The Straits Times - Singapur
16/03/2020Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
Health authorities across South Asia reported rising tallies of coronavirus cases on Monday (March 16), raising the prospect of rapidly spreading outbreaks overwhelming poor medical facilities in a region that is home to a quarter of the world's people.
12/03/2020Política The Straits Times - Singapur Salud
The global coronavirus pandemic could be over by June if countries mobilise to fight it, Beijing’s senior medical officer said on Thursday (March 12), as China declared the peak had passed there and new cases in Hubei fell to single digits for the first time.
12/02/2020Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
Iran's government on Wednesday (Feb 12) rejected the United States' allegations that the Islamic republic's satellite programme has a military dimension, days after the failed launch of its latest satellite.
03/01/2020Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
China on Friday (Jan 3) appealed for restraint from all sides, "especially the United States", after top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani was killed in a US strike in Iraq.
18/12/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
Mr William Taylor Jr, the top American diplomat in Ukraine who described for Congress and the public what he saw as President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Kiev to go after political rivals, said on Tuesday (Dec 17) that he was stepping down from his post.
16/12/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
HONG KONG - Chinese President Xi Jinping offered his support for Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Monday (Dec 16), praising her courage in governing the Chinese-ruled financial hub in these "most difficult" times after months of often violent anti-government protests.
10/12/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
The Trump administration has refused to support a move by members of the United Nations Security Council to hold a discussion on Tuesday (Dec 10) on North Korea's rampant human rights abuses, effectively blocking the meeting for the second year in a row.
22/10/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur
China and the United States have achieved some progress in their trade talks, Vice-Foreign Minister Le Yucheng said on Tuesday (Oct 22), and any problem could be resolved as long as both sides respected each other.
16/09/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said it is "very difficult" for China's economy to grow at a rate of 6 per cent or more because of the high base from which it was starting and the complicated international backdrop.
30/08/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional
Chinese and US trade negotiating teams are maintaining effective communication, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday (Aug 30) at a daily news briefing in Beijing.
15/08/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
Moscow offered on Thursday (Aug 15) to provide citizenship to about 3 million Ukrainians from war-torn regions near the Russian border, in a move that has already riled Kiev and the European Union.
13/08/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday (Aug 13) that "lawbreaking activities in the name of freedom" were damaging the rule of law and that the Asian financial hub's recovery from anti-government protests could take a long time.
13/08/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional
The United States is delaying until Dec 15 imposition of new 10 per cent tariffs on Chinese electronics, including laptops and cell phones, but going ahead with new duties starting Sept 1 on US$300 billion (S$415 billion) in Chinese goods, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) said on Tuesday (Aug 13).
12/08/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional
Goldman Sachs Group is raising concerns of a US recession as the trade war with China intensifies, boosting the impact on economic growth.
08/08/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he was hopeful that working group-level talks with North Korea can be restarted within weeks, as he downplayed the latest rocket tests.
08/08/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Internacional
China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in July despite escalating US trade pressure, but the rebound may be short-lived as Washington prepares to impose even more tariffs on Chinese goods.
07/08/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional Claire Huang
For the second time since anti-extradition protests escalated in June, thousands of lawyers joined a silent march to demand an independent inquiry into the unrest that has roiled Hong Kong, sparked by the highly controversial extradition Bill.
01/08/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
United States national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday (July 31) that Pyongyang's recent missile tests do not violate a pledge that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald Trump, but he questioned when working-level talks on denuclearisation would begin.
30/07/2019Política The Straits Times - Singapur Política Internacional
US calls for Japan's help protecting shipping from Iranian attacks have put Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in a bind between angering his country's military ally and upsetting voters suspicious of overseas deployments.
16/04/2019Economía The Straits Times - Singapur Economía Regional
China condemning as "slanderous" criticism US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made of Beijing's policies in South America, saying countries there would soon see who their "true friend" was.