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Koreas to inform IOC of intent to co-host 2032 Games

Nov 2, 2018

North and South Korea have agreed to officially inform the International Olympic Committee of their intent to jointly host the 2032 Summer Olympics

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Chinese, Pakistan leaders prepare to meet amid debt concerns

Nov 2, 2018

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is preparing to meet with China's President Xi Jinping amid concerns over Pakistan's growing fiscal crisis and its ability to repay Chinese loans

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UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Nov 2, 2018

A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling

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Asian shares mixed on doubts over Chinese stimulus

Nov 1, 2018

Asian markets are mixed as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy without weakening the yuan as manufacturing slows

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Japan resumes work at disputed site for US base relocation

Nov 1, 2018

Japan's central government has resumed work at a disputed U.S. military base relocation site on the southern island of Okinawa despite local opposition

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Singaporean accused of NKorea dealings to talk to officials

Oct 31, 2018

Singapore director accused of North Korean dealings says he takes allegations seriously, will contact authorities

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Court orders Japan company to pay 4 Koreans for forced labor

Oct 30, 2018

South Korea's Supreme Court has ruled that a major Japanese steelmaker should compensate four South Koreans for forced labor during Japan's colonial rule of the Korean Peninsula

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Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

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China's yuan sinks to 10-year low against dollar

Oct 29, 2018

China's yuan sinks to 10-year low against the dollar, coming close to breaking the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. currency

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Global shares mixed after Wall Street tumble

Oct 29, 2018

Global stock markets mixed after Wall Street slide fuels concern about global market outlook

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