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Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds
Jun 2, 2020

Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds

Areas around the South Korean capital are curbing large gatherings and officials are urging churchgoers and some health care workers to avoid crowds as the number of new coronavirus once again increases

Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds
Jun 2, 2020

Asia Today: South Korea clamps down again as virus rebounds

Areas around the South Korean capital are curbing large gatherings and officials are urging churchgoers and some health care workers to avoid crowds as the number of new coronavirus once again increases

Jun 2, 2020

Philippines suspends abrogation of defense pact with US

The Philippine president is suspending his decision to terminate a key defense pact with the United States, at least temporarily avoiding a major blow to one of America’s oldest alliances in Asia

Global shares gain on hopes for regional economies reopening
Jun 2, 2020

Global shares gain on hopes for regional economies reopening

Global shares are higher on optimism about moves to reopen economies from shutdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic

South Korea to reopen WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs
Jun 2, 2020

South Korea to reopen WTO complaint over Japan trade curbs

South Korea says it will reopen a complaint to the World Trade Organization over Japan’s tightened controls on technology exports to its companies

Asian shares gain on hopes for regional economies reopening
Jun 2, 2020

Asian shares gain on hopes for regional economies reopening

Asian shares are higher as moves to reopen regional economies from shutdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic override concerns about unrest in the U.S. Shares rose Tuesday across the region, with Japan's Nikkei 225 index picking up 1.2%

Hong Kong leader criticizes "double standards" over protests
Jun 2, 2020

Hong Kong leader criticizes "double standards" over protests

Hong Kong’s leader has criticized the “double standards” of foreign governments over national security, pointing to the current unrest in the United States as an example of how attitudes differed between issues at home and abroad

World's reaction to US weaves solidarity, calls to change
Jun 1, 2020

World's reaction to US weaves solidarity, calls to change

Several thousand people marched in New Zealand’s largest city to protest the killing of George Floyd in the U.S. as well as to stand up against police violence and racism in their own country

Wall Street futures slip amid protests, world markets rise
Jun 1, 2020

Wall Street futures slip amid protests, world markets rise

Global markets are mostly up after President Donald Trump avoided reigniting a trade war with China

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