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HK gov’t calls for rent cuts to shore up retailers

HONG KONG (China Daily/ANN) — Financial Secretary Paul Chan Mo-po called for concerted efforts from the government and landlords to offer more relief measures...

40 Indonesians allegedly fall victim to human trafficking in Taiwan

JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN) — As many as 40 Indonesians have fallen victim to an alleged human trafficking scheme in which scholarships and job...
Nearly four months of protests have split Hong Kong society, exacting a heavy toll on all fronts. (The Straits Times/ANN)

Unrest in Hong Kong: A city pays the price for protests

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — The anti-government protests show few signs of abating and the rift in society is widening. Sunday Times correspondents Claire...

High hopes aimed at U.S. farm imports in Japan

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — Many distribution businesses are welcoming the new trade agreement between Japan and the United States, which they expect to...
A group of Chinese tourists take a shelter in the shade while touring Wat Pho in Bangkok, Thailand Tuesday, May 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Japan, Thailand still top overseas holiday choices

BEIJING (China Daily/ANN) — The top two popular overseas destinations for Chinese travellers remain Japan and Thailand and Chinese travellers emphasised leisure over shopping...

What’s happening with India’s auto sector crisis?

BANGKOK (ANN) — India’s auto industry slowdown has become the single biggest economic headache for the Narendra Modi administration. Over a million jobs are on...
In this Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019, file photo provided by the North Korean government, an underwater-launched missile lifts off in the waters off North Korea's eastern coastal town of Wonsan. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)

Op Ed | N. Korea’s missile threats cannot be overlooked

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — North Korea’s continued missile threats worsen the security environment surrounding Japan. The situation needs to be taken seriously. The North...

Asian Editor’s Circle | Can Japan become foreign workers’ country of choice?

TOKYO (ANN Desk) — It is unclear whether or not Japan will be able to secure enough foreign workers to sustain the Japanese economy...

All HK rail services to remain suspended after protest violence

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — All train services in Hong Kong including the line to the airport were suspended on Saturday, the city’s...

Op Ed | Opinion divided over shooting of Hong Kong student

HONG KONG (The Straits Times/ANN) — According to footage of the incident, protesters tossing bricks had been chasing riot police officers for hundreds of...

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