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Biden meets today with executives on chip shortage 2021-04-13 07:01:30Biden could try to pressure chipmakers; he's also backed proposals for tax incentives to U.S. manufacturers to make the critical parts in America.&nb

South Korea jumps 1%; Alibaba shares rise as 2021-04-13 04:48:54Hong Kong-listed shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba rose 0.43% on Tuesday, adding to gains of more than 6% on Monday.

Alibaba shares close higher after Beijing orders Ant 2021-04-13 04:29:23The Ant Group restructuring and a $2.8 billion anti-monopoly fine for Alibaba removed a major source of uncertainty for investors in the e-commerce gi

China's Huawei tries to blame global chip shortage 2021-04-13 04:12:19The global chip shortage is a highly-complex and multifaceted issue, but Chinese tech company Huawei attempted to blame the U.S. for it on Monday.

Exports shielded China's economy in 2020, but they 2021-04-13 02:55:31National exports rose 3.6% last year, while China's GDP grew 2.3% as the only major economy to expand amid the pandemic.

China's exports missed forecast in March, while imports 2021-04-13 00:02:44China's trade surplus shrank to $13.8 billion in March, much narrower than the $52.05 billion forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll.

JPMorgan sees Asia's sustainability funds doubling in the 2021-04-12 20:25:02Assets managed with environmental, social and governance considerations have soared and are set to double in Asia this year, said Elaine Wu of JPMorga

The Masters: Hideki Matsuyama survives late mistakes to 2021-04-12 07:18:53Hideki Matsuyama overcame a nervy start and a pressure-induced back-nine stutter to become the first Japanese player to win a men's major.

Asia-Pacific mostly decline; Alibaba shares surge more than 2021-04-12 04:32:01Asia-Pacific stocks mostly declined on Monday, with shares in India and China seeing sizable losses.

Asian companies are catching up on sustainable practices, 2021-04-12 01:56:16The chief executive of the SGX, Loh Boon Chye, said 2020 was an inflection point as Asian firms gained greater awareness of sustainability issues.

Indian Premier League 2021 Season Preview: Will Mumbai 2021-04-11 21:34:12The 2021 Indian Premier League season gets under way on Friday. Here's everything you need to know about the eight teams battling it out for the titl

China slaps Alibaba with $2.8 billion fine in 2021-04-10 18:19:38In a Saturday statement, China's State Administration for Market Regulation accused Alibaba of abusing its market dominance.

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Putin critic Alexei Navalny 'could die at any New! 2021-04-17 14:47:04The imprisoned Russian opposition leader is on the third week of a hunger strike, and a doctor says his health is deteriorating rapidly.

Harry and William seen chatting together after Prince New! 2021-04-17 14:36:37Prince William and his brother, Prince Harry, are seen walking and chatting together after the service for their grandfather Prince Philip.

U.S. pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccine could New! 2021-04-17 14:07:13Experts said that while the pause on Johnson & Johnson's vaccine may make sense for the U.S., stoppages in poorer countries would end up costing

Photos of the funeral of Britain's Prince Philip New! 2021-04-17 13:28:30Philip, who died April 9 at the age of 99, was laid to rest in the Royal Vault at Windsor Castle after a funeral service steeped in tradition.

Four Sikhs among victims of Indianapolis mass shooting New! 2021-04-17 12:49:53Four members of Indianapolis’ tight-knit Sikh community were among the eight people killed in the mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse.

International court could press El Salvador to change New! 2021-04-17 06:00:00El Salvador is known to jail women for miscarriages, stillbirths and other obstetric emergencies. An international lawsuit could bring about important

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops 3 million, as New! 2021-04-17 05:40:00Deaths are running at around 12,000 per day on average worldwide, and new cases are climbing in India, Brazil and other hotspots.

Prince Philip is laid to rest as somber 2021-04-17 04:19:06Prince Philip's funeral ceremony honors his service to the U.K., the crown and his wife of 73 years, Queen Elizabeth II.

Critics of Chicago police call for charges in 2021-04-16 20:07:50Viewers reacted with outrage and grief to newly released body camera video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot 13-year-old Adam Toledo.

Free food and tickets: How China’s trying to 2021-04-16 17:22:29While China pushes a complacent population toward vaccination, a health official's suggestion to mix vaccines broaches sensitive political territory

The time Prince Philip apologized to President Nixon 2021-04-16 08:59:57Prince Philip was known for occasional off-the-cuff remarks that could be embarrassing

Russia was given 2016 Trump campaign polling data, 2021-04-16 08:45:08Federal officials say former President Trump's 2016 campaign gave polling data to a Russian political consultant, who gave it to Russian intelligence

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Vietnam calls for faster vaccine roll-out before shots 2021-04-16 06:01:47HANOI - Vietnam's health ministry called for the acceleration of its Covid-19 vaccine roll-out on Friday (April 16) as the expiry date of the South-e

Thailand uses hotels beds for Covid-19 patients after 2021-04-16 04:09:09Thailand reported on Friday (April 16) its fifth record daily tally of coronavirus cases this week, as authorities set up thousands of field hospitals

Virus variants inciting India's second Covid-19 surge, epidemiologists 2021-04-16 03:41:00The second surge of Covid-19 cases in India has swamped hospitals much faster than the first because mutations in the virus mean each patient is infec

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shuffles cabinet following 2021-04-16 03:11:48In a sweeping reshuffle, South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday replaced the prime minister and six other cabinet members in a bid to revive his

Daily roundup: Parti Liyani seeks compensation from AGC 2021-04-16 03:10:00Stay in the know with a recap of our top stories today. 1. Parti Liyani seeks compensation from AGC for 'frivolous or vexatious' prosecution

Why are Indonesian women being targeted for recruitment 2021-04-16 00:33:51In January, a 21-year-old Indonesian woman quietly flew into Semarang, the capital of Central Java province, where she was met by several people from

Tokyo Olympics must be 'reconsidered' due to Japan's 2021-04-16 00:04:55Japan's inability to contain the Covid-19 pandemic means that plans to hold the Olympics in Tokyo should be reconsidered, health experts wrote in a c

Did Japan ignore viable alternatives of dumping contaminated 2021-04-15 21:45:59Experts and environmental groups have taken issue with the Japanese government’s insistence that releasing water contaminated with radiation fro

Korean dairy firm in sticky spot after claim 2021-04-15 21:37:46A South Korean dairy product manufacturer has come under scrutiny after it claimed tests showed its yogurt was effective in killing the 

China tried to wage 'undeclared war' against India 2021-04-15 21:29:04China tried to wage an “undeclared war” against India through cyberattacks and indicated that it was “my way or no other way”,

Singapore-Hong Kong bubble: 'Mid-May' target for Covid-19 travel 2021-04-15 08:10:23A long-awaited Covid-19 travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore could be up by as early as mid-May, three sources have told the Post, kicking of

Daily roundup: 2 pregnant women in Hong Kong 2021-04-15 04:28:48Stay in the know with a recap of our top stories today. 1. 2 pregnant women in Hong Kong who received BioNTech vaccine suffer miscarriages, but

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