Created 15 June 2022
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Shanghai lockdown sees quarter of US firms cut investment plans: poll

Shanghai's lengthy Covid-19 lockdown pushed a quarter of US firms in the city to cut investment plans and nearly all to drop revenue forecasts, a business group said Wednesday.

Shanghai lockdown sees quarter of US firms cut investment plans: poll

 
Created 14 June 2022
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S.Korea strike disrupts shipments of key cleaning agent for chipmaking

A week-long strike by truck drivers in South Korea has disrupted shipments to China of a key cleaning agent used by makers of semiconductor chips, the Korean International Trade Association (KITA) said on Tuesday.

S.Korea strike disrupts shipments of key cleaning agent for chipmaking

   
Created 14 June 2022
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China vows to adapt better to climate change as risks soar

China's economy and society are at increasing risk from climate change and the country needs to improve adaptation mechanisms and monitoring capabilities at every level of government, according to a new policy document.

China vows to adapt better to climate change as risks soar

 
Created 13 June 2022
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Thaksin's daughter takes Shinawatra brand to new Thai generation

She has half a million followers on Instagram, leads a glamorous lifestyle and describes herself as the "little girl" of former premier Thaksin Shinawatra -- one of the most influential and controversial figures in modern Thai history.

Thaksin's daughter takes Shinawatra brand to new Thai generation

   
Created 13 June 2022
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Malaysia firms turn down orders as migrant labor shortage hits

Malaysian companies from palm oil plantations to semiconductor makers are refusing orders and forgoing billions in sales, hampered by a shortage of more than a million workers that threatens the country's economic recovery.

Malaysia firms turn down orders as migrant labor shortage hits

 
Created 13 June 2022
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North Korea fires suspected artillery: Seoul

North Korea fired a series of artillery shots over the weekend, Seoul's military said, days after leader Kim Jong Un vowed to use "power for power" to defend the country's sovereignty.

North Korea fires suspected artillery: Seoul

   
Created 12 June 2022
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China vows 'fight to the end' to stop Taiwan independence

China will "fight to the very end" to stop Taiwanese independence, the country's defense minister vowed Sunday, stoking already soaring tensions with the United States over the island.

China vows 'fight to the end' to stop Taiwan independence

 
Created 11 June 2022
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At Asia security summit, Japan vows to boost regional security role

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida pledged Friday to boost its regional security presence to counter multiple threats, from China’s expansion in the South China Sea to North Korea’s nuclear missile program.

At Asia security summit, Japan vows to boost regional security role

   
Created 10 June 2022
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Thailand legalizes growing, consumption of marijuana

Thailand legalized the growing of marijuana and its consumption in food and drinks on Thursday, the first Asian country to do so, but smoking pot is still against the law.

Thailand legalizes growing, consumption of marijuana

 
Created 10 June 2022
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China's producer inflation eases to 14-month low in May

China's factory-gate inflation cooled to its slowest pace in 14 months in May, depressed by weak demand for steel, aluminium and other key industrial commodities due to tight Covid-19 curbs.

China's producer inflation eases to 14-month low in May

   

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