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Indonesia sending soldiers to build highway in tense Papua

Mar 8, 2019

Indonesia's military is deploying 600 soldiers to continue work on the trans Papua highway after civilian workers fled the project that's been attacked by Papuan independence fighters

China leads stock markets retreat on trade talks doubts

Mar 8, 2019

Shanghai leads retreat in world shares retreat on doubts over US-China trade deal

China promises 'all necessary measures' to defend companies

Mar 8, 2019

China's foreign minister is promising "all necessary measures" to defend Chinese companies and citizens abroad amid legal clashes between tech giant Huawei and Washington

Chinese exports fall amid US tariffs, weak global demand

Mar 8, 2019

China's exports to the United States plunge amid tariff fight while weak global growth hurts sales elsewhere

China exports fall 4.6 percent in first 2 months of 2019; exports to US off 5.8 percent amid tariff battle

Mar 8, 2019

China exports fall 4.6 percent in first 2 months of 2019; exports to US off 5.8 percent amid tariff battle

Asian shares fall on doubts over US-China trade deal

Mar 8, 2019

Asian shares fall on report of Chinese doubts about trade deal with the US

China's Huawei sues to challenge US security law

Mar 7, 2019

Huawei launches US court challenge to law that labels company a security risk and would reduce access to American market

Indonesia ends search for victims of gold mine collapse

Mar 7, 2019

Authorities in Indonesia have ended the official search for dozens of victims of a gold mine collapse because conditions are too risky

China says Canadian canola will face stricter assessments

Mar 7, 2019

China's customs agency says imported canola, a Canadian oilseed crop, will now undergo more thorough assessments during its quarantine period

China says pest concerns justify ban on Canadian canola

Mar 7, 2019

China says it is blocking some imports of the agricultural product canola from Canada due to fears of insect infestation, amid a conflict between the two countries over Canada's arrest of a Chinese technology company executive

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