Update: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea

Politics 05/31/19, 19:30

The Latest on the U.S.-China relationship (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing China's actions to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a "toolkit of coercion." Acting U.S. ...

Asian stocks retreat as China-US jitters set in

Business 05/29/19, 02:04

Asian shares slipped Wednesday on expectations that a trade dispute between China and the United States would simmer and possibly weigh on growth. With a lull in economic releases closer to home, investors digested President Donald Trump's comments that the country ...

Asian shares slip as US-China spat takes center stage

Business 05/22/19, 22:35

Asian markets were broadly lower on Thursday as traders focused on tensions between the U.S. and China and braced for the impact of their tariff hikes. The Shanghai Composite index retreated 0.6% to 2,873.70 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng tumbled 1.2% ...

Asian shares mixed as Huawei sanctions stir trade fears

Business 05/17/19, 01:57

Asian stocks were mixed on Friday amid worries that U.S. economic sanctions on Huawei may cast a pall on trade negotiations with China. These fears weighed heavily on Chinese benchmarks. The Shanghai composite gave up 2.7% to 2,876.90. Hong Kong's Hang ...

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news

Tech 05/09/19, 00:57

Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content.The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill passed Wednesday night by a vote of 72-9, a ...

Boeing 737 Max 8 woes crimp Asian airlines’ growth plans

World 05/06/19, 22:55

Asian airlines are cutting routes, revamping their schedules and leasing extra aircraft to fill gaps left by the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8s after deadly crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people.So far, regional carriers have managed to ...

Singapore carrier grounds 2 Boeing 787-10 jets after checks

Business 04/02/19, 04:38

Singapore Airlines has grounded two of its Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to engine issues, the carrier said Tuesday.It said in a statement that "premature blade deterioration was found on some engines" of its 787-10 fleet at recent routine inspections."Pending engine ...

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