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US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war

Apr 23, 2018

Executives tell AP their companies were punished by Alibaba after they refused to enter exclusive partnerships with the Chinese e-commerce giant, which denies wrongdoing

Malaysia releases images of suspects in Palestinian killing

Apr 23, 2018

Malaysian police have released images of two suspects in the killing of a Palestinian engineer and said they appeared to be European or Middle Eastern, fueling suspicion that the slaying was an Israeli assassination

Construction robots weld, bolt, lift to beat worker shortage

Apr 23, 2018

Robots that can weld and bolt are being developed for construction sites

HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

Apr 23, 2018

A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants

S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

Apr 23, 2018

South Korea says it has halted anti-North Korea propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of talks between their leaders this week

GM, Korean union reach tentative agreement on wages, workers

Apr 23, 2018

GM, SKorean union reach tentative agreement on cost cutting, new car models for GM Korea factories

36 dead, mostly Chinese, in North Korea traffic accident

Apr 23, 2018

A traffic accident in southern North Korea has killed 32 Chinese tourists and four North Koreans, Chinese officials say

Korean Air heiresses to resign as smuggle probe widens

Apr 23, 2018

Korean Air Lines says daughters of chairman to resign over smuggling probe, scandals

Sweden's king, Japan's emperor mark 150 years of diplomacy

Apr 23, 2018

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf has escorted Japanese Emperor at a special exhibit on Swedish natural sciences opening in Tokyo marking 150 years of diplomacy

The Latest: China says 36 died in North Korea traffic crash

Apr 23, 2018

China's foreign ministry says 32 Chinese citizens and four North Koreans have been killed in a traffic accident in southern North Korea