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Asian stocks mixed as economic toll of virus worsens

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed Thursday after a White House warning that as many as 240,000 Americans might die of the coronavirus...

Japan’s SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental...

‘Where’s Wally’ has coronavirus makeover

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Beloved puzzle book “Where’s Wally” (“Where’s Waldo” in the U.S.) is keeping up with the times with a brand...

Asian shares skid on virus worries, bleak BOJ survey

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly fell Wednesday, on continuing worries about the economic fallout from the pandemic as reports of coronavirus cases keep...

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief

BERLIN (AP) — The top U.N. climate official on Tuesday chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission, which environmental campaigners...

China’s Huawei says ’19 sales up 19% despite U.S. sanctions

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei said Tuesday its sales of smartphones and other products grew by double digits last year despite U.S....

Asian stocks mixed after Wall Street health-care-led rally

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed after some benchmarks lost earlier gains Tuesday, following a rally in U.S. stocks that mostly was spurred...

The Latest: U.S. set to surpass China’s toll of 3,300 deaths

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people...

US nears China’s virus death toll as New York calls for help

NEW YORK (AP) — The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States had it poised Tuesday to overtake China's grim...

China’s manufacturing rebounds as virus controls ease

BEIJING (AP) — China’s manufacturing rebounded in March as authorities relaxed anti-disease controls and allowed factories to reopen, an official survey showed Tuesday, but...

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