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Quake-hit Hokkaido taps Hong Kong to revive tourism

National Oct 12, 2018

Quake-hit Hokkaido taps Hong Kong to revive tourism

Hokkaido is trying to tempt back tourists from overseas in the wake of last month's massive earthquake, targeting vibrant Asian economies including Hong Kong. The hotel industry in Hokkaido is still reeling from the magnitude 6.7 earthquake that jolted the southwest of the prefecture on ...

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China suppression

Asia Pacific Oct 1, 2018

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China suppression

Several thousand marched in Hong Kong Monday against suppression by Beijing as fears grow that freedoms in the semiautonomous city are seriously under threat. The pro-democracy protest comes a week after Hong Kong banned a pro-independence party on the grounds it was a threat to ...

Business Sep 26, 2018

U.S.-China tensions spilling over from trade into the military arena

A deterioration in U.S.-China relations, seen most dramatically in their escalating trade dispute, is spilling over into the military arena. The Pentagon on Tuesday confirmed that China had canceled a Washington visit by the head of its navy, and U.S. officials said China had denied ...