A ROUTINE keynote address by Baidu Inc chief Robin Li morphed into public humiliation when an unidentified man jumped onstage and doused him in water.

JPMORGAN Chase & Co's first investment in an Asian financial technology firm is a key plank in the US bank's strategy to boost its cash management services in fast-growing regional markets...

GERMAN government bond yields rose from all-time lows on Thursday on mounting optimism for a resolution of the US-China trade war, prompting investors to sell safe-haven assets.

SOCIAL enterprises run by women and young people can fix the world's most pressing problems - from climate change to wealth inequality - because they are often closest to such issues, Nobel...

SINGAPORE fuel oil inventories fell to a three-week low in the week ended June 26 as net imports remained under pressure, official data released on Thursday showed.

DALIAN iron ore prices surged to a record on Thursday, snapping a three-day decline on renewed concerns about tightening supply of the raw material, while steel rebar futures extended their rally...

AMERICAN television star Kim Kardashian has sparked debate in Japan by naming her new line of shapewear "Kimono," prompting some to accuse her of disrespecting the traditional outfit.

AFTER a wait of two and a half years, the US administration is launching its Middle East peace plan on Tuesday - with an economic initiative that the Palestinians are boycotting.

IRAN said the path to a diplomatic solution with the US had closed after the Trump administration imposed sanctions against its supreme leader and other top officials, raising tensions days after...

HONG KONG leader Carrie Lam saw her approval rating plunge 9 percentage points in a month, as her bid to ease extraditions to China prompted hundreds of thousands of protesters to take to the...