Business

Asian shares rally on jobs data, despite trade talks impasse

Jun 4, 2018

Asian markets rally on US jobs data, despite impasse in China-US trade talks

Mattis warns China over 'militarization' of South China Sea

Jun 2, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis raises prospect of additional American steps against China if its "militarization" of the South China Sea keeps apace

Malaysia to penalize owners who don't replace Takata airbags

Jun 2, 2018

Malaysia's transport minister says owners of more than 71,000 affected Honda cars will be penalized if they fail to replace flawed Takata air bags in a drastic move to curb fatalities

India's Modi urges Indo-Pacific to fight protectionism

Jun 1, 2018

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged countries in the Indo-Pacific region to unite against protectionism and cross-border tensions, including those in international waters

Honda: Faulty Takata air bag kills 7th person in Malaysia

Jun 1, 2018

Japanese carmaker Honda says another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven

Malaysia sets up fund for donations to ease national debt

May 30, 2018

Malaysia sets up fund for public donations to ease massive national debt

Indonesia, India upgrade ties with 15 agreements

May 30, 2018

Indonesia and India have agreed to upgrade their relations by signing more than a dozen agreements on a broad range of areas including defense, maritime affairs, trade and investment

10 injured after man falsely claims bomb on Indonesia plane

May 29, 2018

Police say 10 passengers on an Indonesian flight preparing to take off from Borneo island were injured, mostly with broken bones and head wounds, after a man falsely said there was a bomb on board

Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

May 28, 2018

Malaysia's new Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says a planned high-speed railway that would cut travel time between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to just 90 minutes will be axed because it isn't beneficial

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

May 25, 2018

Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million