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Asia stocks set to trade lower as investors New! 2019-07-15 19:33:00Investors will watch for the release of the Reserve Bank of Australia's meeting minutes, for clues on the next monetary policy move by the central ba

McKinsey research finds the world becoming more exposed 2019-07-15 01:42:00The findings by McKinsey and Company come amid a year-long tariff fight between the U.S. and China, which has spilled into areas such as technology an

China posts its lowest quarterly growth in 27 2019-07-14 21:34:00China released second-quarter figures on Monday showing that growth slowed to 6.2% — the weakest rate in at least 27 years.

Impossible Foods sets its sights on Asia, which 2019-07-14 20:46:00"Asia is by far the number one focus for us. It is core to our mission; core to our business," says Nick Halla, senior vice president for internatio

China's stocks rise as data shows lowest quarterly 2019-07-14 19:30:00China released second-quarter figures on Monday showing that its economy slowed to 6.2% — the weakest rate in at least 27 years.

About half of China's loans to developing countries 2019-07-12 05:51:00China's lending to other countries has surged in the past decade, causing debt levels to jump dramatically, and as much as half of such debt to devel

Budweiser's Hong Kong IPO pricing is reportedly getting 2019-07-12 03:10:00The IPO for Budweiser Brewing Company APAC has been projected to be the largest IPO of the year so far.

Asia stocks edge up; China's June exports fall 2019-07-11 19:35:00China's dollar-denominated exports fell 1.3% in June from a year ago while imports fell 7.3% in the same period, the country's customs department re

Top US port for China ocean trade reports 2019-07-11 19:07:00The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers of

South Korea could soon be home to the 2019-07-11 04:29:00The Norwegian energy firm, Equinor, will help to develop the project.

Trump used 'innuendo and assumption' to claim that 2019-07-11 00:36:00Washington had alleged that products by Chinese technology giant Huawei could be used by Beijing for espionage.

Asia markets mostly rise as Fed's Powell hints 2019-07-10 19:29:00Asia markets mostly rose on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell signaled overnight that the U.S. central bank could be cutting

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Egypt Opens Museum Commemorating Nobel Laureate Naguib Mahfouz New! 2019-07-15 19:24:11The Naguib Mahfouz Museum and Creativity Center houses the belongings and personal library of Mahfouz, who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature &md

Robots to Install Telescopes to Peer into Cosmos New! 2019-07-15 19:15:24The radio telescopes, to be planted on the far side of the moon, are among a plethora of projects underway by the US space agency, private companies a

France's Macron Pledges to Relaunch Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue New! 2019-07-15 18:37:29After meeting his Serbian counterpart Aleksandar Vucic, French president says he will invite delegations from the two countries to Paris along with Ge

Democrats in Congress Attacked by Trump Deem His New! 2019-07-15 18:34:41Four senators from Trump's own party are doing what they've rarely done since he's been in office — criticizing his comments

Spain PM's Talk of Breakdown Raises Concern of New! 2019-07-15 18:33:31Pedro Sanchez, whose Socialists are 53 seats short of an outright majority in parliament, has until July 25 to put together enough support to survive

Trial Begins With High Stakes for US-Turkey Ties, New! 2019-07-15 18:17:12Bijan Rafiekian's trial turns on whether he conspired to lobby on Turkey's behalf to try to persuade the U.S. government to extradite Muslim cleric

Telescope Foes Tie Together, Block Road to Hawaii New! 2019-07-15 17:43:30Scientists hope the massive telescope they planned for the site — a world-renowned location for astronomy — will help them peer back to th

UN Concerned by US Curbs on Iranian Foreign New! 2019-07-15 16:58:13Iranian diplomats, like the envoys of North Korea, Syria and Cuba, are already confined to a radius of 25 miles from Columbus Circle in Midtown Manhat

EU Announces Strides in Iran Trade Mechanism Amid New! 2019-07-15 16:56:48European Union says debate under way on whether INSTEX mechanism might include oil

UN Says Yemeni Warring Sides Agree Port Ceasefire New! 2019-07-15 16:45:00Warring parties agree new measures to enforce a ceasefire and facilitate a troop pullback from the flashpoint port of Hodeidah, the United Nations say

Monsoon Rains Leave Dozens Dead Across South Asia 2019-07-15 04:16:47In Myanmar, more than 18,000 have been forced to flee with more expected as rivers rise

