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Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments

May 16, 2019

The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition

May 16, 2019

The Nation, one of Thailand's two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version

Stock markets stabilize after tumble over trade dispute

May 14, 2019

Stocks turn higher in European trading as investors take breather from losses over U.S.-China trade war.

Companies bracing for China's retaliation in tariffs dispute

May 13, 2019

Companies brace for Chinese retaliation against Trump tariff hikes as economists warn growth likely to suffer

Chinese envoy says trade talks with US have not broken down

May 11, 2019

Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

May 11, 2019

A case of African swine fever has been detected in a Hong Kong slaughterhouse, forcing the culling of all 6,000 pigs at the facility

China says it will take 'necessary countermeasures' after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation

May 10, 2019

China says it will take 'necessary countermeasures' after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

May 10, 2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

Malaysia's Mahathir says no timetable for handing over power

May 9, 2019

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad defended his government's record on the anniversary of its election victory and reiterated he will hand over power to Anwar Ibrahim though he wasn't clear on when

Singapore reportedly criminalizes publication of fake news

May 9, 2019

Singapore passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content, report says

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