[BEIJING] China's central bank said it will "increase counter-cyclical adjustment" to ward off downward pressure on the economy, while staying vigilant on the possibility of widespread inflation...

[MELBOURNE] Two Australian lawmakers known for their outspoken criticism of the Chinese regime said they had been barred from visiting the country next month because of their "frankness about the...

[TOKYO] US President Donald Trump has asked Japan to quadruple its payments for US forces stationed there, Foreign Policy reported, citing unnamed current and former US officials, as...

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a licence allowing US companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co, two sources familiar...

[LOS ANGELES] A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three on Thursday, pulling a .45 caliber semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a...

[WASHINGTON] Top US and Chinese negotiators are seeking to narrow differences on an initial trade agreement during a Friday evening phone call, but remain split on key issues.

[HONG KONG] Pro-China protesters plan to rally in Hong Kong on Saturday to denounce increasingly violent anti-government unrest in the Chinese-ruled city, and support the police who have become a...

[NEW YORK] Michael Bloomberg still has not declared whether he is running for president in 2020. He is about to become the single biggest spender in the presidential race anyway.

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration said Friday it would begin forcing US hospitals to publish their prices of care and the discounted deals they reach with insurers from 2021 in a bid to rein...

HONG Kong sank into recession for the first time in a decade in the third quarter, government data confirmed on Friday, weighed down by increasingly violent anti-government protests and the...