Afghan Dies in Australian Immigration Center 2019-07-15 03:52:47Call for inquiry into detainees ‘languishing’ in Australian immigration centers as Afghan man dies


Restaurant falls into river as earthquake hits south 2019-07-14 01:25:00At least 51 people were injured and several homes, churches and other buildings damaged on Saturday when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the

Hong Kong restaurant helps people with disabilities find 2019-07-13 22:20:00Every day at lunch hour, a small restaurant in Cheung Sha Wan is packed with diners. But, unlike most establishments in the city, the pace is not hect

Monsoon rains kill 17 in Nepal, 11 in 2019-07-13 01:15:52NEW DELHI - At least 17 people have been killed across Nepal after torrential monsoon rains induced floods and landslides, officials said on Friday (J

Indian man teaches 3-year-old son to load gun 2019-07-12 06:22:00NEW DELHI - A viral video of an Indian man teaching his three-year-old son to load a gun sparked a police investigation on Friday (July 12). The clip

South Korea dog meat protesters hounded by farmers 2019-07-12 06:18:29SEOUL - South Korean dog farmers defiantly gobbled down canine meat at a counter-protest to an animal rights demonstration in Seoul on Friday (July 12

Nepal airport closed after plane skids off runway 2019-07-12 05:25:34KATHMANDU - Nepal's only international airport was closed on Friday (July 12) after a plane skidded off the recently repaired runway, injuring two pe

Turbulence brings couple together on flight to Taipei 2019-07-12 05:12:00It's been advised that one should catch flights and not feelings. Where some have failed, a pair of passengers on a flight to Taipei were succe

Air Force pilot instructor killed in Chiang Mai 2019-07-12 04:23:33A Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) jet trainer crashed in Chiang Mai province yesterday evening, killing one pilot and injuring another. The deceased pilo

Fights break out as Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen 2019-07-12 04:08:05NEW YORK - Police in New York had to break up fights between supporters and opponents of Taiwan's president Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday (July 11) during

Woman and parents in India held over killing 2019-07-12 01:33:05A woman and her parents in India have been arrested after her husband was strangled to death and buried in their backyard. The woman, identified as M

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe makes 'perfect' touchdown on asteroid 2019-07-11 23:08:13Japan's Hayabusa2 probe made a "perfect" touchdown Thursday on a distant asteroid, collecting samples from beneath the surface in an unprecedented

UN launches investigation into Philippines drug war deaths 2019-07-11 21:22:59GENEVA - The UN Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so

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In Iran, some take off their hijabs as 2019-07-15 02:40:05In Iran, few daring women are taking off mandatory headscarves, risking arrest and drawing ire of hard-liners. "I have to confess it is really, reall

Iran ready to talk if US lifts sanctions, 2019-07-15 00:33:53Iran is ready to hold talks with the US if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian President Hassan

US grants visa to Iran's Mohammad Javad Zarif 2019-07-14 13:15:42

Blood, bones paired to probe IS crimes against 2019-07-13 23:11:00The bones, recently exhumed from mass graves in the Yazidi stronghold of Sinjar in northwest Iraq, will be compared with blood samples from surviving

Britain says Iran tanker will be freed after 2019-07-13 13:41:41

'Significant progress' made in Syria's peace progress, says 2019-07-11 23:13:00Russia on Thursday said that there has been "significant progress" made with regards to the peace progress in Syria, which aims to end the eight-yea

Trump, Netanyahu spoke about Iran's 'malign' acts: White 2019-07-11 13:28:17

Clashes kill more than 80 fighters in northwest 2019-07-11 12:18:38

Mideast tensions threaten key global oil route 2019-07-11 07:35:11The brief standoff between British and Iranian naval vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday looks to renew concerns about the vulnerability of wo

UN, Syria close to agreeing constitutional committee: Envoy 2019-07-10 10:35:42 The United Nations is close to agreement with Syria on establishing a constitutional committee, the UN Secretary General's Syria envoy Geir Pedersen

Iran warns Britain of 'repercussions' over ship seizure 2019-07-10 08:04:55Iran's president said on Wednesday that Britain will face "repercussions'' over the seizure of an Iranian supertanker last week that authorities i

US wants coalition to protect strategic Gulf waters 2019-07-10 00:34:24The US aims to form a coalition to guarantee freedom of navigation in strategic Gulf waters amid fraught relations with Tehran, a top general said on

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