Government And Politics

Mattis to meet Chinese counterpart amid US-China tensions

Oct 17, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is preparing to meet in Singapore with his Chinese counterpart just weeks after a meeting planned in Beijing fell apart amid growing friction between the U.S. and China

Feeling 'vindicated,' Malaysia's Anwar takes lawmaker oath

Oct 15, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister-in-waiting Anwar Ibrahim has taken his oath as a lawmaker, marking his return to active politics three years after he was imprisoned for sodomy in a charge critics said was politically motivated

Malaysia PM-in-waiting Anwar wins parliamentary by-election

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

The Latest: Malaysia's PM-in-waiting wins landslide victory

Oct 13, 2018

Charismatic Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim has won a by-election for a parliamentary seat with a landslide victory in a grand political comeback to help him prepare for his eventual takeover from Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad

World markets claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meet

Oct 12, 2018

World shares claw back losses on possible Trump-Xi meeting at Group of 20 summit

Indonesian president says trade wars too destructive

Oct 12, 2018

Indonesian president says trade wars are an invitation to destruction, as shares rebound on news of possible Trump-Xi meeting

The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Oct 11, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals, aim to close gaps in development

As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

Oct 11, 2018

Malaysia's government says it will abolish the death penalty and halt all executions, in a rare move against capital punishment in Asia hailed by human rights groups

Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

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