Tag : Asia / Pacific

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Huawei plays down impact of new U.S. license extension

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WASHINGTON (HeadlineNews) – Huawei Technologies has dismissed a new 90-day extension by the Trump administration allowing U.S. firms to continue doing business with the Chinese
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U.S. breaks off defense cost talks amid South Korea backlash over $5 billion demand

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SEOUL (HeadlineNews) – The United States on Tuesday broke off talks on increasing South Korea’s share of the cost of hosting a U.S. military contingent
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Nissan recalls nearly 400,000 vehicles over braking system defect

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(This November 16 story has been refiled to correct the number in the headline) FILE PHOTO: A Nissan logo is pictured at the Tokyo Motor
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China’s Inner Mongolia reports fresh bubonic plague case

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BEIJING (HeadlineNews) – China’s Inner Mongolia reported a fresh, confirmed case of bubonic plague on Sunday, despite an earlier declaration by the country’s health officials
Tech

Crypto backed by crypto: Dai seeks to change ‘stablecoin’ game

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LONDON (HeadlineNews) – Some are backed by dollars. Others by gold. But this “stablecoin” isn’t tied to any major asset – it’s backed by another
World

Hong Kong protesters shoot arrows, hurl petrol bombs in campus clash

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HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Protesters shot arrows and lobbed petrol bombs at police on Sunday as fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university
World

Russia says India delaying signing helicopters deal: executive

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DUBAI (HeadlineNews) – The head of Russian Helicopters said on Sunday that India was delaying the signing of a firm agreement for purchasing 140 helicopters
Health

Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads across Pacific

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MELBOURNE (HeadlineNews) – Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to

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