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North Korea says U.S.-South Korea-Japan agreement materialises U.S. plan for ‘Asian NATO’

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A North Korean flag flutters at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Lim Huey Teng/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, July 3 (Reuters) – North Korea criticised the United States, South Korea and Japan’s recent agreement on strengthening military......

Analysis: Asian demand, rising costs squeeze Europe’s LNG import plan

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Model of LNG tanker is seen in front of the EU flag in this illustration taken May 19, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Freeport outage adds to LNG market tightness Asian demand rebound means Europe will compete for LNG LNG imports seen lower......

Asian stocks stumble as Wall St optimism peters out

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Employees of the foreign exchange trading company Gaitame.com work in front of monitors showing the Japanese yen exchange rate against the U.S. dollar, the euro and Nikkei share average at its dealing room in Tokyo, Japan June 22, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register......

Asian shares rise as investors pause after selloff

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the COVID-19 outbreak, is reflected on an electronic board displaying stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, September 21, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 21 (Reuters) – Asian stocks and U.S. share......

Democrats are losing ground with the fastest-growing political bloc: Asian Americans

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here And that’s where we begin our statistical journey today. My interest in examining Asian American voters within the context of the larger electorate came about because of what has arguably been the political earthquake of the year thus far......

Florida woman accused of pepper spraying Asian women in New York City arrested on hate crime charges

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A Florida woman who allegedly used pepper spray on a group of Asian women in Manhattan has been arrested on several hate crime charges, the New York Police Department said Saturday. Madeline Barker, 47, of Merritt Island, Florida, allegedly......

Asian shares fall as Fed hike relief rally fizzles

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People wearing protective masks, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s stock prices outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, October 5, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MSCI Asia ex-Japan -0.46% as early gains erased; Nikkei +0.4%......

Asian stocks slide as Wall Street tips into bear market

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HONG KONG, June 14 (Reuters) – Asian shares tumbled on Tuesday after Wall Street hit a confirmed bear market milestone and bond yields struck a two-decade high on fears aggressive U.S. interest rate hikes would push the world’s largest economy into recession. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan......

Asian stocks slump amid risks from U.S. CPI, China COVID struggle

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A man looks at stock market monitors in Taipei January 22, 2008. REUTERS/Nicky Loh/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, June 13 (Reuters) – Asian stocks sank on Monday and bond yields ticked higher, as red-hot U.S. inflation reignited worries about even more aggressive Federal......

U.S. and China likely to trade blows at Asian security meeting

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SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) – The United States and China are expected to use Asia’s top security meeting this week to trade blows over everything from Taiwan’s sovereignty to the war in Ukraine, although both sides have indicated a willingness to discuss managing differences. The Shangri-La Dialogue, which attracts top-level......

Asian shares slip, bond yields rise as investors await ECB

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying Shanghai Composite index, Nikkei index and Dow Jones Industrial Average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 7, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, June......

Chhetri strikes twice as India make winning start to Asian Cup qualifying

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World Cup – Asia Qualifiers – Second Round – Group E – India v Qatar – Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium, Doha, Qatar – June 3, 2021 India’s Sunil Chhetri in action REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 9 (Reuters) – India’s......

The Gay Asian Activist Whose Theories on Sexuality Were Decades Ahead of Their Time

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Li Shiu Tong and Magnus Hirschfeld at the 1932 conference for the World League for Sexual Reform Wellcome Collection via Wikimedia Commons under CC BY 4.0 Historians are rediscovering one of the most important LGBTQ activists of the early 20th century—an Asian Canadian named Li Shiu Tong. You probably don’t......

Asian Americans face longer periods of unemployment, other labor market challenges

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commuters arrive from Metro North Railroad trains in Grand Central Station in New York. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images Asian American workers face the longest periods of joblessness and other labor challenges, despite having the lowest unemployment......

‘A lot of Costco love’ — How the warehouse retailer became a staple of Asian America

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Durian at a Costco Wholesale location in Woodland Hills, California. April 24, 2022. Wendy Leung Wendy Leung rarely saw durian in grocery stores growing up in Los Angeles, but the 45-year-old nonprofit worker found the fruit at her local Costco......

Asian shares stumble on growth worries as central banks tighten

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A man wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past an electronic board displaying graphs (top) of Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, May 26 (Reuters) – Asian share......

‘The next era of humanity’s technological development’: U.S. and its Asian allies get serious about semiconductors

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here TOKYO — As U.S. President Joe Biden visits Japan and South Korea, the three countries are looking for common ground on the world stage. One place they’re finding it is semiconductors. A first stop for Biden on his first swing......

Asian grocery start-up Weee! draws shoppers with tradition, tech and a dash of Hollywood

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Online grocery delivery start-up Weee! encourages customers to share videos of recipes and favorite items on its app. It specializes in hard-to-find Asian foods, along with fruits, vegetables and other staples. Weee! Online grocery start-up Weee! specializes in hard-to-find foods......

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