North Asia

Hyundai to Keep Buttons Amid Touchscreen Safety Fears – Drive

“When you’re driving, when it’s a hard key, it’s easy to sense and feel it,” said Sang Yup Lee, Hyundai's head…

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Russia Eyes Gains As Xi-Putin Sign Power-of-Siberia 2 Gas Deal

Analysts say original target was China importing 38 bcm of Russia gas by 2025 – that has now jumped to…

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Japan’s $75bn Indo-Pacific Investment Plan to Counter China

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said the money would be shared around the region by 2030 via private investment, yen…

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US Would ‘Destroy Taiwan Chip Factories if China Invaded’ – BI

A former US security adviser said China would be able to "control the world economy" if it took over Taiwan’s…

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Japan, Canada to Build Joint Battery Metals Supply Chain

A Japanese trade mission including public officials and private representatives of 16 battery industry firms were in Canada last week

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Nissan Comeback Stalls on Ariya EV’s Production Woes

Nissan Motor Co's new electric crossover has been hampered by problems at its high-tech ‘intelligent factory’

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Japan Lawmakers Rubber-Stamp Ueda as Next BOJ Governor

Kazuo Ueda, who will succeed Haruhiko Kuroda on April 8, is considered an expert on monetary policy

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Taiwan Says Chinese Ships Severed Island’s Internet Cables – AP

But Taipei stopped short of calling it a deliberate act and admitted there was no clear evidence to show the…

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US Must Explain ‘Destruction of Taiwan’: Qin Gang – SCMP

China's foreign minister warns that Taiwan is an internal issue solely for Chinese people and that mishandling the issue would…

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S Korea Warns US Chips Act Could Backfire, Harm Investment

Companies winning US chips subsidies would be barred from joint ventures or expansion in ‘foreign countries of concern’ like China…

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US Rate Hike Fears Spur Big Japanese Selloff of Foreign Stocks

Japanese investors sold a net 2.15 trillion yen ($15.6 billion) in foreign equities in February, their largest monthly selloff since…

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Asian Stocks Slide After Powell Says Bigger Rate Hikes Possible

Shares in Hong Kong, Sydney and Shanghai took a tumble, while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was…

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