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Aggressive China, North Korea pose greatest challenge in Asia-Pacific: US

The other issue that all the nations face is ISIS: A top American commander.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardAug 13th, 2017

Asia Markets: Asian markets rattled by latest North Korean nuclear threat

Equity markets across the Asia-Pacific region were down on Friday, with stocks in Japan reversing early gains following fresh threats from North Korea, while China-related stocks declined on a credit-rating downgrade......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 22nd, 2017

Currencies: Aussie dollar, with strong China link, feels pain from North Korea fallout

The Australian dollar, functioning as a proxy for Asia-Pacific currencies, is feeling the pain from the North Korean diplomacy crisis......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 9th, 2017

How the China-North Korea equation is changing

ALL serious governments think, hard, about unthinkable horrors. For America, China and other Asia-Pacific powers, few potential events are as grim to contemplate as a war involving North Korea, or that country’s violent collapse.There are.....»»

Category: useconomySource: economistJun 8th, 2017

Top U.S. Diplomat Urges China to Act on North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Monday forcefully called on China to stop militarizing islands in the South China Sea, to pressure North Korea and broadly to assume a more mature role in Asia-Pacific stability......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 5th, 2017

North Korea, South China Sea to Dominate Mattis"s Asia Trip

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Singapore to reassure allies that the U.S. remained committed to the Asia-Pacific region as the Trump administration grapples with North Korea and China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJun 2nd, 2017

How the U.S., China, Japan and The Koreas Are Reacting To The Crisis in Asia

China pleaded for peace as heightened tensions in the Asia-Pacific made a military showdown between nuclear-armed North Korea and the U.S. appear more likely......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 14th, 2017

Trump will visit Asia in November to call for increased pressure on North Korea

AP Photo/Evan VucciWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, the Philippines and Hawaii between Nov. 3-14, the White House said on Monday, amid rising tensions over North Kore.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2017

North Korea Missile Threat Pushes Australia to Bulk Up Air Defense

Australia will equip a new fleet of naval warships with advanced air-defense technology, allowing them to work more closely with U.S. and Japanese counterparts to offset threats in the Asia-Pacific region, such as missiles fired by North Korea......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 3rd, 2017

Trump to visit Asia in November, North Korea in spotlight

Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines on a trip expected to be dominated by the........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineSep 30th, 2017

Trump to "Confront the North Korean Threat" on Upcoming Asia Trip

Trump will travel to five countries—Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines—while in Asia in November......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 29th, 2017

Trump to Visit Asia in November

President Donald Trump will travel to Asia in November as he tries to curb North Korean aggression and potentially rework trade deals. The president will go to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philipp.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseSep 29th, 2017

Trump is planning a big trip to Asia in response to North Korea"s threats

AP Photo/Andrew HarnikWASHINGTON (AP) — The White House announced Friday that President Donald Trump will take a five-nation trip to the Asia Pacific region in November as the U.S. seeks to curb North Korea's growing nucle.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 29th, 2017

China May Take Over North Korea, Russia as Greatest Threat to U.S., Top General Warns

General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said China's rapid military reforms and economic growth threaten U.S. hegemony......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekSep 27th, 2017

China"s hold over "Rocket Man" is key to avoiding nuclear war in East Asia

China's large market, proximity and willingness to trade with North Korea has made North Korea highly dependent on China for trade.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 25th, 2017

Asia stocks slip, yen and franc rise as North Korea moots H-bomb test

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on Friday after North Korea said it might test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean and escalated a war of words with U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 22nd, 2017

Stocks Drop, Yen Rises on Renewed N. Korea Tension: Markets Wrap - Bloomberg

BloombergStocks Drop, Yen Rises on Renewed N. Korea Tension: Markets WrapBloombergStocks in Asia dropped with U.S. equity-index futures after a report that North Korea could respond to fresh sanctions with a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific. The yen and gold .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 22nd, 2017

Asia stocks fall, yen and franc gain as North Korea moots H-bomb test

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks fell and the Japanese yen and Swiss franc gained on the mooted possibility of North Korea conducting another hydrogen bomb test, this time in the Pacific Ocean......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 21st, 2017

The Russia-China Plan For North Korea: Stability & Connectivity

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, Moscow has be.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 17th, 2017

North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Over Japan; US Demands China, Russia "Take Direct Actions"

Update 5: US Secretary of State Tillerson has issued a rather aggressive (towards China and Russia) statement: North Korea's Missile Launch   North Korea's provocative missil.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 15th, 2017

North Korea Fear Overblown: 5 Asia Pacific Mutual Fund Picks

Strong performance of equity markets in the Asia Pacific region bode well for mutual funds with significant exposure to the Asian markets. Asi.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytSep 12th, 2017