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HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

Apr 23, 2018

A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many hiring advertisements openly calling only for male applicants

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning

Apr 23, 2018

Shanghai gets automated "unmanned bank" equipped with facial recognition software, a virtual reality room and talking robots

Rohingya refugees rescued after drifting at sea for 9 days

Apr 21, 2018

A Rohingya Muslim man among the group of 76 rescued off Indonesia in a wooden boat says they were at sea for nearly nine days after leaving Myanmar, where the minority group faces intense persecution, and were hoping to reach Malaysia

Indonesian fishermen rescue Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar

Apr 21, 2018

Indonesian fishermen have rescued 76 Rohingya Muslims stranded off the coast of Aceh in the latest attempt by members of the persecuted ethnic group to flee Myanmar by sea

ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

Apr 20, 2018

Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has warned a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens the company's survival and said it is looking for a legal solution

As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe

Apr 20, 2018

As doors close in the US, Chinese telecoms and smartphone giant Huawei shifts focus to Europe

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba sets plans for Thailand

Apr 19, 2018

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba to step up investments in Thailand

Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

Apr 19, 2018

Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about geopolitical risks

Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

Apr 18, 2018

Global stocks have followed Wall Street higher despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a swelling trade dispute

The Latest: Mahathir says he would halt, review China loans

Apr 18, 2018

Former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says Malaysia will stop borrowing from China and review Chinese investments if his opposition grouping is elected in May 9 polls

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HRW: 'Men only' job ads show ongoing discrimination in China

A human rights group says gender discrimination is widespread in the Chinese work force, with many...

Apr 23, 2018

ZTE protests US penalty, says it is seeking solution

Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp. has warned a ban on access to U.S. technology threatens the company's...

Apr 20, 2018

Asian shares higher on optimism about global growth

Asian shares higher as optimism on global economy helps investors shake off worries about...

Apr 19, 2018

Global stocks rise after Wall Street gains for 2nd day

Global stocks have followed Wall Street higher despite a Chinese tariff hike on U.S. sorghum in a...

Apr 18, 2018

Amid trade rift, China to allow full foreign auto ownership

China says it will allow full foreign ownership of auto manufacturers in five years, ending...

Apr 17, 2018

China's economic growth holds steady amid trade dispute

China economy expands at 6.8 percent pace in Jan-March, buoyed by retail sales and investment

Apr 17, 2018