Yoshihide Suga, the chief Cabinet secretary who has been Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s right-hand man for nearly eight years, on Sunday emerged as a leading candidate to take over the nation’s highest political position.
The Trump administration has cracked down on popular Chinese apps TikTok and WeChat but has more apps in its sights, White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Monday.
Yum China, the operator of Pizza Hut and KFC in the mainland, is seeking to kick off secondary listing in Hong Kong as soon as next week, aiming to raise US$2 billion (HK$15.6 billion), mainland media reported.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will step down from his post due to health concerns, a source from his ruling Liberal Democratic Party said Friday.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who suffers from an inflammatory bowel disease, returned from a check-up at a Tokyo hospital on Monday to reassure the media over the state of health and insist he wanted to do the best job possible.
The Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Edward Yau Tang-wah said Washington has delayed until November 9 an order mandating that goods made in Hong Kong for export to the United States will need to be labelled as 'made in China,'' RTHK reports.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) on Wednesday reported a 1 per cent increase in first-half profit, as higher trading revenue made up for investment losses.
Ant Group, Alibaba’s (BABA.N) fintech arm and China’s dominant mobile payments company, plans to set up a consumer finance firm in the southwestern city of Chongqing, expanding its presence in the fast-growing domestic business, two sources told Reuters.
The failure of the U.S. to handle the coronavirus pandemic risks derailing the economic recovery and puts the country at a competitive disadvantage in its long-run battle with China for global hegemony, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said.
Oracle has expressed an interest in acquiring TikTok, according to the Financial Times, giving Microsoft a potential competitor in its bid to control the Chinese social video app in the US.
Shenzhen mayor Chen Rugui commented at a press conference on Monday morning that the city now has access to the pure 5G networks. That was interpreted by traders as a sign that Shenzhen has officially entered the 5G era and construction of the new networks will be accelerated in rest of the country.
Thailand recorded the largest economic contraction in 22 years in the quarter ending June, keeping Southeast Asia's second-largest economy trapped in a coronavirus-induced recession.
China’s rare earth exports plunged 44% in July from the previous month, customs data showed on Friday, hitting their lowest in 5-1/2 years in a sign that the coronavirus has destroyed demand for the prized group of 17 minerals.
China’s retail sales unexpectedly fell in July from a year ago,while the comeback in factory output was slower than forecast amid signs the recovery in the remains fragile.
The Federal Reserve's monetary relief flooded markets with liquidity, but prices now rest on shaky foundations, according to the billionaire investor George Soros.
China Mobile Ltd.'s net-profit in the first half of the year slipped 0.5%, as weaker margins offset a slight increase in operating revenue.
TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer has reportedly approached senior RIL executives to gauge if the oil-to-telecom conglomerate is interested in picking up a stake in the app’s India unit.
Total (China) Investment (the Company) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to pursue strategic collaboration with Alibaba Group ("Alibaba") (NYSE: BABA; SEHK: 9988) and leverage their respective resources to drive the digital transformation of the Company’s operations in China.
The Bank of England will step up on quantitative easing (QE) if the British economy slows and struggles again, Deputy Governor Dave Ramsden said in an interview published on Tuesday, adding to his previous comments that BoE has more headroom to act.
Negotiations on a virus relief package ended last night with the White House and Democrats making no headway on resolving their biggest difference, bringing the talks to the brink of collapse.