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China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

May 22, 2018

China to slash auto import duties as of July 1 following promises to buy more U.S. goods and end restrictions on foreign ownership in the industry

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Duterte to drug suspects: Want to live longer? Stay in jail

May 22, 2018

The Philippine president has told drug suspects in a central province to look for a way to get arrested and then stay in jail if they want to live longer, in his latest threat in his bloody anti-drug crackdown

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Airlines caving to Beijing despite White House protest

May 22, 2018

Airlines caving to Beijing on Taiwan despite White House protests

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AP PHOTOS: Thousands join Hong Kong bun-snatching festival

May 22, 2018

AP PHOTOS: Thousands of local residents and tourists have flocked to an outlying island in Hong Kong to celebrate a local bun festival despite recording-breaking heat

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China wants Australian 'concrete actions' to improve ties

May 22, 2018

China is calling for "concrete actions" from Australia to improve relations following a period of tensions over Beijing's discontent with political moves by Canberra

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As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

May 22, 2018

Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger

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Thai authorities block Bangkok march on coup anniversary

May 22, 2018

Police have blocked a march by Thai pro-democracy activists protesting four years of military rule and calling for elections this year

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China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

May 22, 2018

China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times

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Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

May 22, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has been questioned over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him

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Sony buys most of EMI Music, to spend $9B on image sensors

May 22, 2018

Sony investing $9 billion mostly in image sensors, buying bigger stake in EMI Music Publishing

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