Asia Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. China Livestock Market Review & Outlook Report 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    Dublin, Sept. 01, 2015 -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "China Livestock Market Review & Outlook 2014-2015" report to their offering.

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  2. Market Snapshot: China growth fears slam U.S. stock futures sharply lowerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    ... purchasing managers' index fell to a three-year low . The factory reading pushed stocks lower across all of Asia and sent the European equity benchmarks into red territory. "The summer weakness [in China] could be linked to the recent Tianjin port ...

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  3. China urged to free reporter detained for stock market storyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KAUZ

    People recently p... BEIJING - The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Chinese authorities to release a reporter accused of spreading false information on the country's stock market meltdown, calling it the latest act of media intimidation by President Xi Jinping's administration. On Monday, a state broadcaster showed Wang Xiaolu, a reporter for privately owned financial magazine Caijing, confessing that he wrote a false report that "caused such a great damage to the country and stock investors."

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  4. US presidential grandchildren tout Nationalist WWII bona fides on anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two grandchildren of World War Two-era U.S. presidents said the Chinese Nationalists' role in defeating Japan was as significant as the Communists in a rare joint appearance in Taiwan, as China launches its own high-profile parade marking the war's end. Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a signing ceremony with Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China August 31, 2015.

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  5. Nigeria: China, Nigeria Celebrate 10 Years of PartnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... that in April 2015 following the trends of times, China and Nigeria, the most populous developing countries in Asia and Africa respectively, declared the establishment of Strategic Partnership. He said this "lifted the bilateral ties to a new high ...

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  6. Ange Postecoglou blasts FFA and players' union as pay row turns uglyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Ange Postecoglou: "I am not involved in the negotiations so I have no idea of where it all sits I am not happy it's getting played out in the Socceroo camp." Socceroo coach Ange Postecoglou has weighed into the worsening pay row between the Socceroos union and the FFA, condemning both sides for treating the national team as a political football during crucial World Cup qualifying matches.

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  7. Suicide bomber kills six in NW Pakistan: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A suicide bomber struck outside a local government office in a northwestern Pakistani tribal area on Tuesday , killing at least six people and wounding 31 others, officials said. The bombing took place in the town of Jamrud, a lawless Khyber tribal district bordering Afghanistan, where the military has been battling Taliban and Islamist groups.

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  8. China's military parade draws Russian president, but few other major world leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, accompanies Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev, right, to view an honor guard during a welcoming ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing. Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II, but high-level representatives from Western democracies are largely absent.

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  9. Three feared dead in violence in India's northeastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Tensions have been rising in India's Manipur state ahead of a vote on three bills aimed at giving more rights to indigenous groups. A vehicle carrying armed security personnel passes along a road on the outskirts of Imphal in the north eastern Indian state of Manipur.

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  10. China manufacturing contracts, Korea exports slump as Asia's woes deepenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    China's giant manufacturing sector contracted and exports from South Korea tumbled by the most in six years in August, rattling Asian markets on Tuesday and reinforcing expectations that policymakers will need to ease policy further. Manufacturers across Asia struggled last month, a series of surveys showed, denting hopes of a pick-up in the second half of the year as the region tries to fire its traditional growth engine of exports.

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  11. "Streams of Soulful Hindustani Classical - Surprabhat's September Edition!"Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    AHMEDABAD, India - Sept. 1, 2015 - PRLog -- Where else can you look for an inspired, happy morning full of music and festivity every first Sunday of the month ? The only recurring morning festival in the country returns this September to the Sabarmati Riverfront venue , with a stellar standout experience of Hindustani Classical music for listeners to savour! Surprabhat has been active in Ahmedabad since January 2015, and is soon to turn into a national phenomenon.

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  12. Information Agency "Business-Inform" Will Present Russian Market at RemaxWorld Expo 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | PR Log

    Inform" will participate in RemaxWorld Expo 2015 international office printing supplies exhibition. The Exhibition will take place in Zhuhai city during October 15-17, 2015.

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  13. China unveils high-speed rail line to North Korean borderRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... Korea's violation of international nuclear nonproliferation agreements. China has been laying high-speed rail across Asia for the last decade and the new Shenyang-Dandong line is a relatively small and remote stretch of the grand plan for a vibrant ...

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  14. Street stalls show shifting face of North Korean economyRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    Street stalls that offer North Koreans a place to spend -- or make -- money on everything from snow cones to DVDs are flourishing in Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, modest but growing forms of private commerce in a country where capitalism is officially anathema. In sharp contrast to the common but semi-clandestine activities of old women hawking loose cigarettes on city backstreets or farmers selling their produce in makeshift fruit stands along highways, the kiosks appear to have the support of some important backers and are both conspicuous and spreading fast.

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  15. The Iran Deal Will Do the Opposite of What It Claims Avraham Gover 14 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | National Review Online

    The nuclear agreement, if kept, delays this breakout for several years, but it does not eradicate Iran's long-range nuclear-armament program. The time-buying agreement, even if tightly sewn , exacts too high a price in the license it gives Iran's ayatollah and Revolutionary Guard.

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  16. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. POLICE ARREST MAIN SUSPECT IN BANGKOK BOMBING Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says the man is a foreigner and was arrested in eastern Thailand near the Cambodian border. 2. IN ALASKA, OBAMA PAINTS DOOMSDAY SCENE OF GLOBAL WARMING The president is counting on the state's exquisite but deteriorating landscape to elicit a sense of urgency that his previous calls to action on climate change have not.

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  17. Clothing Prices in Russia to Rise 20 Percent ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The St. Petersburg Times

    Retail sales in Russia have been affected by the sharp ruble devaluation and a drop in consumer demand over the past year. Clothing and footwear prices in Russia could rise by up to 20 percent starting from September due to the rapid ruble devaluation, according to a study by the Fashion Consulting Group firm.

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  18. Azerbaijani Reporter Sentenced to 7.5 Years in PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Award-winning investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova has been sentenced by an Azerbaijan court to seven and a half years in prison. A day before the verdict was announced the contributor to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty called Azerbaijan's government a "repression machine" at the close of her trial on corruption charges, dismissing her trial as a "scam" aimed to silence her.

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  19. VIDEO: Team India's dressing room post series win against Sri LankaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CricketCountry.com

    India overcame a gallant century by Sri Lankan captain Angelo Mathews to win their final Test by 117 runs on Tuesday and end a 22-year wait for a series win on the island. The hosts, set a victory target of 386, were bowled out for 268 after tea on the fifth day at the Sinhalese Sports Club in Colombo to hand the tourists a 2-1 series scoreline.

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  20. Anil Kumble: Ishant Sharma's shorter run up has helped himRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | CricketCountry.com

    Former India Test captain Anil Kumble feels the shorter run up may have helped Ishant Sharma . Ishant picked up five wickets in the Sri Lankan first innings in the third Test at Sinhalese Sports Club , Colombo.

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