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Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new tariff hikes

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes

Surveys show China manufacturing demand weak amid trade war

Sep 2, 2019

Surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand weak amid tariff war with Washington over trade and technology

Iran: Lifting US sanctions will help salvage nuclear deal

Aug 29, 2019

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran's supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its "economic terrorism" that has hurt ordinary Iranians

South Korean leader says Japan dishonest over wartime past

Aug 29, 2019

South Korean president berates Japan for carrying out plan to downgrade South Korea's trade status and reiterates Seoul's stance that Tokyo was weaponizing trade to retaliate over disputes from wartime history

Police say 1 soldier killed in protest in Indonesia's Papua

Aug 28, 2019

Police say an Indonesian soldier has been killed and five police officers injured in a violent protest in the restive Papua region

Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

Aug 28, 2019

Trade union members in Hong Kong are rallying against the city's flagship Cathay Pacific airline for firing employees linked to ongoing pro-democracy protests

Japan's move to lower South Korea trade status takes effect

Aug 28, 2019

Japan's downgrading of South Korea's trade status has taken effect, a decision that already set off reaction and hurt bilateral relations

Indonesia to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

Aug 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says the country's capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a sparsely populated part of Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans

World shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Global shares are mostly dropping as the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war takes its toll on global markets

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats