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Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes

Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets

Japan central bank stands pat after Fed rate cut

Sep 19, 2019

Japan's central bank has opted to keep its monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs of trouble that prompted the Federal Reserve to cut its benchmark rate

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal

Sep 17, 2019

Japanese officials cautious on prospects for US trade deal promised by Trump

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

Sep 11, 2019

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever

Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Sep 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as its chairman as Chinese e-commerce faces rapid change, uncertainty in tariff war

Asian shares mixed as investors look ahead to rate decisions

Sep 10, 2019

Asian shares are mixed after a day of listless trading on Wall Street as investors awaited signs on global interest rates

In Japan, a court case highlights paternity leave issues

Sep 9, 2019

A father has filed one of Japan's first cases alleging retribution after taking paternity leave

Lam says extradition bill will end without debate or vote

Sep 5, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations will be formally withdrawn in the legislative council without the need for debate or vote

The Latest: Hong Kong activists appeal for German support

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong activists are appealing to Angela Merkel for support ahead of the German chancellor's trip to China this week

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked protests

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

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