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Unions target Cathay Pacific airline in Hong Kong protest

Aug 28, 2019

Trade union members in Hong Kong are rallying against the city's flagship Cathay Pacific airline for firing employees linked to ongoing pro-democracy protests

Indonesia to move capital from sinking Jakarta to Borneo

Aug 27, 2019

Indonesia's president says the country's capital will move from overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta to a sparsely populated part of Borneo island, known for rainforests and orangutans

China lets currency sink to 11-year low after Trump threats

Aug 26, 2019

China allows yuan to sink to 11-year low against dollar following Trump tariff hike, trade threats

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull

Aug 24, 2019

Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests for the first time in nearly two weeks

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products

Aug 23, 2019

China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods in retaliation for Trump's planned Sept. 1 increase

Global stocks higher ahead of US Fed chairman's speech

Aug 23, 2019

Global stocks rise after Wall Street declines ahead of closely watched speech by US Fed chairman

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street rebound

Aug 22, 2019

Global stocks mixed after Wall Street gains as investors look ahead to Fed chairman's speech

China says it will sanction US firms in Taiwan warplane sale

Aug 21, 2019

China says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in a planned $8 billion sale of advanced F-16V fighters to Taiwan

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

Aug 21, 2019

Beijing appeals to Washington to 'meet China halfway' and end tariff war after Trump says Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits

Die-hard Hong Kong protesters defend tactics as unity cracks

Aug 20, 2019

Protesters on the front lines in Hong Kong explain how largely peaceful marches against proposed changes to the city's extradition law morphed into a summer of tear gas and rubber bullets

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