[BEIJING] China is well prepared to handle any negative effects from its trade dispute with the United States, the commerce ministry said on Thursday, adding that China's tariff hikes on US...

[BEIJING] China will impose temporary anti-dumping measures on halogenated butyl rubber imported from the United States, European Union and Singapore, the commerce ministry said on Thursday.

[NEW YORK] A power line failure in southern Puerto Rico cut electricity to almost all 3.4 million residents on Wednesday, the latest in a string of operational and political headaches for the US...

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump said he'll abandon plans for an unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un if he decides it won't be successful - or walk out of the...

[PALM BEACH] Facing US pressure, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday that Tokyo was ready to begin talks about "trade deals" with the United States, but was careful not to...

[PALM BEACH, United States] US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would work to help Tokyo bring home from North Korea Japanese citizens who were abducted in the 1970s and 1980s to help...

[LOS ANGELES] California has the most polluted cities in the United States, a report issued on Wednesday said, as US President Donald Trump's administration seeks to force the state to weaken...

[HAVANA] The Castro brothers' six-decade grip on power in Cuba approached its end Wednesday as the country's National Assembly named number two Miguel Diaz-Canel as the sole candidate for...

[WASHINGTON] Despite continued economic growth, US businesses and farmers are increasingly concerned about the trade spat with China which already has pushed prices higher, according to a Federal...

SINGAPORE'S tight foreign manpower policies will stay in place for now to encourage companies to transform, but there is room for review in the longer term, said Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat. ...