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Deadly Philippine avalanche focuses attention on large number of poor who, without other options,...
China says it has reached out to the U.S. over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered...
Malaysia's anti-graft agency said former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face...
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Philippine landslide shows poor often live in danger's path

Sep 19, 2018

Deadly Philippine avalanche focuses attention on large number of poor who, without other options, live in unsafe areas

China reaches out to US over demand for media registration

Sep 19, 2018

China says it has reached out to the U.S. over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered two top Chinese state-run media outlets to register with the government as foreign agents

Malaysia anti-graft agency arrests former leader Najib Razak

Sep 19, 2018

Malaysia's anti-graft agency said former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been arrested and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund

Koreas' leaders agree on military steps but whiff on nukes

Sep 19, 2018

This week's inter-Korean summit talks ended with a set of sweeping agreements on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, reducing a military standoff and other reconciliation issues

Global shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Global shares are mostly higher despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Analysis: Summit could be domestic win for S. Korean leader

Sep 19, 2018

Analysis: The view from Seoul will largely be relief, mixed with a sort of built-in wariness that many here wield as a default reaction to anything having to do with their northern neighbors

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

Sep 19, 2018

A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Sep 19, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher despite jitters over escalating China-US trade dispute

Unfinished business: Moon's summit dreams echo late mentor

Sep 19, 2018

In trying to defuse North Korean nuclear crisis, South Korea's president is also addressing the unfinished business left by his late friend and political mentor, whose engagement policies crumbled a decade ago

Summit may be the grand theater Kim needs to show his people

Sep 19, 2018

The South Korean president's visit to Pyongyang might provide Kim Jong Un perfect propaganda to show North Koreans their leader is pushing for the long-denied prosperity they deserve

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Global shares rise as traders shrug off new...

Sep 19, 2018

Global shares are mostly higher despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S....

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new...

Sep 19, 2018

Asian shares mostly higher despite jitters over escalating China-US trade dispute

World stocks advance, unfazed by new US-China...

Sep 18, 2018

European and Asian shares are rising, shrugging off President Donald Trump's decision to place...

Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on...

Sep 18, 2018

Asian markets are mixed after President Donald Trump orders tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese...

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs...

Sep 17, 2018

Asian shares fall on fears over US-China tariffs standoff