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Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

Aug 28, 2019

Trade union members in Hong Kong are rallying against the city's flagship Cathay Pacific airline for firing employees linked to ongoing pro-democracy protests

Japan's move to lower South Korea trade status takes effect

Aug 28, 2019

Japan's downgrading of South Korea's trade status has taken effect, a decision that already set off reaction and hurt bilateral relations

World shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Global shares are mostly dropping as the latest escalation in the U.S.-China trade war takes its toll on global markets

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

Asian shares tumble as US-China trade war renews uncertainty

Aug 26, 2019

Asian shares are tumbling after the latest escalation in the US-China trade war renewed uncertainties about global economies, as well as questions over what President Donald Trump might say next

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Aug 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal damages trust

Aug 23, 2019

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust

Women, late-in-life new authors expand Japanese literature

Aug 23, 2019

Beyond Murakami: Japanese literature is expanding with stories from women, young writers and those who took up the craft late in life

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