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    South Korea November exports plunge as China-US deal still in dark

    Reuters . Seoul | Updated at 11:26pm on December 01, 2019

    South Korean exports in November fell for the 12th month in a row and far more than expected, denting hopes for the global manufacturing sector...

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    Decoupling from western economics

    Peter Koenig | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2019

    ACCORDING to a PressTV report of November 24, Iran and China are working on a trade or barter deal that would circumvent US sanctions. It...

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    Government mustn’t proceed with coal-fired power

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2019

    THE environmental impact of coal-fired power plants is a globally acknowledged phenomenon to the extent that many developed countries have already began the process to...

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    China to introduce face scans for phone users for online safety

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 03:10pm on December 01, 2019

    China will require telecom operators to collect face scans when registering new phone users at offline outlets starting Sunday, according to the country’s information technology...

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    Hong Kong police fire tear gas as protesters return to streets

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 01:37pm on December 01, 2019

    Police fired tear gas to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday, after a rare lull in violence, as residents took to...

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    Huawei to take legal action against latest US ban: report

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 01:56pm on November 30, 2019

    China’s telecoms giant Huawei is preparing a legal counterpunch against new moves by United States regulators to bar the company from accessing $8.5 billion in...

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    Japanese restaurants on top of best in world list

    Agence France-Presse. Paris, France | Updated at 08:38pm on November 29, 2019

    Two Japanese restaurants have shot to the top of the La Liste ranking of best places to eat in the world, with a third one...

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    China warns US over HK law

    Reuters . Hong Kong/ Beijing | Updated at 12:23pm on November 29, 2019

    China warned the United States on Thursday that it would take ‘firm counter measures’ in response to US legislation backing anti-government protesters in Hong Kong,...

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    Can Bangladesh gain from the situation?

    MS Siddiqui | Updated at 12:00am on November 29, 2019

    IN 2017, China, the European Union, Bangladesh and Vietnam were the world’s top four apparel exporters. They together accounted for 75.8 per cent of the...

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    China sends new satellite into space

    Xinhua. Taiyuan | Updated at 03:48pm on November 28, 2019

    China sent a new Earth observation satellite into space from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in northern China’s Shanxi Province at 7:52am on Thursday Beijing...