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Kim oversees missile firing drills, tells troops to be alert

May 5, 2019

North Korean state media have showed leader Kim Jong Un observing live-fire drills of long-range multiple rocket launchers and unspecified tactical guided weapons

Thousands march on May Day, demand better working conditions

May 1, 2019

Thousands of trade union members and activists are marking May Day by marching through Asia's capitals and demanding better working conditions and expanding labor rights

US, China begin new round of tariff war negotiations

May 1, 2019

American and Chinese trade negotiators began more talks aimed at ending a tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said U.S. officials might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal

Mnuchin hopes for 'substantial progress' in China talks

Apr 30, 2019

Mnuchin says he hopes for 'substantial progress' in talks with Chinese officials aimed at ending a tariff war

Surveys: China factory activity grew in April

Apr 30, 2019

Surveys: China factory activity grew in April but below previous month's pace amid US tariff battle, weak consumer demand

Asian stocks mixed after new Wall Street high

Apr 30, 2019

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street hits a new high

Global stocks slip ahead of US-China trade talks

Apr 29, 2019

Global stocks lower as investors watch US-China trade talks, Fed meeting

Asian stocks mixed after new Wall Street highs

Apr 29, 2019

Asian stocks mixed after new Wall Street highs as investors watch US-China trade talks

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on VR

Apr 28, 2019

Far from glitzy tech hubs, Chinese city bets big on virtual reality

The Latest: Hammond says Britain a good Belt & Road partner

Apr 26, 2019

British treasury chief Philip Hammond says the U.K.'s finance industry would be a "natural partner" for future projects under China's Belt and Road infrastructure initiative

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