OPEC exit frees Qatar from U.S. legal concerns
Even before taking over Qatar's energy policy in a government reshuffle last month, Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad al-Kaabi had long wanted the Gulf state to leave OPEC.
U.S. solar takes hit from Trump tariffs but is cheaper than ever: report
U.S. solar installations fell 15 percent in the third quarter as the Trump administration's tariffs on overseas-made panels forced developers to put off large projects, according to a report commissioned by the industry's primary trade group.
China says second Canadian being probed for harming state security
Canadian businessman Michael Spavor, who worked with North Korea, is being investigated on suspicion of harming China's state security, officials said, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in China in an escalating diplomatic row.
China says two Canadians suspected of harming state security
China's foreign ministry said on Thursday that two Canadian nationals detained in China are suspected of engaging in activities endangering national security, and that both cases are under investigation.
Detained in China: Canadian businessman known for ties to North Korean leader
Canadian Michael Spavor has jet skied with Kim Jong Un, felt the ground shake from a North Korean nuclear test, and now it appears, been detained by Chinese authorities.
Asian shares rally on U.S.-China trade thaw
Asian equity markets rallied on Thursday on signs of easing Sino-U.S. trade tensions and expectations that China will step up efforts soon to support its cooling economy.