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Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...


Vietnamese Hoa Hao Follower Goes on Hunger Strike in Prison

A jailed member of a dissident Vietnamese religious group has gone on hunger strike to protest being moved to a ...


Muzzled session for the JSE

The JSE was adrift on Friday as it traded mostly flat in line with other global markets which struggled for ...


Eskom confirms load shedding for Saturday

Stage 1 load shedding will be implemented on Saturday as the power system remains "volatile", Eskom's spokesperson Dikatso Mothae has ...


Asia Pacific

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Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Low-carbon future vital for combating climate change in Asia-Pacific

HUNAN, China - Countries in Asia and the Pacific must adopt more effective and innovative low-carbon policies and technologies to ...

Cambodian Monks, Activists March to Demand Casino's Destruction

A group of Cambodian monks and environmental activists entered their second day of a nine-day march on Wednesday to the ...

Interview: ?I?m Disappointed in Their Silence?

Sam Brownback is a lawyer, former United States Senator and former governor of the state of Kansas who has served ...

Singapore pile on sports misery for Scotland

Dubai - Scotland's sporting October suffered another setback on Friday when their cricket team slumped to defeat at the hands ...

Hong Kong Protesters, Chief Executive Vow Not to Give In

HONG KONG - Hong Kong is bracing for the 20th straight weekend of anti-government protests, after both sides revealed this ...

International

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Explosion targets worshippers at Mosque near Jalalabad in Afghanistan

JALALABAD, Afghanistan - Dozens of Afghan soldiers have been killed and scores more wounded Friday in an explosion at a ...

Deaths mount in north Syria in midst of confusion over ceasefire

NORTHEAST SYRIA - A total of sixty-four Syrian rebels fighting alongside Turkish forces have been killed in the offensive which ...

Venezuelans win seat on Human Rights Council despite U.S. opposition

NEW YORK, New York - Despite fierce opposition by the United States, Venezuela won a seat on the UN Human ...

Astonishing victory for Johnson as he agrees Brexit deal with EU

LONDON, UK - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday has stunned the UK and the world with an announcement ...

Ecuador's Moreno Scraps Fuel Subsidy Cuts in Big Win for Indigenous G

QUITO - Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno on Monday officially scrapped his own law to cut expensive fuel subsidies after days ...

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Economic growth in China slows to three-decades low

BEIJING, China - The U.S.-China trade war cotnues to batter the Chinese economy, with third quarter GDP slowing to its ...


Stock markets in Asia mixed on Friday, pound flirts with 1.2900

SYDNEY, Australia - Japan's stock markets made headway on Friday, but the rest of the region languished.The British pound was ...


Trump administration to lose another top official

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is to quit the Trump administration.Perry, according to U.S. President Donald Trump ...


U.S. stocks advance on Brexit breakthrough

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. markets welcomed a breakthrough in the ongoing Brexit saga with UK Prime Minister Boris ...


Finance Ministry in Japan to restrict foreign investment in stocks

TOKYO, Japan - The Japanese Finance Ministry's proposal to restrict international investors in their equity investments in Japan, has come ...


British pound jumps sharply on Brexit optimism, Asian stocks flounder

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in the Asian region were mixed on Thursday. The main action was on foreign exchange markets ...


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