Economy

Vietnam jails 6 of dozens arrested for economic law protests

Jul 12, 2018

Vietnam has sentenced six people to up to two-and-a-half years in prison after finding them guilty of throwing rocks, bricks and gas bombs at police in protests against a proposed law on special economic zones

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

Asian markets rebound from trade fears

Jul 12, 2018

Asian stock markets have rebounded following Wall Street's decline amid anxiety over U.S.-Chinese trade tensions

Broadcom to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion

Jul 11, 2018

Chipmaker Broadcom says it is buying IT management software company CA Technologies for $18.9 billion in cash

Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

Jul 11, 2018

Lawmakers are expressing their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs

A new round of proposed Trump tariffs would hit US consumers

Jul 11, 2018

A new round of proposed Trump tariffs would hit US consumers as early as September

Trade pain: Small companies hit by import, export tariffs

Jul 11, 2018

Small manufacturers are feeling the impact of tariffs the US has imposed on products imported from China, Europe, Mexico, Canada, India and Russia

Irish Senate backs bill banning Israeli settlement goods

Jul 11, 2018

The Irish Senate has voted in favor of a bill seeking to ban the import of West Bank settlement products _ a measure that would still have to pass several hurdles before becoming law

Trump will get red carpet treatment in UK _ and big protests

Jul 11, 2018

President Donald Trump will get the red carpet treatment on his brief visit to Britain beginning Thursday: Military bands, lunch with the prime minister, then tea with the queen at Windsor Castle before flying off to one of his golf clubs in Scotland

The Latest: US says WTO must do more on China trade policies

Jul 11, 2018

The U.S. ambassador to the World Trade Organization is calling for the global trade body to update its rules to deal with complaints about Chinese industrial policies that he said harm other countries.

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