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  • Hong Kong police haul in protesters for 'arrests by appointment'

    Hong Kong police haul in protesters for 'arrests by appointment'
    Police on Friday arrested some of the student leaders of the territory’s pro-democracy movement, only to set them free within hours without requiring bail in an exercise some critics said smacked of harassment.¬† The “arrests by appointment&...
  • Embattled Venezuela says it has secured $20 billion lifeline from China

    BOGOTA Venezuela has secured $20 billion in Chinese loans and financing, President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday a much needed lifeline as the South American nation struggles with a recession and record-high inflation amid plummeting oil prices. In an...
  • Cab drivers strike across China over low wages, high fees and apps

    Thousands of Chinese cab drivers in at least seven cities have gone on strike in the last two weeks, angry about low wages, high franchise fees to taxi companies and growing competition from ride-hailing apps including San Francisco-based Uber. Local...
  • Delta to begin nonstop flights from L.A. to Shanghai in July

    Delta to begin nonstop flights from L.A. to Shanghai in July
    Los Angeles travelers heading to Shanghai this summer will gain a new option when Delta Air Lines begins daily nonstop service between the two cities. Delta says the Los Angeles area accounts for 25% of all U.S.-Asia demand, according to a statement ...
  • High-tech 'Blackhat' remains rooted in old-school filmmaking

    It lures us in with the promise of up-to-the-minute villainy, but the satisfactions of "Blackhat" are surprisingly old school. Directed by the veteran Michael Mann, "Blackhat's" story of computer attacks wreaking all kinds of havoc with established...
  • Women are at the forefront of China's anti-smoking crusade

    BEIJING Nearly every day in China, women go to work in smoke-filled offices, exposed to the fumes of cigarettes smoked mainly by male colleagues. After work is over, many go home to breathe secondhand smoke created by husbands or other family members....
  • China's rising smartphone brand Xiaomi targets Apple's iPhone with new, much cheaper Mi Note

    Rising smartphone star Xiaomi is moving upmarket and taking aim at Apple's iPhone. The Chinese manufacturer known for ultra-low-priced handsets on Thursday unveiled a new model that Chairman Jun Lei said is comparable to Apple's iPhone 6 but thinner,...
  • Asian stock markets mostly rise after oil steadies after plunge

    Asian stock markets mostly rose Thursday as oil prices steadied after a series of plunges but gains were uneven amid uncertainty about the global economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.5 percent to 17,041.82, getting back above...
  • Will comrade Kim go flying? Why Moscow might be right for North Korean leader's world debut

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is looking increasingly likely to visit Russia in his first trip abroad since taking power three years ago, giving the world an unprecedented chance to see him at work on the international stage. Moscow has invited many...
  • Breaking down the bids: Comparing the 2022 Olympic bids of Almaty and Beijing

    The race for the 2022 Winter Olympics is down two Asian cities that are not constricted by the same financial, political and public opinion concerns that led several European contenders to drop out last year. The Kazakh city of Almaty and the Chinese...
  • Substance tops style at CES' Global Technology Marketplace

    Substance tops style at CES' Global Technology Marketplace
    Sandy Liang mans a little booth at the Westgate Hotel convention hall in Las Vegas. Dressed sharply in a navy suit, he sits around trying to look busy. He plays with his smartphone. He twiddles a pen. He flicks through the leaflets he hands out all day,...