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SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

SINGAPORE — Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world’s second largest economy. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index slid 1.7 percent to 21,439.16 and the Kospi in South Korea lost 1.2 percent to 2,070.70. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng was down 1.4 percent … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares fall on poor Chinese economic data

HONG KONG | Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

HONG KONG — Early last year, a little-known Chinese researcher turned up at an elite meeting in Berkeley, California, where scientists and ethicists were discussing a technology that had shaken the field to its core — an emerging tool for “editing” genes, the strings of DNA that form the blueprint of life. The young scientist, … Continue reading HONG KONG | Could anyone have stopped gene-edited babies experiment?

NASSAU, Bahamas | Patrick Reed moving on from Ryder Cup, shares Bahamas lead

NASSAU, Bahamas — Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are about as far apart as can be on the leaderboard after one round of the Hero World Challenge. Only they know how close they are after the Ryder Cup fallout. Reed showed no sign of fatigue in his travels from Dubai to Hong Kong to the … Continue reading NASSAU, Bahamas | Patrick Reed moving on from Ryder Cup, shares Bahamas lead

HONG KONG | US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea

HONG KONG — A U.S. aircraft carrier docked in Hong Kong on Wednesday, days after a pair of American B-52 bombers flew over the disputed South China Sea. The arrival of the USS Ronald Reagan and its battle group in the Asian financial hub comes after China rejected a similar request by another U.S. Navy … Continue reading HONG KONG | US carrier in Hong Kong after bombers fly over S. China Sea