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US and China could sign 'phase one' trade New! 2019-11-18 21:55:00Reaching a "phase one" deal will not resolve all issues between the two economic giants, noted John Studzinski, Pimco's managing director.

Asia stocks mixed amid US-China trade uncertainty 2019-11-18 18:32:00CNBC's Eunice Yoon reported Monday, citing a government source, that Beijing is pessimistic about the trade deal.

'The motivation is on their side,' BNP Paribas 2019-11-18 09:54:00China is undergoing a "fundamental change" in the way it views investment from foreign banks, said CG Lai, the chief executive of BNP Paribas China,

More efficient working may not lead to a 2019-11-18 09:02:00Just because you work more efficiently, doesn't mean you'll get to work any less.

China is outspending the US on 5G infrastructure, 2019-11-18 05:30:00China is ahead of the United States when it comes to investing in 5G infrastructure, an industry expert said at CNBC's East Tech West conference Mond

'Liberal arts' and coding as a 'second language': 2019-11-18 03:47:00Banks in Asia and the Middle East are gearing their hiring plans toward creative minds as they look to embrace the digital age, according to a panel o

5G doesn't belong to just one country, Cisco's 2019-11-18 03:21:00Guy Diedrich, the vice president and global innovation officer at Cisco, insisted to CNBC that no one country or company would have a monopoly on 5G,

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors watch for 2019-11-17 18:42:00Stocks in Asia were mostly higher on Monday as investors looked for further developments on U.S.-China trade.

Asia stocks mostly higher as investors digest US-China 2019-11-14 18:29:00Asia markets were mostly higher on Friday, as investors digested recent developments on U.S.-China trade.

Attorney General Barr says Chinese companies Huawei and 2019-11-14 16:18:00Attorney General William Barr wrote a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai saying Chinese technology giants Huawei and ZTE "cannot be trusted."

Razer CEO says firm has seen 'great growth,' 2019-11-14 02:49:00Gaming hardware firm Razer has seen "great growth" both in the periods before and after its public debut in Hong Kong two years ago, according to th

Chinese yuan could strengthen to 6.90 per US 2019-11-14 00:40:00Dariusz Kowalczyk, chief China economist at Credit Agricole, said there's an 80% chance the U.S. and China will sign a "phase one" trade deal.

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Trump changes decades-old U.S. position on illegality of 2019-11-18 14:41:53The decision to soften the U.S. position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank is largely symbolic but could also give a boost to Israeli P

Hiltzik: The truth about Somalia shows the absurdity 2019-11-18 13:01:53Trump blamed the disaster of Somalia on Yovanovtch. He couldn't have been more ignorant.

3 killed in shooting at Oklahoma Walmart, police 2019-11-18 12:12:37At least three people have been killed at a Walmart store in Duncan, Okla., police say.

China lashes out at N.Y. Times report on 2019-11-18 10:25:40China’s foreign ministry lashed out at The New York Times on Monday over its release of leaked documents portraying the inner workings of Beijin

Hong Kong police surround university where hundreds of 2019-11-18 09:53:58

Hong Kong protesters trapped at university as police 2019-11-18 09:47:32Police tightened a siege Monday at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus as hundreds of anti-government protesters trapped inside sought to esca

Newsletter: How to address homelessness in L.A.? 2019-11-18 08:00:25Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: TOP STORIES How to Address Homelessness in L.A.?

Trump has said freeing American prisoners abroad is 2019-11-18 07:00:35President Trump has made winning the freedom of Americans detained abroad a top priority. But there's one country where he's struggled to secure the

Samoa shuts schools, declares emergency as measles kills 2019-11-18 06:02:33Samoa has closed all its schools, banned children from public gatherings and mandated that everybody get vaccinated after declaring an emergency due t

Violence spreads in Bolivia: Here's what you need 2019-11-18 06:00:37Turmoil rocks Bolivia: How did the Andean nation head toward chaos?

