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North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John...
Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the...
Malaysia's government says it will resurrect a multibillion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur...
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NKorea issues mild criticism of Bolton over media interview

Apr 20, 2019

North Korea has issued a relatively mild criticism of White House national security adviser John Bolton over a recent interview he gave

Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

Apr 20, 2019

Without close friends in Asia, Japan's prime minister is seen using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump

Malaysia to revive 2nd major China-linked project

Apr 20, 2019

Malaysia's government says it will resurrect a multibillion-dollar property project in Kuala Lumpur involving a Chinese state company, calling it a contribution to China's "Belt and Road" infrastructure initiative

Tiny Japanese baby is ready to go home after 5 months

Apr 19, 2019

A Japanese baby who weighed just 258 grams (9 ounces) when he was born five months ago is going home from the hospital

Devotees nailed to crosses on Good Friday in Philippines

Apr 19, 2019

Several Roman Catholic devotees have been nailed to wooden crosses in a gory Good Friday ritual in the Philippines, and others flogged themselves or took part in religious plays to reenact Jesus Christ's suffering

Alibaba head's remarks spark debate over China working hours

Apr 19, 2019

Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a debate over work-life balance

Aussie doctors bestowed Thai royal honors for cave rescue

Apr 19, 2019

Australian doctors in Thailand to receive royal honors for helping rescue a boys soccer team from a flooded cave say they are looking forward to a reunion with the people they helped save

Car smashes into pedestrians in Tokyo, killing 2 on bicycle

Apr 19, 2019

Japanese police say a car driven by an 87-year-old man has smashed into pedestrians at a Tokyo intersection, killing a woman and a girl on a bicycle and overturning a garbage truck

Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday trading

Apr 19, 2019

Global stock indexes are mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets are closed

China downplays political impact of global development push

Apr 19, 2019

China is downplaying the political implications of its global development campaign known as the Belt and Road initiative, saying that it aims to boost multilateralism amid protectionist trends

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Global stocks modestly higher in quiet holiday...

Apr 19, 2019

Global stock indexes are mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some...

Asian stocks rise in quiet holiday trading

Apr 19, 2019

Asian stock indexes are mostly higher on Good Friday holiday trading that had some markets closed

Global stocks subdued as investors eye earnings,...

Apr 18, 2019

Stock markets are subdued as investors look to corporate earnings reports and mixed economic data

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines

Apr 18, 2019

Asian stocks sink after Wall Street declines despite encouraging Chinese economic data

World market mostly rise on encouraging Chinese...

Apr 17, 2019

Shares are mostly higher in Europe and Asia after China reported its economy expanded at a better...