September 16, 2019 - Hong Kong, China (PRC), Asia - Hong Kong's businesses and metro stations reopened as usual today after a chaotic Sunday when police fired water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters who blocked roads and threw petrol bombs outside government headquarters.
September 16, 2019 - Hong Kong, China (PRC), Asia - Toymaker known as 'C', documents the recent anti-government protests that have rocked Hong Kong, for months by making miniature figurines of the protesters with accompanying accessories.
September 13, 2019 - Tokyo, Japan, Asia - Japan utility Tokyo Electric Power said today some cities near Tokyo would remain without electricity two more weeks after a powerful typhoon hit the capital and surrounding regions this month.
September 13, 2019 - Mumbai, India, Asia - India has imposed an $850 per tonne minimum export price (MEP) on onion shipments, the government said today, as the world's biggest exporter tries to calm local prices ahead of key state elections. The higher export price will help India's rivals China, Egypt and Pakistan raise shipments to buyers such as Bangladesh, Malaysia, the United Arab Emirates and Sri Lanka.
September 13, 2019 - Tokyo, Japan, Asia - Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with the matter said.
September 13, 2019 - Hong Kong, China (PRC), Asia - Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam promised to prioritise housing and jobs to try to appease deep-rooted discontent about the way the Asian financial hub has been governed, as scuffles broke out between pro-Beijing and anti-government demonstrators.
September 12, 2019 - Beijing, China (PRC), Asia - As the U.S.-China trade war intensifies, an insurance company run by the Chinese government is stepping in to support Chinese exporters, providing low cost coverage and chasing down U.S. importers unwilling or unable to pay mounting tariffs.
September 12, 2019 - Shanghai, China (PRC), Asia - U.S. e-cigarettes maker Juul Labs Inc, which faces a widening crackdown on vaping at home, has entered China, with online storefronts on e-commerce sites owned by Alibaba Group and JD.com to tap the world's largest market of smokers.
September 12, 2019 - Tokyo, Japan, Asia - Japan's newly installed environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, wants the country to close down nuclear reactors to avoid a repeat of the Fukushima catastrophe in 2011.
September 12, 2019 - Hong Kong, China (PRC), Asia - Hong Kong stock exchange shares fell more than 3% as investors raised concerns about the political and regulatory risks involved in its $39 billion approach to take over London Stock Exchange.