Japan and Australia economies already feeling impact from COVID-19

Business Feb 21, 2020

Japan and Australia economies already feeling impact from COVID-19

Asia's biggest economies are already feeling the brunt of new coronavirus COVID-19. Key gauges for manufacturing in Australia and Japan have fallen while early export orders for South Korea show a slump in Chinese demand. The warning signs come as finance chiefs from the Group of ...

Global defense spending rose 4% in 2019, study says

World Feb 15, 2020

Global defense spending rose 4% in 2019, study says

Global defense spending saw its biggest jump in a decade in 2019, driven by the U.S. and China, a study said Friday, as rivalries and conflicts stoke military investment. The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said the 4 percent rise, compared to a year ...