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Asian shares rally on hopes for China-US trade breakthrough

Jan 9, 2019

Shares rise in Asia on hopes for progress in ending China-US tariffs battle

Asian shares mixed amid silence on China-US trade talks

Jan 8, 2019

Asian shares mixed following gains on Wall St as officials mum on China-US trade talks

Saudi woman seeking asylum can stay temporarily in Thailand

Jan 7, 2019

Authorities say a young Saudi woman who fled alleged abuse by her family and wants asylum can stay in Thailand while her case is evaluated by U.N. authorities

Tropical storm crosses south Thailand without major damage

Jan 5, 2019

Ferry services and airports have reopened in southern Thailand after a storm moved west into the Andaman Sea, leaving disruption and one confirmed death in its wake

Stocks bounce back on US-China hopes; eyes on US jobs data

Jan 4, 2019

Stock markets rise on hopes for US-China talks and as investors monitor US jobs data.

Japanese shares skid, Shanghai surges after Wall St sell-off

Jan 4, 2019

Japanese shares sink, Shanghai surges as Asia steady following Wall Street sell-off

Thailand braces for powerful storm at southern beach towns

Jan 4, 2019

Ferry services suspended, people evacuated ahead of a tropical storm expected to pound Thailand's southern beach resorts during a peak tourism season

Asia shares mixed, Shanghai gains after Apple sales warning

Jan 3, 2019

Asian shares mixed after Apple downgrade, as 2019 gets soft start on Chinese growth fears

UK's Hunt says confident May will seal deal for Brexit

Jan 2, 2019

Britain's foreign secretary says he is confident Prime Minister Theresa May will obtain the concessions needed to convince enough lawmakers to back an unpopular Brexit deal

World stocks rise on last day of turbulent year

Dec 31, 2018

Stock markets turn higher on last day of a volatile year after U.S. President Donald Trump says he expects to resolve trade friction with China.