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WITH the threat from North Korea's nuclear breakout growing daily, repair of Sino-US relations has assumed new urgency. The meeting between the US and Chinese presidents, Donald Trump and Xi...

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AS expected, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor triumphed in Sunday's election, winning 777 votes from the 1,194-member Election Committee to become Hong Kong's next chief executive. She will be...

THE Trump team is reeling after it pulled, from a vote in the House of Representatives on Friday, a landmark healthcare bill designed to repeal the so-called Obamacare legislation.  The move is a...

I DO not believe that the euro will break apart. Monetary unions very rarely break up - the process is economically, socially and politically traumatic. A break-up of the euro would be considerably...

ECONOMISTS worry that President Donald Trump is intent on starting a trade war. More attention should be given to the arms race that he may accelerate. Global defence spending slowed towards the end...

[JEDDA, Saudi Arabia] Saudi Arabia's government has cut the income tax paid by national oil giant Saudi Aramco to smooth the company's initial public offer of shares next year, which is...

[WASHINGTON] The Senate Intelligence Committee is seeking to interview President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its investigation into ties between Trump associates and...

[WASHINGTON] The US Supreme Court refused to revive a US$5.7 billion settlement of retailer claims that Visa Inc and MasterCard Inc improperly fixed credit-card swipe fees, in a rebuff that could...

[LONDON] Theresa May's government is increasingly concerned the European Union will seek to punish the UK for leaving the bloc, amid claims the prime minister hasn't done enough to charm...

[DOHA] Qatar's sovereign wealth fund plans to open an office in Silicon Valley, as the richest country in the world on a per capita basis builds up technology interests as it tries to diversify...