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Stocks mixed as Wall Street seen edging higher

Feb 23, 2018

Stock markets slip in Europe, but Wall Street is expected to rise on the open and Asian indexes closed higher

Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

Feb 23, 2018

Asian stock markets have risen after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged up

Duterte: Labor ban to Kuwait stays, may be expanded

Feb 22, 2018

The Philippine president says a ban on the deployment of workers to Kuwait, where a Filipina was found dead in a freezer, will continue and could be expanded to other countries where Filipino workers "suffer brutal treatment and human degradation"

China probing possible violation of UN sanctions on N. Korea

Feb 22, 2018

China says it is "highly concerned" about a reported ship-to-ship transfer on the high seas that could violate U.N. sanctions on North Korea

Police: No video showing Indonesian attacking Kim Jong Nam

Feb 22, 2018

A police witness has told a Malaysian court that there is no video evidence that shows an Indonesian woman smearing a nerve agent on the face of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader as part of an airport attack that killed him

China appeals to Trump to avoid disrupting trade

Feb 14, 2018

China has appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump to settle trade disputes over steel and aluminum after Trump said he would soon decide whether to impose tariffs or quotas

China imposes anti-dumping measure amid trade tensions

Feb 13, 2018

China is requiring importers of a U.S. industrial chemical to post deposits in preparation for possible anti-dumping duties amid rising trade tension with Washington

Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, US arms

Feb 9, 2018

The Philippine president has ordered the cancellation of a deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and says purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of too many imposed conditions

Asian shares fall after Wall Street plunge

Feb 9, 2018

China's stock market benchmark has plunged 5.5 percent and other Asian markets are down sharply after the Dow Jones industrials plummeted more than 1,000 points

Philippines to Canada: helicopters won't be used for attacks

Feb 8, 2018

The Philippine defense chief says the military won't use 16 helicopters being bought from Canada to attack insurgents as feared by Canadian officials, who ordered a review of the multimillion-dollar deal

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