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Global stocks rise, Wall Street expected to open higher

Feb 12, 2018

Global stock markets are up strongly and Wall Street is forecast to open higher after gains at the end of last week's turbulent trading

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Indonesian woman dies in new maid abuse case in Malaysia

Feb 12, 2018

An Indonesian maid who allegedly suffered injuries on her body and was forced to sleep outside on a porch with a family's dog has died in Malaysia, prompting calls by activists and lawmakers for better laws to safeguard migrant workers

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Asian markets mostly higher after Wall Street gains

Feb 12, 2018

Asian stock markets are mostly higher after Wall Street gained following a turbulent week

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Duterte warns he'll order navy to fire if sea wealth taken

Feb 10, 2018

The Philippine president says he has no intention of going into war over territorial feuds but will order the navy to fire if other countries extract resources from waters within his country's exclusive economic zone

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Missing bookseller hits out at Sweden in arranged interview

Feb 10, 2018

A detained Swedish bookseller at the center of escalating row between Western governments and Beijing has accused Sweden of using him as a "chess piece" in an appearance arranged by Chinese police

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Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, US arms

Feb 9, 2018

The Philippine president has ordered the cancellation of a deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and says purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of too many imposed conditions

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Thais arrest alleged Russian cybercrime market operator

Feb 9, 2018

Police in Thailand say they have arrested a Russian national accused by U.S. authorities of running an online cybercrime marketplace

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China's January auto sales growth rebounds to 10.7 percent

Feb 9, 2018

China's auto sales growth rebounded in January to 10.7 percent over a year earlier, boosted by strong demand for SUVs

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Skulls in the mail: Indonesia foils artifact smuggling

Feb 9, 2018

Customs officials on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali say they've foiled an attempt to mail 24 elaborately decorated human skulls to the Netherlands

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Asian shares fall after Wall Street plunge

Feb 9, 2018

China's stock market benchmark has plunged 5.5 percent and other Asian markets are down sharply after the Dow Jones industrials plummeted more than 1,000 points

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