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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

China suspends firefighting efforts after tanker explosion

Jan 10, 2018

Chinese officials say an explosion has rocked a stricken oil tanker off the coast of Shanghai, forcing maritime authorities to suspend firefighting and rescue efforts

French president says China will buy 184 Airbus jets

Jan 10, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron says China's president told him Beijing plans to buy 184 Airbus A320 jetliners

China, France promise cooperation on climate, security

Jan 9, 2018

The presidents of China and France have promised closer cooperation on climate, counter-terrorism and other issues as their governments try to gain global influence

Thailand confirms that ex-leader Yingluck is in Britain

Jan 9, 2018

Thailand's foreign minister says former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, who fled the country last year to evade a prison sentence, is in Britain, after photos surfaced online apparently showing Yingluck in London

Singapore arrests 17 suspected in Shell oil heist

Jan 9, 2018

Singapore police arrest 17 men, seize tanker, $2.3 million linked to theft of oil from Shell refinery

China: Body found, tanker still on fire after sea collision

Jan 9, 2018

China's transport ministry says rescuers have found a body believed to be of a sailor from the Iranian oil tanker on fire after a collision at sea

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