Economy

China: Taiwan's moves like 'stretching arm to block a car'

Mar 13, 2019

China says attempts by Taiwan's government to block its goal of bringing the self-governing island under Beijing's control are like "stretching out an arm to block a car"

Asian shares fall amid continuing global uncertainties

Mar 13, 2019

Asian shares are lower amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from an earlier rally

US stock indexes end mostly higher, extending market's gains

Mar 13, 2019

Asian shares are lower amid continuing global uncertainties that weighed on stocks as some traders took profits from an earlier rally

Global stocks dip, pound drops ahead of Brexit vote

Mar 12, 2019

Global stock markets are turning lower and the pound has dropped on expectations that Britain's updated Brexit deal will be rejected by lawmakers

Moon's office angrily reacts to Pyongyang 'spokesman' claim

Mar 12, 2019

The office of South Korean President Moon Jae-in has responded sharply to comments by a conservative lawmaker who accused him of acting as the "top spokesman" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

Mar 12, 2019

Asian markets follow Wall Street higher as Britain's parliament prepares to vote on plan to leave European Union

60 years after Dalai Lama fled, China defends Tibet policies

Mar 11, 2019

China is defending its often-criticized policies toward Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled abroad amid abortive uprising against Chinese rule

China's Yi affirms pledge to avoid devaluation for trade

Mar 10, 2019

China's central bank governor affirms promise to avoid manipulating currency to boost exports following US-China trade negotiations

Analysts: Normal operations restored at NKorean launch site

Mar 8, 2019

U.S. analysts say North Korea appears to have restored normal operations at a long-range rocket launch site it partially dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps

Japan's October-December growth revised upward to 1.9 pct

Mar 8, 2019

Japan's economy grows 1.9 percent in Oct-Dec, rebounding from contraction

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