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Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

Malaysia court to resume Kim Jong Nam murder trial on Jan. 7

Nov 7, 2018

A Malaysian court has set Jan. 7 for two Southeast Asian women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother to begin their defense, as their lawyers complained that some witnesses were unreachable

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China relations

Nov 5, 2018

Asian shares slide on worries over US-China trade dispute

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

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for NKorea dealings

Oct 26, 2018

US Treasury sanctions 2 Singapore firms for alleged North Korea dealings, money laundering

Malaysia ex-PM, ex-treasury, spy chiefs charged with graft

Oct 25, 2018

Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak and his ex-treasury chief have been jointly charged with criminal breach of trust involving $1.6 billion

World markets mixed as investors monitor earnings

Oct 24, 2018

World markets are mixed as traders mull the impact of tariffs on corporate America after big industrial companies admitted they were facing rising costs.

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs

Oct 24, 2018

Asian markets mixed as US businesses caution against tariffs in earnings reports

Politics

Indonesia blasphemy woman endures cramped cell,...

Sep 27, 2018

A rights group says the Indonesian woman imprisoned for blasphemy after complaining about noise...

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Indonesia presidential contenders vow peaceful...

Sep 23, 2018

Campaigning for Indonesia's presidential election officially began Sunday with the two contenders...

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Asian Games stir Indonesia's pride, boost...

Sep 3, 2018

Indonesia's success in hosting and competing at the Asian Games has swelled national pride, boosted...

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Indonesian president urges tolerance in annual...

Aug 16, 2018

Indonesia's president urged the country to embrace its founding spirt of tolerance in an annual...

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Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate...

Aug 10, 2018

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections...

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Indonesia's Aceh carries out public canings...

Jul 13, 2018

Conservative Indonesian province publicly canes gay couple, others found guilty of violating...

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