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 ...

Feb 26, 2017

Mexico vows to impose tariffs if Trump presses wall payment

Mexico’s foreign minister has warned the United States that his country will impose tariffs on U.S. products if President Donald Trump taxes Mexican imports to finance a border wall. “If Mexico is faced with this as a reality, not a rhetorical threat … the ...

Indonesia, Australia agree to closer naval cooperation

Feb 26, 2017

Indonesia, Australia agree to closer naval cooperation

Indonesian and Australian leaders on Sunday committed to free trade and closer naval cooperation as they urged countries in the Asia-Pacific region with competing territorial claims to obey international law. Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo arrived in Sydney on Saturday on his first visit ...

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, ...