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Economics

Trade between Egypt, Asia down $1.2B year-on-year

CAIRO – 27 November 2017: Bilateral trade between Egypt and Asian countries declined to $23.1 billion in the first eight…
Politics

Trump’s Asia tour more style than substance: analysts

MANILA – 14 November 2017: Donald Trump's marathon Asian trip passed off without any major incident, but for all the…
Economics

Asia stocks subdued as China data disappoints

SYDNEY – 14 November 2017: Asian stocks put in a subdued performance on Tuesday as Chinese economic data disappointed and…
Politics

The truth behind the U.S. show of force in Asia

UNITED STATES – 14 November 2017: As President Donald Trump tours Asia, three U.S. nuclear-powered aircraft carrier battle groups are…
Middle East news

N.Korea says Trump begged for a war during his Asia trip

SEOUL- 11 November 2017: North Korea said on Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump's first trip to Asia showed he…
Middle East news

Trump to decide on North Korea terror list after Asia trip

BEIJING – 8 November 2017: US President Donald Trump will decide whether to re-designate North Korea as a "state sponsor…
Economics

IMF’s Lagarde warns protectionism, while now just words, may come to hurt Asia

TOKYO- 8 November 2017: Protectionist sentiment has not yet gone beyond mere words, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde…
Politics

U.S. bomber drills aggravate N. Korea ahead of Trump’s Asia visit

SEOUL/WASHINGTON – 3 November 2017: Two U.S. strategic bombers conducted drills over South Korea, the U.S. Air Force said, raising…
Economics

Trump calls China trade deficit ‘horrible’ ahead of Asia visit

WASHINGTON – 1 November 2017:U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday called the U.S. trade deficit with China "embarrassing" and "horrible"…
Economics

Saudi Arabia may raise December crude oil prices to Asia

SINGAPORE – 1 November 2017: Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia will hike December crude prices for customers in Asia to…
Middle East news

Tillerson in India to lay out US strategy in South Asia

NEW DELHI – 25 October 2017: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is meeting India's foreign minister Sushma Swaraj in…
Middle East news

Putin-Trump meeting not yet planned for Asia summit: Kremlin

MOSCOW– 23 October 2017: Russian President Vladimir Putin's diary does not at the moment feature a bilateral meeting with U.S.…
Middle East news

IS Southeast Asia chief killed in Philippines: govt

MANILA – 16 October 2017: The head of the Islamic State group in Southeast Asia, who figures on the US…
Economics

Asia oil buyers turn to U.S. in hunt for cheap supply

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK – 16 October 2017: Asia is set to ramp up crude oil imports from the United States in…
Travel

BRIEF-Evolable Asia to fully acquire Osaka-based travel company

-10 Oct 2017: Evolable Asia Corp says it plans to acquire 34.4 percent voting power in Osaka-based travel company (target…
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