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United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Thirty-five minutes past the hour. Welcome in to the Voice of Reason here on a Monday. It’s a beautiful day. I want to get right into it as we have limited time with our next guest, but I’m so excited to have him back on the program as he’s actually … Continue reading United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

United States | Remarks to the Press

United States (STL.News) – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Today I’d like to make brief remarks on two foreign policy issues. But first, I want to offer my personal condolences to the nation of New Zealand in the wake of the grotesque mosque attacks in Christchurch. The thoughts and prayers of the American people are … Continue reading United States | Remarks to the Press

US stocks rise on hopes for a trade deal with China

Stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday, reversing a three-day losing streak amid renewed optimism of a potential resolution to the U.S.’s trade war with China. U.S. officials are reportedly preparing a deal that could be signed within a month, according to news agency Bloomberg. The trade war between the world’s largest economies has raised … Continue reading US stocks rise on hopes for a trade deal with China

SINGAPORE | Asian markets rise on China-US trade prospects

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Friday after a report suggested that the leaders of China and the U.S. could be endorsing a trade deal in weeks. According to Bloomberg, U.S. officials are preparing a final trade deal ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping, which … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets rise on China-US trade prospects

The Latest: NK media: Kim shared sincere opinions with Trump

HANOI, Vietnam  — The Latest on the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Thursday North Korean state media says leader Kim Jong Un exchanged “sincere and deep opinions” with U.S. President Donald Trump at their dinner meeting. The Korean Central News Agency said Thursday … Continue reading The Latest: NK media: Kim shared sincere opinions with Trump

Global shares trend lower as world eyes Trump-Kim summit

TOKYO / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Global shares were mostly lower in muted trading Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. France’s CAC 40 was down 0.2 percent in midday trading at 5,228, while Germany’s DAX fell 0.5 percent to … Continue reading Global shares trend lower as world eyes Trump-Kim summit

The Latest: Trump: NK can learn from US-Vietnam relationship

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Latest on the summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump (all times local): 11:15 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling the relationship between the U.S. and Vietnam an “example” of what can become of North Korea if it gives up its nuclear weapons. Trump … Continue reading The Latest: Trump: NK can learn from US-Vietnam relationship

Asian shares higher as region eyes Trump-Kim summit

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in muted trading Wednesday as investors watch the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vietnam. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.5 percent in early trading to 21,550.02. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3 percent to 6,148.70. South Korea’s Kospi edged up … Continue reading Asian shares higher as region eyes Trump-Kim summit

Trump tamps down expectations as he heads to Kim summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Redefining success, President Donald Trump headed to his second meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un on Monday, determined to tamp down expectations that he’ll achieve big strides toward denuclearization. Yet he was still eager to claim an attention-grabbing victory to offset the political turmoil he faces at home. Trump is set … Continue reading Trump tamps down expectations as he heads to Kim summit

The Latest: Trump, Kim to have private dinner Wednesday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s scheduled meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump will begin his second summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un with a private dinner Wednesday. The White House said Monday that the leaders’ two-day meeting in Hanoi will … Continue reading The Latest: Trump, Kim to have private dinner Wednesday

HANOI, Vietnam | Nightmare result of US-NKorea talks: Bad deal, little change

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The nightmare scenario heading into the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un isn’t so much “fire and fury” and millions dead. Rather, some experts fear the meeting could result in an ill-considered deal that allows North Korea to get everything it wants while giving … Continue reading HANOI, Vietnam | Nightmare result of US-NKorea talks: Bad deal, little change

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday as traders looked forward to the continuation of trade talks between Chinese and American officials in Washington this week. South Korea‘s Kospi jumped 0.7 percent to 2,212.38 and the Shanghai Composite index rose 1.6 percent to 2,724.23. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was 1.7 percent higher … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks rally on hope of further China-US trade talks

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares were broadly lower on Friday, tracking a weak Wall Street session as traders awaited the conclusion of U.S.-China talks in Beijing. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 retreated 1.2 percent to 20,886.27 and the Kospi in South Korea tumbled 1.6 percent to 2,189.50. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gave up 1.5 percent to … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks slip on Wall Street leads as trade talks simmer

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed ahead of next round of US-China talks

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Monday as traders watched for developments on a fresh round of trade talks with the United States this week in Beijing. Markets in China and Taiwan, reopening after a weeklong Lunar New Year break, edged higher on hopes that American and Chinese officials will make progress on … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed ahead of next round of US-China talks

