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SINGAPORE • Beware the rally in emerging-market currencies — the best quarterly performance in almost seven years is about to reverse. That’s the message from Wells Fargo & Co: The most-accurate... more
BEIJING • Xiaomi Corp is trying to get back in the game. The Chinese electronics maker unveiled a new flagship smartphone days after Samsung Electronic Co’s Galaxy S8 hit stores, hoping to regain... more
SEOUL • South Korean prosecutors pursuing bribery charges against Samsung heir Jay Y Lee zeroed in on a five-minute chat with the country’s president as the start of a relation- ship that put both... more
LONDON • UK Prime Minister Theresa May won by a landslide the approval she wanted for a June 8 snap election as she seeks to strengthen her mandate ahead of Brexit negotiations. Lawmakers in the... more
SHANGHAI • SAIC Motor Corp, China’s biggest automaker by sales, has put off its plans to export vehicles to the US due to policy uncertainties with the election of Donald Trump as president, even as... more
SHANGHAI • South Korea’s Hyundai Motor Co is planning to bring its Genesis luxury brand to China, possibly as early as next year, in a bet that current tensions between the two countries over a... more
FRANKFURT • Porsche is looking to expand its lineup of electric-powered vehicles as the sports-car brand seeks to add power and adapt to Chinese emissions restrictions that are slated to be- come the... more
NEW DELHI - Intense heatwave has gripped India with mercury soaring to 45 degrees in some parts of the country, China’s Xinhua news agency reported according to meteorological department officials.... more
CANBERRA - It will be tougher for migrants to become Australian citizens under sweeping changes to the nation's citizenship test, announced by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Immigration... more
JAKARTA, April 19 (Reuters) - Former Indonesian education minister, Anies Baswedan, who is well ahead in unofficial counts in Jakarta's election, pledged to safeguard diversity and unity after a... more

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