Japan's Shinzo Abe To Call For Early Elections: Reports
November 13 2014 4:20 AM EST
Abe raised the sales tax to 8 percent in April, triggering Japan's worst economic contraction since the global financial crisis.
'Breakthough' In Landmark WTO Deal
November 13 2014 2:37 AM EST
India and the U.S. were locked in an impasse for months, jeopardizing a pact that could potentially boost global trade by $1 trillion.
India May Stop Thermal Coal Imports In Two To Three Years: Minister
November 12 2014 6:23 AM EST
Declining shipments to India would drag on global coal markets grappling with oversupply as China too tries to move toward cleaner fuels.
Japan's Abe To Postpone Tax Hike, Call December Election
November 11 2014 11:23 PM EST
No election need be called until 2016, but Abe might seek to renew his mandate for another four years before taking unpopular steps.
APEC Leaders Back China-Proposed Trade Pact
November 11 2014 7:36 AM EST
The 21-member nations in the APEC bloc approved the launch of a two-year study of the initiative proposed by China.
EU To Discuss Russia Sanctions, Ukraine Support Next Week
November 11 2014 6:18 AM EST
Fighting between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine flared up again in the past week.
All About The TPP And Why It Matters
November 10 2014 2:53 AM EST
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday that the Trans-Pacific Partnership has “the potential for being a historic agreement.”
China, Japan Hold Historic Meet In Beijing
November 10 2014 1:12 AM EST
The meeting follows two years of heightened tensions between China and Japan over disputed islands in the East China Sea, and other issues.
China’s President Signals GDP Growth Could Slow To 7%
November 09 2014 9:17 AM EST
Sure, China's economy is in a slowdown, but it isn't all that "scary," President Xi Jinping says at APEC CEO Summit Sunday.
Japan PM Mulls Delay In Hike Of Sales Tax, Snap Elections
November 09 2014 7:52 AM EST
If Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolves the lower house of parliament, then the snap elections could be held Dec. 14 or Dec. 21.
China OKs More Than $100B For Infrastructure Projects
November 08 2014 10:04 AM EST
The fiscal stimulus will fund the building of new airports and railways in the world's No. 2 economy.
India To Set Up New Drugs Regulator For Traditional Medicines
November 07 2014 12:02 AM EST
India's share in the global market for such medicines reportedly remained "negligible" compared to countries like China.
India's Energy Demands Call For $250B Investment In Five Years
November 06 2014 2:00 AM EST
India's minister for power estimated that the nation's total power consumption would double to 2 trillion units by 2019.
Obama To Attend APEC Summit With Diminished Global Clout
November 05 2014 3:20 PM EST
World leaders may see Obama as a lame duck after Tuesday's election defeat — and the first test is coming soon.
China Uncovers $1.16B In Lost Taxes
November 03 2014 11:51 PM EST
Climate-Change Report A 'Canary In The Coal Mine': US
November 02 2014 10:11 AM EST
A U.N.-backed panel's latest climate-change report furnishes more evidence human-generated greenhouse gases are fueling global warming.
Climate Change Could Be ‘Irreversible’ Under Current Conditions By 2100
November 02 2014 9:09 AM EST
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has issued its strongest warning about the use of fossil fuels to date.
Bangladesh Hit By Nationwide Power Blackout
November 01 2014 7:05 AM EDT
Officials used powerful generators to restore power in some places while hospitals and airports ran on emergency generators.
China’s Manufacturing Slows In October
October 31 2014 10:15 PM EDT
The country’s Purchasing Managers Index came in at 50.8. Economists had expected better performance.
$75 Trillion Shadow Looms Over Global Economy
October 31 2014 6:55 AM EDT
Unregulated entities have filled the vacuum left behind by shrinking banks that are coping with new regulations after the financial crisis.