The United States blacklisted Venezuela's Vice President Tareck El Aissami for drug trafficking, the first crackdown by the Trump administration against a top official in President Nicolas Maduro's government for money laundering and the drug trade.
The US Senate is expected to confirm former Goldman Sachs banker and Hollywood financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary on Monday (Feb 13), returning a Wall Street veteran to the top US economic and financial job for the first time in eight years.
The Treasury Department for the final time during President Barack Obama’s tenure declined to label China a currency manipulator, in an implicit rejection of Republican nominee Donald Trump’s hard-line approach to the world’s second-biggest economy.
Companies building a multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea, a project close to the heart President Vladimir Putin, were targeted by the United States in an updated sanctions blacklist on Thursday.
The U.S. Treasury Department said on Wednesday that Tubman, who was born into slavery in the early 1820s and went on to help hundreds of slaves escape, would take the center spot on the bill, while Jackson, a slave owner, would move to the back.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Tuesday termed as "groundless" recent accusations by a U.S. official that Russian President Vladimir Putin was corrupt.
U.S. Treasury Department on Monday rolled out new rules to combat tax inversions, the latest effort by the Obama administration to push forward anti-inversion measures.
The U.S. Treasury Department will run out of its abilities to pay the nation's debt by Feb. 27, unless Congress takes its responsibility and raises the debt limit, the Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew said on Friday.
The U.S. government on Tuesday slapped sanctions on three companies and one person in Myanmar in its latest effort to choke off alleged arms trade between the Southeast Asian nation and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).
U.S. Treasury Department announced Wednesday that it reached an agreement of 33 million dollars with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) over sanction violations, as part of a combined 100-million-dollar settlement between the British bank and U.S. financial regulators.
Niger's police has been instructed to proceed with the expulsion of French Ambassador to Niger Sylvain Itte, after the expiration of the 48-hour ultimatum granted to hi
Thousands of South Korean people including fishermen, activists and politicians continued a weekend rally in central Seoul on Saturday, protesting against Japan's dumpi
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) suspended a planned launch on Monday of an H-IIA rocket that was to carry a moon lander into space, according to launch op
Author: Prof. Engr. Zamir Ahmed Awan, Founding Chair GSRRA, Sinologist (ex-Diplomat), Editor, Analyst, and Non-Resident Fellow of CCG (Center for China and Globalizatio
China's top economic planner on Monday said it will set up an internal bureau to bolster policy coordination in the private economy. The new department is a specialized
South Korean fishermen have suffered a sharp fall in the sale of aquatic products after Japan's dumping of nuclear-contaminated wastewater into the ocean."Fishermen are
The BRICS Business Council (BBC) Annual Meeting 2023 was convened on August 21 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Chen Siqing, chairman of BBC's China Chapter, said that BR
A new report shows that more than 76.4 percent of China's population are now internet users, with better digital skills than ever before.The report, released on Monday
About 50,000 protesters gathered in the capital of South Korea on Saturday to demand that the government take steps to prevent what they fear is an impending disaster:
Chinese tech giant Huawei announced on Monday the opening of a cloud data center in Riyadh, the Saudi capital, as part of its efforts to expand its online service offer
With less than two months until voters in Virginia decide whether Republicans will take full control of the general assembly or be forced to share power with Democrats,
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo arrived in Beijing on Sunday night for a four-day visit.During her visit, China will state its position on economic and trade issu
Since the initiation of reform and opening-up, China has achieved remarkable achievements in various aspects of economic and social development. Regional development st
The rover of India's Moon Mission-3, or Chandrayaan-3, completed its assigned tasks and has been rendered to sleep mode by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
Twelve years ago, after the Fukushima nuclear accident, Japan received assistance from all over the world. After 12 years, Japan has decided to put the whole human race
The entities behind 13 U.S. presidential libraries, going back as far as then U.S. President Herbert Hoover, released a joint statement on September 7, calling for a re
Activity in China's services sector expanded for an eighth-consecutive month in August, albeit at the slowest pace of the year, China's Caixin survey showed Tuesday.Cai
The U.S. policies, including tariffs, which were aimed at decoupling the Chinese and U.S. economies, may ultimately not reduce the U.S.' dependence on supply chains lin
The 43rd ASEAN Summit and related summits began on September 5, 2023. Chinese Premier Li Qiang is attending the China-ASEAN Summit, the ASEAN Plus Three Summit and the