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Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of...
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Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump
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Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

Sep 19, 2019

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate

Filipino coast guard men convicted in Taiwan fisherman death

Sep 18, 2019

A Philippine court has found eight Filipino coast guard personnel guilty of conspiring to shoot and kill a Taiwanese fisherman in a 2013 incident at sea that strained the ties of the Asian neighbors

Stocks mixed, oil down as markets await news on Saudi plant

Sep 17, 2019

World shares are mixed and oil prices have fallen slightly pending updates on restoring output at a Saudi Aramco oil processing plant damaged by an attack over the weekend

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Sep 17, 2019

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

Sep 11, 2019

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever

Thai high court affirms guilt of 2009 Pattaya rioters

Sep 11, 2019

Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement convicted in connection with rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

Sep 10, 2019

Asian shares are mixed after a day of listless trading on Wall Street as investors awaited signs on global interest rates

US priest who gave out gifts in Philippines accused of abuse

Sep 9, 2019

The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and revealed how allegations of sex crimes by priests are still ignored in one of the world's most Catholic countries

In Japan, a court case highlights paternity leave issues

Sep 9, 2019

A father has filed one of Japan's first cases alleging retribution after taking paternity leave

Hong Kong protesters plan march to US Embassy

Sep 8, 2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists are set Sunday to march to the U.S. embassy to drum up international support for their months-long protests, after plans to disrupt airport transport links failed and sporadic battles with police continued overnight

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Filipino coast guard men convicted in Taiwan...

Sep 18, 2019

A Philippine court has found eight Filipino coast guard personnel guilty of conspiring to shoot and...

US priest who gave out gifts in Philippines...

Sep 9, 2019

The arrest of a Catholic priest has deeply shaken the Philippine village where he lived and...

In Japan, a court case highlights paternity leave...

Sep 9, 2019

A father has filed one of Japan's first cases alleging retribution after taking paternity leave

Lam says extradition bill will end without debate...

Sep 5, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations will be...

The Latest: Hong Kong activists appeal for German...

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong activists are appealing to Angela Merkel for support ahead of the German chancellor's...