Namibians voted on Wednesday in
what was expected to be the toughest contest yet for the party
that has ruled for three decades of independence, an election it
was still expected to win despite a brutal economic crisis.
China stocks struggled to make
headway on Wednesday even as U.S. President Donald Trump
signalled a trade deal with Beijing was close, as poor
industrial profits underlined the pressure on the country's
economy from the protracted tariff war.
Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged
higher on Wednesday, with Philippines leading the pack, after
U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and China
were close to agreement on the first phase of a trade deal.
Trump said on Tuesday Washington was in the...