Asian shares mixed, Hong Kong skids after Moody's downgrade

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Tuesday, led by declines in Chinese benchmarks after the credit ratings agency Moody's downgraded Hong Kong, citing the city's recent political turmoil. ...

World Bank urges China to open tech industries

BEIJING (AP) — The World Bank and a Chinese Cabinet agency have urged Beijing to roll back plans for government-led technology development that are fueling a tariff war with Washington. ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 17, the 260th day of 2019. There are 105 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 17...

With Trump trade war a threat, Fed is set to cut rates again

WASHINGTON (AP) — For a second straight time, the Federal Reserve is set to cut interest rates this week to try to protect the economy from the consequences of a global slowdown and President Donald T...

Fans of NBA could feel impact of China trade wars

NEW YORK (AP) — That LeBron James jersey could get a little more expensive. Companies that make clothing and shoes for the National Basketball Association players are in the crosshai...

Stocks slip as oil, worries surge after Saudi Arabia attack

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets around the world took an apprehensive step backward Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabia's biggest oil processing facility sent the price of oil surging. ...

Popularity of NBA in China seems to create endless options

BEIJING (AP) — Kobe Bryant went to China for the first time in 1998, making the trip to Beijing to help operate an instructional basketball clinic for about a dozen kids. The local coaches working wit...

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autono...

The ‘new’ Taiwan beyond cross-strait relations

Beijing has been increasing pressure on Taiwan recently. From a move to ban individual travel permits for Chinese visitors to Taiwan to two large-scale military drills close to the Taiwan Strait, Chin...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: "No recklessness or provocation in dealing with China"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:28 Sept. 14, 2019 ] Tsai Ing-wen (Democrat...

Taiwan's Q4 hiring outlook second strongest worldwide: poll

Taiwan's hiring outlook for the fourth quarter of the year is the second strongest in the world, behind Japan, according to the latest survey by human resources advisory firm ManpowerGroup. Tai...

Skirmishes break out in Hong Kong mall amid counter rallies

HONG KONG (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong and supporters of the central government at a shopping mall in the s...

Yes, stocks are up again. No, recession worries aren't gone

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. economy is sending some worrying signals about a possible recession, yet the stock market has gone on a what-me-worry ride toward record heights. What gives?...

Walz says Japan can't pick up US-China trade war slack

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Friday that his just-concluded six-day trade trip to Japan and South Korea was productive but also showed that Japan won't be able to pick up much slack from ...

US stocks are mixed as health care gains, tech drops

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave a mixed performance in early trading on Friday as health care, banks and industrial companies gained ground and offset a decline in technology stocks. ...