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 2022-01-17 03:37 

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Kashmir's apple growers demand action against Iranian imports...

SRINAGAR -- With prices tumbling and unsold produce piling up, Kashmir's apple growers are demanding government help to curb imports from Iran which t...

 2022-01-17 03:37 

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Vietnam adds private pension as silver tide rises...

HO CHI MINH CITY -- When communist Vietnam recently introduced private retirement funds, it was taking a step not only closer to capitalism, but also...

 2022-01-17 03:37 

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China's population grows 0.034% in 2021, slowest in six decades...

SHANGHAI -- China's population growth rate sunk to another record low in 2021, underscoring the ticking demographic time bomb that could reverse its g...

 2022-01-17 02:41 

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China GDP growth slows to 4.0% in Q4 amid COVID, property woes...

SHANGHAI -- China's gross domestic product growth slowed to 4.0% on the year in the fourth quarter of 2021, delivering a full-year result of 8.1%, as...

 2022-01-17 02:41 

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China's population deceleration lurches to record 0.034%...

SHANGHAI -- China's population growth rate sunk to another record low in 2021, underscoring the ticking demographic time bomb that could reverse its g...

 2022-01-17 01:46 

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North Korea fires two ballistic missiles from Pyongyang airport...

SEOUL (Reuters) -- North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles from an airport in its capital city of Pyongyang on Monday, South Ko...

 2022-01-17 00:51 

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North Korea fires suspected ballistic missile: Japan...

SEOUL (Reuters) -- North Korea fired on Monday what could be a ballistic missile, Japan's coast guard said, in what would be the fourth test this mont...

 2022-01-16 22:05 

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'Let's pray it holds': Turkey's lira gamble keeps investors guessing...

ISTANBUL -- Has the Erdogan government done enough to snap Turkey out of its spiral of currency devaluation and soaring inflation? This is the central...

 2022-01-16 21:10 

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New York's Showfields will bring 'immersive' retail experience to Japan...

TOKYO -- Showfields, a New York-based department store that calls itself...

 2022-01-16 20:14 

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Retirement of China's chief provocateur signals course correction...

Dave Sharma is a member of Australia's House of Representatives. He chairs the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties.When Hu Xijin stepped down as edit...

 2022-01-16 18:24 

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Chips and batteries: Japan to amp up supply chains with subsidies...

TOKYO -- The Japanese government plans to set up a subsidy program to assist companies developing chips, large-capacity batteries and other key materi...

 2022-01-16 17:28 

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Japan plans subsidies to bolster chip and battery supply chains...

TOKYO -- The Japanese government plans to set up a subsidy program to assist companies developing chips, large-capacity batteries and other key materi...

 2022-01-16 16:34 

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Mercari plans investment blitz to crack code in U.S. marketplace...

TOKYO -- As Japan's Mercari pursues its ambition to become a global online marketplace, it must first turn around flagging operations i...

 2022-01-16 15:38 

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Premium Japanese melons bound for Singapore, grapes for Vietnam...

KOCHI, Japan -- Starting in March, planes will ship high-value, hard-to-produce items from Japan to Singapore -- not computer chips or auto parts, but...

 2022-01-16 07:20 

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Japan's new opposition leader Izumi faces tough balancing act...

TOKYO -- On Dec. 14 last year, 47-year-old Kenta Izumi, head of the main opposition Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDP), met with Junya Oga...

 2022-01-16 04:34 

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China's pan-Asian railway sputters to a halt in Thailand...

BANGKOK -- China's plan to build a pan-Asian railway through the Indochina region is sputtering as construction of a connection to Thailand has stalle...

 2022-01-16 03:39 

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Myanmar's pro-democracy forces resist with cryptocurrency...

BANGKOK/YANGON -- Myanmar's National Unity Government, a pro-democracy group, recently announced that it officially endorses domestic distribution of...

 2022-01-16 01:48 

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Corporate Japan fears economic security bill's impact on China trade...

TOKYO -- Hitoshi Ito, vice president of Toko Tekko, a drone maker based in Odate, Akita Prefecture, spends his days with a sense of uneasiness.He cann...

 2022-01-15 20:16 

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Japanese companies must take cybersecurity more seriously...

David J. Farber is distinguished professor and co-director of the Cyber Civilization Research Center at Keio University in Tokyo. Dan Gillmor, profess...

 2022-01-15 19:21 

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Uniqlo dangles $8.8m salaries to draw talent in Big Tech showdown...

TOKYO -- The operator of the Uniqlo chain of casual apparel stores will pay midcareer hires up to 1 billion yen ($8.8 million) a year as competition h...

 2022-01-15 19:21 

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Japan's eastern coast hit by tsunami triggered by Tonga eruption...

TOKYO -- A tsunami caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano off the South Pacific island nation of Tonga reached Japan's Pacific coast lat...

 2022-01-15 16:35 

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Japan's southern islands could be hit by 3-meter tsunami: agency...

TOKYO -- A tsunami warning was issued for the southern islands of Japan on Sunday, following the eruption of an underwater volcano off the South Pacif...

 2022-01-15 15:40 

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U.S. and Japan to jointly stockpile munitions, including near Taiwan...

NEW YORK -- The U.S. and Japan are discussing stockpiling munitions in each other's defense facilities across Japan, including islands in Taiwan's vic...

 2022-01-15 07:22 

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Sri Lanka economists tell government to default on bond, buy food...

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka's top economists and business leaders are urging President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's government to default on a debt repayment next we...

 2022-01-15 06:27 

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Russian-led CSTO's Kazakhstan mission leaves lingering bootprints...

