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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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Taiwan accuses China of bullying for changing the name of the World Cup

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan accused China of bullying on Monday after organizers of the World Cup in Qatar again changed the reference for Taiwanese visitors applying for dual identification as a visa to list their nationality as “Chinese Taipei”. . All World Cup card holders must apply for the Hayya card used to identify fans, …

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Energy demand in parts of China hits new records amid scorching heat

Electricity pole and power lines in Nanyang, Henan Province, China on October 13, 2021. REUTERS/Ali Song Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING (Reuters) – Energy consumption in China’s large provinces north of the Yangtze River has risen amid warmer-than-normal weather, as regions such as Henan, China’s third most populous province, …

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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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