Category Archives: Business and Finance

White House: Security Focus for Next Trump-Putin Meeting

An autumn summit between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin would focus on national security, the White House said Friday, and Moscow signaled an openness to a second meeting between the two leaders. Yet criticism of Trump over his first… Read More

Report: Asia-Pacific Factories Lead in Using Digital Technology

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM She may not be the warmest waitress, but she serves a nice, hot cup of Joe at a cafe on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City.Though this robotic barista is still getting help from… Read More

Pompeo: Some US Korean War Remains to Come Home Soon

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday the remains of some American servicemen killed in the Korean War would be returned to the U.S. in the coming weeks. The date and the number of sets of remains to be… Read More

US Hopes for Return of 50 Korean War Dead from N. Korea Within Two Weeks

The United States hopes North Korea will return the remains of about 50 American Korean War dead within two weeks, the first of thousands President Donald Trump says Pyongyang has promised to hand over, a senior U.S. defense official said… Read More

Personal Remittances Higher by 4.4 Percent in the First Five Months of 2018

Personal remittances from Overseas Filipinos (OFs) reached US$2.7 billion in May 2018, 6.1 percent higher than the level posted a year ago. On a cumulative basis, personal remittances for the first five months of the year grew by 4.4 percent… Read More

Melania Trump Dutifully Tries Her Hand at Lawn Bowls

LONDON Her game face on, Melania Trump dutifully tried her hand at lawn bowls during a solo outing Friday to a historic London veterans’ retirement home on her first visit to Britain as America’s first lady.As President Donald Trump and… Read More

North Korea a No-Show for Talks With US on Korean War Dead

WASHINGTON North Korea failed to show up Thursday for talks with U.S. officials on returning the remains of American war dead from the Korean War in the early 1950s, a new sign of tension between the two countries.American officials had… Read More