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Hong Kong activist speaks to foreign press, defying Beijing

Aug 14, 2018

An activist who promotes independence for Hong Kong has given a speech to foreign journalists whose association defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event

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Beijing appeals to US for fairness under investment law

Aug 14, 2018

Beijing appeals to US not to block business under new investment security law

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Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

Aug 14, 2018

China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps

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Asian markets mixed after Wall St falls on Turkey jitters

Aug 14, 2018

Asian stock markets mixed after Wall Street falls on jitters over Turkey

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Malaysia PM on China, Rohingya, Singapore, graft and sea row

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad commented on lopsided China-backed projects, treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, the South China Sea furor and the country's financial mess in an interview with The Associated Press

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Malaysia eyes more than 10-fold hike in Singapore water deal

Aug 14, 2018

Malaysia's prime minister seeking to hike the price of water sold to the neighboring country of Singapore by more than 10 times as his country searches for ways to pay off massive debts

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Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

Aug 14, 2018

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

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Philippine president to visit Israel, meet Netanyahu

Aug 13, 2018

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has accepted an invitation to visit Israel next month in a sign of improving ties, which hit a sore spot early in his presidency when he compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust

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Japanese suspect steals sneakers, flees police station

Aug 13, 2018

Japanese police have launched a massive manhunt for a robbery and rape suspect who fled from a police station after reportedly stealing an officer's sneakers

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Global stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets

Aug 13, 2018

Global stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

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