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China trade surplus with US widens to record $34.1B

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the U.S. market rose by 13 percent amid a worsening tariff war

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Vietnam jails activist for using Facebook to abuse freedoms

Oct 12, 2018

A court in northern Vietnam has sentenced an activist to five years in prison after finding him guilty of abusing democratic freedoms to infringe on the interests of the government

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Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

Oct 12, 2018

Asian markets mixed on strong Chinese trade data

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China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

Oct 12, 2018

China's trade surplus with U.S. hits record $34.1B in September as exports rise by double digits amid tariff war

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Thai authorities to deport 70 Pakistani asylum seekers

Oct 11, 2018

Thai authorities have convicted 70 Pakistani asylum seekers of staying illegally in Thailand despite their protestations that they face persecution if they are sent home

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The Latest: Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals

Oct 11, 2018

Southeast Asian leaders affirm free trade goals, aim to close gaps in development

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As markets swoon, finance chiefs urge US, China to cool it

Oct 11, 2018

World Bank, IMF heads urge U.S., China to play by rules, fix, not break world trade system as tumbling share prices underscore risks

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Malaysia says it will end death penalty for all crimes

Oct 11, 2018

Malaysia's government says it will abolish the death penalty and halt all executions, in a rare move against capital punishment in Asia hailed by human rights groups

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Stock market drop spreads, Wall Street set to fall again

Oct 11, 2018

Stock markets sink, extending losses from Wall Street, as investors worry that higher interest rates will dent company earnings and a trade war will crimp global business.

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China says accusations against alleged spy 'out of thin air'

Oct 11, 2018

China says accusations against an alleged spy of attempting to steal trade secrets from several American aviation and aerospace companies were "made out of thin air"

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