U.N. commissioner warns that violence in Bolivia could 2019-11-16 21:37:54U.N. Rights Chief: Violence in Bolivia could 'spin out of control'

Dangerous conditions in Bosnian migrant camp, rights group 2019-11-16 20:30:53Doctors Without Borders is warning that migrants trying to reach Western Europe are living in “dangerously cold and harsh conditions” in B

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US Asks Federal Judge to Toss Out Nevada New! 2019-11-19 08:27:00The federal government wants a judge to reject Nevada's request for a court order to remove weapons-grade plutonium from a site north of Las Vegas

Hong Kong Protesters Increasingly Desperate as Campus Standoff New! 2019-11-19 08:10:04Less than 200 remain at the besieged Hong Kong campu

Moscow City Court Upholds Whelan's Detention Until December New! 2019-11-19 07:55:44Former US Marine, 49, was arrested in a hotel room in Moscow in December 2018 and accused of receiving classified information

Hong Kong Campus Siege Enters Third Day, With New! 2019-11-19 07:27:17A hardcore group has decided to remain on campus

Arctic in Hot Water: Sea Ice Minimal in New! 2019-11-19 07:01:07Climate warming is taking a toll on sea ice off Alaska's northwest coast

Olympics-Tokyo Finishes Building Stadium For 2020 New! 2019-11-19 06:52:53Completed at a cost of more than $1.25 billion, the stadium, which can accommodate 60,000, will also host the athletics and soccer events during the G

Trump Physician Calls Hospital Visit 'Planned Interim Checkup' New! 2019-11-19 05:28:36The president's trip was not on the White House schedule for Saturday, prompting speculation about Trump's health

Small in Numbers, Thai Catholics Preserve Centuries-Old Traditions New! 2019-11-19 05:15:27Historians say more than 70 percent of Catholics in Thailand have foreign ancestry

New and Old Drugs May Offer New Ways New! 2019-11-19 04:50:11Doctors are reporting that novel drugs may offer fresh ways to reduce heart risks beyond the usual medicines to lower cholesterol and blood pressure

Taliban Releases 2 Western Hostages in Prisoner Exchange New! 2019-11-19 04:42:20American, Australian professors at Kabul-based American University released in exchange for three high-ranking members of Taliban, who were released h

Trump Administration Changes Position on Israeli Settlements in New! 2019-11-19 00:07:01U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday the U.S. is changing its position on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, dismissing the State D

House Launches Busy Week in Trump Impeachment Probe New! 2019-11-18 23:45:00In total, House committees will hear from nine witnesses during five separate hearings taking place on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday


'Kawaii!' Olympic robot mascots thrill Tokyo students New! 2019-11-18 23:21:29Robot versions of Japan's Olympic and Paralympic mascots thrilled hundreds of school children in Tokyo on Monday, striking sporting poses and display

Hong Kong hospital guards against tear gas as New! 2019-11-18 23:03:07A major public hospital in Hong Kong sealed its windows with tape, installed air purifiers and postponed some medical appointments after intense round

Thousands hit Hong Kong streets in bid to New! 2019-11-18 22:52:00The stand-off between radical protesters barricaded inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University and riot police threatening mass arrests continued without

Footage shows daring escape by Hong Kong protesters New! 2019-11-18 22:00:02HONG KONG - Dozens of protesters escaped from Hong Kong Polytechnic University on Monday on the back of motorbikes as police fired projectiles at

IS-linked suspects in Medan attack underwent training at New! 2019-11-18 21:48:44The North Sumatra Police have revealed that Karo, a regency in North Sumatra famous as a tourist destination, was the site of a training ground for su

Sukarno's daughter accused of blasphemy after comparing father New! 2019-11-18 21:17:41Sukmawati Soekarnoputri, the daughter of Indonesia's first president Sukarno, has been accused of blasphemy after purportedly comparing her father to

Female taxi driver in Indonesia installs security cage New! 2019-11-18 20:56:51Fearing begal (street robbers), a female taxi driver working for ride-hailing apps in Palembang, South Sumatra, has increased security measures to ens

Sweets, consumer products with marijuana extract become hot New! 2019-11-18 20:41:33After a famous Thai actor was widely reported to have allegedly given a certain type of candy containing marijuana extract that causes dizziness and i

Batik Air plane makes emergency landing in Indonesia 2019-11-18 03:56:00A Batik Air aircraft with 155 people on board made an emergency landing at El Tari Airport in Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, on Sunday after its pilot re

Sumatran tiger kills Indonesian farmer, injures tourist 2019-11-18 03:49:52JAKARTA - An endangered Sumatran Tiger has mauled to death an Indonesian farmer and seriously injured a domestic tourist, a conservation official said

Hong Kong police use controversial anti-riot sound device 2019-11-17 23:00:00Hong Kong police have for the first time used a controversial anti-riot sound device they bought 10 years ago, rejecting claims by activists that it i

Indonesia's first world champion shuttler Johan Wahyudi dies 2019-11-17 22:49:00Indonesia lost a doubles specialist legend in badminton, Johan Wahyudi, on Friday at the age of 66. He and partner Tjun Tjun were the country's first