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Court Denies Arrest Warrant for Samsung Heir Lee Jae-yong

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:34:15 EST

A South Korean court denied an arrest warrant for Lee Jae-yong, the scion of the Samsung conglomerate, for his alleged involvement in a national corruption scandal.image


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Donald Trump's Nominees Stick to His Script

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:28:05 EST

The president-elect’s cabinet choices at this week’s confirmation hearings represented the leading edge of Donald Trump’s push to reverse the domestic policies advanced by President Barack Obama’s administration.image


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Trump Aide Sells China an Entree to Wall Street Hedge Funds

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:26:42 EST

Anthony Scaramucci’s sale of a controlling stake in SkyBridge Capital to China’s HNA and an investment partner is an important step in HNA’s strategy to build a global asset-management business.image


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Japan Hotelier Angers China With Claim That Nanjing Massacre Was Fake

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:24:58 EST

One of Japan’s largest hotel chains has drawn condemnation from China for a book placed in its rooms that describes the Nanjing Massacre as fake.image


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Obama Warns on Mideast Volatility, Russia Tensions

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 23:40:25 EST

President Obama on Wednesday said President-elect Donald Trump deserves space to pursue his agenda, while also suggesting his successor tread carefully on such volatile issues as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.image


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China's Newest U.S. Deal Has a Venture Capital Twist

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 20:33:14 EST

A Chinese consortium led by China Oceanwide Holdings is nearing a deal to purchase International Data Group, the data and marketing firm that also runs venture-capital firm IDG Ventures.



China's Cosco in Talks to Buy Orient Overseas

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:14:21 EST

Chinese conglomerate Cosco Group is in talks to acquire smaller rival Orient Overseas Container Line, people familiar with the matter said, as shipping companies explore new combinations to battle an industry slump.image


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