US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in China on Saturday (18/03) for what is likely to be a prickly visit, with Beijing angry at being told to rein in nuclear-armed North Korea and Washington repeatedly demanding it do more to control Pyongyang.
19 March 2017 | 07:00 AM
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned in a newspaper interview that a trade war between the United States and Europe would not be good for either.
19 March 2017 | 06:00 AM
The Philippines said on Friday (17/03) it would strengthen its military facilities on islands and shoals in the disputed South China Sea and announced initial plans to build a new port and pave an existing rough airstrip.
19 March 2017 | 05:00 AM
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd plans to cut the cost of middle and senior management roles at its Hong Kong head office by 30 percent, according to an internal memo a day after the airline reported its first annual loss since 2008.
19 March 2017 | 04:00 AM
The US Department of Homeland Security has issued requests for proposals for prototypes for a wall along the Mexican border, saying ideally it should be 9 meters high and the wall facing the US side should be "aesthetically pleasing in color."
19 March 2017 | 03:00 AM
China, backed by Russia, blocked a short UN Security Council statement on Myanmar on Friday (17/03), diplomats said, after the 15-member body met to discuss the situation in Rakhine state, where the country's military is conducting a security operation.
19 March 2017 | 02:00 AM
South Korean prosecutors questioned the chairman of the SK Group on Saturday (18/03) in connection with an influence-peddling scandal that brought down President Park Geun-hye, the latest corporate leader to come under suspicion.
19 March 2017 | 01:00 AM
A greener energy mix helped keep energy-related carbon dioxide emissions flat in 2016, data from the International Energy Agency (IEA) showed.
18 March 2017 | 11:59 PM
Scientists are sniffing out some of the factors that drove the evolution of the human nose.
18 March 2017 | 11:30 PM
US President Donald Trump says he wants to build dozens of new warships in one of the biggest peace-time expansions of the US Navy.
18 March 2017 | 11:00 PM