia to prevent trade 'conflict and chaos'
    The European Union on Monday called on the United States, China and Russia to work together to cool worsening global trade tensions and prevent them spiralling into "hot conflicts".
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:19
    Asian markets turn negative as data shows China growth slowing
    Asian markets fell Monday while data showed China's economic growth slowed in the second quarter as the country sits on the brink of a potential all-out trade war with the United States.
    business
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:15
    China economic growth slows to 6.7% in second quarter
    Chinese growth slowed slightly in the second quarter as the world's number two economy faced a snowballing trade fight with the United States.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:59
    US lifts export ban on suppliers to China's ZTE
    The United States on Friday formally lifted a crippling ban on exports to China's ZTE, rescuing the smartphone maker from the brink of collapse after it was denied key components.
    business
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 12:33
    China's trade surplus with US swells in June
    China's surplus with the United States hit a record last month, data showed Friday, adding to brewing tensions between the economic superpowers as they stand on the brink of an all-out trade war that Beijing warned would have a "negative impact" globally.
    business
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:55
    World stocks power on as sterling halts slide
    Global stock markets mostly rose Tuesday with investors feeling optimistic about the upcoming corporate results season, especially in the United States.
    business
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 06:49
    US lists $200 bn in Chinese goods to be hit with tariffs
    The United States late Tuesday listed the $200 billion in Chinese export goods that could be hit with tariffs as soon as September, escalating the trade war between the world's two largest economies.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    AIR SAFETY REVIEW
    The Federal Aviation Administration of the United States or FAA will conduct the pre-audit of Thailand’s aviation safety rating in September, according to The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) director-general Chula Sukmanop.
    Economy
  • Tue, 10 Jul 2018 01:00
    A modest proposal for the (dis)United States
    I have a modest proposal for dealing with the great divide that has arisen between liberals and conservatives in the United States. It follows a solution pioneered on the Indian subcontinent in 1947, and observes the principle, “If a country is divided, divide it.”
    your say
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:12
    ‘Brave and talented people!’ Trump tweets of cave rescue
    United States President Donald Trump on Sunday tweeted in support of the rescue operation at Chiang Rai’s Tham Luang Cave, where American military personnel are providing assistance.
    national
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 15:50
    Petersen holds slim advantage, Danthai falls by 2
    Kuching, Malaysia - Paul Peterson of the United States posted a bogey-free three-under-par 69 to hold a narrow one-shot lead over countryman John Catlin in the third round of the Sarawak Championship on Friday.
    sports
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 20:00
    Peterson stays in the hunt, Jazz trails two shots
    Kuching - Paul Peterson of the United States maintained his lead at the US$300,000 Sarawak Championship by shooting a second round five-under-par 67 on Thursday.
    sports
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