Sat, 01 Dec 2018 07:26
MBS mingles with G20 leaders as Trump fuels summit tensions
Fissures on trade, climate change and Ukraine divided world leaders on Friday as US President Donald Trump came under sustained fire and Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler came in from the cold at G20 talks.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:22
US urges sustained sanctions pressure on N. Korea
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday took America's "pressure campaign" against North Korea to a summit of world leaders, as concerns mount over Pyongyang's key allies easing sanctions imposed over its nuclear programme.
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 01:00
The tough agenda in Singapore
World leaders have a minefield of issues to clear, from trade and territorial disputes to a humanitarian crisis
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:23
Call for open markets as world leaders gather in Singapore
Singapore's prime minister made an impassioned plea Monday for open markets and warned "political pressures" were driving countries apart, in a swipe at rising protectionism at the start of a gathering of world leaders.
Wed, 26 Sep 2018 01:00
The big names mysteriously missing from UN get-together
World leaders kicked off their annual gathering at the United Nations on Monday, but three global leaders are absent.
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 06:48
Trump arrives in NY ahead of UN assembly, to meet Japan PM
Donald Trump on Sunday flew to New York ahead of this week's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations, and announced he would meet with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the evening.
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:40
Final farewell to UN's Kofi Annan at Ghana state funeral
Accra - World leaders past and present, traditional rulers and global royalty on Thursday joined the family of Kofi Annan, as the former UN secretary general's state funeral took place in his native Ghana.
Wed, 12 Sep 2018 07:14
Images: Jack Ma with world leaders
China Daily compiles a photo gallery of Jack Ma, Alibaba's co-founder and chairman, showing him with world leaders. Jack Ma announced in an open letter that he will step down in a year's time as the chair of the company he founded 20 years ago.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
Safe gains, focus for banker
LOMBARD Odier has brought back an attitude of safe investment and uses two glasses – digital technology and sustainability – to predict the future and to serve clients’ needs in the fast-evolving financial market, says a Lombard Odier executive, one of the world leaders in the private banking business.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 06:53
'Panama Papers' law firm shuts down operations
The law firm at the heart of the "Panama Papers" global tax evasion scandal that brought down two world leaders announced Wednesday it would shut down operations, citing negative press and what it called unwarranted action by authorities.
Sat, 06 Jan 2018 07:20
Twitter won't block world leaders, citing need for discourse
Twitter announced Friday it would not block the accounts of world leaders even if their statements are "controversial," citing a need to promote a "public conversation" on political issues.
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:02
In a first, all Asean leaders to attend India's Republic Day
In a first, 10 world leaders from Asean will be chief guests at India's annual Republic Day parade on January 26 to mark the silver jubilee of India's relations with the bloc.
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 07:14
World leaders plead for climate action at UN forum
World leaders shared the spotlight with a 12-year-old Pacific islander on Wednesday to drive home a plea for urgent climate action despite the Trump administration's rejection of a planet rescue plan.
Wed, 15 Nov 2017 10:25
China assures ASEAN, world leaders of safe navigation
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that China will firmly safeguard freedom of navigation and overflight in the South China Sea.
Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:46
UN urged to punish Myanmar army over Rohingya 'atrocities'
Yangon - Pressure tightened on Myanmar Monday as a rights group urged world leaders to impose sanctions on the country's military, which is accused of driving out more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims in an orchestrated "ethnic cleansing" campaign.