CHINA and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war...

[WASHINGTON] The top US trade negotiator on Wednesday said he expects he and the US Treasury secretary will meet the Chinese vice premier ahead of the G20 summit in Japan later this month.

[WASHINGTON] US President Donald Trump said Tuesday he had a positive phone conversation with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping and the two leaders will hold an "extended meeting" next week at...

[BRUSSELS] Protectionism across the globe reached a record high last year due to new barriers designed to restrict trade into China and the United States, according to a report by the European...

CHINESE and US teams ended trade talks in Beijing on Wednesday that lasted longer than expected and officials said details will be released soon, raising hopes an all-out trade war that could...

EDITORIAL

PRESIDENT Xi Jinping's speech last week on reunification with Taiwan ran with all the usual shibboleths: how it was inevitable; how the island can keep its democratic system; and why China had the...

EDITORIAL

A SERIOUS debate on the future of Sino-American relationship is underway in Washington. On one side of the argument are the "determinists" - policymakers, lawmakers and pundits who insist that the...

[TOKYO] Global stocks extended their slump on Monday, with US equity futures and Asian shares sliding on worries over slowing growth and fears that a fresh flare-up in tensions between Washington...

US-CHINA TRUCE

NEWS over the weekend of a deal between the United States and China on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit spelt good news for markets in Asia with key indices ending the day's trading on higher...

[BUENOS AIRES] US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping will wrap up a global summit on Saturday with high-stakes talks expected to determine whether they can begin defusing a...