Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Feb 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia's King Salman begins six-nation Asian tour

Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud arrived in Malaysia on Sunday, kicking off a multination tour aimed at boosting economic ties with Asia. The official Saudi Press Agency reported Sunday that the monarch’s tour will also take in Indonesia, Brunei, Japan, China and ...

Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China

Feb 25, 2017

Deaths from India air pollution rivaling China

India’s air now rivals China’s as the world’s deadliest, according to a new study amid warnings that efforts to curb pollution from coal will not yield results anytime soon. India’s notoriously poor air quality causes nearly 1.1 million premature deaths every year, almost on ...

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

Feb 24, 2017

China outshines Japan in men's curling final

China claimed an 11-4 victory over Japan to win the Asian Winter Games men’s curling gold medal on Friday. Neither team could seize the momentum in the first three ends with China the first to take the ascendency with the last stone in the ...

Feb 24, 2017

China overtakes U.S., France as Germany's biggest trading partner

China for the first time became Germany’s most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States, which fell back to third place behind France, data showed on Friday. German imports from and exports to China rose to €170 billion ($180 billion) last year, ...