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Reuters UK Edition
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges upHONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose on Thursday, helped by
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges up
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound on Wall Street on expectations that the U.S. Federal Reserve will respond to days of China-led volatility by delaying an expected interest rate rise next... Read more
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Reuters
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges upInvestors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges up
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Investors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, August 26, 2015. HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound on Wall Street on expectations... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges upInvestors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges up
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Investors look at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Shanghai, China, August 26, 2015. HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound on Wall Street on expectations... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges upA woman walks past a window of a brokerage house with stock information reflect
China stocks buoyed by U.S. rally, yuan edges up
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
A woman walks past a window of a brokerage house with stock information reflected in it, in Shanghai, August 26, 2015. HONG KONG/SHANGHAI China's turbulent stock markets rose on Thursday, helped by a strong rebound on Wall Street on expectations... Read more
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Business Standard India
China stocks slip as rate cut fails to convince investorsChina's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrell
China stocks slip as rate cut fails to convince investors
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
China's turbulent stock markets slipped again on Wednesday, as a double-barrelled blast of central bank stimulus failed to convince investors of Beijing's ability to jolt the world's second biggest economy out of its slowdown. After watching share... Read more
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The Huffington Post
China Cuts Rates And Reserve Ratio As Stocks Plummet AgainSHANGHAI/BEIJING, Aug 25 (Reuters) - China's central bank cut interest rates an
China Cuts Rates And Reserve Ratio As Stocks Plummet Again
The Huffington Post / Posted 4 days ago
SHANGHAI/BEIJING, Aug 25 (Reuters) - China's central bank cut interest rates and lowered the amount of reserves banks must hold for the second time in two months on Tuesday, ratcheting up support for a stuttering economy and a plunging stock market... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China stocks fall again as Beijing stays on sidelinesSHANGHAI: Chinese stocks sank again on Tuesday, despite a rebound in markets el
China stocks fall again as Beijing stays on sidelines
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SHANGHAI: Chinese stocks sank again on Tuesday, despite a rebound in markets elsewhere in Asia, as investors despaired at the lack of policy action from Beijing in response to recent data suggesting the downturn in the world's second-largest economy... Read more
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The Star
China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blastsHONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - (This story corrects the August 21 story in the
China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blasts
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - (This story corrects the August 21 story in the 17th paragraph to say eastern Shandong province, not southeastern) Several warnings preceded the deadly blasts at the Chinese port of Tianjin, including a state-backed... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used forceNAYPYITAW/YANGON: Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed at least tw
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used force
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON: Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed at least twice before to topple his arch-rival Shwe Mann, but when armed police burst into the headquarters of the country's ruling party late on Aug. 12 he finally... Read more
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The Star
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used forceNAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used force
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed at least twice before to topple his arch-rival Shwe Mann, but when armed police burst into the headquarters of the country's ruling party late on Aug. 12 he finally... Read more
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Swissinfo
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used forceBy Hnin Yadana Zaw and Simon Webb NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar Preside
After failed attempts to remove rival, Myanmar's president used force
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
By Hnin Yadana Zaw and Simon Webb NAYPYITAW/YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar President Thein Sein had tried and failed at least twice before to topple his arch-rival Shwe Mann, but when armed police burst into the headquarters of the country's ruling... Read more
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Reuters
China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blastsHONG KONG/SHANGHAI Several warnings preceded the deadly blasts at the Chinese p
China chemical safety problems highlighted before Tianjin blasts
Reuters / Posted 8 days ago
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI Several warnings preceded the deadly blasts at the Chinese port of Tianjin, including a state-backed research paper highlighting the risk of "grave accidents and casualties" in the chemicals sector and an explosion in another city... Read more
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Swissinfo
Thailand increases reward for bombing suspectBy Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai author
Thailand increases reward for bombing suspect
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
By Aukkarapon Niyomyat and Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai authorities have tripled to $85,000 a reward for information leading to the arrest of the main suspect in the country's worst ever bombing. The government said progress in the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More cheese, please! Exporters toast China's taste for pizza and cakesBEIJING/WELLINGTON: At the upmarket Black Swan bakery in Beijing, where well-he
More cheese, please! Exporters toast China's taste for pizza and cakes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
BEIJING/WELLINGTON: At the upmarket Black Swan bakery in Beijing, where well-heeled customers browse rooms of glass cases displaying elaborate layered western-style cakes, Jin Yuchen is buying a birthday cake for his mother. Jin is one of a rapidly... Read more
