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Experts: China far side lunar mission potentially historic

May 22, 2018

Experts say China's ambition to soft-land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year faces considerable challenges but if successful, would put its space program in the forefront of one of the most important areas of lunar exploration.

Asian markets mostly lower after Wall Street gains

May 22, 2018

Asian markets have mostly declined after Wall Street gained as Italy moved toward forming a euroskeptic-led government

China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

May 21, 2018

China's government says it cannot guarantee renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a dispute companies worried might chill global commerce

China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

May 21, 2018

China has launched a relay satellite as part of a groundbreaking program to land a probe on the far side of the moon this year

Stars urge Indonesia to ban 'brutal' trade in dog meat

May 21, 2018

International celebrities urge Indonesia's president to ban what they say is a brutal trade in dog and cat meat for human consumption

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policy

May 19, 2018

China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

May 19, 2018

Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews

Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

May 19, 2018

In 10 days of dramatic political developments, none has transfixed Malaysians more than the sight of truckloads of boxes of Hermes Birkin handbags and luggage filled with cash and jewelry being seized from apartments linked to the former prime minister

Malaysia anti-graft body summons ex-PM Najib for questioning

May 18, 2018

A Malaysian official says former Prime Minister Najib Razak has been summoned for questioning in a money-laundering probe involving the 1MDB state investment fund

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

May 18, 2018

China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials

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