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Pfizer reverses some drug price hikes in US after Trump tweet

New York -- Pfizer has reversed price increases on some drugs following White House pressure and the US drugmaker on Wednesday pledged to decide...

Handbags and cameras hit as Trump tariffs target consumers

The Trump administration’s promise to keep consumer products out of the trade war -- so shoppers wouldn’t take a hit -- may be falling...

China says US tariffs to backfire, damaging the whole world

The US imposition of tariffs on $34 billion of China’s exports will not only hurt China, but the US itself and the rest of...

Cayetano, Pompeo affirm Philippine-US alliance in latest meeting

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter S. Cayetano and Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo reaffirmed the country's alliance with the United States during the...

Trump orders halt to family separations

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump ordered an end to the separation of migrant children from their parents on the US border Wednesday, reversing a tough policy under heavy pressure from his fellow Republicans, Democrats and the international community.

China Accuses U.S. of Trade `Abuses’ as India Hits Back at...

THE global trade war deepened Thursday with China reiterating it will hit back if the latest tariff threats from Donald Trump materialize, while India followed the European Union in slapping retaliatory levies on U.S. goods.

Asia business sentiment slips from 7-year high

KUALA LUMPUR -- Business confidence among Asian companies slipped for the first time in three quarters, on mounting worries that US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies would trigger tit-for-tat reprisals and undermine the global trading system.

Children separated from parents at US border sob, wail desperately

Los Angeles -- Several Central American children separated from parents at the southern US border are heard desperately sobbing and wailing in a recording...

Why is the Trump administration separating immigrant families?

Washington -- President Donald Trump declared Monday that the US will not become a "migrant camp" as his administration faced a backlash for its...

China accuses Trump of ‘blackmail’ after new tariffs threat

Beijing, China -- Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to...

Germany says `isolationist’ Trump opens global power vacuum

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on the European Union to unite and fill the void left by the U.S. drawback from global agreements...

Trump, Kim formed ‘special bond’ in historic meeting

Singapore -- Donald Trump has formed a "special bond" with North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, he said Tuesday at the end of a...

Asia sees China and United States as threats to rules-based order

LONDON -- For many US allies, Secretary of Defense James Mattis is the last of the Trump administration’s so-called grown-ups in the room.

Roseanne: a rare TV look at Trump’s America

NEW YORK — Given the boot after a racist rant by its star, Roseanne was a rare TV series depicting conservative America despite the election of President Donald Trump, which could have popularized the genre.

G-7 finance chiefs condemn Trump tariffs as allies rebel 

Group of Seven finance chiefs issued a rare rebuke of a member nation, claiming U.S. trade actions could undermine global economic confidence and threaten...

China warns US against tariffs as trade talks end

Beijing, China -- China warned the US that any deals reached during ongoing trade talks would be void if Washington went ahead with imposing...

Asia worries about US rule-bending

Asia’s main security conference this weekend established at least this: That while America’s allies like Defense Secretary James Mattis, that’s no longer enough. Mattis sought...

Canada defense minister calls Trump tariff action `insulting’

Canada’s top defense official said the Trump administration’s decision to levy tariffs against the country’s steel on national security grounds was “absurd,” but wouldn’t...

Koreas hold high-level talks ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Seoul -- North and South Korea held high-level talks Friday to discuss their ongoing efforts to improve ties ahead of a landmark meeting between...

World on brink of trade war as US slaps tariffs on...

Paris -- The world's largest economies stood on the brink of all-out trade war as the EU, Canada and Mexico drew up retaliatory measures...

EU ‘not at war with anyone’ on trade: Mogherini

Brussels, Belgium -- EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday said the bloc was not in a trade war with anyone but would...

Trump sees ‘brilliant potential’ in North Korea

Washington -- US President Donald Trump sees "brilliant potential" in North Korea, he tweeted on Sunday, continuing an upbeat tone about a planned summit...

China urges US, North Korea to ‘show goodwill’ after summit scrapped

Beijing, China -- China urged the United States and North Korea on Friday to be patient and "show goodwill" after US President Donald Trump...

