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UK envoy tips trade deal with Australia months after Brexit

Sep 18, 2019

Britain's top trade envoy says she expects to strike a free trade deal with Australia within months of leaving the European Union

China to boost pork output as swine fever drives up prices

Sep 11, 2019

China is launching a nationwide initiative to boost pork production following a price spike blamed on a devastating outbreak of African swine fever

Alibaba's Ma steps down as industry faces uncertainty

Sep 10, 2019

Alibaba founder Jack Ma steps down as its chairman as Chinese e-commerce faces rapid change, uncertainty in tariff war

Lam says extradition bill will end without debate or vote

Sep 5, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says the extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations will be formally withdrawn in the legislative council without the need for debate or vote

The Latest: Hong Kong activists appeal for German support

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong activists are appealing to Angela Merkel for support ahead of the German chancellor's trip to China this week

HK stocks surge on withdrawal of law that sparked protests

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong stocks surge as government withdraws extradition law that sparked 3 months of protests

Hong Kong's government to meet amid bill withdrawal talk

Sep 4, 2019

Hong Kong's government has a meeting scheduled amid speculation leader Carrie Lam may formally withdraw an extradition bill as protesters have demanded

Asian stocks mixed after US, China impose new tariff hikes

Sep 2, 2019

Asian stock markets mixed after US, China step up trade war with new tariff hikes

Surveys show China manufacturing demand weak amid trade war

Sep 2, 2019

Surveys of Chinese manufacturing show demand weak amid tariff war with Washington over trade and technology

South Korean leader says Japan dishonest over wartime past

Aug 29, 2019

South Korean president berates Japan for carrying out plan to downgrade South Korea's trade status and reiterates Seoul's stance that Tokyo was weaponizing trade to retaliate over disputes from wartime history

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