Indonesia court allows dam in orangutan habitat to proceed

Mar 5, 2019

Environmentalists have lost a court challenge to a Chinese-backed dam in Indonesia that will rip through the habitat of the most critically endangered orangutan species

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Global stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Global stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

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Asian stocks rise on reports US, China close to trade deal

Mar 4, 2019

Asian stocks rise after report Washington, Beijing are close to agreement to end tariff war

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China considers legal changes on technology to placate US

Mar 4, 2019

China's ceremonial legislature is due to endorse a law meant to help end a bruising tariff war with Washington by discouraging officials from pressuring foreign companies to hand over technology

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5 years on, Malaysia open to proposals to resume MH370 hunt

Mar 3, 2019

Malaysia's transport minister says the government is open to new proposals to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as families of passengers commemorated the fifth anniversary of the jet's disappearance

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China touts engineering feats of new international airport

Mar 1, 2019

Construction of a new airport in China's capital that promises to be one of the largest in the world is speeding toward completion

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Thai lawmakers approve controversial cybersecurity act

Feb 28, 2019

Thailand's legislature has passed a cybersecurity bill that would allow authorities access to people's personal information without a court order

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Survey: China factory activity sinks to 3-year low

Feb 28, 2019

Survey: Chinese factory activity sinks to 3-year low in February amid tariff battle with Washington and weak global demand

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Billionaire list shows $1T hit from '18 market meltdown

Feb 27, 2019

Rich list shows $1 trillion hit from 2018 market meltdown, Bezos still No. 1

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China drafts rules on biotech after gene-editing scandal

Feb 27, 2019

China unveils draft regulations on gene editing and other potentially risky biomedical technologies after a Chinese scientist's claim of helping to create gene-edited babies roiled the global science community

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