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Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after sinking

Jun 20, 2018

Indonesian officials say more than 190 people are missing from a ferry sinking early this week at a popular lake on Sumatra, many more than previously believed

Global stocks rise, unfazed by US-China tensions

Jun 20, 2018

Stock markets are brushing off US-China trade tensions as investors focus on underlying strength of global economy

South Korea leader urges denuclearization steps from North

Jun 20, 2018

South Korea's president has urged North Korea to present a plan with concrete steps toward denuclearization, raising the pressure on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his visit to Beijing

Hyundai Motor, Audi join hands for fuel cell technology

Jun 20, 2018

Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell technology

South Korean crypto exchange loses $31 million from hack

Jun 20, 2018

A leading South Korean cryptocurrency exchange says $31 million worth of virtual currencies have been stolen by hackers

Survey: Companies in China feel pressure to give up tech

Jun 20, 2018

A business group says one in five foreign companies in China feel compelled to hand over technology as the price of market access _ a key irritant in an escalating U.S.-Chinese trade conflict

Asian stocks take breather from trade tension; markets mixed

Jun 20, 2018

Asian markets mixed as traders sideline trade tensions for encouraging housing data

Indonesian officials raise number of people missing from ferry sinking in Sumatra on Monday evening to 166

Jun 20, 2018

Indonesian officials raise number of people missing from ferry sinking in Sumatra on Monday evening to 166

Coronation plans threaten poll delay in junta-ruled Thailand

Jun 20, 2018

Thailand's military government will hold elections only after a coronation ceremony for the new Thai king, casting fresh doubt on promises the polls will be held by next February

Halting S.Korea-US drills risks weakening N.Korea deterrence

Jun 20, 2018

Halting South Korea-US drills risks weakening the allies' deterrence against North Korea