[BEIJING] Chinese President Xi Jinping vowed on Friday to abolish subsidies to firms that impede fair competition - addressing a major bone of contention in US trade talks.

[BEIJING] China on Tuesday unveiled a flurry of measures aimed at spurring sales of items ranging from cars and appliances to information services, as the world's second-largest economy grows at...

[MUMBAI] India, the world's biggest rice exporter, will give incentives for non-basmati rice shipments to help boost flagging overseas sales, the government said in an order reviewed by Reuters....

WITH Brent crude surging north of US$85 a barrel and some analysts warning that US$100 is just around the corner, it's comforting to remember that we're still a long way from 2008, when...

[NEW DELHI] India, the world's top sugar producer after Brazil, is considering a proposal to provide 45 billion rupees (S$845.2 million) assistance to sugar mills to boost exports and cut domestic...

[SHANGHAI] China will speed up efforts to ensure its wind and solar power sectors can compete without subsidies and achieve "grid price parity" with traditional energy sources like coal, according...

[BEIJING] China's Ele.me, the online food delivery company acquired by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, will spend one billion yuan (S$201.19 million) each month this summer on subsidies and marketing...