Government And Politics

Singapore: Hack of 1.5M patients' records targeted PM Lee

Jul 20, 2018

A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor

Stocks drop after Trump says he's ready to step up trade war

Jul 20, 2018

World stock markets are falling sharply after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to put new tariffs on all Chinese imports. The comments escalate a trade war that could hit global economic growth.

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs

Jul 20, 2018

Asian markets fall as China, US ready for more tariffs hikes

World markets turn lower ahead of comments by Fed chair

Jul 17, 2018

World stock markets are mostly lower as investors looked ahead to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's testimony to Congress for clues on U.S. interest rates.

Asian stocks fall, weighed by tensions over US trade tariffs

Jul 17, 2018

Asian markets are lower as mounting tensions over U.S. tariffs overshadowed data suggesting global growth was still on track

Malaysian lawmakers take oath, including indicted ex-leader

Jul 16, 2018

Malaysian lawmakers have taken their oath in Parliament, including former premier Najib Razak, who faces corruption charges in the scandal that led to his coalition's electoral defeat

Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout

Jul 15, 2018

Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years

Moon presses Trump, Kim for breakthrough in nuclear talks

Jul 13, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has urged Trump and Kim to try harder to achieve a breakthrough in their nuclear negotiations, while Trump suggests disarmament will take longer than anyone will like

Moon vows to increase trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia

Jul 12, 2018

South Korea's president has pledged to increase trade with Singapore as part of a strategy to raise its economic influence in the region

World markets tumble as US, China intensify their trade war

Jul 11, 2018

Global stocks are sharply lower after Beijing hit back at U.S. plans for tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese exports

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