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 2022-08-14 20:51 

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Biden calls India 'indispensable partner' to address global challenges...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated India on 75 years of independence and said the United States and India w...

 2022-08-14 20:51 

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South Korea's Yoon is slipping into a cycle of escalation with North...

Daniel R. DePetris is a fellow at the think tank Defense Priorities in Washington.South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has spent his first three month...

 2022-08-14 19:54 

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End of $3 ramen? Inflation squeezes Japan's comfort food...

TOKYO -- Inflation has spread to one of Japan's favorite, most affordable meals: ramen.The average cost of a bowl of ramen was 617 yen ($4.57 at...

 2022-08-14 18:00 

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Wood replaces steel as Japan builders fight climate change...

TOKYO -- With its sleek modern design, the 44-meter, 11-story Port Plus building stands out even in Yokohama's posh Naka Ward. But what really sets it...

 2022-08-14 15:09 

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CHIPS Act will help boost semiconductor investment in Mexico: official...

MEXICO CITY -- Mexico stands to benefit from U.S. incentives for chipmakers, an Economy Secretariat official said, arguing that her country offers a l...

 2022-08-14 09:26 

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World War II anniversary, Najib's final appeal, Tencent results...

Welcome to Your Week in Asia.Monday is a special day for several countries in this region. It marks the 77th anniversary of the end of World War II, 7...

 2022-08-14 08:29 

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Abe's assassination shows fake news is still very much a threat...

TOKYO -- The assassination of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe last month was a reminder of how distress can cloud judgment when it comes to...

 2022-08-14 07:32 

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Japan joins U.S.-Indonesian military drill for first time...

BATURAJA, Indonesia/TOKYO -- Sunday marked the last day of a multinational military exercise in Indonesia that featured Japan, Australia and Singapore...

 2022-08-14 05:38 

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Indian billionaire Rakesh Jhunjhunwala dies at 62...

MUMBAI (Reuters) -- Stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, dubbed India's Warren Buffett with an estimated net worth of $6 billion, died on Sun...

 2022-08-14 05:38 

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U.S. Vice President Harris to attend Abe state funeral...

TOKYO -- The governments of the U.S. and Japan are laying the groundwork for Vice President Kamala Harris to attend former Prime Minister Sh...

 2022-08-14 03:44 

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Pakistan's northwest hit by deadly wave of militancy...

ISLAMABAD -- Northwestern Pakistan is caught in a wave of deadly Islamist attacks, with experts connecting the violence to fallout from the Taliban's...

 2022-08-14 02:47 

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Sony camera a Hollywood hit with its 'Top Gun' performance...

TOKYO -- Sony's digital cinematography camera Venice has gained traction in the movie industry, with Hollywood's use of the high-end model increasing...

 2022-08-14 01:50 

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Indonesia defense minister Prabowo nominated as presidential candidate...

JAKARTA (Reuters) -- Indonesian Defense Minister Prabowo Subianto, an ex-special forces general, on Friday accepted his party's nomination to run in t...

 2022-08-13 23:00 

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Salman Rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty through attorney...

MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- The man accused in the stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie pleaded not guilty Saturday to attempted murder and assault charges in...

 2022-08-13 21:05 

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Anxious Chinese businesses, consumers cut borrowing after brief rebound...

BEIJING -- Chinese business and consumer demand for cash has taken an unexpected fall, showing a reluctance to commit to investment and homebuying dec...

 2022-08-13 20:09 

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Taiwan has lost ground because of Pelosi's visit...

Dave Sharma is a former member of Australia's House of Representatives and a former ambassador to Israel.Nearly 50 years ago, Egypt held a series of l...

 2022-08-13 18:14 

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U.S. tax credit for EVs out of reach for Toyota, most other Japanese cars...

NEW YORK -- The Biden administration's latest move to promote electric vehicles in the U.S. poses a roadblock for Toyota Motor and other Japanese auto...

 2022-08-13 16:20 

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Ukraine latest: Russia warns U.S. of 'point of no return'...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb. 24 continues, with casualties mounting on both sides.Ukrainian forces are putting up resistance usi...

 2022-08-13 09:41 

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Japan's tight COVID rules stand out as virus risk ebbs...

TOKYO -- Even as other countries loosen coronavirus-related restrictions as data shows a lower risk of the worst outcomes, Japan has barely budged on...

 2022-08-13 06:50 

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Green transition bonds surge in Japan, with $2bn issued this year...

TOKYO -- Japanese companies have issued 285 billion yen ($2.12 billion) worth of transition bonds this year through July -- 14 times more than in...

 2022-08-13 05:51 

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Sri Lanka health chief downplays drug shortage as doctors fret...

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's economic crisis has upended the country's universal health care system, though the health minister and doctors have different t...

 2022-08-12 22:15 

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Osaka Gas eyes $3bn investment to boost gas sales in India...

OSAKA -- Osaka Gas plans to spend a total of $3 billion to get its business of selling natural gas in India into full gear.A Singapore-affiliated comp...

 2022-08-12 21:19 

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Japan screens foreign researchers for espionage risks...

TOKYO -- Japan has set stricter screening requirements for foreign researchers entering the country, aiming to keep sensitive research and technologie...

 2022-08-12 20:22 

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Ripple effect of China real estate crisis risks bigger economic blow...

BEIJING -- China's real estate slump has sucked in both banks and provincial governments, threatening a bigger impact on the world's second-largest ec...

 2022-08-12 20:22 

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Rare-earth prices fall on supply increase and China auto slowdown...

TOKYO -- Prices for rare-earth metals are declining as new mining is slated to start in Australia and elsewhere, spurring oversupply concerns and chip...

 2022-08-12 17:30 

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Xi Jinping plans to meet Biden in person in November: WSJ...

