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Asian markets higher after Wall St rises on better US data

Most Asian stock markets rose Thursday after Wall Street gained on surveys showing better U.S. jobs and manufacturing conditions than expected.Tokyo, Sydney and Southeast...

The Latest: Pakistan, India coronavirus cases, deaths spike

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan reported a record single-day spike in coronavirus-related deaths with 82 new fatalities and 4,688 cases that it says resulted from increased...

Hong Kong’s legislature disrupted over national anthem bill

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong legislative debate was suspended Thursday afternoon ahead of an expected vote on a contentious national anthem bill...

Amid virus, those in India’s largest slum help one another

KOHIMA, India (AP) — There are no secrets in the tightly packed lanes of Dharavi, India’s largest slum. Everyone knows when an alcoholic husband...

China easing airline access amid conflict with Washington

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators said Thursday more foreign airlines will be allowed to fly to China as anti-coronavirus controls ease but it was...

UN office denounces human rights violations in Philippines

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office called on the Philippine government in a new report Thursday to end all violence targeting suspected...

Asia Today: Australia to restart flights to New Zealand

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Canberra Airport opened a register for travelers interested in flying from the Australian capital to New Zealand on July 1...

Asian shares rise as Wall Street gains for 3rd straight day

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday after Wall Street extended its gains for a third straight day, driven by optimism over economies reopening...

Asia Today: S Korea reopening schools despite spike in cases

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Wednesday reported 49 new cases of COVID-19, continuing a weekslong resurgence of the virus as the...

Asian shares gain on hopes for regional economies reopening

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are higher as moves to reopen regional economies from shutdowns to contain the coronavirus pandemic override concerns about unrest...

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