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Singapore's December exports fall 8.5 percent in its worst decline in 2 years

Singapore's exports recorded their worst decline in more than two years in December as shipments of electronics and pharmaceuticals plunged, official data showed on Thursday.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 21:51

The young man whose life hangs in the balance of Canada-China standoff

Pale and grim-faced, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg sat stoically as he listened to a Chinese court sentence him to death on Monday. He had already been sentenced to more than a decade in a Chinese prison; the court's new execution order was a shocking escalation that some suspect of political motivations.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 18:58

Effort to ease Russian sanctions boosted by former Louisiana senator

Former Republican Sen. David Vitter is lobbying on behalf of companies linked to a Russian oligarch with ties to President Vladimir Putin, aligning himself with Trump administration efforts to ease sanctions on his clients, according to documents filed with the Justice Department.

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Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 18:27

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