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Firefighting efforts resume on burning tanker off China

Jan 11, 2018

Firefighting vessels have resumed attempts to put out a blaze aboard an oil tanker in the East China Sea, in a disaster that may have killed all 32 crewmembers

Huawei wins China patent lawsuit against rival Samsung

Jan 11, 2018

A Chinese court says tech giant Huawei has won a patent infringement lawsuit against South Korea smartphone rival Samsung

Vietnam prosecutors seek jail terms for former oil execs

Jan 11, 2018

Vietnamese prosecutors are seeking long jail terms for former oil company executives accused of mismanagement or embezzlement, including a former senior Communist Party official and an official whom government agents allegedly kidnapped from Germany

China warns Trump ahead of possible trade decision

Jan 11, 2018

China has warned Washington it will 'resolutely safeguard' its interests ahead of a possible decision in an investigation into whether Beijing steals technology

China: Report buying of US debt might stop is 'fake news'

Jan 11, 2018

China's foreign exchange regulator has challenged a news report that it might slow or stop purchases of U.S. Treasury debt due to trade tensions with Washington as "fake news."

China criticizes US for blocking MoneyGram acquisition

Jan 11, 2018

China has criticized the U.S. government for using 'so-called national security' to block a Chinese billionaire's acquisition of money transfer service MoneyGram

China's new Silk Road hits political, financial hurdles

Jan 11, 2018

China's plan to expand trade across Asia and Europe with a new Silk Road of railways and other infrastructure is hitting political and financial hurdles

China's modern Silk Road hits political, financial hurdles

Jan 11, 2018

China's plan to expand trade across Asia and Europe with a modern Silk Road of railways and other infrastructure is hitting political and financial hurdles

Malaysia to pay US firm up to $70M if it finds missing plane

Jan 11, 2018

Malaysia's government will pay U.S. company Ocean Infinity up to $70 million if it can find the wreckage or black boxes of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 within three months

Reuters journalists charged with violating Myanmar law

Jan 10, 2018

Prosecutors in Myanmar have formally charged two Reuters journalists with violating the Official Secrets Act, signaling the case will go forward despite international condemnation

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