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Hong Kong students issue government deadline over demands

Jun 19, 2019

Hong Kong university students have issued a Thursday deadline for the government to meet political demands or face further street protests

Global shares mixed ahead of Fed rate decision

Jun 19, 2019

Global shares are mixed on optimism about trade after Trump said he will be talking with Chinese leader later this month

Hong Kong protesters slam leader's apology, demand she quit

Jun 18, 2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists reject leader's apology, demand she quit

Watchdog says Filipino gangs seized 10 fishermen off Borneo

Jun 18, 2019

Filipino kidnap-for-ransom gangs have abducted 10 fishermen from boats in waters off Borneo, renewing security worries in Malaysia's Sabah state

China says suspected blast caused minor quake near N. Korea

Jun 17, 2019

China's earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near its border with North Korea

Analysis: China blinks on Hong Kong, but divide remains

Jun 17, 2019

Analysis: China blinks as Hong Kong protests, but underlying divide remains

State media say Chinese President Xi to visit North Korea

Jun 17, 2019

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make a state visit to North Korea this week

The Latest: HK protesters mass outside city leader's office

Jun 17, 2019

Hong Kong protesters surround office of city's leader to press demands she resign

Huawei founder says revenue will be billions below forecast

Jun 17, 2019

Huawei's founder has likened his company to a badly damaged plane and says revenues will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison

Jun 17, 2019

Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison