Economy

Taiwan leader calls on China to not be 'source of conflict'

Oct 10, 2018

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has called on China not to be a "source of conflict," and has pledged to boost the island's defenses against Beijing's military threats

China promises not to weaken yuan, criticizes US concern

Oct 9, 2018

China promises not to weaken currency to boost exports, rejects US concern as irresponsible

Asia stocks decline after China injects cash into economy

Oct 8, 2018

Asian stock markets lower after China cuts bank reserve requirement

China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat

Oct 7, 2018

Chinese banks have been told by the government to lend more to entrepreneurs to help shore up flagging economic growth amid an escalating trade dispute with Washington

South Korean ex-leader Lee gets 15-year term for corruption

Oct 5, 2018

Former South Korean President Lee Myung-bak has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a corruption case that badly tainting his status as South Korea's first leader with a business background who once symbolized the country's economic rise

China tech stocks Lenovo, ZTE tumble after chip hack report

Oct 5, 2018

Chinese tech stocks Lenovo and ZTE Corp. tumble after a news report that Chinese spies might have used chips supplied by another company to hack into U.S. computer systems

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to visit Beijing amid tension

Oct 4, 2018

Secretary of State Pompeo due to visit Beijing next week amid tensions over trade and China's claims in the South China Sea

Japan's PM reshuffles Cabinet; foreign, trade ministers stay

Oct 2, 2018

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has reshuffled his Cabinet following his re-election as president of the ruling party, retaining key diplomatic and economy posts as Japan tackles tough trade talks with the U.S.

Japan's 'tankan' economic survey shows decline in sentiment

Oct 1, 2018

A quarterly economic survey by the Bank of Japan shows sentiment among large manufacturers dipped, as worries grow about global trade tensions

Asian trading mixed amid lingering trade tension worries

Oct 1, 2018

Asian trading mixed amid lingering worries over trade tensions

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