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‘Economy is security’: Biden’s Quad trip shows that in Asia, trade and security are one thing

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, U.S. President Joe Biden, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida arrive for the Quad Leaders’ Summit in Tokyo on May 24. Saul Loeb | Afp | Getty Images TOKYO —......

‘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......

Biden reaffirms alliance with South Korea

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden reaffirms alliance with South Korea – CBS News Watch CBS News President Biden reaffirmed the U.S.-South Korea alliance as the two countries look to deter North Korean nuclear missile threats and dependence on Chinese manufacturing. Nancy Cordes has......

Biden signs $40 billion aid package to Ukraine while in Seoul | CNN Politics

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Seoul CNN  —  President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the $40 billion aid package to Ukraine, a White House official said, after the bill was flown to Seoul. The Senate passed it following Biden’s departure from Washington. The confirmation......

$40B will head to Ukraine as Biden signs aid bill while overseas

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Biden on Saturday signed legislation to support Ukraine with another $40 billion in U.S. assistance as the Russian invasion approaches its fourth month. The legislation, which was passed by Congress with bipartisan support, deepens the U.S. commitment to......

From North Korea to testy ties with China, South Korea’s new leader has big challenges ahead

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here South Korea’s new president Yoon Suk-yeol isn’t going to “have much of a honeymoon period,” said Kathleen Stephens, president and CEO of the Korea Economic Institute of America and former U.S. ambassador to South Korea. “I think he said the......

Why solo female travelers are joining group tours

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Everyone told me not to travel solo during a pandemic. Especially not to learn snowboarding, a sport that not all travel insurance policies cover. It didn’t help that I wanted to visit a country where I don’t speak the language.......

Americans view these Asian countries as safer now than before the pandemic

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A new study shows American travelers view many Asian nations as safer travel destinations now than they did four years ago. South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, Japan, China and Vietnam rose in the annual safety rankings published by travel insurance provider......

South Korea and North Korea leaders sent ‘personal letters’ to each other this week

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Korean leaders Kim Jong Un and Moon Jae-in exchanged personal letters this week, the North’s state news agency KCNA reported. This file photo shows the two leaders at the end of an inter-Korean summit in 2018. Pyeongyang Press Corps |......

North Korea has likely tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile, Japan says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People watch a television screen showing a news broadcast with file footage of a North Korean missile test, at a railway station in Seoul on March 16, 2022. Jung Yeon-je | AFP | Getty Images North Korea has likely tested......

Starbucks unveils new plans to eliminate single-use cups, encourage reusable mugs

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A protestor walks past a caricature made of coffee cups outside of the Starbucks Annual Shareholders Meeting at McCaw Hall, on March 21, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. Stephen Brashear | Getty Images When Starbucks reopened its Seattle headquarters last week,......

5 charts show the stages of global economic recovery since Covid hit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Commuters on a train in Hong Kong on March 2, 2022, amid the Covid pandemic. Dale De La Rey | AFP | Getty Images Oil prices plunged, travel came to a halt and unemployment rates spiked when the coronavirus hit......

South Korea’s new president could change the country’s relations with U.S. and China

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here South Korea’s new president-elect Yoon Suk Yeol of the main opposition People Power Party gestures to his supporters as he is congratulated outside the party headquarters in Seoul on March 10, 2022. Jung Yeon-je | Afp | Getty Images South......

Folding phones could soon be mainstream, with Apple thought to have one in the works

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G phone is presented at the hall of Samsung at the IFA consumer tech fair in Berlin, Germany, September 6, 2019. Hannibal Hanschke | Reuters BARCELONA – The vast majority of new smartphones on display at......

North Korea, China and the U.S. are closely watching South Korea’s election

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Supporters await the arrival of presidential candidate Yoon Seok-youl of the main opposition People Power Party during during a presidential election campaign on Feb. 15, 2022, in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-jun | Getty Images News | Getty Images A......

Asia-Pacific markets fell Thursday as investors digest Fed remarks

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific markets declined on Thursday as investors digest an overnight update from the U.S. Federal Reserve that indicated the central bank plans to raise interest rates as soon as March. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index fell 2% while......

U.S. policy of engaging with North Korea is turning out to be a mistake, analyst says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The U.S. decision to focus on engagement with North Korea appears to have been a mistake, a senior fellow at a Washington-based think tank said after the reclusive state conducted four missile tests in a month. U.S. President Joe Biden......

North Korea’s hypersonic missile claim seen as an attempt to boost its ‘bargaining position’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here People watching a TV at the Seoul Railway Station in South Korea, which showed a file image of North Korean missile launch on Jan. 5, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images North Korea is seeking to......

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