Jun 29, 2012 18:58 EDT
The US Senate on Friday confirmed President Barack Obama's nominee to be the first US ambassador to Myanmar in more than two decades, the latest step in greater engagement with a nation undergoing dramatic reforms.
Feb 20, 2011 02:04 EST
BHP Billiton chief Marius Kloppers on Sunday expressed confidence in China's economic management and denied that his firm had caused a Chinese bid for arch-rival Rio Tinto to fail.
Feb 14, 2011 22:06 EST
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Anglo-Australian miner BHP Billiton once offered to trade intelligence with Washington on China, its most important market, an Australian newspaper said on Tuesday, citing leaked U.S. cables obtained from WikiLeaks.