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Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Nov 3, 2019

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the city's leader heads to Beijing for talks on deepening economic integration between the semi-autonomous Chinese territory and mainland China

China says US has 'weaponized' visas to target exchanges

Oct 23, 2019

China is accusing the U.S. of having "weaponized" the issuing of visas following the reported inability of a top Chinese space program official to obtain permission to travel to a key conference in Washington

Hong Kong police say homemade bomb targeted officers

Oct 14, 2019

Hong Kong police say a homemade remote-controlled explosive device intended to "kill or to harm" police officers was detonated during violent protests across the territory on Sunday

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

Road tripping Thailand: Weekend getaways to beat the crowds

Oct 9, 2019

Get off Thailand's well-trodden track by rail or road with lesser-known weekend getaways

China criticizes Apple for app that tracks Hong Kong police

Oct 9, 2019

China lashes out at Apple over smartphone app that lets Hong Kong protesters report police movements

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Oct 8, 2019

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of increasingly violent protests

Hong Kong suspends trains, appeals to public after rioting

Oct 5, 2019

All subway and trains services are closed in Hong Kong after another night of rampaging violence that a new ban on face masks failed to quell

China releases more pork from reserve to cool prices

Sep 26, 2019

China is releasing more pork from stockpiles to help cool surging prices ahead of next week's celebration of the Communist Party's 70th anniversary in power.

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

Sep 24, 2019

China's central banker: Policy will be 'stable and healthy,' suggesting no plans to join US, Europe in rate cut

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Riot police storm Hong Kong malls to nip more protests

Riot police have stormed several malls in Hong Kong to thwart pro-democracy protests, as the...

Nov 3, 2019

Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade...

Oct 14, 2019

Protests squeezing Hong Kong economy, tourism, leader says

Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam says the city's economy is being battered by months of...

Oct 8, 2019

China central bank says no plans for big economic stimulus

China's central banker: Policy will be 'stable and healthy,' suggesting no plans to join US, Europe...

Sep 24, 2019

Stocks mixed, oil down as markets await news on Saudi plant

World shares are mixed and oil prices have fallen slightly pending updates on restoring output at a...

Sep 17, 2019

Thai high court affirms guilt of 2009 Pattaya rioters

Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt"...

Sep 11, 2019