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 2018-07-17 02:38 

Reuters

Didi to spin off car services unit in up to $1.5 billion deal: sources...

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd is planning to spin off its car services unit in a deal worth up to $1.5 billion ahead of the parent company's planned initial public offering, people with direct knowledge of the matter said....

 2018-07-17 02:38 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Didi to spin off car services unit in up to $1.5 billion deal: sources...
 2018-07-17 02:37 

Reuters

[ UK ]

China's June home prices accelerate to near two-year high...

China's new home prices accelerated to their fastest pace in almost two years in June, with buyer demand in bigger cities resilient in the face of fresh curbs against speculation, a sign more restrictions may be needed....

 2018-07-17 02:37 

Yonhap News

Corporate mergers grow 22 pct in H1: data...

The number of mergers and acquisitions among South Korean companies rose 22 percent in the first half of 2018 from the previous year, data showed Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 02:36 

Reuters Africa

U.S. general says remarks on Afghan peace talks 'mischaracterised'...

The NATO-led Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan on Tuesday rejected reports its commander General John Nicholson had said the United States was ready to join direct negotiations with the Taliban, saying his comments were...

 2018-07-17 02:35 

Reuters

Indivior warning on anti-opioid drug competition sends shares tumbling...

British drugmaker Indivior warned on Wednesday it would miss its full-year profit target as its best-selling opioid addiction drug faces new competitors in the United States, sending its shares down 37 percent....

 2018-07-17 02:35 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indivior warning on anti-opioid drug competition sends shares tumbling...

British drugmaker Indivior warned on Wednesday it would miss its full-year profit target as its best-selling opioid addiction drug faces new competitors in the United States, sending its shares down 37 percent....

 2018-07-17 02:35 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to slow pace of industrial electricity bill hike...

South Korea will slow the pace of raising the industrial electricity price at night to lessen the burden on companies after delving into its impact on different sectors, the industry minister has said....

 2018-07-17 02:33 

dpa

Lava bomb hits boat near Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, injuring 23 people...

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 2018-07-17 02:33 

dpa

Harvey Weinstein's production company sold after bankruptcy...

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 2018-07-17 02:32 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 1-Soccer-Australia's Cahill announces international retirement...

* Cahill ends Australia career with 50 goals...

 2018-07-17 02:31 

Yonhap News

Seoul stocks down late Monday morning...

South Korean stocks traded lower Monday morning, as tech and chemicals lost ground and erased gains by steel and auto shares....

 2018-07-17 02:29 

Reuters

[ Business ]

China's June home prices accelerate to near two-year high...

China's new home prices accelerated to their fastest pace in almost two years in June, with buyer demand in bigger cities resilient in the face of fresh curbs against speculation, a sign more restrictions may be needed....

 2018-07-17 02:29 

Reuters

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia stocks sag after oil slides, dollar steady before Fed speech...
 2018-07-17 02:29 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Didi to spin off car services unit in up to $1.5 bln deal - sources...

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing Technology Co Ltd is planning to spin off its car services unit in a deal worth up to $1.5 billion ahead of the parent company's planned initial public offering, people with direct knowledge of the matter said....

 2018-07-17 02:27 

AP

Japan, EU to sign widespread trade eliminating tariffs...

TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by President Donald ......

 2018-07-17 02:24 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) President names new head of human rights watchdog...

President Moon Jae-in named a new female head of the human rights watchdog Tuesday, amid growing public demand to better protect women's rights and those of minorities....

 2018-07-17 02:22 

Central News Agency

Taiwan shares open lower...

Taipei, July 17 (CNA) The Taiwan Stock Exchange's main index opened down 14.70 points at 10,802.75 Tuesday on turnover of NT$1.58 billion (US$51.68 million)....

 2018-07-17 02:21 

Central News Agency

Magnitude 4.2 quake hits southern Taiwan...

Taipei, July 17 (CNA) A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck southern Taiwan at 7:07 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB)....

 2018-07-17 02:21 

Central News Agency

U.S. dollar lower in Taipei trading...

Taipei, July 17 (CNA) The U.S. dollar was traded at NT$30.554 at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday on the Taipei Foreign Exchange, down NT$0.021 from the previous close....

 2018-07-17 02:20 

Reuters

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UPDATE 1-China's June home prices accelerate to near two-year high...
 2018-07-17 02:18 

Reuters

Australian shares hit by weak oil, commodity prices; NZ steady...

* Weak Chinese economic data weighs on commodity prices...

 2018-07-17 02:15 

AFP

Nicaraguan students vow to keep up fight until Ortega resigns...

Students marched through Nicaragua's capital Monday, chanting 'GET OUT' to demand that President Daniel Ortega and his wife Vice President Rosario Murillo resign after a deadly weekend of clashes.The global network of Agence France Presse cove...

 2018-07-17 02:11 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to enhance legal support for inter-Korean exchanges...

South Korea plans to revise a law to foster inter-Korean exchanges and support companies doing business with the North, the unification ministry said Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 02:11 

Yonhap News

Air Force, Navy to conduct large-scale maritime rescue drills...

The Air Force and Navy will conduct large-scale joint rescue operation drills in waters off the east coast on Tuesday, officials said, as part of efforts to bolster the country's disaster relief capabilities....

