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Hong Kong court jails youths who tried to flee to Taiwan by boat

One of 12 Hong Kong activists arrested last year in mainland China for illegal border crossing arrives at Tin Shui Wai Police Station in Hong Kong, China on March 22, 2021. REUTERS/Lam Yik/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG (Reuters) – Seven Hong Kong men who tried to …

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Stocks make a recovery attempt, trapped by the weakening of the global economy

China’s economy slowed sharply in the second quarter US yields, the dollar fell after the statements of Federal Reserve officials European markets are more stable, focusing on the political crisis in Italy LONDON (Reuters) – Global stocks tried to rally on Friday after four days of losses caused by mounting fears of an economic slowdown, …

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Asian stocks were bruised after US inflation data bolstered recession fears

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Asian stocks suffered on Thursday and the safe-haven dollar was strong as hot US inflation data led to fears the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates more aggressively to slow price increases, which could push the economy into recession. . MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan (.MIAPJ0000PUS) lost 0.1%, …

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Fatty ‘katsu’ fish may portend climate change, posing a threat to Japanese sushi

NAKATOSA, Japan, July 12 (Reuters) – Half a century ago, Takeo Nakago has been catching katsu tuna, or skipjack tuna — an indispensable part of Japanese cuisine, whether raw, dried or used as a base for broth. But he and other fishermen in Kore, in Kochi Prefecture in southwestern Japan, have seen something troubling in …

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Japanese radish farmers fear the future amid climate change

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese farmer Masahiro Hoshina began worrying about typhoon season months before it began, haunted by memories of torrential rains and landslides that washed away wasabi farms during one storm in 2019. “Recently, the strength of typhoons looks very different than before because of global warming. They are getting stronger,” said the 70-year-old …

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Asian stocks turned lower, without averting recession risks

People pass an electronic screen displaying Japan’s Nikkei stock price index inside a conference hall in Tokyo, Japan, June 14, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Asian stock markets: S&P futures lose early gains, Nikkei falls more than 1% The Fed Chairman is expected to give a hawkish …

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