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China orders more lending to entrepreneurs amid trade spat

Oct 7, 2018

Chinese banks have been told by the government to lend more to entrepreneurs to help shore up flagging economic growth amid an escalating trade dispute with Washington

Financial Times says Hong Kong denied editor's visa renewal

Oct 5, 2018

The Financial Times says Hong Kong has denied a visa renewal for its Asia editor

World stocks fall ahead of US jobs data as tensions weigh

Oct 5, 2018

World shares fall ahead of US jobs data as China tensions weigh

Crew recount terror of tsunami that dumped ferry in village

Oct 5, 2018

The captain and crew sailing an Indonesian ferry to its new owners got the task done and then some

China tech stocks Lenovo, ZTE tumble after chip hack report

Oct 5, 2018

Chinese tech stocks Lenovo and ZTE Corp. tumble after a news report that Chinese spies might have used chips supplied by another company to hack into U.S. computer systems

Asian stocks fall as US accuses China of election meddling

Oct 5, 2018

Asian stocks fall after US accuses China of meddling in its midterm elections

The Latest: Death toll tops 1,500

Oct 4, 2018

Indonesia's disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck central Sulawesi island a week ago has surged past 1,500.

Rescuers detect possible sign of life under quake-hit hotel

Oct 4, 2018

A French rescue team says it has detected a possible sign of life under the rubble of a hotel in Indonesia's central Sulawesi, nearly a week after it was hit by a powerful earthquake and tsunami

Vietnam nominates Communist Party chief to become president

Oct 4, 2018

Vietnam's ruling Communist Party has nominated its general secretary for the additional post of president, ending a decades-long policy of separating top leadership positions

Malaysia ex-PM's wife pleads not guilty to money laundering

Oct 4, 2018

The wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najjib Razak has pleaded not guilty to laundering illegal proceeds linked to the graft scandal at the 1MDB state investment fund that led to his shocking electoral loss

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