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Myanmar trial set to begin for 2 Reuters journalists

Jan 9, 2018

Myanmar to begin trial this week of two Reuters journalists charged under a colonial-era state secrets act, in a case that highlights growing concerns about press freedom in the country

The Latest: Smoke still billowing from burning oil tanker

Jan 8, 2018

The South Korean coast guard says thick smoke is still billowing from a burning oil tanker in the East China Sea and bad weather is also worsening visibility

Global stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Global stock markets mostly rise following a record-setting week on Wall Street and as traders looked ahead to data releases from China, Japan and Europe

Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding

Jan 8, 2018

Chinese state media say an oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, as authorities from three countries struggle to find its 32 missing crew members and contain spewing oil

Vietnam tries former oil executives in widened crackdown

Jan 8, 2018

A Vietnamese court has begun a corruption trial of 22 defendants including a former senior Communist official and a top oil executive allegedly snatched from Germany

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

Jan 8, 2018

The BBC's China editor has resigned her position in Beijing in protest over what she called a failure to sufficiently address a gap in compensation between men and women at the public broadcaster

Macron appeals to China for partnership in climate, Africa

Jan 8, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron says he will ask Chinese leaders to form a partnership to fight climate change and support African development

Asian stocks rise after strong Wall Street week

Jan 8, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street's strong week as investors look ahead to data releases from China, Japan and the Eurozone

32 missing, oil tanker on fire after collision off China

Jan 7, 2018

An Iranian oil tanker has collided with a bulk freighter and caught fire off China's eastern coast, leaving its entire crew of 32 missing and causing the tanker to spill oil into the sea

China's Transport Ministry says 32 people missing after freighter collides with oil tanker in East China Sea.

Jan 7, 2018

China's Transport Ministry says 32 people missing after freighter collides with oil tanker in East China Sea.

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