SINGAPORE | World shares mixed after Trump says no plans for Xi meeting

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were subdued on Friday after President Donald Trump said he doesn’t plan to meet Chinese leader Xi Jinping before their truce on raising tariffs in a festering trade dispute ends in early March. France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,001.28 and the DAX in Germany was 0.1 percent higher … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World shares mixed after Trump says no plans for Xi meeting

Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

  DAVOS, Switzerland/ Jan. 21, 2019 (STL.News) London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world Investors favor familiar cities with well-established investment markets and high levels of transparency JLL projects 2019 investment volumes will be approximately 5 to 10 percent below the 2018 total, driven by investor caution and selectivity London … Continue reading Gateway cities continue to top global real estate investment, led by London

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks post gains following Wall Street’s rebound

SINGAPORE — An incredible day on Wall Street, which saw major indexes finishing at least 5 percent higher, spurred early gains in Asia on Thursday as some traders returned from a Christmas break. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index rebounded 3.4 percent to 19,986.32. It tumbled more than 5 percent on Tuesday before recovering slightly … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks post gains following Wall Street’s rebound

SINGAPORE | Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

SINGAPORE — Asian markets were mostly lower on Wednesday after President Donald Trump said that there was “nothing new” in efforts to end the partial government shutdown over a U.S.-Mexico border wall. Traders had no fresh leads from Wall Street, which was closed on Christmas. U.S. stocks are headed for their worst December since the … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian markets slip on fears of US slowdown

SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.3 percent in early trading to 21,191.23, after revised data showed that its economy … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest risks China-US fallout

BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

BEIJING  — North Korea‘s foreign minister said his country remains committed to ending its nuclear weapons program in talks Friday with his Chinese counterpart, according to China’s foreign ministry. The talks in Beijing between Ri Yong Ho and Wang Yi came amid a lack of progress in international efforts to persuade North Korea to reverse … Continue reading BEIJING | North Korea tells China it’s committed to denuclearization

Cryptology Exchange announces first-ever exclusive exchange listing of AgentMile (ESTATE), AI-powered Commercial Real Estate platform built on Blockchain

  SINGAPORE/ Nov. 22, 2018 (STL.News) Cryptology Exchange, a cryptocurrency exchange based in Singapore has announced the listing of AgentMile (ESTATE) on its platform. This marks AgentMile’s first-ever exclusive exchange listing. Users can now trade ESTATE at Cryptology Exchange, with the trading pair ESTATE/BTC. Deposits and withdrawals for ESTATE start from 23rd November 2018, 6pm … Continue reading Cryptology Exchange announces first-ever exclusive exchange listing of AgentMile (ESTATE), AI-powered Commercial Real Estate platform built on Blockchain

SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mostly higher following Wall Street recovery

SINGAPORE— Share prices were mostly higher in Asia in narrow trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wall Street’s recovery from steep losses helped boost sentiment despite discouraging data from the United States. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 surged 0.7 percent to 21,646.55 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong added 0.4 percent to 26,070.33. … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mostly higher following Wall Street recovery

WASHINGTON | US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

WASHINGTON — U.S. authorities accused a Russian-born citizen of South Africa on Monday of taking part in a scheme to help North Korea evade sanctions aimed at curbing its nuclear weapons program. The Treasury Department said Vladlen Amtchentev worked with Singapore-based front companies to launder millions of dollars through the U.S. financial system on behalf … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US adds Russian-born South African to financial blacklist

United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

United States – On November 15, senior officials from the United States, Australia, India, and Japan met in Singapore for consultations on the Indo-Pacific region. The officials reaffirmed a shared commitment to maintain and strengthen a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific in which all nations are sovereign, strong, and prosperous. They further highlighted the complementary … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations

MOSCOW | Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says arms control issues will likely top the agenda of his planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Putin says the leaders need to discuss the future of the 2011 New START agreement and the situation around the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty. Trump has declared his intention … Continue reading MOSCOW | Putin: Arms control to top agenda for his meeting with Trump

SINGAPORE | The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry ‘awkward’

SINGAPORE— The Latest on the summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, which ends Thursday in Singapore (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (LEE SEE’-yan LONG) has said the rivalry between the U.S. and China for influence in Southeast Asia is proving awkward for countries that do not want … Continue reading SINGAPORE | The Latest: Singapore PM says China-US rivalry ‘awkward’

United States | Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travels to Singapore

United States – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to Singapore November 14-16. On November 15, she and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs W. Patrick Murphy will represent the United States at the U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations to reaffirm a shared commitment to maintain … Continue reading United States | Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travels to Singapore