[PYEONGTAEK, South Korea] Seoul's decision to terminate a key military intelligence sharing pact with Japan risks sending the "wrong message" to adversaries, the commander of US troops in South...

[HONG KONG] Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters fought intense battles with riot police on a university campus and paralysed the city's upmarket business district on Tuesday, extending one of the...

[DANVILLE, Virginia] Having guided interest rates lower this year and declared a stopping point, Federal Reserve officials face a potentially volatile election year problem if US job growth slows...

[WASHINGTON] Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg called on Tuesday for President Donald Trump's defeat in 2020 as he took a new formal step towards joining the Democratic presidential race...

[LONDON] British security officials said on Tuesday that an attempted cyber attack on the main opposition Labour Party during general election campaigning had failed.

[WASHINGTON] President Donald Trump on Tuesday took credit for an American economic renaissance but was greeted by another salvo from US industries that blame his trade wars for jeopardising...

THE central bank of France, Banque de France (BDF), will open an Asian office in Singapore early next year, making this its second office abroad after New York, it said in a joint statement with...

HONG Kong police fired tear gas on Tuesday in the Central financial district, over the harbour in Mong Kok and at universities to break up pro-democracy protests which they said were leading the...

CHINESE policymakers should pursue a proactive fiscal policy and cut interest rates to support flagging economic growth, a financial magazine on Tuesday quoted Sheng Songcheng, an adviser to the...

FEDERAL Reserve chairman Jerome Powell is likely to signal again this week that monetary policy is on hold, buttressing the belief that he may steer clear of action through 2020.