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Vietnam and France sign deals worth over $10 billion

Nov 2, 2018

The prime ministers of France and Vietnam have witnessed the signing of two business deals worth over $10 billion and dozens of other cooperation agreements covering energy, education, health, technology and the environment

New details highlight Lion Air jet's problems before crash

Nov 2, 2018

New details about the crashed Lion Air's jet previous flight cast further doubt on the Indonesian airline's claim to have fixed technical problems, as the search for victims continued for a fifth day

Chinese, Pakistan leaders prepare to meet amid debt concerns

Nov 2, 2018

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is preparing to meet with China's President Xi Jinping amid concerns over Pakistan's growing fiscal crisis and its ability to repay Chinese loans

UN finds 486 million in Asia still hungry, progress stalled

Nov 2, 2018

A United Nations report says some 486 million people are malnourished in Asia and the Pacific and progress in alleviating hunger is stalling

Asian shares mixed on doubts over Chinese stimulus

Nov 1, 2018

Asian markets are mixed as traders wondered if the Chinese government could shore up its economy without weakening the yuan as manufacturing slows

Singaporean accused of NKorea dealings to talk to officials

Oct 31, 2018

Singapore director accused of North Korean dealings says he takes allegations seriously, will contact authorities

Indonesia plane crash search finds remains, debris at sea

Oct 29, 2018

Rescuers in inflatable boats have retrieved human remains, pieces of aircraft and personal belongings from the Java Sea after a new-generation Boeing jet operated by an Indonesian budget airline crashed minutes after takeoff

China's yuan sinks to 10-year low against dollar

Oct 29, 2018

China's yuan sinks to 10-year low against the dollar, coming close to breaking the politically sensitive level of seven to the U.S. currency

Global shares mixed after Wall Street tumble

Oct 29, 2018

Global stock markets mixed after Wall Street slide fuels concern about global market outlook

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low-cost high flyer

Oct 29, 2018

Indonesian airline whose plane crashed a low cost high flyer

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