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Apple Pulls 25,000 Illegal Apps From China App Store

Apple pulled illegal apps from its App Store in China after coming under fire from state media for not doing enough to filter out banned material......»»

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Deutsche Bank Confirms Bid to Buy Noble Bonds

Deutsche Bank said it is acting on its own to buy bonds of commodities trader Noble Group, days before a crucial shareholder vote on a $3.5 billion restructuring......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 19th, 2018Related News

Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Fears About Instability

Businesses closed, banks struggled with transactions and people scrambled to find fuel Saturday, signs of panicked and skeptical reactions to Venezuela’s measures aimed at stabilizing a faltering economy......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 19th, 2018Related News

China"s Uighur Camps Swell as Beijing Widens the Dragnet

China has sharply expanded an internment program that initially targeted ethnic Uighur extremists but is now confining vast numbers of the largely Muslim minority group, including the secular, old and infirm, in camps across the country’s northwest......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 18th, 2018Related News

The End of Quarterly Reporting? Not Much to Cheer About

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Why China"s Yuan Fall Hasn"t Stopped Stocks---Yet

In 2015, a drop of less than 3% in the yuan against the dollar was enough to create panic among investors world-wide. Yet this year, a far bigger drop in the Chinese currency has been all but ignored by U.S. stocks. What gives?.....»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 17th, 2018Related News

Spate of Deadly Violence Darkens Peace Prospects in Afghanistan

A blast that killed scores of students capped an extraordinary week of violence in Afghanistan, dimming what the U.S. and Afghan governments had considered real prospects for a cease-fire and peace talks with the Taliban......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2018Related News

Investors Abandon Risk as Economic Fears Grip Markets

A rout in commodities and emerging-market assets spilled over to U.S. stocks, the latest sign that underlying worries about the global economy continue to hang over the long-running bull market......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2018Related News

Trump Says Tariffs Will Rescue U.S. Steel Industry

President Trump said in an interview that his steel tariffs, on China and other countries, are saving an iconic American industry that was in danger of closing. Many business officials, economists and some Republicans disagree......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 16th, 2018Related News

Missed Bond Payment Stirs Chinese Debt Fears

A missed bond payment by a quasi-military organization in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is fueling fresh concerns about China’s ability to shoulder its massive debt......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 15th, 2018Related News

Cryptocurrency Market Plumbs New Depths in 2018

A broad investor retreat has pushed the market for digital currencies down 70% from its January high, reflecting user frustration over their modest inroads into commerce and a general shakeout in speculative investments......»»

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Trump Signs Defense Bill to Boost Military, Target China

President Trump signed into law Monday a defense-spending bill that received widespread bipartisan backing for its efforts to counter Chinese aggression and support U.S. military servicemen and women......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 14th, 2018Related News

China Denies It"s Detaining Up to a Million Muslims in Camps

China disputes allegations that it is holding as many as one million Muslim ethnic minorities in internment camps—instead calling them vocational schools—in rare comments before a U.N. panel......»»

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Australian Steelmaker Mulls $700 Million U.S. Investment

Australia’s BlueScope Steel is considering investing in the U.S., in the latest example of companies expanding production or restarting idle mills to make up for imports being priced out of the market......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 13th, 2018Related News

Activist Elliott Management to Push Nielsen Holdings to Sell

The New York hedge fund has accumulated a stake of more than 8% in the TV-ratings company......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 13th, 2018Related News

Turkish Lira"s Fall Raises Concerns

Emerging-market investors are preparing for an unsteady start to the trading week after a weekend marked by heightened rhetoric, renewed trade tensions and a deeper slide in the Turkish lira......»»

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No, You Can"t Vote Via Text: Officials Battle Disinformation

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Horizon Air Plane Theft, Crash Exposes Cracks in Airport Security

Friday’s theft of a Horizon Air passenger plane from Seattle’s main airport exposed aviation vulnerabilities that persist even after efforts to enhance security after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 12th, 2018Related News

Chinese Banks Rev up Lending to Buoy Economy in U.S. Trade Fight

China is opening the lending spigots as it seeks to shore up its economy for what could be a long trade fight with the U.S......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 12th, 2018Related News

The Man Who Solved Bitcoin"s Most Notorious Heist

Rampant thefts are taking the shine off cryptocurrencies. After the massive Mt. Gox exchange hack, Kim Nilsson decided to fight back......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJAug 11th, 2018Related News