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China

Xi warns China's adversaries of 'crushed bodies, shattered bones'

China's president issues warning amid continuing Hong Kong protests, and Xinjiang criticism.

Xi warns China's adversaries of 'crushed bodies, shattered bones'

AJ Impact

Sealed with a handshake: But US, China remain far apart on trade

Without a signed document, economists are sceptical that Trump's handshake with China's Liu He will ease trade tensions.

Sealed with a handshake: But US, China remain far apart on trade

Asia Pacific

Japan: Troops sent as worst typhoon in decades kills 33

Rescue efforts under way as powerful typhoon paralyses Tokyo, leaving nearly half a million homes without power.

Typhoon Hagibis kills many as it batters Japan, troops deployed

Asia Pacific

Malaysian fish farmers call on gov't to tackle water pollution

Malaysian fishermen say poor-quality seawater is causing financial losses.

Asia Pacific

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Japan issues highest level of disaster warning over 'unprecedented' downpours that caused flooding and landslides.

Deadly Typhoon Hagibis lashes Japan, millions told to evacuate

Hong Kong protests

Thousands march in Hong Kong as petrol bombs thrown in metro

Many wore masks, defying week-old ban that makes the use of face coverings at rallies punishable by one year in jail.

Thousands march in Hong Kong as petrol bombs thrown in metro

Japan

Typhoon Hagibis makes landfall on Japan coast

Heavy rains and strong winds hit Japan as the typhoon, forecast as the worst in six decades, makes landfall.

Asia Pacific

Philippines town replaces all-male police force with women

The move is part of a wider government effort at promoting women in the workplace.

AJ Impact

One country, two fortunes: Hong Kong's youth face bleak future

With sky-high housing prices, stagnant wages, Hong Kong youth face fewer opportunities than mainland Chinese peers.

One country, two fortunes: Hong Kong's youth face bleak future

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'Phase one deal': Trump says China trade talks have succeeded

Negotiations in Washington made significant progress, as markets were calmed amid growing hopes of a broad agreement.

'Phase one deal': Trump says China trade talks have succeeded

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Malaysia presents smaller budget as revenue seen falling

Analysts say the US-China trade war and protectionist policies around the world will drag on the export-reliant country.

Malaysia presents smaller budget as revenue seen falling

AJ Impact

No limits: China to allow foreigners to own local finance firms

China wants to lure foreign firms to its financial sector in 2020 amid rising trade tensions with the US.

No limits: China to allow foreigners to own local finance firms

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Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

International panel says Federal Aviation Administration lacked 'unified' development of key flight control system.

Panel finds US aviation regulator failed in 737 MAX reviews

Hong Kong protests

China denounces Thai politicians for backing Hong Kong protests

Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Joshua Wong had posted a photo with Thai opposition leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit.

China denounces Thai politicians for backing Hong Kong protests