RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin knows the legacy of his World Cup will be judged partly by the fate of the stadiums after the tournament and he is determined that they are put to good use.

[SHANGHAI] China's new medical insurance regulator will begin negotiations with domestic and overseas pharmaceutical companies to lower prices of cancer drugs in a bid to cut the financial...

[NEW YORK] A US judge ordered the government on Friday to pay the costs of reuniting immigrant parents with their children after they were separated by officials at the US-Mexican border.

SINGAPORE'S economy expanded 3.8 per cent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2018, lower than economist expectations of 4.1 per cent and down from the first quarter's 4.3 per cent growth...