[TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico] The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 85 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a deliberate fuel-line puncture that...

<p/> [BEIJING] China has ample room for macro policy support, Ning Jizhe, head of the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday, after the world's second-largest economy grew at the...

[SHANGHAI] Encouraging China's banks to actively increase support for the real economy, rather than relying on authorities' orders to boost lending, is the key to improving the supply of...

[BANGKOK] Thailand's customs-cleared exports dropped for a second straight month in December, down 1.72 per cent from a year earlier, as against analysts' forecast for a small rise, the...

[SHANGHAI] After remarkable growth and change for decades, most economists believe China's economy is entering a period of slower, steadier growth...

<p/> [MANILA] Minority Muslims in the southern Philippines cast votes on Monday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a peace process to end decades of separatist...

SINGAPORE'S upcoming Budget will focus on the nation's growing needs in education and healthcare, as well as on giving a boost to the country's security and its ability to defend...

[BEIJING] China's fixed-asset investment rose 5.9 per cent in 2018, missing expectations of a 6.0 per cent increase and the slowest annual growth since at least 1996, the National Bureau of...

[WASHINGTON] US officials are planning for President Donald Trump to hold his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next month in Vietnam, people familiar with the plans said, suggesting...

[BEIJING] China's fourth quarter economic data confirmed a slowdown in activity amid a debt cleanup and trade woes, though some signs emerged that the deceleration will be less severe than...