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US, Japan eye possible small trade deal by September – sources

US President Donald Trump is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon his arrival for a welcome and family photo session at G20 leaders summit in Osaka, Japan, June 28, 2019. Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters WASHINGTON – The United States ...

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Reports: Thunder trade Westbrook to Rockets for Paul

Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) shake hands after a game at Toyota Center. Troy Taormina, USA TODAY Sports/Reuters The Oklahoma City Thunder traded guard Russell Westbrook to the Houston Rockets for ...

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China says US trade issues are ‘definitely’ resolvable

BEIJING – China said Thursday that the thorny trade issues plaguing relations with the United States are resolvable after fractious talks between the economic giants were kickstarted by the Trump-Xi meeting in Japan. Washington and Beijing have hit each other ...

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PH should focus on investments amid US-China trade war, says Gordon

MANILA—Senator Richard Gordon on Thursday said he is concerned with the effects of the current trade war between the United States and China to the local economy, saying investors in China are moving out of the US and starting to ...

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Japan-S. Korea trade spat threatens global tech market

SEOUL – A simmering diplomatic row with Japan is threatening South Korea’s output of components that drive smartphones and computer displays, which analysts say could batter the global tech market and hike prices for consumers. Tokyo last week said it ...

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DOF orders BOC, BIR to keep ‘tight watch’ over increasing illegal cigarette trade

MANILA, Philippines–“Bantayan n’yo ‘yan (Keep a tight watch over that).” This was Finance Secretary Carlos G. Dominguez III’s order to the country’s two biggest revenue agencies amid expectations of a further increase in illicit cigarette trade once higher excise taxes ...

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NBA: Russell Westbrook warming to idea of Miami Heat trade

Russell Westbrook is warming to the idea of leaving Oklahoma City, and the Miami Heat are high on the All-Star point guard’s list. According to multiple reports, Westbrook signed off on general manager Sam Presti taking trade offers. The decision ...

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Gatchalian: Death penalty for drug lords will stop illegal trade

Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian. (File photo by GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE / Philippine Daily Inquirer) MANILA, Philippines–Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian on Saturday said death penalty will be a good deterrent to stop the operations of drug lords, even those who were convicted but ...

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China says US tariffs must be lifted for a trade deal

BEIJING – US tariffs against China must be lifted for the two sides to reach a deal to end the trade war, the Chinese commerce ministry said Thursday. Trade teams from the world’s top two economies “have maintained communication”, ministry ...

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PH electronics can lure investors spooked by trade war: analyst

[embedded content] MANILA — The Philippines can leverage its strength in electronics manufacturing to lure investors seeking alternative sites as the US-China trade war raged, an analyst said Tuesday. The truce that US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi ...

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