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China to set up system to safeguard technology security

Xinhua reports China's plan to establish a system to ensure 'national security' in technology as the republic faces a trade war with the United States.

US to sell RM80 million spy drones to Malaysia as tension...

This comes in the wake of strong words exchanged between US and China during a regional security summit.

We’ll use force if you meddle, China warns US

This comes amid moves by the Trump administration to increase support for Taiwan.

Reach out to US, China firms to supply goods, Penang tech...

investPenang director Lee Kah Choon says Penang's tech sector is in a position to help supply essential items for US and China firms caught in trade dispute.

Bursa Malaysia opens in the red

China's plans to retaliate by imposing higher tariffs on US$60 billion worth of US goods has resulted in Bursa Malaysia to open slightly lower.

This US$100 mil hedge fund has shorted China stock futures

The outcome of the US-China trade talks will not be a positive one to lift China's stocks.

Trump ‘firm’ on China structural demands

The US has been insisting on a mechanism to ensure China follows through on any reform promises and purchasing commitments for American goods.

US trade agreement not settled says China

President Donald Trump said current trade talks with China is expected to be a success.

Global stocks rally on trade deal optimism as pound falls again

Bourses rose in the US and in major European and Asian centres, concluding the first quarter with a flourish.

Dr M against warships stationed in South China Sea

The prime minister says sea routes should remain open and free for all vessels.

Malaysian stocks fall as neighbours react positively to US-China deal news

Southeast Asian markets have come under pressure since the imposition of tariffs by the world's two economic giants on each other's goods.

Alibaba sees more China-Hollywood deals after `Green Book’ win

Alibaba Group Holding is eyeing more Hollywood movies after the success of 'Green Book' at the Oscars and also expects more US exports into China.

World shares breathe easy as Trump pushes out tariff deadline

European stocks had climbed 0.4% since October, led by a 0.5% bump in Germany's trade-sensitive DAX due to US president Donald Trump's decision to hold off tariffs on China goods.

Shanghai shares soar to 5.60% after Trump delays tariff hike

Stock markets in China rose more than 5% after the US President said he would delay an increase on China goods tariffs.

US-China said to be haggling over how to enforce currency pact

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin touts the currency pact as the strongest ever, though he offered no details, following two days of high-level talks in Washington between US and Chinese officials.

Oversupply of palm oil drags price, says MIDF

The palm oil industry continues to face sharp criticism from environmentally sensitive countries, particularly those from the EU.

High-stakes US-China trade talks resume as deadline approaches

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will lead the US delegation for the third round of talks on Thursday and Friday in Beijing.

US-China trade talks resume next week, focus on intellectual property

A White House official says that preparations are under way and the talks will continue to focus on pressing Beijing to make structural reforms.

Asia stocks quiet, dollar supported after upbeat US jobs data

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan is unchanged and capped below the four-month peak scaled on Friday.

Vietnam makes pitch as an investor safe haven in trade war

Vietnam is quietly positioning itself as a safe haven for manufacturers wary of getting caught in the crossfire of the tariff war between the US and China.

No breakthrough in US-China trade talks, says Trump adviser

National Economic Council director says recent news reports of a US-China deal being imminent are inaccurate.

Asia stocks stage relief rally after China-US deal

The US will not raise levies on Chinese goods on January 1 while China promised to buy more from the US and enter a 90-day period of talks to bring an end to the dispute.

G20 expected to back trade body reform ahead of Trump, Xi...

The trade battle between the United States and China has loomed larger over the G20 talks.

APEC’s future in doubt after costly summit failure

The two-day gathering in Papua New Guinea was almost five years in the making, cost untold millions of US dollars and required the deployment of at least one battleship and three cruise liners.