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Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Aug 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks

UN envoy challenges Malaysia's claim to near zero poverty

Aug 24, 2019

A U.N. special rapporteur has challenged Malaysia's claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated one in six people in the Southeast Asian country are still considered poor

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

Aug 21, 2019

China says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighters to Taiwan

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Aug 21, 2019

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

Judge postpones 2nd corruption trial of Malaysia's former PM

Aug 19, 2019

A judge has delayed by a week the second trial of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak for alleged corruption linked to the multibillion-dollar looting of the 1MDB state investment fund

Myanmar, Bangladesh schedule Rohingya repatriation

Aug 16, 2019

Officials say Myanmar and Bangladesh have set next Thursday for a new attempt to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom fled a security crackdown in Myanmar almost two years ago.

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China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1...

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

Aug 22, 2019

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans...

Aug 21, 2019

China threatens retaliation if US tariff hikes go ahead

China threatens retaliation if Washington steps up their war over trade and technology by going...

Aug 15, 2019

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

Aug 15, 2019