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An investor looks at the Chinese market index in 2017 at a brokerage in Beijing, China. Photo: Ng Han Guan / Associated Press

Asian Shares Mostly Fall on Weak Japan Data, US-China Trade

SINGAPORE — Asian markets are mostly lower on jitters over the simmering U.S. trade dispute with China.   Keeping Score Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.8 percent...
Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sept. 4, 2017, at the BRICS summit in Xiamen, China.

Double Entry, Free Visa Mulled to Boost Falling Chinese Tourism

BANGKOK — The tourism minister said he was considering granting Chinese tourists a double entry visa into Thailand, hoping to increase their influx after...
Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in June in Chicago. Photo: Kiichiro Sato / Associated Press

SEC Seeks to Oust Tesla CEO Elon Musk Over Go-Private Tweet

DETROIT — U.S. securities regulators are asking a federal court to oust Tesla Inc.'s Elon Musk as chairman and CEO, alleging in a complaint that he committed securities fraud with false statements about plans to take the company private.

Small Hotels Guild Launches Pact With Airbnb

BANGKOK — Global room rental platform Airbnb announced an alliance Wednesday with a small hotels consortium.
Kevin Systrom, CEO and co-founder of Instagram, prepares for an announcement about IGTV on June 18 in San Francisco. Photo: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press

Co-Founders of Instagram Resign From Company

SAN FRANCISCO — The co-founders of Instagram are resigning their positions with the social media company without explanation. Chief Executive Kevin Systrom said in a...

Court Sides With Ford Plaintiffs in Landmark Lawsuit

BANGKOK — A civil court on Friday delivered victory to hundreds of people who banded together to sue the Ford Motor Co. in Thailand’s first class suit.
Trader Frank O'Connell works in May on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Richard Drew / Associated Press

Stocks at Records; Dow Beats All-Time High From January

Wall Street delivered another set of milestones Thursday as a wave of buying sent U.S. stocks solidly higher, driving the Dow Jones Industrial Average...

Verdict on Ford Class Action Due Friday

BANGKOK — A ruling is expected Friday in a landmark class action brought by 300 customers against Ford Motor Co.
An investor walks in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Yam G-Jun / Associated Press

Asian Shares Track Mixed Finish on Wall Street Over Tariffs

SINGAPORE — Asian shares are mixed, trading in a narrow range Thursday after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on...

Thai Law: How Foreign Investors Can Own Land

Legal barriers to foreign land ownership can effectively be swept aside.

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