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Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China...

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9...

China downplays political impact of global...

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the...

NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo...

Apr 18, 2019

North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in...

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings,...

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

Apr 17, 2019

Terry Gou, the head of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including...

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Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends

NKorea says it tested new weapon, wants Pompeo out of talks

Apr 18, 2019

North Korea says it has test-fired a new type of "tactical guided weapon," its first such test in nearly half a year, and demands Washington remove Secretary of State Mike Pompeo from nuclear negotiations

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings, data

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

Head of Foxconn announces Taiwan presidential bid

Apr 17, 2019

Terry Gou, the head of the world's largest contract assembler of consumer electronics, including Apple's iPhones, says he plans to run for president of Taiwan

China's economic growth steady amid tariff fight with US

Apr 17, 2019

China's economic growth holds steady at 6.4% in latest quarter amid tariff war with US, other data show consumer, factory activity accelerating

Foxconn head stepping back, mulling presidential run

Apr 16, 2019

The head of Foxconn Technology Group is planning to step away from day-to-day operations at the world's largest electronics provider and says he is mulling a run for president of Taiwan

World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks, earnings

Apr 15, 2019

World stocks are mostly higher after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal, but without giving a timeline

South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

Apr 15, 2019

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says he's ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between the North and the United States

Finance

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings,...

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

World stocks mostly rise on US-China trade talks,...

Apr 15, 2019

World stocks are mostly higher after the U.S. and China said they were closing in on a trade deal,...

China, Japan tout 'recovered' ties amid global...

Apr 14, 2019

Japan's foreign minister says China and Japan have the opportunity to "take charge of the economic...

Global stocks rise after China reports stronger...

Apr 12, 2019

Global stocks rise after China reported March exports rebounded from a contraction

Asian stocks mostly higher after mixed Wall...

Apr 12, 2019

Asian stock markets higher after mixed Wall Street close on listless trading

World markets mixed on growth, Brexit doubts

Apr 11, 2019

World stocks have turned slightly higher after Britain secured a new deadline for its exit from the...

Asian shares fall as Fed minutes show data may...

Apr 11, 2019

Asian shares retreat as some Fed officials suggest data may tweak stance

Australian election May 18 to be fought on...

Apr 11, 2019

Australia's prime minister calls a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate...