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Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

May 21, 2018

Asian stock markets are trading higher as investors cheer the outcome of the trade negotiations between the United States and China to put a trade war on hold, clearing an uncertainty in global trade

Trusted Xi ally a rising influence on China's foreign policy

May 19, 2018

China's president is increasingly relying on friend and trusted adviser Wang Qishan to guide the country's foreign policy amid trade and territorial disputes with the U.S., Japan and others

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

May 19, 2018

Hundreds of craft beer enthusiasts, investors and brewers are attending an exhibition in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews

Toyota chief hopes to help Japan automakers keep tech edge

May 18, 2018

Toyota Motor Corp. chief Akio Toyoda, tapped to head the Japanese auto industry association, is promising to lead a push among manufacturers to keep a competitive edge in emerging technologies like zero-emission and autonomous driving

Global stocks mixed on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

World stocks are mixed as U.S. and Chinese officials hold a new round of talks to avert a trade war between the world's two biggest economies.

China first home-built aircraft carrier completes sea trials

May 18, 2018

China says its first entirely home-built aircraft carrier has successfully completed five days of sea trials

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

May 18, 2018

Asian stocks marginally higher on backdrop of US-China talks

Toshiba's chip sale to consortium wins regulatory approval

May 17, 2018

Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including one it was awaiting from China

3 Japanese seek damages, apology for forced sterilizations

May 17, 2018

Three Japanese forcibly sterilized decades ago under a now-defunct Eugenics Protection Law have filed lawsuits against the government demanding an apology and compensation

China vows to defend its own interests in US trade talks

May 17, 2018

China vows to defend its own interests in trade talks with US

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