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South Korean parliament ratifies trade agreement with U.S.

Business Dec 8, 2018

South Korean parliament ratifies trade agreement with U.S.

South Korea's parliament has ratified a revised bilateral free trade agreement with the United States on Friday, the trade ministry said, paving the way for the deal to come into effect on Jan. 1, with the main impact on automakers. Under the revision, the countries ...

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

Business Dec 8, 2018

Meng Wanzhou's rise through the ranks at Huawei

Before her dramatic arrest in Canada, few in the U.S. had heard of Meng Wanzhou. Meng, 46, is chief financial officer and deputy chairwoman of the board of Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co. She now faces extradition to the U.S. on charges of trying ...

Business Dec 6, 2018

Japan to cut tariffs on whey for liquid baby formula

The Finance Ministry has decided to cut import tariffs on whey, a basic ingredient of liquid baby formula, in April next year, sources with knowledge of the matter said Wednesday. The move comes after the health ministry lifted a ban on domestic production and sales ...