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Asia Shares Inch Up With Yuan Wary On Sino-us Talks

SYDNEY – Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks and the Chinese yuan rallied...

Australian Pm Turnbull Plays Down Risk Of Leadership Challenge

SYDNEY – Embattled Australia Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull played down speculation on Monday of an imminent leadership challenge within his own party, saying he...

Korean Families Separated By War To Reunite Briefly After 65 Years

SEOUL/SOKCHO, South Korea – Some 180 families torn apart by the 1950-53 Korean War will be temporarily reunited in North Korea starting Monday after the two Koreas...

Snedeker Seals Wire-to-wire Wyndham Win

GREENSBORO, North Carolina – Brandt Snedeker saw off a challenge from Taiwan’s C.T. Pan to claim a three-stroke win at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday and...

Asia Shares Inch Up Cautious On Sino-us Trade Talks

SYDNEY – Asian share markets crept cautiously higher on Monday as investors awaited developments on proposed Sino-U.S. trade talks, while keeping a wary eye on the...

Australian Pm Under Pressure As Voter Support Slides

SYDNEY – Voter support for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull crashed to its lowest level since December, an opinion poll published on Monday showed,...

Trade War Puts New Strains On America Incs Factories In China

SHENZHEN, China/SHANGHAI – Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing center of the...

Global Luxury Brands Again Chase Chinas Young Rich And Spendthrift

HONG KONG – Global luxury brands from Prada (1913.HK) to LVMH (LVMH.PA) are investing in China for the first time since a crackdown on conspicuous spending five...

Pompeo Says Time For Peace As Afghanistan Announces Ceasefire With Taliban

WASHINGTON – The United States is ready to support and facilitate direct peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, U.S. Secretary of State Mike...

New Pakistan Pm Khan Calls For Austerity Wants Bullet-proof Cars Sold

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s new Prime Minister Imran Khan called on Sunday for the rich to start paying taxes and said the country will begin an austerity drive...