[HANOI] Vietnam's campaign to tamp down the Trump administration's trade gap ire has come to a coastal commune better known for growing dragon fruit along one-lane potholed roads.

EDITORIAL

THE notion that American presidents and their policies can determine the state of the US economy, and that they therefore are responsible for either an economic upswing or a recession are economic...

THIS WEEK'S TOPIC: How is your organisation girding itself for any fallout from the ongoing US-China dispute?

THE BOTTOM LINE

THIS is the way the trade war ends. Not with a bang but with empty bombast. According to multiple news organisations, the US and China are close to a deal that would effectively end trade...

[SHANGHAI] Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had...

[BEIJING] The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but US President Donald Trump repeated on Friday...

[WASHINGTON] American tariffs are what got China to the negotiating table in the first place, the Trump administration argues. Those same tariffs may be needed even after a trade deal is reached...

CHINA and the United States agreed to halt additional tariffs in a deal that keeps their trade war from escalating as the two sides try again to bridge their differences with fresh talks aimed at...

STOCKS

SINGAPORE stocks snapped four days of gains on Tuesday, falling in the face of fresh threats from US president Donald Trump to widen the scope of tariffs on Chinese imports.

[WASHINGTON] US president Donald Trump said Friday that China was ready to make a deal to defuse trade tensions, so he might not have to punish the country with more import tariffs.