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Asian stocks edge up on stimulus hopes after Chinese data

Mar 14, 2019

Asian stocks mostly higher as slowing industrial output fuels Chinese stimulus hopes

Malaysia shuts 111 schools as toxic waste sickens students

Mar 13, 2019

Malaysia's government has ordered 111 schools in southern Johor state to close after toxic waste illegally dumped into a river sickened scores of students and teachers

China: Taiwan's moves like 'stretching arm to block a car'

Mar 13, 2019

China says attempts by Taiwan's government to block its goal of bringing the self-governing island under Beijing's control are like "stretching out an arm to block a car"

Indonesia, experts wary of linking Boeing crashes

Mar 12, 2019

2 fatal crashes of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes less than five months apart have raised alarm, but experts are wary of linking the two

At least 12 missing after 2 boat collisions off China

Mar 12, 2019

At least 12 people are missing after two collisions between ships and fishing boats off the southeast coast of China

Global stocks dip, pound drops ahead of Brexit vote

Mar 12, 2019

Global stock markets are turning lower and the pound has dropped on expectations that Britain's updated Brexit deal will be rejected by lawmakers

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher ahead of Brexit vote

Mar 12, 2019

Asian markets follow Wall Street higher as Britain's parliament prepares to vote on plan to leave European Union

Philippine news site critical of Duterte loses court appeal

Mar 12, 2019

A Philippine appeals court says an online news site critical of President Rodrigo Duterte violated a constitutional ban on foreign ownership of news media, but says revocation of Rappler's license should be reassessed

The Latest: US warns Germany secrets at risk over 5G choice

Mar 11, 2019

The United States is warning Germany that allowing untrustworthy companies to supply equipment for its 5G networks could jeopardize sharing of sensitive information among allies

China's MoBike shutting some international operations

Mar 11, 2019

Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike is shutting down operations in Australia and South and Southeast Asia, months after rival Ofo began winding down its international division

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