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China exonerates doctor reprimanded for warning of virus

Mar 20, 2020

China has taken the highly unusual move of exonerating a doctor who was reprimanded for warning about the coronavirus outbreak and later died of the disease

Bank of Japan to expand purchases of stock, corporate bonds, other assets to help support economy, following Fed's lead

Mar 16, 2020

Bank of Japan to expand purchases of stock, corporate bonds, other assets to help support economy, following Fed's lead

Japan’s health ministry says about 60 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for new virus

Feb 10, 2020

Japan’s health ministry says about 60 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for new virus

Chinese report says illnesses may be from new coronavirus

Jan 9, 2020

Chinese state media say a preliminary investigation into recent cases of viral pneumonia has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus

Clashes erupt at Hong Kong rally to support China's Uighurs

Dec 22, 2019

Clashes have broken out between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China's Uighur minority

Defense chief tells Duterte martial law in south can now end

Dec 4, 2019

The Philippine defense chief says he has recommended that the president not extend martial law in the country’s south, which was declared in 2017 to help troops quell a bloody siege by Islamic State group-aligned jihadists in Marawi city

4 dead, 8 missing in southwest China tunnel collapse

Nov 27, 2019

Four people have been killed and eight are missing following the collapse of a highway tunnel under construction in southwestern China

US working with Taiwan to combat China election interference

Nov 22, 2019

The top U.S. representative in Taiwan says Washington is working with Taipei to combat efforts by Beijing to influence upcoming elections on the island

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

China lashes out at NY Times report on Xinjiang documents

Nov 18, 2019

China’s foreign ministry is lashing out at the New York Times over its release of leaked documents portraying the inner working of Beijing’s campaign to detain more than a million Muslims in reeducation camps