G20 reiterate commitments to using all policy tools for growth

2016-04-16 04:58:56

Finance leaders from the Group of 20 leading economies on Friday reiterated their commitments to using all policy tools, including monetary, fiscal and structural instruments, to foster confidence and strengthen growth.

Liang faces sentencing on April 19

2016-04-15 12:55:04

Ex-New York police officer Peter Liang will face sentencing for his manslaughter conviction on April 19 after a New York judge on Thursday rejected a mistrial motion in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in the stairwell of a Brooklyn public housing project.

New C-100 chair steers clear course

2016-04-15 12:51:40

Frank Wu, the new chairman of the Committee of 100 (C-100), is ready to lead his organization of exceptional Chinese Americans to keep pursuing its two-pronged mission — ensuring full inclusion, equality and participation of Asian Americans in all aspects of civic life, and advancing the China-US relationship to a new high.

Central bank head praises OECD report

2016-04-15 10:24:22

Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People's Bank of China, said on Thursday that he would support efforts to develop policy recommendations on diversified financing for small- and medium-sized (SMEs) enterprises during China's G20 presidency.

Lagarde still positive on China economy

2016-04-15 10:12:21

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), defended her positive view of China’s economy, as global economic and financial leaders gathered in Washington this week to convene the World Bank-IMF's spring meeting.

US health authorities confirm Zika causes microcephaly

2016-04-14 16:43:15

US health authorities have confirmed that the Zika virus can cause microcephaly and other severe fetal brain defects, while more efforts are needed to curb the outbreak worldwide.

Obama vows to keep momentum in fight against IS

2016-04-14 11:38:29

US President Barack Obama pledged to keep up momentum in the fight against the Islamic State, saying that the 66-member coalition of nations is "on the offensive".

Most Americans view China as partner: survey

2016-04-14 11:16:48

The online survey of 1,000 respondents and 200 more Chinese Americans nationwide finds that the positive views of China as a partner to the US are at an all-time high of 63 percent.

Trump takes steps to reset his campaign

2016-04-14 10:50:43

Republican front-runner Donald Trump hires a top Republican operative and schedules a meeting between aides and US lawmakers as he girds for a new phase in his White House bid.

Confirmation that Zika causes microcephaly shifts debate to prevention

2016-04-14 10:34:52

After several weeks of study and debate, U.S. health officials concluded that infection with the Zika virus during pregnancy causes the birth defect microcephaly.

Hazardous materials incident near University of Texas kills one

2016-04-14 10:22:09

One person was dead and five others injured Wednesday in a hazardous materials incident happening near the University of Texas (UT) campus in Austin, capital city of the US Texas state.

East West Bank expands in Texas

2016-04-14 09:41:57

Local business and community leaders joined East West Bank (EWB) to celebrate the opening of its new Houston regional offices on Tuesday.