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    HSBC relocates London bosses to Hong Kong in Asia push

    | Updated at 11:31pm on April 15, 2021

    London-headquartered HSBC bank is relocating four senior executives to Hong Kong as it seeks to extend its business reach across its main market Asia. In...

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    WB rolls out vaccine funds for impoverished Asian nations

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:18am on March 19, 2021

    The World Bank on Thursday announced financing for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal to vaccinate their populations against COVID-19...

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    UK looks to Asia in post-Brexit foreign policy overhaul

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53pm on March 16, 2021

    Britain unveiled plans Tuesday to pivot its strategic focus towards Asia, counter Russia and controversially bolster its nuclear stockpile, in one of the biggest overhauls...

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    Chinese water tycoon Zhong Shanshan now richest person in Asia

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 10:26am on March 10, 2021

    Until recently, few people had even heard of the Chinese billionaire with a gruff reputation who built a fortune on China’s seemingly unquenchable demand for...

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    Rallies across Asia kick off International Women’s Day

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 11:22pm on March 08, 2021

    Thousands of women from Yangon to New Delhi marched Monday in defiance of power-grabbing generals and patriarchal governments, as rallies across Asia kicked off a...

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    Georgia PM resigns over move to arrest opposition leader

    Agence France-Presse . Tbilisi | Updated at 06:12pm on February 18, 2021

    Georgia's prime minister resigned Thursday over plans to arrest a top opposition leader, deepening a political crisis that has gripped the Caucasus nation since elections...

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    On the events in Myanmar

    Vladimir Terehov | Updated at 12:00am on February 13, 2021

    A state ‘somewhere in Asia’ with the modern name ‘Myanmar’ is rarely the subject of worldwide media attention. And if it has become the focus...

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    Asia to dominate Davos virtual forum as virus-hit West struggles

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:40pm on January 22, 2021

    Emerging stronger from the COVID-19 pandemic, Asia is set to dominate this year’s virtual World Economic Forum as a virusbattered West struggles and a new...

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    Shwapno wins Asia's Marketer of the Year Award

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:34pm on January 05, 2021

    Bangladeshi retail chain Shwapno won ‘Asia’s Marketing Company of the Year of 2020’ by Asia Marketing Federation at the 6th AMF Asia Marketing Excellence Award....

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    US struggles for relevance in Southeast Asia

    by Tony Cartalucci | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2020

    WHILE many around the globe are hopeful that a change at the White House means a change for US foreign policy, many of the most...

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