NEW YORK -- Chinese officials are preparing for President Xi Jinping to meet U.S. President Joe Biden face to face in November during a Sout...

 2022-08-12 17:30 

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U.S. and Japan step up joint drills by 50% as Taiwan tensions rise...

TOKYO -- Japan's Self-Defense Forces have participated in 50% more joint exercises with the U.S. military so far this year than in the same period of...

 2022-08-12 16:33 

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Ukraine latest: Russian invasion 'starting to fail': U.K. defense chief...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb. 24 continues, with casualties mounting on both sides.Ukrainian forces are putting up resistance usi...

 2022-08-12 15:36 

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Japan new cabinet has at least 20 deputies linked to Unification Church...

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- At least 20 Japanese lawmakers appointed as deputies for cabinet members confirmed Friday that they had links to a controversial reli...

 2022-08-12 15:36 

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Sri Lanka crisis: Japan's Taisei seeks halt to airport expansion...

TOKYO/NEW DELHI -- Japanese engineering group Taisei will enter negotiations on a possible stoppage of an airport expansion in Sri Lanka after fu...

 2022-08-12 15:36 

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China chipmaker Hygon makes strong debut on Shanghai startup market...

SHANGHAI -- Chinese chipmaker Hygon Information Technology debuted Friday on the market here for technology startups at almost double its initial publ...

 2022-08-12 12:45 

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Tokio Marine to sell insurance policies through Amazon...

TOKYO -- Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance will sell insurance on Amazon Japan's website, starting Aug. 22, as it looks to take advantage the...

 2022-08-12 11:48 

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Japan's Dai-ichi Life to acquire NZ insurer for $630m...

TOKYO -- Japanese insurance group Dai-ichi Life Holdings announced Friday it will acquire all shares in New Zealand's Partners Group Holdings for NZ$9...

 2022-08-12 09:54 

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Tokio Marine to sell insurance policies through Amazon...

TOKYO -- Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance will sell insurance on Amazon Japan's website, starting Aug. 22, as it looks to take advantage the...

 2022-08-12 08:57 

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Huawei says 2022 'most challenging' time for device business...

TAIPEI -- Huawei Technologies on Friday said its device business, which includes smartphones and other consumer electronics, is facing its...

 2022-08-12 08:00 

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Pardon for Samsung's Lee is business as usual for South Korea...

David S. Lee is a principal lecturer in the business school of the University of Hong Kong focused on corporate governance, ethics, leadership and fin...

 2022-08-12 07:03 

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Philippines' mobile leader Globe to sell 5,709 towers for $1.28bn...

MANILA -- Globe Telecom, the Philippines' mobile leader, said on Friday it will sell 5,709 cellular towers for 71 billion pesos ($1.28 billion), as te...

 2022-08-12 06:06 

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India's Vedanta set to choose site for $20bn tech hub with Foxconn...

MUMBAI -- Indian metals conglomerate Vedanta is close to selecting a site for a mammoth $20 billion tech hub to churn out microchips, displa...

 2022-08-12 06:06 

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Chinese-built EVs can cut Japan delivery company's costs by 30%...

TOKYO -- Buying electric vans assembled in China will help SBS Holdings, a Japanese logistics company, lower its operating costs by 30%, the comp...

 2022-08-12 05:09 

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Osaka Gas eyes $3 billion investment to boost gas sales in India...

OSAKA -- Osaka Gas plans to spend a total of $3 billion to get its business of selling natural gas in India into full gear.A Singapore-affiliated comp...

 2022-08-12 04:12 

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Malaysia's economy expanded 8.9% in Q2 as global demand recovers...

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysia's gross domestic product grew 8.9% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the same period last year, its central bank...

 2022-08-12 04:12 

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South Korea's president pardons Samsung chief Lee Jae-yong...

SEOUL -- South Korea on Friday announced a presidential pardon for Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, removing a cloud over the country's...

 2022-08-12 03:15 

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SMIC sees chip industry 'correction' lasting till 2023 as it reshuffles board...

TAIPEI -- Semiconductor Manufacturing International Co. on Friday said the chip industry is in the midst of a...

 2022-08-11 21:33 

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China-Taiwan tensions place security at center of Okinawa election...

TOKYO -- The heightened tensions surrounding Taiwan loom large over nearby Okinawa's gubernatorial election, now just a month away, with the deba...

 2022-08-11 21:33 

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For profit or power? Philippines' richest man ventures into media...

MANILA -- On the third floor of Starmall, a shopping center owned by Philippine billionaire Manuel Villar, three movie theaters were shuttered in...

 2022-08-11 20:36 

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Myanmar general meets with Japan lawmaker for 1st time since takeover...

BANGKOK -- Myanmar's Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing on Thursday met with a sitting Japanese lawmaker for first time since the military took control...

 2022-08-11 20:36 

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Asian nations should work together to accelerate decarbonization...

Kevin Rudd is global president of the Asia Society and convener of the High-Level Policy Commission on Getting Asia to Net Zero. He is a former prime...

 2022-08-11 19:39 

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Ukraine latest: Satellite images show Russian planes destroyed in Crimea...

The Russian invasion of Ukraine that began on Feb. 24 continues, with casualties mounting on both sides.Ukrainian forces are putting up resistance usi...

 2022-08-11 19:39 

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Japan real estate lures Hong Kong, Singapore buyers with weak yen...

TOKYO -- A weak yen has brought out the bargain hunters in Japan's real estate market, with foreign institutional investors mobilizing billions of dol...

 2022-08-11 17:45 

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Japan real estate lures global investors with low dollar prices...

TOKYO -- A weak yen has brought out the bargain hunters in Japan's real estate market, with foreign institutional investors bringing billions of dolla...

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