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Asian shares mixed on doubt of resolving US-China trade spat

Aug 21, 2018

Asian shares are mixed amid doubts on the prospects for resolving the trade dispute between the US and China

Malaysia lobbies for Chinese help amid fiscal woes

Aug 20, 2018

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he hopes China will sympathize with his country's fiscal problems as he meets with Chinese leaders after suspending multibillion-dollar Beijing-backed projects in his country

China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan's president

Aug 20, 2018

China says it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during which she toured the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in Houston

Stocks mostly rise on hope for progress on China trade talks

Aug 20, 2018

Asian stocks are mostly higher Monday as investors welcomed signs of progress in resolving the trade dispute between the U.S. and China

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

Aug 18, 2018

Defense experts say Taiwan is responding to China's defense buildup by developing missiles and interceptors of its own that could reduce Beijing's military advantage over the island

Malaysian leader tours Alibaba, meets Jack Ma on China visit

Aug 18, 2018

A Chinese state broadcaster says Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has met with Chinese billionaire Jack Ma at the start of his trip to China

Global markets lose steam in European trading

Aug 17, 2018

World stock markets are lower in Europe as investors appear worried again about Turkey's financial trouble, after Asian stocks rose on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S.

Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

Aug 17, 2018

A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Aug 17, 2018

Asian shares gain on growing hopes for China trade talks

Chinese vice governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal

Aug 16, 2018

Chinese deputy governor, mayor fired over vaccine scandal that triggered public outcry