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoilYANGON: Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to th
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoil
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was dramatically sacked by the president last week. Shwe Mann was... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoilBy Timothy Mclaughlin and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmake
Myanmar lawmakers to vote on recall bill amid political turmoil
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
By Timothy Mclaughlin and Antoni Slodkowski YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepensYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepens
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was dramatically sacked by the president last week. If... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepensYANGON: Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to th
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepens
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
YANGON: Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was dramatically sacked by the president last week. If the bill... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepensYANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could
Myanmar to vote on controversial bill as political turmoil deepens
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar lawmakers will vote on Thursday on a bill that could lead to the impeachment of ousted ruling party chief Shwe Mann, as political factions realign after the ex-general was dramatically sacked by the president last week. If... Read more
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11d
Channel NewsAsia
Thai police release sketch of Bangkok bomb suspectBANGKOK: Thai police released a sketch on Wednesday of the main suspect in a de
Thai police release sketch of Bangkok bomb suspect
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
BANGKOK: Thai police released a sketch on Wednesday of the main suspect in a deadly bomb blast in Bangkok that killed at least 20 people, more than half of them foreigners. The sketch shows a fair-skinned man with thick, medium-length black hair, a... Read more
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The Star
Thai police release sketch of Bangkok bomb suspectBANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police released a sketch on Wednesday of the main susp
Thai police release sketch of Bangkok bomb suspect
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police released a sketch on Wednesday of the main suspect in a deadly bomb blast in Bangkok that killed at least 20 people, more than half of them foreigners. The sketch shows a fair-skinned man with thick, medium-length... Read more
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Swissinfo
Trail goes cold in hunt for Bangkok shrine bomberBy Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Wednesday they
Trail goes cold in hunt for Bangkok shrine bomber
Swissinfo / Posted 11 days ago
By Amy Sawitta Lefevre BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai police said on Wednesday they had still not established the nationality or whereabouts of the man they suspect bombed a Bangkok shrine, killing at least 20 people, suggesting the trail had gone cold... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Thailand says nationality, whereabouts of bomber still unclearBANGKOK: Thai investigators have not been able to establish the nationality of
Thailand says nationality, whereabouts of bomber still unclear
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
BANGKOK: Thai investigators have not been able to establish the nationality of the man suspected of bombing a Bangkok shrine, or whether he is still in the country, police chief Somyot Pumpanmuang said on Wednesday. "I don't suspect one person, I... Read more
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The Star
Thailand says nationality, whereabouts of bomber still unclearBANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai investigators have not been able to establish the nati
Thailand says nationality, whereabouts of bomber still unclear
The Star / Posted 11 days ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai investigators have not been able to establish the nationality of the man suspected of bombing a Bangkok shrine, or whether he is still in the country, police chief Somyot Pumpanmuang said on Wednesday. "I don't suspect one... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar suspended radio with Shwe Mann links due to bias - ministerNAYPYITAW: Myanmar ordered the shutdown of a radio station with links to ousted
Myanmar suspended radio with Shwe Mann links due to bias - minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
NAYPYITAW: Myanmar ordered the shutdown of a radio station with links to ousted ruling party leader Shwe Mann due to concerns about bias and to prevent it issuing statements about the shake-up in the party, Information Minister Ye Htut said on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sacked Myanmar USDP leader says not destroying party unityNAYPYITAW: The sacked chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Develop
Sacked Myanmar USDP leader says not destroying party unity
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW: The sacked chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party said on Tuesday he was "not destroying party unity and stability", as the country's political forces re-align in the biggest shake-up since the end of military... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar suspended radio with Shwe Mann links due to biasNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar ordered the shutdown of a radio station with link
Myanmar suspended radio with Shwe Mann links due to bias
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar ordered the shutdown of a radio station with links to ousted ruling party leader Shwe Mann due to concerns about bias and to prevent it issuing statements about the shake-up in the party, Information Minister Ye Htut... Read more
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The Star
China calls on Thailand to fully investigate blast, punish perpetratorsBEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday urged Thai authorities to fully investigat
China calls on Thailand to fully investigate blast, punish perpetrators
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday urged Thai authorities to fully investigate a bomb blast in Bangkok that killed 22 people, including four Chinese tourists, and to severely punish the perpetrators. China "expresses strong condemnation" of the... Read more
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Reuters
Bangkok blast threatens renewed pain for Thai economyBANGKOK A bomb that ripped through a religious shrine in Bangkok's commercial h
Bangkok blast threatens renewed pain for Thai economy
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
