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North Korea Takes Swipe At Moon Urges Return Of Restaurant Workers

SEOUL – North Korea lambasted South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in on Friday for “needlessly kibitzing” about relations between Pyongyang and...

Japan Swimming Gets Sinking Feeling Over Morning Finals

TOKYO – The Japanese Swimming Federation (JSF) has expressed disappointment that the Tokyo 2020 Olympics schedule is likely to cater for U.S. audiences, depriving...

Chinas Stock Yuan Rebound Drives Asian Markets Higher

TOKYO – Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China’s stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a...

Softbanks Vision Fund To Invest 1 Billion In China Ai Startup Bloomberg

– SoftBank Group Corp’s Vision Fund is seeking to invest almost $1 billion in SenseTime Group Ltd, a Chinese facial recognition technology developer,...

Asia Stocks Unnerved By Yuan Slide Heightened Trade War Fears

TOKYO – The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, unnerving investors in Asian stock markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management...

Chinese Yuan Slides Spooking Asian Stocks As Trade War Fears Heighten

TOKYO – The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, shaking up Asian share markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management could become...

Tokyo 2020 Needs Foreign Help Iocs Coates

TOKYO – International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates has said 2020 Tokyo Games organizers must seek foreign expertise in sports where the...

Asian Stocks Choppy Sentiment Shaken By Sliding Yuan

TOKYO – Most Asian stock markets retreated on Friday after China allowed its yuan currency to slide further, stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management...

Asia Stocks Subdued As European Trade Fears Flare Trump Comments Hit Dollar

TOKYO – Asian stocks eked out modest gains on Friday as investor caution prevailed amid concerns about the European Union imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S....

Medical Check-ups Japan Firms Tap Banks For Advice As Activists Circle

TOKYO – Japanese companies are increasingly turning to investment banks and public relations firms for advice on dealing with potential approaches by activist...