• Fri, 28 Sep 2018 07:55
    Laos-China Railway Project funds construction of bridges at flood-hit Attapeu
    Four steel bridges connecting Samakhixay district to the flood-hit areas of Sanamxay district in Attapeu province have been completed with grant assistance from the Laos-China Railway Project.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Do not cherry-pick the Koran 
    Re: “A closer look at the Koran reveals glint of razor-sharp steel”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    A closer look at the Koran reveals glint of razor-sharp steel 
    Re: “History backs the Koran: Islam is not a religion of the sword”, Have Your Say, yesterday.
    your say
  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 06:48
    Turkish lira dip spells trouble for Asian markets
    Concerns over US tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum sent destabilizing ripples across the region
    business
  • Thu, 09 Aug 2018 09:03
    Woman injured as 4-tonne steel pipe falls on car
    Two women narrowly escaped death when a steel pipe weighing four tonnes fell onto the bonnet of their car while they were trapped in traffic on Wednesday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 19:42
    Indian building collapse kills three, 12 missing
    More than 100 Indian rescue workers were using steel cutters and drills on Wednesday to try and free a dozen people feared trapped under the rubble of a collapsed six-storey building outside Delhi.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 15:25
    Russia have proved the doubters wrong -- for the moment.
    The World Cup hosts showed nerves of steel and ruthless finishing in thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the tournament's opening match before an anxious crowd of nearly 80,000 in Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium on Thursday.
    sports
  • Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:48
    US launches another trade case against China
    US President Donald Trump's Commerce Department on Tuesday announced another trade action involving Chinese imports, with producers of steel propane tanks accused of dumping and unfair subsidies.
    business
  • Sat, 09 Jun 2018 13:26
    US trade tariffs 'illegal': G7 host Canada
    The US imposition of tariffs on exports of steel and aluminum from its allies is illegal and will be met with retaliation, Canada's government said Friday as it hosted a summit of G7 leaders, including Donald Trump.
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  • Sat, 02 Jun 2018 07:36
    EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught
    The EU on Friday launched its first counteroffensive against Washington's punishing steel and aluminum tariffs while the US began meetings in Canada with outraged finance ministers from its top trading partners.
    business
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 14:16
    Superman going strong at 80
    In an era when superheroes seem to be everywhere -- there were literally dozens in the most recent "Avengers" film -- the Man of Steel stands apart.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 10:34
    Canada hits US with billions in retaliatory tariffs in steel row
    Canada hit back at steep US tariffs on aluminum and steel on Thursday, announcing retaliatory duties on up to Can$16.6 billion (US$12.8 billion) in American imports.
    business
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 08:32
    Trade war looms as US tariffs roil G7 meet
    The world's largest economies stood at the precipice of all-out trade war on Thursday as major US allies announced retaliation against stinging steel and aluminum tariffs that are due to take effect in the coming hours.
    business
  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 08:28
    Tokyo stocks open lower as trade war fears grow
    Tokyo stocks opened lower on Friday as fears of a global trade war grew after Washington announced steel and aluminium tariffs on the European Union, Canada and Mexico.
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  • Fri, 01 Jun 2018 07:00
    Macron tells Trump US tariffs are 'illegal', EU will respond: Elysee
    Emmanuel Macron told Donald Trump late Thursday that tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union were "illegal" and that the EU would respond in a "firm and proportionate manner", the Elysee Palace said.
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