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‘Parasite’ star hopes film will help Japan-Korea cultural ties

02 February, 2020 10:19 pm 10:19 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – One of the stars of “Parasite” said on Sunday he hoped the film would help improve cultural ties between Japan and Korea, which have been strained by disputes including a trade row that ignited between the Asian neighbors last year. Actor Song Kang-ho, who in the Oscar-winning film plays the father of … Read More


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Brexit trade deal clash: UK and EU spar over rules

02 February, 2020 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

LONDON/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union and Britain clashed over a post-Brexit trade deal on Monday, with the two sides setting out very different visions of a future relationship that could result in the most distant of ties. Almost three days since Britain officially left the EU, both sides presented their aims, with the question … Read More


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Biden, Sanders face off on war and trade at Democratic debate

01 January, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – US Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden clashed on foreign policy and trade in a debate in Iowa on Tuesday, drawing sharp distinctions as they battle for the top spot in an unsettled White House field three weeks before the first vote. At the last debate before Iowa … Read More


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Gold, oil soar on US and Iran trade threats

01 January, 2020 3:28 pm 3:28 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States erased new year gains for a gauge of world shares on Monday as investors pushed safe-haven gold to a seven-year high, and oil jumped to its highest since September. The United States detected a heightened … Read More


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China commerce ministry says it has proactively dealt with US trade frictio...

12 December, 2019 7:14 pm 7:14 pm

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Commerce Ministry has “proactively dealt with” trade frictions with the United States this year, it said on Sunday after an annual work conference. The ministry has implemented the decisions of the central government and “resolutely safeguarded the interests of the country and the people”, it said in a statement on its … Read More


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Asia stocks digest meaty gains, sterling starved for love

12 December, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares snoozed near 18-month highs on Friday as trade thinned in the run-up to Christmas and investors seemed content to digest the chunky gains already made so far this month. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS was a fraction firmer in early trade, having gained 1.2% for the … Read More


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Pakistan, Bahrain denounces terrorism in all its forms

12 December, 2019 9:56 pm 9:56 pm

MANAMA (Web Desk) – Pakistan and Bahrain denounced terrorism in all its forms and manifestations, including state terrorism, and reaffirmed their desire to strengthen cooperation in the fight against this menace. According to a joint statement issued after the day-long visit of Prime Minister Imran Khan to the Kingdom of Bahrain, expressing satisfaction regarding the … Read More


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Oil prices slip as weak China exports highlight trade war impact

12 December, 2019 9:19 pm 9:19 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday after data showed Chinese exports declined for a fourth straight month, sending jitters through a market already concerned about damage being done to global demand by the trade war between Washington and Beijing. Brent futures were down 44 cents, or 0.68%, at $63.95 per barrel by 0935 … Read More


Global shares tick up on upbeat China factory reports, trade talk hopes

12 December, 2019 9:40 am 9:40 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Global shares rose on Monday and oil rebounded after upbeat China manufacturing surveys and as investors clung to hopes Beijing and Washington could reach a compromise in trade talks. MSCI’s index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.46%, reclaiming some of its loss on Friday while Japan’s Nikkei .N225 jumped 1.11%. … Read More


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Asian shares trapped in a trade maze, oil nurses losses

11 November, 2019 8:41 am 8:41 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares stumbled on Wednesday as the Sino-US trade talks produced nothing but a stream of conflicting messages, while concerns about a glut of supply left oil prices nursing their biggest one-day loss in seven weeks. Figures from the American Petroleum Institute out late Tuesday showed a far larger rise in crude … Read More


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China, US had constructive phone call on trade

11 November, 2019 9:39 am 9:39 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and United States had “constructive talks” on trade in a high-level phone call on Saturday, state media Xinhua said. China’s Vice Premier Liu He, US trade representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin were on the call. The two sides discussed each other’s core issues for the first phase of … Read More


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Trump hopes US-China trade deal will be signed by middle of November

10 October, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he thinks a trade deal between the United States and China will be signed by the time the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings take place in Chile on Nov. 16 and 17. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will provide Beijing’s perspective on the progress of the talks in … Read More


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US outlines ‘Phase 1’ trade deal with China, suspends October t...

10 October, 2019 9:19 am 9:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump outlined the first phase of a deal to end a trade war with China and suspended a threatened tariff hike, but officials on both sides said much more work needed to be done before an accord could be agreed. The emerging deal, covering agriculture, currency and some aspects … Read More


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US expands blacklist to include China’s top AI startups ahead of trad...

10 October, 2019 12:33 pm 12:33 pm

WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The US government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing for its treatment of Muslim minorities and ratcheting up tensions ahead of high-level trade talks in Washington this week. The decision, which drew a sharp rebuke from Beijing, targets 20 Chinese public security bureaus … Read More


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China’s top diplomat says Beijing willing to buy more US products

09 September, 2019 10:11 am 10:11 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – China’s top diplomat said that China was willing to buy more US products, and said trade talks would yield results if both sides “take more enthusiastic measures” to show goodwill and reduce “pessimistic language” in their trade dispute. Wang Yi, China’s state councillor and foreign minister, said in response to questions … Read More