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China eliminates work permits in latest appeal to Taiwanese

Aug 8, 2018

Beijing has eliminated a requirement that Taiwanese citizens apply for permission to work in China in its latest appeal to the island's skilled young workers amid a diplomatic freeze between the sides

China orders recall from overseas as vaccine scandal churns

Aug 8, 2018

China's National Health Commission says investigators have begun recalling defective vaccines produced by drugmaker Changchun Changsheng Life Sciences Ltd. from domestic and overseas markets

China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9B IPO

Aug 8, 2018

China mobile tower owner debuts in HK market after $6.9 billion IPO

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher

Aug 7, 2018

Global stocks follow Wall Street higher as stronger corporate profits help to defuse U.S.-China fears

Facial recognition system set to be used in Olympic security

Aug 7, 2018

A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games

Solar cookout aims to woo traditional chefs, cut carbon

Aug 7, 2018

Solar cooker bash aims to win over finicky Chinese chefs, vanquish sooty mainstays

Global stocks mostly higher amid strong earnings, growth

Aug 6, 2018

Global stock markets are mostly higher as investors focused on strong economic data out of the United States and the mostly upbeat corporate earnings reports.

BMW apologizes over engine fires caused by hardware problem

Aug 6, 2018

BMW AG Korea apologizes for engine fires that prompted recalls and a probe

Taiwan's Kinmen island begins importing water from China

Aug 6, 2018

The Taiwanese-controlled island of Kinmen located just off the Chinese coast has begun importing water from its neighbor via a pipeline despite heightened tensions between the two sides

SoftBank's earnings surge 50-fold on investment fund gains

Aug 6, 2018

Japanese technology company Softbank says its profits grew to 313.7 billion yen in the latest quarter as it saw gains in its main investment fund

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