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Japan, Hong Kong drop more than 2% each as Asia-Pacific markets slip amid renewed Covid fears – CNBC

Japan, Hong Kong drop more than 2% each as Asia-Pacific markets slip amid renewed Covid fears  CNBC…
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Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; Bank of Korea announces rate hike – CNBC

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; Bank of Korea announces rate hike  CNBC Asia stock markets decline amid inflation, oil price worries  The Daily Freeman Asia stocks fall, dollar firm on U.S. rate hike bets after Powell’s renomination  Reuters Technology stocks rebound in Asia-Pacific stock markets  Capital.com More Bad News for Stocks as Asia’s Earnings Rebound Peaks  Bloomberg View Full Coverage on Google News…
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Japan leads losses in Asia-Pacific; New Zealand dollar falls after central bank announces rate hike – CNBC

Japan leads losses in Asia-Pacific; New Zealand dollar falls after central bank announces rate hike  CNBC Asia stock markets decline amid inflation, oil price worries  The Daily Freeman Asia stocks fall, dollar firm on U.S. rate hike bets after Powell’s renomination  Reuters More Bad News for Stocks as Asia’s Earnings Rebound Peaks  Bloomberg View Full Coverage on Google News…
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Asia-Pacific stocks mixed as tech shares drop after Biden renominates Powell as Fed chair – CNBC

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed as tech shares drop after Biden renominates Powell as Fed chair  CNBC…
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Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; JD.com, Netease shares in Hong Kong jump on index inclusion – CNBC

Asia-Pacific stocks mixed; JD.com, Netease shares in Hong Kong jump on index inclusion  CNBC…
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Analysis: Asia’s quiet militarization threatens to turn the region into a powder keg

Once launched, the high-tech vessel will be able to propel planes into the sky at the same speed as its US counterparts, another example of China’s rapid military modernization. It’s a trend that is putting the entire region on edge. In recent months, global attention has been fixed on rising tensions between Taipei and Beijing — but the threat of conflict in Asia stretches far beyond the Taiwan Strait. Across…
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Asia sits out equities rally as Alibaba slides

A man wearing a face mask is seen inside the Shanghai Stock Exchange building, as the country is hit by a novel coronavirus outbreak, at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai, China February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Nov 19 (Reuters) – Asian shares sat out a global rally on Friday as disappointing earnings from Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba reinforced…
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Virtual Center of Excellence launched for smarter farming in Asia

Signify is launching its first global virtual horticulture knowledge center. The center will provide research insights and advanced lighting solutions for growers in Singapore and the region that will help Singapore and Asia produce local, pesticide-free vegetables grown in a sustainable way.  The center aims to enable urban growers to access knowledge, expertise, and Signify’s portfolio of products and services. Research insights gathered since 2015 by Signify’s physical research hubs,…
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Asia holds tight on borders, casting cloud over COVID-hit travel

Hwaseong, South Korea – Asia-Pacific countries are sticking to tight border controls even as vaccination rates top out, dampening prospects for a revival of the region’s pandemic-battered travel industry. While mainland China and Hong Kong sink deeper into isolation under a strict “zero COVID” policy that mandates weeks of hotel quarantine, countries such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, Singapore and Malaysia are following a middle path under which non-essential travel…
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Asia-Pacific shares mixed as investors react to Biden-Xi talks; Razer shares in Hong Kong soar – CNBC

Asia-Pacific shares mixed as investors react to Biden-Xi talks; Razer shares in Hong Kong soar  CNBC…
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