 2018-07-17 02:06 

Yonhap News

S. Korea to seek joint strategy on U.S. auto tariff probe...

South Korea's point man on trade left for Canada on Tuesday on a three-nation tour to seek joint responses against the United States' move to levy tariffs on imported autos....

 2018-07-17 02:05 

Yonhap News

New speaker calls for parties' bill to revise Constitution by year-end...

South Korea's new parliamentary speaker vowed efforts Tuesday to prod ruling and opposition parties to reach an agreement on a bill to revise the Constitution by the end of the year....

 2018-07-17 02:03 

dpa

Usain Bolt may play for Australian League football club, reports say...

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 2018-07-17 02:03 

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Netflix shares tumble as streaming service misses subscriber targets...

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 2018-07-17 02:03 

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Manchester United agree to sell defender Daley Blind back to Ajax...

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 2018-07-17 02:03 

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Putin, Trump team up to condemn US investigation at first-ever summit...

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 2018-07-17 02:03 

FARS News Agency

Thousands Demonstrate in Helsinki Ahead Of Trump-Putin Summit...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Helsinki on the eve a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Finnish capital. [VIDEO]...

 2018-07-17 02:01 

Yonhap News

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR)...

The Korea Interbank Offered Rates (KORIBOR) as posted by Yonhap Infomax, the financial news and information arm of Yonhap News Agency, at 11:00 a.m....

 2018-07-17 02:00 

Yonhap News

President names new head of human rights watchdog...

President Moon Jae-in named a new female head of the human rights watchdog Tuesday, amid growing public demand to better protect women's rights and those of minorities....

 2018-07-17 01:59 

Reuters

UPDATE 3-Volcanic lava 'bomb' injures 23 people on tour boat in Hawaii...
 2018-07-17 01:58 

Reuters

S.Korea stocks steady, won gains ahead of Powell's testimony...

Round-up of South Koreanfinancial markets:** South Korea's KOSPI stock index was little changed on Tuesday amid a sharp decline in overnight crude oil prices,while the won rose as investors awaited U.S. Federal ReserveChairman Jerome Powell's firs...

 2018-07-17 01:58 

Yonhap News

(LEAD) Two Koreas fully restore western military communication line...

South and North Korea fully restored their military communication line on the western part of the peninsula Tuesday, Seoul's defense ministry said, a step to build confidence and reduce cross-border tensions....

 2018-07-17 01:57 

Yonhap News

N. Korean coal transshipped to S. Korean ports: report...

North Korean coal was twice shipped to South Korea via Russia last year in violation of United Nations sanctions, an American broadcaster reported Tuesday....

 2018-07-17 01:57 

Yonhap News

FM Kang urges closer ties among Northeast Asian nations...

South Korea's top diplomat on Tuesday stressed the importance of trilateral cooperation with China and Japan, saying the region is facing a historic turning point in efforts for peace and co-prosperity....

 2018-07-17 01:55 

Reuters

[ Business ]

Asiana Airlines shares surge after media report on SK Group weighing takeover...

Shares of South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc jumped as much as 23 percent on Tuesday after a local media outlet reported that domestic conglomerate SK Group is considering a takeover....

 2018-07-17 01:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Asiana Airlines shares surge after media report on SK Group weighing takeover...

Shares of South Korea's Asiana Airlines Inc jumped as much as 23 percent on Tuesday after a local media outlet reported that domestic conglomerate SK Group is considering a takeover....

 2018-07-17 01:55 

Reuters Africa

Peru arrests more than 50 in anti-drug bust at Colombian border...

Peru arrested more than 50 people on Monday, the majority Colombian, as part of an operation against drug trafficking in a jungle border province where dissident former Marxist FARC rebels have reportedly taken refuge....

 2018-07-17 01:55 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Peru arrests more than 50 in anti-drug bust at Colombian border...

Peru arrested more than 50 people on Monday, the majority Colombian, as part of an operation against drug trafficking in a jungle border province where dissident former Marxist FARC rebels have reportedly taken refuge....

 2018-07-17 01:54 

Reuters

Peru arrests more than 50 in anti-drug bust at Colombian border...

Peru arrested more than 50 people on Monday, the majority Colombian, as part of an operation against drug trafficking in a jungle border province where dissident former Marxist FARC rebels have reportedly taken refuge....

 2018-07-17 01:53 

TASS

Russia, US agree on need to eliminate terrorist threat — Putin...

Putin cited cooperation in Syria as an example of practical cooperation...

 2018-07-17 01:53 

TASS

Patriarch Kirill I leads procession commemorating slain Czarist Family...

The Russian Orthodox Church canonized the Czar, the Czarina and their five children as holy regal martyrs for faith in 2000...

 2018-07-17 01:53 

Reuters

[ Business ]

METALS-Copper prices rebound, but Chinese growth worries cap gains...

Copper prices bounced back on Tuesday after coming under pressure in the previous session on concerns over slowing economic growth in top industrial metals consumer China....

 2018-07-17 01:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

METALS-Copper prices rebound, but Chinese growth worries cap gains...

Copper prices bounced back on Tuesday after coming under pressure in the previous session on concerns over slowing economic growth in top industrial metals consumer China....

 2018-07-17 01:51 

Reuters

U.S. Treasury moves to protect identities of 'dark money' political donors...

The U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax a...

 2018-07-17 01:51 

Reuters

[ US ]

U.S. Treasury moves to protect identities of 'dark money' political donors...

The U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax a...

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