Technology

Japan would boost missile defenses in record military budget

Aug 31, 2018

Japan's Defense Ministry is seeking a record-high budget for fiscal 2019 that would more than double spending on missile defense, including purchases of costly American arsenals

China says it will move at own pace despite US pressure

Aug 30, 2018

China says it will make changes at own pace regardless of U.S. pressure and that technology dispute must be settled through talks as equals

Rights groups to Google: No censored search in China

Aug 29, 2018

Human rights groups are urging Google not to offer censored internet search services in China, which they say would make the company an active party to human rights violations

China struggles to curb its reliance on US buyers, suppliers

Aug 28, 2018

China is pressing companies to find non-US markets to cope with the effects of Trump's tariff increases, but it's a struggle to replace the US as a high-tech supplier and a large-scale buyer

Nissan launches China-focused electric car

Aug 27, 2018

A Nissan electric sedan designed for China has rolled off an assembly line, the first of dozens of planned electrics being created by global automakers for their biggest market

Global stocks steady as US and China hike tariffs

Aug 23, 2018

Global stock markets steady as US, China impose more tariff hikes

Thai police charge leaders of new party with online offenses

Aug 23, 2018

Police acting on a complaint by Thailand's ruling junta have charged the leaders of a new political party that strongly opposes military rule with violating the computer crime law, which could result in five-year prison terms

US, China raise tariffs in new round of trade dispute

Aug 23, 2018

US, China impose tariff hikes on additional goods in new escalation of battle over Beijing's technology policy

U.S., China impose tariff hikes on additional goods in escalation of battle over Beijing's technology policy

Aug 23, 2018

U.S., China impose tariff hikes on additional goods in escalation of battle over Beijing's technology policy

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

Aug 16, 2018

Global stock indexes fall as investors fret over outlook for growth, especially in China.

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