A mega deal to build Australian submarines was so important to France, the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said today, that he will personally supervise the project as Paris and Sydney bolster defence ties.
One of China's top airlines will split USD 10 billion of new orders between European manufacturer Airbus and US-based Boeing, it said, as competition heats up for aviation market share in the world's second-largest economy.
The X-2, developed by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and 200 other firms, measures 14.2 metres long and 9.1 metres wide and was built as a successor to F-2 fighter jets developed jointly with the United States.
Global carmakers gathered in Beijing today to show off their wares as competition intensifies and growth slows in the world's biggest auto market, with the key SUV and new energy vehicle sectors the focus of attention.
The United States and the European Union should keep pressing for a transatlantic free trade deal, US President Barack Obama said today, adding that he expected an agreement by year's end despite widespread opposition to the
North Korea today said that it wanted to set up a meeting - in Seoul if necessary - between a dozen recent defectors and their parents to prove Pyongyang's claim that the former were abducted by South Korea.