Government And Politics

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.

New Indonesia quake kills 3 in Java village, shakes Bali

Oct 11, 2018

An earthquake collapsed homes on Indonesia's eastern Java island, killing three people, and shook the tourist hotspot of Bali, two weeks after a major quake-tsunami disaster in a central region of the archipelago

Losses on Wall Street ripple through Asia; stocks slump

Oct 11, 2018

Asian markets are broadly lower after Wall Street slumped on a heavy selling of technology and internet stocks

The Latest: Quake near Bali, Indonesia, kills at least 3

Oct 11, 2018

Indonesia authorities say at least three people have been killed and four injured Thursday after a powerful earthquake struck near the popular tourist island of Bali

World stocks slide after IMF trims economic outlook

Oct 9, 2018

World stocks mixed as IMF trims economic outlook with rising interest rates, trade tensions

Malaysian PM campaigns for successor and former foe Anwar

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad is campaigning for his designated successor and former foe Anwar Ibrahim, urging voters to support his return to active politics

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt

Oct 9, 2018

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

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