BANGKOK A bomb that ripped through a religious shrine in Bangkok's commercial heart, killing 22 people and wounding more than 100, could deal a heavy blow to a tourism sector that has been one of the few recent bright spots for Thailand's struggling... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says will work with purged ruling party leader Shwe MannNAYPYITAW: Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she and
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says will work with purged ruling party leader Shwe Mann
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW: Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she and her party would work with ousted ruling party leader Shwe Mann. "It is now clear who is the enemy and who is the ally," Suu Kyi told reporters when asked if Shwe Mann's... Read more
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The Star
Sacked Myanmar USDP leader says not destroying party unityNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The sacked chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity
Sacked Myanmar USDP leader says not destroying party unity
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The sacked chairman of Myanmar's ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party said on Tuesday he was "not destroying party unity and stability", as the country's political forces re-align in the biggest shake-up since the end... Read more
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The Star
Bangkok blast threatens renewed pain for Thai economyBANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb that ripped through a religious shrine in Bangkok's
Bangkok blast threatens renewed pain for Thai economy
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A bomb that ripped through a religious shrine in Bangkok's commercial heart, killing 22 people and wounding more than 100, could deal a heavy blow to a tourism sector that has been one of the few recent bright spots for Thailand's... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says will work with purged ruling party leader Shwe MannNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tues
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says will work with purged ruling party leader Shwe Mann
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she and her party would work with ousted ruling party leader Shwe Mann. "It is now clear who is the enemy and who is the ally," Suu Kyi told reporters when asked if... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says ruling party purge undemocraticNAYPYITAW: The dramatic manner in which Myanmar's president sacked his ruling p
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says ruling party purge undemocratic
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW: The dramatic manner in which Myanmar's president sacked his ruling party's chairman last week was undemocratic, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday. "As for the happenings of the middle of the night, this is not what you... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says ruling party purge undemocraticNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The dramatic manner in which Myanmar's president sacked h
Myanmar's Suu Kyi says ruling party purge undemocratic
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The dramatic manner in which Myanmar's president sacked his ruling party's chairman last week was undemocratic, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday. "As for the happenings of the middle of the night, this is not... Read more
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Swissinfo
Myanmar's ousted party leader opens parliament for showdown sessionBy Hnin Yadana Zaw and Antoni Slodkowski NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The embattled s
Myanmar's ousted party leader opens parliament for showdown session
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Hnin Yadana Zaw and Antoni Slodkowski NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The embattled speaker of Myanmar's parliament opened the lower house on Tuesday for what will likely be a fractious session, with ruling party factions facing each other for the first... Read more
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The Star
Myanmar's politicians braced for more drama as ousted leader opens parliamentNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The embattled speaker of Myanmar's parliament opened the
Myanmar's politicians braced for more drama as ousted leader opens parliament
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
NAYPYITAW (Reuters) - The embattled speaker of Myanmar's parliament opened the lower house on Tuesday for what will likely be a fractious session, with ruling party factions facing each other for the first time since the president sacked him from a... Read more
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chroniclelive
Sunderland dog rescued after chasing birds into the sea - then forgetting how to swimChasing birds and swimming in the sea should come as naturally to dogs as fetch
Sunderland dog rescued after chasing birds into the sea - then forgetting how to swim
chroniclelive / Posted 24 days ago
Chasing birds and swimming in the sea should come as naturally to dogs as fetching a stick or going walkies - but apparently nobody told Gertie the Jack Russell. The RNLI had to come to the aid of the four-legged seagoer, who chased a flock of birds... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Former teenage soldier hatches millions from Chinese egg futuresSHANGHAI Aug 2 A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling
Former teenage soldier hatches millions from Chinese egg futures
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 25 days ago
SHANGHAI Aug 2 A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling China's bleak border with North Korea. Now he stays in swanky hotels and drives a Mercedes Benz CLS - a remarkable rags-to-riches journey achieved in part by dominating... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former teenage soldier hatches millions from Chinese egg futuresSHANGHAI: A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling Chin
Former teenage soldier hatches millions from Chinese egg futures
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
SHANGHAI: A decade ago Zhang Xiongjie was a teenage infantryman patrolling China's bleak border with North Korea. Now he stays in swanky hotels and drives a Mercedes Benz CLS - a remarkable rags-to-riches journey achieved in part by dominating one... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Malaysia 'Almost Certain' Debris Is From Same Type Of Plane As MH370KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS, July 30 (Reuters) - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane
Malaysia 'Almost Certain' Debris Is From Same Type Of Plane As MH370
The Huffington Post / Posted 30 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS, July 30 (Reuters) - Malaysia is "almost certain" that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the possibility it could be wreckage... Read more
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