[BEIJING] A group of chief executive officers of American corporations are set to meet with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week as the simmering trade war ensnares companies from both countries...

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THE rosy narrative of a strong revival in the global economy that was shaped by upbeat numbers in the first quarter of this year is wilting.

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THE most high-profile defence and security summit in the Asia-Pacific region returns to Singapore this week for the 18th straight year, and one pressing issue that is certain to dominate the...

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A NUMBER of countries, including Singapore, are caught in the middle of the trade war between the United States and China.

WHEN discussing the history of the Cold War with students during a class on American diplomacy, I always stress that unlike the other two World Wars of the 20th century, we cannot pinpoint a date...

[WASHINGTON] The US military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely to anger Beijing at a time of...

[BEIJING] China's top trade negotiator said more talks will be held with the United States as he revealed what Beijing considers the three main differences keeping the two sides from reaching a...

[HOUSTON] Oil prices were mostly steady on Friday, ending the week slightly lower as trade tensions stoked by a US move to hike tariffs on Chinese goods overshadowed tightened global supplies and...

[CHICAGO] US soya bean futures sank to their lowest prices in more than a decade on Friday as US President Donald Trump said he was in no hurry to sign a deal to end the trade war with Beijing, a...

[BEIJING] China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He told Chinese state media in the United States on Friday, following a round of discussions...