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4 dead, 8 missing in southwest China tunnel collapse

Nov 27, 2019

Four people have been killed and eight are missing following the collapse of a highway tunnel under construction in southwestern China

China’s Xi says Beijing wants trade deal, can ‘fight back’

Nov 22, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping says Beijing wants to work for a trade deal with the United States, but if need be will ‘fight back’

Japan records trade surplus as exports, imports fall

Nov 20, 2019

Japan has recorded a trade surplus in October, the first surplus in four months, as exports to the U.S. fell and oil prices slipped

Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

Nissan ex-chairman Ghosn's lawyers want charges dismissed

Oct 24, 2019

Lawyers for Nissan's ex-chairman Ghosn request dismissal of charges, allege prosecutorial misconduct

Former Nissan Chair Carlos Ghosn's lawyers say they asked Japan court to dismiss charges, allege prosecutors' misconduct

Oct 24, 2019

Former Nissan Chair Carlos Ghosn's lawyers say they asked Japan court to dismiss charges, allege prosecutors' misconduct

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

Oct 23, 2019

China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington

Thailand puts crimp in return plans of Cambodian opposition

Oct 23, 2019

Thailand has barred a top leader of Cambodia's opposition party from entering the country, casting doubt on plans for its exiled leaders return to their homeland against the Cambodian government's wishes

Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officers

Oct 14, 2019

Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to "kill or to harm" police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war