21 killed in northwest China flash flood

BEIJING (AP) — A flash flood swept through a construction site in the northwestern Chinese province of Qinghai, killing at least 21 workers,…

Oil extends losses below $105 per barrel

BANGKOK (AP) — The price of oil fell again Wednesday as traders hunkered down and waited for news of when the U.S. economy might be weaned o…

Markets subdued ahead of Fed minutes

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were choppy Wednesday as traders waited for hints from the U.S central bank about when it might begin to …

Severe Tropical Storm Trami hits Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Severe Tropical Storm Trami is bearing down on heavily populated northern Taiwan, prompting schools and offices to clo…