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Xiaomi: A Chinese startup out to challenge Google, Amazon
June 21st, 2018  11:36 AM

Xiaomi, a Chinese star built on selling ultra-low-priced smartphones, is preparing for a big initial public offering with goals of expanding beyond Asia and beyond hardware

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Both sides say data on their side in Harvard admissions suit
June 15th, 2018  1:21 PM

An Asian-American group suing Harvard University says it has evidence of discrimination in the school's admissions process

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Google barely moves needle on gender, diversity in workforce
June 14th, 2018  9:08 PM

Google barely pushed up the percentage of women and under-represented minorities among its ranks, while it got less white and more Asian over the past year

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Asian stocks slump after Fed signals faster rate hikes
June 14th, 2018  12:27 AM

Asian stocks have slumped after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases

Asian stocks slump after Fed signals faster rate hikes
Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab
June 13th, 2018  1:03 AM

Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $1 billion in Grab, the leading ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia

Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab
Asian shares drop as eyes turn to central bank meetings
June 13th, 2018  12:27 AM

Asian stocks fall slightly after a muted market response to the Trump-Kim summit

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Toyota investing $1 billion in ride-hailing company Grab
June 12th, 2018  11:50 PM

Japan's top automaker Toyota Motor Corp. is investing $1 billion in Grab, the leading ride-hailing company in Southeast Asia

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Asian shares drop as eyes turn to central bank meetings
June 12th, 2018  11:24 PM

Asian stocks fall slightly after a muted market response to the Trump-Kim summit

Asian shares drop as eyes turn to central bank meetings
Asian shares mostly higher with all eyes on Trump-Kim summit
June 11th, 2018  11:34 PM

Asian shares are mostly higher but little changed as market players tried to digest the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore

Asian shares mostly higher with all eyes on Trump-Kim summit
US broadcaster loses Myanmar outlet over Rohingya name
June 11th, 2018  9:08 PM

A U.S. government-affiliated broadcaster Radio Free Asia is restricted is losing its partner in Myanmar after refusing to stop using the word "Rohingya" to describe the oppressed Muslim minority

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Asian markets mixed ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Singapore
June 11th, 2018  12:20 AM

Asian markets were mixed Monday before President Donald Trump planned to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and after his outburst at Canada's prime minister over trade

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Shanghai meet shows China's expansive goals in Central Asia
June 7th, 2018  11:39 PM

China will seek to further promote its economic links with Central Asia during summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization but India's skepticism will deny it unanimous support

Shanghai meet shows China's expansive goals in Central Asia
Asian shares fall ahead of G7 summit, central bank meetings
June 7th, 2018  10:42 PM

Asian shares are moderately lower, as investors awaited the Group of Seven leaders' meeting continuing into the weekend, and for European Central Bank and Federal Reserve meetings next week

Asian shares fall ahead of G7 summit, central bank meetings
Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains
June 7th, 2018  12:19 AM

Asian stock markets are rising following a Wall Street rally as remarks by a European Central Bank official eased worries about the new Italian government's plans

Asian stocks higher after Wall Street gains
Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rise ahead of G7 meeting
June 6th, 2018  12:07 AM

Asian stock markets have risen ahead of a Group of Seven meeting of leaders of major industrialized nations overshadowed by tensions over U.S. steel tariffs

Asian stocks gain after Wall Street rise ahead of G7 meeting
Asian markets mixed as trade war fears set in
June 5th, 2018  12:01 AM

Asian markets mixed, as fears of a trade war between the US and China rattle investors

Asian markets mixed as trade war fears set in
Asian shares rally on jobs data, despite trade talks impasse
June 4th, 2018  12:17 AM

Asian markets rally on US jobs data, despite impasse in China-US trade talks

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Record-low jobless rates for black Americans and Asians
June 1st, 2018  12:44 PM

Unemployment rate for black Americans, Asian-Americans fell to record lows in May

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Honda: Faulty Takata air bag kills 7th person in Malaysia
June 1st, 2018  7:02 AM

Japanese carmaker Honda says another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to seven

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Asian shares turn lower after trade-jitter losses on Wall St
June 1st, 2018  2:23 AM

Asian shares turn lower after Wall Street falls back on rising trade friction

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