North Korea warns of nuclear crisis in threat to scrap talks

North Korea again threatened to cancel its planned summit with President Donald Trump next month, hardening its rhetoric by saying it was ready for...

Trump retreats from China tariffs amid White House trade discord

President Donald Trump retreated from imposing tariffs on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods because of White House discord over trade strategy and...

Trump dampens chances of trade deal with China

Washington -- US and Chinese officials will hold further trade talks in Washington on Friday, the White House said, after President Donald Trump discounted...

China hails Trump’s ZTE olive branch ahead of trade talks

Beijing -- China on Monday hailed President Donald Trump's offer to prevent Chinese telecom giant ZTE from collapsing due to a US technology ban,...

Trump meets Americans released from North Korea ahead of summit

Donald Trump personally welcomed home three Americans released from detention in North Korea, a triumphant middle-of-the-night moment for the president as he prepares for...

China’s Xi pledges greater openness amid Trump trade dispute

Chinese President Xi Jinping reiterated pledges to open sectors from banking to auto manufacturing in a speech that also warned against returning to a...

What to watch in commodities: aluminum, Trump Vs Xi, copper, soy

We live in interesting times. Just as investors weigh up the U.S.-China trade punch-up, markets need to adjust to a whole new front. U.S....

US stock selloff deepens amid Trump trade jabs, jobs

The selloff in U.S. stocks deepened as the White House’s latest trade bluster rattled global financial markets. The S&P 500 Index plunged more than 2...

Southeast Asia braces for trade war by bolstering growth

Policy makers across Southeast Asia are bracing for a fallout from a U.S.-China trade war, turning their focus on bolstering their domestic markets to...

Trump scores his first revised trade deal, with South Korea

President Donald Trump secured his first revamp of a US trade deal, after reaching an agreement this week with South Korea that would allow...

US-China trade fight depends on Trump goals

WASHINGTON -- How bad will the US-China trade fight get? That depends on whether President Donald Trump will settle for a reduction in China’s...

First solar, then steel: Is Trump’s next trade target nuclear?

On Thursday, as President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on Chinese goods, he warned, “This is the first of many.” Well, if he’s serious, here’s another...

Trump planning to impose $50 billion in China tariffs — source

President Donald Trump is set to announce about $50 billion of tariffs against China over intellectual-property violations on Thursday, according a person familiar with...

China pledges action on tech transfer as Trump plans tariffs

China made further promises to protect the intellectual property of foreigners investing in its economy, addressing a long-standing grievance as U.S. President Donald Trump...

Trade war to US inflation to be in focus for emerging...

Emerging-market investors will be gauging the effect of a possible trade war after President Donald Trump revealed his tariff plans. They will also be...

Philippines hopes Kim-Trump summit will reduce Asia Pacific tensions

Great results can be expected from the meeting between United States (US) President Donald J. Trump and North Korea’s supreme leader Kim Jong-un, the...

A trade-war road map for FX markets: Take cover, find your...

In foreign-exchange markets, investors aren’t waiting to find out if all the tariff threats being thrown around lead to a full-blown trade war. Some money...

Global economic upswing knocked back by Trump’s trade-war threat

Investors are worried that Donald Trump will derail world growth. An announcement last week of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum triggered a slide in...

Trump says tough tariffs are coming, riling rivals and allies

President Donald Trump said the U.S. would slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to protect national security, prompting threats of retaliation from Canada...

Trump’s trade barbs push Asian nations closer to China’s orbit

NEW DELHI/SEOUL -- For years, smaller nations in Asia have looked to the US to provide a counterweight to an increasingly powerful China. Under President...

Human rights spice up talks on cooperation

THE PHILIPPINES capped its series of bilateral talks on Tuesday, Nov. 14, on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit...

Trump’s Russia, Duterte’s China

Siegfried and Roy had a long-running and very successful act at the Mirage Casino in Las Vegas. The act featured two white tigers that...