Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
  • Articles
  • Authors
New York exchange to delist 3 Chinese telecom firms in new reversal
by Agence France-Presse - January 7, 2021 - 3:14pm
The latest flip-flop by the NYSE, which will remove China Telecom, China Mobile and China Unicom, reverts the exchange back to its original policy announced last week.
US government, states file antitrust suits against Facebook
by Agence France-Presse - December 9, 2020 - 8:17am
“Facebook’s actions to entrench and maintain its monopoly deny consumers the benefits of competition,” said Ian Conner, director of the FTC’s Bureau of Competition. 
Xi touts China as base of free trade in online APEC meet
by Agence France-Presse - November 19, 2020 - 3:08pm
The multilateral meeting comes after China led the signing of a trade deal with 21 Pacific Rim countries.
Trump bans US investment in Chinese firms that help military
by Agence France-Presse - November 13, 2020 - 1:44pm
The ban takes effect January 11, just days before Trump’s presidency ends.
Tokyo's Nikkei index hits 29-year high after Biden win
by Agence France-Presse - November 9, 2020 - 5:10pm
The Nikkei is now sitting at levels not seen since 1991.
Australia's Westpac to pay record fine for money laundering
by Agence France-Presse - September 24, 2020 - 8:01am
Australia's Westpac bank has agreed to pay a record AU$1.3 billion (US$923 million) fine for more than 23 million breaches of money-laundering laws.
Global oil demand set for slow recovery from virus
by Agence France-Presse - September 15, 2020 - 5:02pm
“The economic slowdown will take months to reverse completely, while certain sectors such as aviation are unlikely to return to their pre-pandemic levels of consumption even next year,” IEA said.
UK coronavirus vaccine trial paused after unexplained illness
by Agence France-Presse - September 9, 2020 - 12:24pm
“This is a routine action which has to happen whenever there is a potentially unexplained illness in one of the trials, while it is investigated, ensuring we maintain the integrity of the trials,” an...
Juul to pull out of Philippines, 10 other countries
by Agence France-Presse - September 3, 2020 - 4:07pm
In countries like Indonesia and the Philippines, Juul faced hard times from government efforts to heavily tax vapor products, widely seen as a dangerous alternative to cigarettes. 
Sanofi halts testing for COVID-19 drug after failing Phase 3 trials
by Agence France-Presse - September 1, 2020 - 3:09pm
The Philippines is looking to become among the first takers of a COVID-19 vaccine, allotting P2.5 billion for the purchase of still unavailable immunization next year.
TikTok chief exec quits as Trump escalates attack
by Agence France-Presse - August 27, 2020 - 1:38pm
The resignation comes as the Chinese video-streaming app faces heat from US President Donald Trump.
Malaysia, Goldman Sachs sign off on $3.9-B 1MDB settlement
by Agence France-Presse - August 19, 2020 - 1:50pm
The agreement is expected to end all criminal proceedings against Goldman Sachs.
Malaysia economy shrinks in Q2 in worst for ASEAN-5
by Agence France-Presse - August 14, 2020 - 2:15pm
With the scale of collapse, Malaysia's economic suffering from the pandemic was the worst among its peers in Southeast Asia.
Apple ordered to pay $500-M after losing patent case
by Agence France-Presse - August 12, 2020 - 5:09pm
The tech giant is set to appeal the US court ruling, thereby blocking any payment that is due PanOptis.
Cathay Pacific suffers $1.27 billion net loss in first half
by Agence France-Presse - August 12, 2020 - 1:06pm
The Hong Kong carrier provides another evidence on the impact of the pandemic on the airline industry due to travel concerns.
US to label Hong Kong imports 'made in China'
by Agence France-Presse - August 11, 2020 - 5:08pm
The measure marked a new round of response from the US over the passage of the national security law that clamped down on Hong Kong's freedoms.
Australia sees no evidence of TikTok misusing data
by Agence France-Presse - August 5, 2020 - 8:17am
The Chinese video-streaming app has faced restrictions and threats from India to the US over national security concerns.
Microsoft sees revenue growth amid pandemic digitization demand
by Agence France-Presse - July 23, 2020 - 7:19am
Businesses that rushed to boost digital network for seamless work arrangements benefited Microsoft.
TikTok quits Hong Kong operations due to security law
by Agence France-Presse - July 7, 2020 - 2:29pm
The social media app leaves Hong Kong after China enacted a sweeping national security law that curtailed freedoms in the autonomous island.
Scandal-hit Wirecard says missing 1.9 billion euros likely 'gone'
by Agence France-Presse - June 22, 2020 - 3:35pm
Philippine banks were dragged into the issue when "spurious" bank documents showed the money was being held in local accounts.
1 | 2 | 3
Are you sure you want to log out?
Login is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with