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Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Business Nov 16, 2018

Auto tariffs riskier than Wall Street thinks: economist

Wall Street may be underestimating the threat of tariffs on the auto industry, according to Phil Levy, a senior fellow on global economy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. "I think it's better than even odds that they go ahead with this, and go ...

South Korea goes quiet for university entrance exams

Asia Pacific Nov 15, 2018

South Korea goes quiet for university entrance exams

South Korea dialed down the volume on Thursday as more than half a million students took a crucial national university entrance exam, with authorities taking extraordinary measures to minimize possible distractions. The college entrance test is the culmination of South Korea's highly demanding school system. In ...

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2018

North Korean delegation visits South to attend history forum

A five-member North Korean delegation came to South Korea on Wednesday to attend an academic forum on Japan's wartime actions, as the rivals continue reconciliation efforts despite stalemated U.S.-led nuclear diplomacy. The North Koreans are among 300 people from nine countries who are taking part ...