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North Korea says it's suffering worst drought in decades

May 15, 2019

North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country

Stock markets stabilize after tumble over trade dispute

May 14, 2019

Stocks turn higher in European trading as investors take breather from losses over U.S.-China trade war.

Companies bracing for China's retaliation in tariffs dispute

May 13, 2019

Companies brace for Chinese retaliation against Trump tariff hikes as economists warn growth likely to suffer

Chinese envoy says trade talks with US have not broken down

May 11, 2019

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

May 11, 2019

A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, forcing the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility

Global markets rise as investors watch US-China trade talks

May 10, 2019

Global shares are mostly higher as investors appear to hope that the United States and China might yet reach a deal to solve their escalating trade war

China says it will take 'necessary countermeasures' after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation

May 10, 2019

China says it will take 'necessary countermeasures' after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

May 10, 2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

US ends search for Japanese F-35 that crashed in April

May 9, 2019

The U.S Navy is halting its search for a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter that crashed last month, after the allied scrambled to locate the aircraft to protect its military secrets

SoftBank profits rise, partly on gains from Saudi-tied fund

May 9, 2019

SoftBank reported a 36% increase in profit for the fiscal year, partly on gains from its Saudi-tied Vision Fund