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Hong Kong Umbrella Movement leader released on bail

Aug 15, 2019

A leader of 2014 pro-democracy protests has been released on bail as Hong Kong's government attempts to quell a movement that has paralyzed parts of the city and its airport and led to hundreds of arrests

S. Korea's Moon calls for talks to end trade row with Japan

Aug 15, 2019

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has offered an olive branch to Japan to end a tense trade dispute, saying Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo to accepts calls for dialogue

The Latest: Protesters sorry for HK airport disruptions

Aug 14, 2019

Protesters in Hong Kong are apologizing to the public after they disrupted flights for two consecutive days at one of the busiest airports in the world

Riot police clash with protesters at Hong Kong airport

Aug 13, 2019

Pro-democracy demonstrators severely crippled Hong Kong's international airport for a second day, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights as the city's pro-Beijing leader warned that the protesters had pushed events onto a "path of no return"

China's Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

Aug 13, 2019

Facing another US tariff hike, President Xi Jinping is getting tougher instead of backing down

The Latest: Concerts canceled over Hong Kong airport protest

Aug 13, 2019

At least three concerts by overseas performers have been canceled in Hong Kong as protesters forced the airport to suspend operations for a second day

China's auto sales sink in July, extending yearlong decline

Aug 13, 2019

China's auto sales sink 3.9% in July from a year earlier, extending a year-long contraction in the industry's biggest global market

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower on trade war jitters

Aug 13, 2019

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower amid anxiety U.S.-Chinese trade war will cut global growth

The Latest: Cathay chief warns employees over HK protests

Aug 12, 2019

The chief executive of Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways says there will be "disciplinary consequences" for employees involved in "illegal protests"

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list

Aug 12, 2019

South Korea is removing Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in apparent retaliation for Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status

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