[SHANGHAI] China has deported a US citizen who was convicted of espionage this week after being held without trial for two years, removing a source of friction between Washington and Beijing.

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump will sign a decree Saturday ordering a review of "violations and abuses" of international trade pacts signed by the United States, including the 164-...

[BEIJING]The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres, making it the second-longest route in the...

[MANILA] South-east Asian countries have altered a statement to be issued at Saturday's Asean summit to include references to militarisation and island-building in the South China Sea, the...

[BRUSSELS] European Union leaders will give an unprecedented show of unity at a summit in Brussels on Saturday as they adopt tough guidelines for two years of Brexit talks.

[WASHINGTON] Pyongyang has fired a ballistic missile but it did not leave North Korean territory, the US military's Pacific Command said Friday...

[MANILA] A strong earthquake measuring 6.8 struck off the coast of the island of Mindanao in the Philippines on Saturday, the country's seismology agency said, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning...

[WASHINGTON ] The Republican-led Congress on Friday passed a bill to avert a government shutdown at midnight and give US lawmakers another week to work out federal spending through the end of the...

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THE Singapore economy is in transition, and the challenges ahead are "no less daunting" than those the country faced in the downturns of the last 20 years, said Manpower Minister Lim Swee...