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|China November exports fall, but import growth hints of recovering demand
China's exports in November shrank for the fourth consecutive month, underscoring persistent pressures on manufacturers from the Sino-U.S. war but growth in imports may be a sign that Beijing's stimulus steps are helping to stoke demand.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 3:31 AM
|Thousands rally in Hong Kong as government appeals for calm
Thousands of black-clad protesters from all walks of life gathered in Hong Kong on Sunday under a crisp blue sky for a rally that is expected to gauge support for democracy in the financial hub which has been roiled by protests for six months.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 3:28 AM
|Myanmar leader Suu Kyi departs for genocide hearings amid fanfare at home
Myanmar leader and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi departed on Sunday for the U.N’s top court in The Hague to defend the country against charges of genocide of its Rohingya Muslim minority.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 3:08 AM
|Democrats huddle to draft impeachment charges against Trump
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives met on Saturday to prepare for what could be the final week of their months-old impeachment inquiry that has imperiled Donald Trump's presidency.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 2:59 AM
|What people in Hong Kong are saying after six months of demonstrations
Here are comments from some protesters at a pro-democracy rally on Sunday that is expected to gauge broad support for anti-government demonstrations that have roiled the Chinese-ruled city for six months.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 2:47 AM
|North Korea carries out 'very important' test at once-dismantled launch site: KCNA
North Korea has carried out a "very important" test at its Sohae satellite launch site, state media KCNA reported on Sunday, a rocket testing ground that U.S. officials once said Pyongyang had promised to close.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 1:13 AM
|China November iron ore imports down for second month as top miners ship less
China's iron ore imports fell for a second straight month in November, customs data showed on Sunday, as lower shipments from top miners in Australia and Brazil overshadowed firm demand for the steelmaking ingredient at mills.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 1:02 AM
|China's November coal imports slump 19% month-on-month on port curbs
China's coal imports plunged 19% in November from the previous month as tighter import rules at ports curbed shipments towards the year's end.
POSTED DECEMBER 08, 2019 12:50 AM
|Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalizing USMCA: source
U.S. and Mexican negotiators are "very close" to finalizing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a Washington-based source familiar with the talks said on Saturday, after a top Mexico official said the two sides had made progress on the trade deal.
POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2019 11:41 PM
|Saudi airman may have become radicalized before U.S. Navy base attack
The Saudi airman accused of killing three people at a U.S. Navy base in Florida appeared to have posted criticism of U.S. wars and quoted slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on social media hours before the shooting spree, according to a group that tracks online extremism.
POSTED DECEMBER 07, 2019 11:21 PM