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  • China fixes yuan midpoint at 5-week high, biggest one-day...

    SHANGHAI, Nov 23 (Reuters) - China's central bank set its official yuan midpoint at the strongest level in five weeks on Thursday at 6.6021 per dollar,...

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  • China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country's army.

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  • China tells Myanmar military it wants closer ties

    BEIJING, Nov 23 (Reuters) - China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the...

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  • Soccer: Will the real South Korea please stand up?

    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea have followed a dismal qualifying campaign with some morale-boosting friendly performances against quality opposition so it is anyone's guess which side will show up for the World Cup next year.

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  • The Real Winner In America's Russia Crisis Is China

    Authored by Leon Hadar via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The continuing American obsession with Russia plays directly into Beijing's hands and makes it less likely that Washington will develop an effective strategy to deal with China... When thinking about male-pattern baldness, what comes immediately to mind? Genetics? Thanks for this, grandad. But then I conducted my own scientific research and discovered the following: I started losing hair at the temples or the crown of the head when...

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  • Soccer: Nigeria to take exciting crop of young talent to Russia

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Nigeria are the only one of Africa's five representatives from the last World Cup who return for the 2018 edition in Russia and will be looking to better their place in the last 16 in Brazil.

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  • Signs Of The Top? Chinese Demand For 10x Levered Structured Products Surges In US... Again

    In the run up to the 'great recession' of 2008/2009, it was unsuspecting European and Asian buyers that supplied the marginal capital required to turn America's plain vanilla, fed-induced housing bubble into a turbo-charged, global financial time bomb by indiscriminately scooping up highly-levered structured mortgage products with absolutely no idea what was behind those products. Now, it seems that China's lust for levered returns in U.S. structured products has returned and is focused this...

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  • Ethnic cleansing in Myanmar threatens Chinese investments. Beijing is taking action

    The world's second-largest economy has offered assistance to conflict-laden Myanmar with an eye on ensuring stability for its investments.

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  • Chinese police detain seven in multi-billion underground currency scheme

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Police in southern China have detained seven people in connection with an underground banking scheme involving more than 20 billion yuan ($3 billion), the state news agency Xinhua reported.

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  • The Cardinal Sin Of International Finance

    Authored by Nick Giambruno via InternationalMan.com, As Doug Casey has correctly noted, the prime directive of any organism - whether it’s an amoeba or a person or a corporation or a government - is to survive. That’s why the US government protects the petrodollar so zealously. It needs the system to survive. Why Everyone Uses the US Dollar… for Now In the 1970s, the US government struck a series of deals with Saudi Arabia, creating the petrodollar system. The US promised to coddle and protect...

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  • U.S. calls for anti-subsidy duties on tool chests from China

    WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday said it had made a final determination that anti-subsidy duties should be imposed...

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  • China's military, terrorists return

    Australia faces threats from China's growing military and 'battle-hardened' terrorists returning home from conflict zones 'primed to conduct attacks'.

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  • U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called "horrendous atrocities."

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  • U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called "horrendous atrocities."

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  • "The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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  • "The people have spoken," says Zimbabwe's new leader

    HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa told a cheering crowd in Harare on Wednesday that the country was entering a new stage of democracy following Robert Mugabe's removal as president after nearly four decades in power.

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  • Trump says the shoplifting UCLA players faced 10 years in jail. That’s wrong.

    The players would most probably have been returned to the U.S., not imprisoned, experts say.

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  • Nearly 40% of all new power capacity in India this year is solar

    But the last few months have been difficult for India's solar sector.

    Quartz
  • Exclusive: SAP investigating its sales practices in Gulf region

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - German business software giant SAP , which last month said its South African sales commissions were being probed by U.S. regulators, has launched an investigation into its business practices in the Gulf region, it said on Wednesday.

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  • Why Rule of Law is the Most Important Product

    Via The Daily Bell Every once in a while a technology comes along that upsets an entire industry. Digital cameras put Kodak out of business. The giant of the photography industry had the opportunity to adopt the technology early. But their profits depended on selling film more than selling cameras. And this is not a new phenomenon. When the printing press was invented in the 15th century, it revolutionized education for everyday people. The cost to create books plummeted. Knowledge became widely...

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  • U.S. calls Myanmar operation against Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

    The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it described as "horrendous atrocities."

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  • Qatar row moves to WTO litigation phase, dismaying many

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Qatar took the final step on Wednesday to start litigation at the World Trade Organization in its row with the United Arab Emirates, but no other WTO members spoke up in support of the move, which many trade experts see as a dangerous precedent.

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  • Exclusive: SAP says executive resigns amid Gulf region sales probe

    DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP is investigating sales practices in its Gulf region after executives in charge of its dealings in the region resigned or been put on administrative leave, the German business software giant said on Wednesday.

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  • China Slams "Wrong" US Sanctions Against North Korea-Linked Trading Firms

    A day after China’s state-run airline closed its last remaining routes to North Korea – a decision the airline’s executives blamed on a sharp decline in business travelers due to restrictive UN Security Council sanctions – Communist Party spokespeople slammed new US sanctions targeting Chinese traders doing business with North Korean businessmen, calling them “wrong” while reminding the US that China has vigorously enforced the UN sanctions. After announcing that the US would once again...

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