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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

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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

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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

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AP Interview: Anwar wants Malaysia to scrap race policies

May 17, 2018

Pardoned Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim says decades-old affirmative action policies for the country's Malay majority must be discarded in favor of a new program to help the poor regardless of race

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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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Spokesman: Duterte orders lifting of labor ban to Kuwait

May 16, 2018

An official says Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has lifted a ban on the deployment of Filipino workers to Kuwait after talks eased a dispute over the plight of Filipina housemaids in the oil-rich Arab nation

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China urges North Korea not to cancel Trump summit

May 16, 2018

China is urging its ally North Korea not to cancel a historic summit between its leader, Kim Jong Un, and U.S. President Donald Trump next month

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New Singapore anti-terror law can order media blackout

May 16, 2018

Singapore has introduced a law that gives the police special powers during terrorist attacks, including widely banning journalists and members of the public from reporting on the scene

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Japan's economy contracts in Jan-March, as spending lags

May 16, 2018

Japan's economy contracts 0.6 percent in Jan-March quarter, as spending lags

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Global stock markets mixed amid trade uncertainty

May 15, 2018

Global shares are mostly lower amid uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S.

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