MOSCOW -- The Russian-led forces that intervened in Kazakhstan's political crisis are set to fully depart the country by this coming Wednesday, but an...

 2022-01-15 04:36 

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Blocked Hyundai-Daewoo merger leaves shipbuilders at sea...

SEOUL/TOKYO/DALIAN, China -- Europe's rejection of Hyundai Heavy Industries' acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine & Engineering has scuppered...

 2022-01-15 03:39 

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Seiji Kihara: The policy guru behind Japan Prime Minister Kishida...

TOKYO -- On Oct. 26, five days before Japan's lower house elections, Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was in Higashimurayama, a Tokyo suburb, stumping for...

 2022-01-15 02:43 

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China new home prices fell at slower pace in December...

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's new home prices fell at a slower pace in December than a month earlier, official data showed on Saturday, indicating stab...

 2022-01-15 01:48 

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China's 'Xitopia' faces off against the future of democracy...

BEIJING -- Friction over trade and security between the U.S. and China has now spilled into the realm of ideology such as democracy, freedom and human...

 2022-01-15 00:53 

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Taiwan offers Honduras tariff incentives as new leader waits in wings...

TAIPEI (Reuters) -- Taiwan on Friday cut to zero tariffs on 25 goods imported from Honduras under a free-trade agreement (FTA), offering an incentive...

 2022-01-15 00:53 

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North Korea tests railway-borne missile in latest launch...

SEOUL (Reuters) -- North Korea tested a railway-borne missile in its firing drills on Friday, state media KCNA said on Saturday, marking its third wea...

 2022-01-14 23:02 

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Japan's farmers bet on premium fruit and rice to halt decline...

TOKYO -- From steamy Okinawa to snowy Hokkaido, farmers across Japan have more than tripled the number of registered brands of fruit, rice and other c...

 2022-01-14 22:07 

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Biden injects $27bn into America's ailing bridges...

NEW YORK -- U.S. President Joe Biden announced Friday plans to throw a $27 billion lifeline to bridges across America over the next five years in the...

 2022-01-14 20:16 

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Huawei bolts into Japan with renewable power storage, chasing Tesla...

TOKYO -- Huawei Technologies will begin selling large-scale battery systems for renewable energy storage in Japan in March, Nikkei has learned,&n...

 2022-01-14 20:16 

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Next-gen reactor to adjust output in 17 minutes: Mitsubishi Heavy...

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will develop a new nuclear reactor in the mid-2030s that will be able to fine-tune its power output in...

 2022-01-14 20:16 

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India is well placed to beat the omicron variant...

Rupa Subramanya is a researcher and commentator. She is a distinguished fellow of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the co-author of...

 2022-01-14 19:21 

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As omicron surges, Japan fears twin threat of worker and parts shortages...

TOKYO -- From auto factories to nursing homes to trains, workplaces in Japan face the risk that the fast-spreading omicron variant will leave them wit...

 2022-01-14 18:26 

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Huawei follows Tesla for bigger slice of Japan battery storage market...

TOKYO -- Huawei Technologies will begin selling large-scale battery systems for renewable energy storage in Japan in March, Nikkei has learned,&n...

 2022-01-14 17:30 

Nikkei Asian Review

Huawei follows Tesla for bigger slice of Japan storage battery market...

TOKYO -- Huawei Technologies will begin selling large-scale batteries for renewable energy storage in Japan in March, Nikkei has learned.China's large...

 2022-01-14 17:30 

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Reliance Industries dives into green energy with $80bn investment...

MUMBAI -- Reliance Industries is poised to ride India's growing shift toward green energy with a new 5.96 trillion rupee investment package ($80.6 bil...

 2022-01-14 15:40 

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TSMC, MediaTek to hire more than 10,000 staff in 2022...

TAIPEI -- Taiwan's top two chipmakers plan to hire more than 10,000 engineers this year to bolster their aggressive expansion plans and main...

 2022-01-14 14:45 

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Citi sells ASEAN assets to Singapore's UOB in $3.6bn deal...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore's United Overseas Bank said on Friday it will acquire Citigroup's consumer banking businesses in four Southeast Asian countries...

 2022-01-14 14:45 

Nikkei Asian Review

Huawei follows Tesla for bigger slice of Japan battery market...

TOKYO -- China's Huawei Technologies will begin selling large-scale batteries for renewable energy storage in Japan in March, Nikkei has learned.China...

 2022-01-14 12:54 

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Macao to cut length of gaming concessions in half...

HONG KONG -- Macao plans to halve the duration of casino operating rights when it awards new gaming concessions, the government announced on Friday.Th...

 2022-01-14 11:03 

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China's Ant Group seeks new investors after sudden withdrawal...

HONG KONG -- A consumer-finance unit of China's embattled Ant Group on Friday said it would search for new partners after three investors, including a...

 2022-01-14 10:09 

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LG Energy Solution confirms price for potentially historic IPO...

SEOUL -- LG Energy Solution confirmed its initial public offering price on Friday, aiming to raise up to 12.8 trillion won ($10.8 billion) later this...

 2022-01-14 10:08 

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China's Ant Group eyes replacement after sudden break with investors...
 2022-01-14 10:08 

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Mitsubishi Heavy to develop reactor that can vary output fast...

TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will develop a new nuclear reactor in the mid-2030s that will be able to adjust its power output quickl...

 2022-01-14 09:13 

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Singapore's UOB snaps up Citi ASEAN assets in $3.6bn bank deal...

SINGAPORE -- Singapore's United Overseas Bank said on Friday it will acquire Citigroup's consumer banking businesses in four Southeast Asian countries...

 2022-01-14 08:18 

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Conflict between Big Tech and governments invites technopolar world...

Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media and author of...

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