SEOUL, May 27 U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is a "war fanatic" who was wrong to conclude that North Korea's recent missile tests violated United Nations resolutions, the North's foreign ministry said in a statement carried by state media on Monday.
TOKYO, May 27 U.S. President Donald Trump kept up pressure on Japan to cut its trade surplus with America, saying ahead of a summit with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that he expected some announcements, probably in August, with the trade gap straightened out rapidly.
May 26 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may have a chance to strengthen its position in the smartphone market due to the hurt caused to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in the wake of U.S.-China trade tensions, according to Fitch Ratings.
May 27 Air New Zealand Ltd on Monday trimmed its 2019 earnings outlook by cutting out the upper end of the forecast range, citing headwinds from increased jet fuel prices.
* United maintains earnings guidance despite grounding (Adds grounding expectations, additional comments)
TOKYO Asia stocks hovered near four-month lows on Monday amid concerns about U.S.-China tensions while the euro was confined to a narrow range after the weekend's European Parliament elections.