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Asia Today | Australian state’s cases spike, borders to shut

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases on Monday as...

Asia stocks rise as investors look ahead to week’s data

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Monday as investors looked ahead for data they hope will support optimism about a global economic recovery.Benchmarks...

Correction: India-China story

NEW DELHI (AP) — In a July 1, 2020 story about India’s ban on dozens of Chinese phone apps The Associated Press erroneously reported...

Mercedes to recall 660,000 vehicles in China for oil leak

BEIJING (AP) — Mercedes-Benz will recall more than 660,000 vehicles in China later this year for a possible oil leak.A seal between a high-pressure...

Asia Today | South Korea reports 60-plus cases, 8 in China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea has recorded 60-plus COVID-19 cases for a third consecutive day as the virus spread beyond the greater...

Asia Today | 63 new cases in major cities in South Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 63 new cases of the coronavirus, continuing a weekslong resurgence as...

Was new Chex flavor worth South Koreans’ 16-year wait?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans have waited 16 long years for a savory, crispy bite that would satisfy their taste buds and...

Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report

Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data. Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to...

Japan seeks extradition of Americans accused in Ghosn escape

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo prosecutors said Friday that a request for extradition of two Americans arrested in the U.S. for allegedly helping Carlos Ghosn,...

First coronavirus then Trump order split Indian families

NEW DELHI (AP) — The March day that his father died, Karan Murgai boarded a plane to India. The coronavirus was spreading, so Murgai's...

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