Asia-Pacific's biggest ports face steep climate bill

KUALA LUMPUR, REUTERS -- U pgrading Asia-Pacific's biggest ports to cope with the effects of climate change will cost up to $49 billion, but the...

Xi Is Just Getting Started After Biggest China Shakeup in Years

BEIJING, BLOOMBERG -- The message from the massive government shakeup completed Tuesday in Beijing is clear: Chinese President Xi Jinping is just...

Philippines set to issue $230 mln panda bond, first for SE Asian borrower

MANILA, REUTERS -- The Philippines said it will issue an inaugural 1.46 billion yuan ($230 million) three-year "panda" bond in the onshore Chinese...

Merkel, Xi agree to work on steel overcapacity within G20

BERLIN, REUTERS -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed overcapacity in world steel markets and agreed on...

Tokyo bids farewell to "trustworthy" Tillerson, Seoul awaits seasoned Pompeo

TOKYO, SEOUL, REUTERS -- Japan's foreign minister said on Wednesday he personally regretted the departure of "frank, trustworthy" U.S. Secretary...

Djibouti Sees Chinese Involvement in Port as No Threat to U.S.

ADDIS ABABA, BLOOMBERG -- Djibouti’s government will embrace greater Chinese involvement in the nation’s ports and sees no reasons for U.S....

The 24 Hours That Exposed Trump's Strategy Gap With China
SINGAPORE, BLOOMERG -- It was 24 hours that illustrated why the U.S. is struggling to counter China’s rising geopolitical clout.
As Beijing's Smog War Rages, China Rearms Environmental Watchdog

BEIJING, BLOOMBERG -- China is creating a stronger environmental watchdog as it aims to cap world-leading carbon dioxide emissions and clear...

The Five Most Important Moves in Xi's Big China Cabinet Shake-Up

BEIJING, BLOOMBERG -- China’s sweeping government restructuring plan gives President Xi Jinping more direct control over the levers of money and...

French bank Natixis buying into 3 M&A boutiques, bolsters China presence

PARIS, HONG KONG, REUTERS -- France's Natixis is buying stakes in three independent boutique advisory firms for an undisclosed sum that will...