Fri Apr 13 5:16 AM
The New York Times - Asia Pacific
Trump Just Pushed the World Trade Organization Toward Irrelevance
In announcing tariffs on Chinese goods, President Trump bypassed the body founded 23 years ago to keep the peace in global commerce.
Mar 23 9:00AM
Trump's Appointment of John Bolton Raises Concern in Asia
We will have to see if Bolton opens his mouth and launches his verbal attacks against the North, said one South Korean analyst, fearing that talks with Kim Jong-un would be derailed.
Mar 23 8:15AM
Phan Van Khai, First Vietnamese Prime Minister to Visit Washington, Dies at 84
Mr. Khai pushed for strengthened economic and security ties with the United States.
Mar 23 6:10AM
Responding to Trump, China Plans New Tariffs on U.S. Goods
China proposed tariffs on $3 billion worth of American fruit, pork, wine and other goods, striking back just hours after President Trump's announcement.
Mar 23 2:17AM
In South Korea, Another Former President Lands in Jail
South Korea arrests former President Lee Myung-bak on corruption charges, the second former leader jailed in the country within a year.
Mar 22 11:51PM
Beg, Borrow or Steal: How Trump Says China Takes Technology
The justification for Washington's tariffs on $60 billion in Chinese imports shows the rise of intellectual property as a major trade issue.
Mar 22 10:55PM