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China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs

Aug 14, 2018

China blasts US military spending bill that calls for plan to help self-ruled Taiwan improve its defenses as interference in country's affairs

South Korea bans driving BMWs under recall due to fires

Aug 14, 2018

South Korea bans driving recalled BMWs that haven't received safety checks following fires the German automaker has blamed on a faulty exhaust gas component

Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

Aug 14, 2018

Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law

Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Aug 14, 2018

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey

Malaysia PM on China, Rohingya, Singapore, graft and sea row

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, the South China Sea furor and the country's financial mess in an interview with The Associated Press

Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than 10 times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts

Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Aug 14, 2018

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

Philippine president to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

Aug 13, 2018

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust

Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Global stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

Aug 13, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel Chinese-backed infrastructure projects signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt