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The darlings of South Korea's Winter Olympic team are back in the headlines eight months after...
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth...
Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for...
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Investigation launched into abuse claims by "Garlic Girls"

Nov 14, 2018

The darlings of South Korea's Winter Olympic team are back in the headlines eight months after their stirring run to a curling silver medal. South Korea's sports ministry is investigating allegations by the so-called Garlic Girls of abuse.

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

AP Interview: US VP's wife champions art therapy in Japan

Nov 13, 2018

Karen Pence, the vice president's wife, has announced a $54,000 grant at a Japanese university for studying art therapy, a little-known mental health profession she has chosen as her cause under the Trump administration

Pence, Abe discuss trade, NKorea ahead of regional summits

Nov 13, 2018

Pence and Abe meet to discuss bilateral trade and touch base on their policies on North Korea before regional summits

US jet crashes in 2nd accident involving US carrier in month

Nov 12, 2018

A U.S. combat jet from the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan has crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines, but its two pilots were rescued safely

Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures from China and Japan later in the week

Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more rate hikes

Nov 9, 2018

Global stocks are down after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest rates, tightening the supply of money that has supported markets in recent years.

Naomi Osaka headed for big money with Japan, global appeal

Nov 9, 2018

Naomi Osaka headed for big money with both Japanese and global appeal

Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

Nov 9, 2018

China's stock market gloom defies government efforts to restore confidence after 30 percent price plunge

China's exports to US tick up as traders try to beat tariffs

Nov 8, 2018

China's export growth to US ticks up in October as traders rush to beat more tariff hikes in a battle over Beijing's technology policy

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Asia shares gain ahead of key data; oil recovers

Nov 12, 2018

Asian markets are mostly higher ahead of key economic data, such as industrial production figures...

Global stocks, oil slip after Fed points to more...

Nov 9, 2018

Global stocks are down after the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested it will keep raising interest...

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China...

Nov 5, 2018

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China trade dispute

Asian shares mixed on doubts over Chinese stimulus

Nov 1, 2018

Asian markets are mixed as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy...

Global shares mixed after Wall Street tumble

Oct 29, 2018

Global stock markets mixed after Wall Street slide fuels concern about global market outlook