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Malaysia names diplomat wanted for questioning over murder of Kim Jong Un's half-brother

Malaysian police want to question a North Korean official and a staffer at its state airline over Kim Jong Nam's murder.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 2:19 pm
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Hong Kong budget aims for tax cuts, tourism boost to revive growth

It is critical for Hong Kong to strengthen its economy and competitiveness as an key business center, a tax expert said ahead of the city's annual budget.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:56 am
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Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang jailed 20 months for misconduct

Hong Kong's former leader Donald Tsang became the city's highest-ranked official to be put behind bars, the SCMP reports.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:47 am
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Spherified yogurt and edible soil: These are Asia's 10 best restaurants

Singapore, China, Japan and Thailand each boasted nine restaurants on the annual list.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:39 am
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Shanghai tops Tokyo as Asia’s property investment destination of choice, report says

Shanghai has become the top destination for real estate investment in Asia, squeezing out Tokyo in 4Q 2016, says JLL.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 9:13 am
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China’s central bank leads charge to shine regulatory light on the risky business of shadow banking

China's watchdogs are considering casting anew regulatory net over the country's shadow banking sector, the SCMP reports.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 7:58 am
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Qualcomm fights $873 million in fines by South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission

Qualcomm has sought an injunction over fines levied by South Korea's Fair Trade Commission, the Korea Herald reported.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:24 am
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China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles: US officials

China is nearly finished building almost two dozen structures on artificial islands in the South China Sea.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:18 am
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Toronto confirms it's in the hunt for Saudi Aramco listing

The Toronto Stock Exchange is vying for the massive Saudi Aramco initial public offering, exchange parent TMX confirmed to CNBC.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 2:49 am
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Here are the places where millionaires are moving

The overall number of millionaire migrants is rising. Last year, 82,000 millionaires migrated worldwide, up from 64,000 in 2015.
Posted: February 21, 2017, 10:30 pm
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