Sushi in Pyongyang? At a restaurant run by a Japanese sushi chef famous for working for North Korea's late leader Kim Jong Il?
China's top economic official trimmed its growth target and warned Sunday of dangers from global pressure for trade controls, as Beijing tries to build a consumer-driven economy and reduce reliance on exports and investment.
Rene Preval, a low-key technocrat who led Haiti as president during the devastating January 2010 earthquake and a messy and prolonged recovery, has died. He was 74.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen signaled Friday that the Fed will likely resume raising interest rates later this month to reflect a strengthening job market and inflation edging toward the central bank's 2 percent target.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) has imposed anti-dumping tariffs on steel product vendors from Taiwan, Japan and Turkey after a preliminary ruling found that those steel exporters sold their products at unfairly low prices in the U.S. market and caused damage.
Apple Inc., the U.S-based consumer electronics giant, listed US$1 billion worth of bonds on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) market on Friday, according to the Taipei Exchange, which operates the local OTC market.
Asian markets mostly advanced Thursday, picking up the baton from record performances in New York and Europe where traders cheered upbeat U.S. economic data and Donald Trump's conciliatory speech to Congress.
Transactions of residential and commercial property for February in the six metropolitan areas in Taiwan soared after consolidating over the past three years, according to government statistics.
Australia's economy expanded at a faster-than-expected 1.1 percent annual pace in the final three months of last year, as resurgent coal and iron ore prices helped the country avoid recession.
Japan's factory output unexpectedly slipped 0.8 percent in January, the first fall in six months and the latest red flag for the world's No. 3 economy, official data showed Tuesday.