SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday as protesters in Hong Kong vowed to keep opposing a proposed extradition bill they fear would whittle down the Chinese territory's legal...
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian financial markets advanced Monday after China released better-than-expected trade data for May, though worries remain over trade negotiations between the Washington and...
SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines, one of two Southeast Asian countries that protested being treated like dumpsites by wealthier nations, on Friday shipped 69 containers of what its...
TOKYO (AP) — The practice of advanced countries such as the U.S., Canada and Japan sending their non-recyclable waste to poorer countries is "grossly unfair" and should stop, Malaysian Prime...
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A top U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia on Friday urged Pacific island nations not to withdraw diplomatic recognition of Taiwan, warning that Chinese pressure to change...
BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial...
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday after trade talks between the U.S. and China wrapped up Friday without an agreement.
ROME (AP) — About 10 million people in North Korea are facing "severe food shortages" after the East Asian nation had one of the worst harvests in a decade, the United Nations' top food agencies...
World stocks rise on hopes for growth; focus on earnings
TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets advanced Tuesday on upbeat economic data for China and Germany and as investors keep an eye on U.S. corporate earnings reports, which have been mixed so...
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's prime minister said Monday a Chinese company building a rail link across the Southeast Asian nation will jointly help to manage and operate the network,...
Asian stocks mostly higher after mixed Wall Street day
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Friday after a mixed Wall Street close on listless trading.
Benchmarks in Tokyo, Sydney and Seoul rose. China's main index was up 1...
BANGKOK (AP) — The presence of large numbers of Chinese vessels near islands and islets occupied by the Philippines is "a concern," a senior U.S. defense official said Friday.
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday on encouraging global economic data.
Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul all advanced. Oil prices advanced again,...
HONG KONG (AP) — Cathay Pacific Group is acquiring budget regional carrier HK Express, which it will continue to operate as a low-cost carrier.
Asian stocks rebound after slide on growth worries
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock prices rebounded Tuesday after global markets slid on worries about U.S. and European economic growth.
Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index rose 1.8 percent to 21,362.60 and...
Asian stocks stumble on doubts over US-China trade deal
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Friday as caution set in ahead of U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing next week.
The Shanghai Composite index gave up 0.8 percent to...
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares in Asia were mostly higher on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it has ruled out interest rate increases for this year.
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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Tuesday as investors awaited Britain's vote on a plan to leave the European Union.
The Shanghai Composite Index rose 2.2 percent to...
Asian shares fall on doubts over US-China trade deal
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets tumbled Friday on fears that the U.S. and China may not be as close to a trade deal as President Donald Trump had suggested. Selling was also fueled by worries about...
TOKYO (AP) — With soccer booming in Southeast Asia, Chanathip Songkrasin's move to Japan has been a win-win situation for both the Thai playmaker and the J-League.
Before meeting Kim, Trump oversees big Vietnamese plane deal
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump and Vietnamese President Nguyen Phu Trong presided over the signing of several trade deals in Hanoi on Wednesday, including agreements to sell the...
Asian stocks change little ahead of more US-China talks
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were little-changed Thursday following a listless day on Wall Street ahead of U.S.-Chinese negotiations aimed at ending a tariff battle.
UC Berkeley suspends professor accused of sexual harassment
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — The University of California, Berkeley has suspended a tenured East Asian languages and cultures department professor cultures after finding last year that he sexually...
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is a weekly look at developments in the South China Sea, the location of several territorial conflicts in the region.
Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week.
South Korea's Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher at 28,359.81. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4 percent to 6,089.90.
Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing.
Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 retreated 1.2 percent to 20,886.27 and the Kospi in South Korea tumbled 1.6 percent to 2,189.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng gave up 1.5 percent to 28,015.65. The Shanghai Composite was 0.6 percent lower at 2,703.60.
Asian shares higher following strong gains on Wall Street
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have advanced in Asia following a rally on Wall Street led by technology companies. There was little if any immediate reaction to President Donald Trump's State of the Union address.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.4 percent to 20,921.05 early Wednesday. Australia's S&P ASX 200 also climbed 0.4 percent, helped by buying of banks' shares, to 6,030.90. Markets in Hong Kong, mainland China and most of Southeast Asia were closed for lunar new year holidays.
Asia shares gain on uptick in China factory survey, Fed talk
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December.
Asian shares advance ahead of Fed meeting, US-China talks
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets rose Wednesday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks, though Japan's benchmark declined.
Asian markets gain after US suspends government shutdown
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares rose in Asia on Monday after President Donald Trump temporarily re-opened the U.S. government. Japan was the main regional outlier, as the Nikkei 225 index lost 0.5 percent to 20,759.48 with uncertainty over China-U.S. trade talks bringing a lull in buying sentiment.
Southeast Asian leaders celebrate ties with India
NEW DELHI (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders are celebrating ties with India, as New Delhi looks to deepen bonds with its eastern neighbors amid China's ever-growing influence.
The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, are meeting Thursday in New Delhi to observe 25 years of ties between India and the 10-nation bloc. The leaders will also be guests of honor at Friday's Republic Day celebrations, an important diplomatic distinction for India.