The global economy would be hit hard if President Donald Trump decides to impose steep tariffs on imported cars, Citi’s Willem Buiter told CNBC on Thursday, with Germany likely to bear the brunt of any losses.
May 23, 2019 6:37 PMBEIJING – Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat called on Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and other top Chinese leaders here on Thursday (May 23) to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation.
May 23, 2019 6:23 PMKUALA LUMPUR (AFP) – Malaysian officials are disguising themselves as cooks and waiters to catch Muslims who don’t fast during Ramadan, with a rights group Thursday (May 23) blasting the “disgraceful act of spying”.
May 23, 2019 5:47 PMNEW DELHI (REUTERS) – With India’s ruling Hindu nationalists headed for a stunning election victory on Thursday (May 23), Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s powerful right hand man, Mr Amit Shah, could reap his reward as a potential hom…
May 23, 2019 5:43 PMNEW DELHI – They have a new word in India for the repeat landslide win pulled off by India’s Hindu nationalist prime minister: tsunamo.
A Ministry of Commerce spokesperson did not mention any U.S. actions specifically, but it’s been a tense couple of weeks for the trade negotiations.
May 23, 2019 5:02 PMBEIJING (AFP) – China warned the United States on Thursday (May 23) that it must show “sincerity” if trade talks are to continue between the world’s top two economies, stressing that Beijing would “not yield” on major principles.
May 23, 2019 4:51 PMKATHMANDU (AFP) – A huge queue of climbers has formed near the summit of Mount Everest as expedition organisers Thursday (May 23) reported two more deaths on the world’s highest mountain.
May 23, 2019 4:45 PMJAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Four of the six people who were killed during post-election protests that turned into a full-fledged riot on Wednesday (May 22) had sustained stab wounds, according to the Jakarta Police.
May 23, 2019 4:17 PMPETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Malaysian police on Thursday (May 23) have raided the office of accounting firm Deloitte Malaysia in connection with the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) case.