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China Plans Dollar-Bond Sale – WSJ [Video]

China is preparing to sell U.S. dollar bonds, in a test of investor appetite after data showed the worlds second-largest economy is cooling rapidly.

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EAST ASIA

Chinas Third-Quarter Economic Growth Slows Sharply to 4.9% [Video]

Chinas economy grew 4.9% in the third quarter from a year earlier, slowing sharply from the previous period, as power shortages and supply-chain problems added to the impact from Beijings efforts to rein in the real estate and technology sectors.

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EAST ASIA

TSMC to Build Chip Factory in Japan as It Faces Surging Demand [Video]

With a historic semiconductor crunch, chip makers world-wide are rushing to increase production capacity.

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EAST ASIA

Netflixs Squid Game Is Slammed by Kim Jong Uns Propagandists as Beastly [Video]

Squid Game, Netflixs dystopian drama set in South Korea, is the top-watched show in more than 90 countries. North Korea, however, isnt giving the show rave reviews.

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SOUTH ASIA

Afghanistans Taliban Seize Jalalabad as Panic Grips Kabul [Video]

The fall of the eastern city leaves the capital as the only big city in government hands.

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EAST ASIA

Chinas Digital Yuan Puts Ant and Tencent in an Awkward Spot [Video]

China is calling on private-sector pioneers Ant Group and Tencent to help it develop a state-backed digital currency that threatens the pairs highly popular payment networks.