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Tuesday, May 23, 2017


UN chief, state leaders in China for Belt and Road Forum

United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres and several state leaders arrived in Beijing on Saturday to attend the upcoming Belt and Road Forum for International...

Belt and Road Forum : Chinese leaders meet Ethiopia Prime Minister

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang met with visiting Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, this Friday. Desalegn is in Beijing to attend the...

Pope Francis prays before tombs of Shepherd children

Pope Francis prayed before the tombs of shepherd children Francisco and Jacinta in Fatima on Saturday and later will confer sainthood on them as...

Asia stocks rise for third day on earnings; dollar stalls on...

Consecutive day on Wednesday as investors focused on strong corporate earnings and the dollar gave back some of its recent gains. U.S. President Donald Trump's...

Saudi Arabia says oil curbs could extend beyond end of 2017

Saudi Arabia’s oil minister,Khalid Al-Falih is confident that an agreement by producers to curb crude output and shrink a market glut will be extended...

Japan real wages growth slowest in nearly two years, to chill...

Japan's March real wages fell at the fastest pace in almost two years, pressured by meager nominal pay hikes and a slight rise in...

As China’s battle with leverage begins to bite, risk bites back

A Chinese government campaign to cut leverage in the banking system and limit some risky activities appears to be working, but it is also...

Malaysia seizes $2 million worth of pangolin scales at airport

Malaysian officials on Monday (May 8) said more than $2 million worth of scales from pangolins, one of the world's most poached animals, were...

Philippine finance minister points to imminent central bank governor decision

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will announce his choice for the next central bank governor soon, giving his administration its biggest chance yet to shape...

China to further tighten its internet controls

China will further tighten its internet regulations with a pledge on Sunday to strengthen controls over search engines and online news portals, the latest...
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