EDITORIAL

RARELY does a day pass by without some form of controversy emanating from the White House.

US OIL has risen above US$70 a barrel for the first time since November 2014 as traders brace for a re-imposition of US sanctions on Middle East crude producer Iran.

[LONDON] Less than two weeks after the latest round of US sanctions plunged Russia's rouble to 16-month lows, some global funds have already stepped back in to buy rouble-denominated sovereign...

THE government of Aung San Suu Kyi is opening the economy and growth is rebounding in Myanmar, though the possibility of broader Western sanctions over the Rohingya refugee crisis is nevertheless...

US President Donald Trump called for continued pressure against Kim Jong Un, after China said the North Korean leader expressed an openness to disarmament talks during a surprise visit to Beijing.

THE United State slapped sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and five groups, including Moscow's intelligence services, for meddling in the 2016 US election and malicious cyber attacks, the...

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States would launch the "largest-ever" package of sanctions against North Korea, intensifying pressure on the reclusive...

US vice-president Mike Pence said on Wednesday that Washington would soon unveil its "toughest sanctions ever" on North Korea, adding that the regime in Pyongyang would not be allowed to...

[SINGAPORE] Donald Trump's desire to squeeze Kim Jong Un's regime risks being undermined by the furtive maneuvers of oil tankers at sea...

[TEHRAN] Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps declared an end to the anti-establishment unrest that has roiled the Islamic Republic and left about 20 people dead over the past week...