Economy

Lebanon prepares for Syria's post-war construction windfall

Aug 17, 2017

Lebanon seeks jump aboard wagon of Syria's reconstruction boom, once peace arrives

New Zealand lawmaker says good chance of Pacific trade deal

Aug 17, 2017

New Zealand's trade minister says he believes there's an odds-on chance that a group of 11 Pacific nations including Japan and Australia will sign a free trade deal, despite the U.S. pulling out

Asian shares mostly higher following gains on Wall Street

Aug 17, 2017

Asian share benchmarks higher after Wall St. gains, upbeat Japan trade data

Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

Aug 17, 2017

A growing number of immigrant business owners who don't have legal residency in the U.S. are struggling to get their affairs in order amid a crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump

Philippine economy grows 6.5 percent in second quarter

Aug 17, 2017

The Philippine economy grew 6.5 percent in the second quarter from a year ago

Battered bronze sphere returns to World Trade Center site

Aug 17, 2017

A 25-ton, bronze sphere damaged by the collapsing World Trade Center is finally being returned to a spot overlooking the rebuilt site

Japan trade surges in July on strong demand in China, US

Aug 17, 2017

Japan trade surges on strong demand from U.S., China, Southeast Asia, surplus down 17 percent from year earlier

Trump aide: No military solution in North Korea

Aug 17, 2017

President Donald Trump's chief strategist says there's no military solution to North Korea's threats and that the U.S. is losing the economic race against China

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

Aug 16, 2017

US demands big changes to NAFTA, setting stage for tough talks with Canada, Mexico

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