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US regulators approve $5bn Facebook settlement over privacy issues

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China to relax residency curbs, support employment

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Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting

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Japan-South Korea trade spat threatens global tech market

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Bitcoin extends losses after Fed chief urges halt to Facebook’s crypto project

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China says US trade issues are ‘definitely’ resolvable

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China to reduce tariffs, improve export tax rebate policies

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Trump again attacks India, says tariffs ‘unacceptable’

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Audi sees record half-year sales in China

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