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Unilever to Buy Carver, Korean Cosmetics Company, in Bid for Asian Growth
The $2.7 billion deal highlights the conglomerate’s efforts to expand into fast-growing products like skin care.
09/25/2017 11:50 PM
China Blocks WhatsApp, Broadening Online Censorship
With a crucial Communist Party meeting just weeks away, Beijing is further tightening its already formidable internet controls.
09/25/2017 06:59 PM
North Korea Says It Has the Right to Shoot Down U.S. Warplanes
The country’s foreign minister also said the North considered President Trump’s threatening comments about the country and its leadership “a declaration of war.”
09/25/2017 11:48 PM
Trilobites: Pandas Are No Longer Endangered. But Their Habitat Is in Trouble.
Logging, human encroachment and activities have fragmented the natural range of pandas in China, which could make recent population gains short-lived.
09/25/2017 03:00 PM
Touching on History, a Chinese Film May Have Been Burned by It
The premiere of “Youth,” set against the Cultural Revolution, has been abruptly delayed, and some blame official jitters as a Communist Party congress approaches.
09/25/2017 12:10 PM
Philippines Promises Vietnam a Full Investigation Into Fishermen’s Deaths
The two Vietnamese fishermen were shot as a navy patrol boat pursued them in Philippine waters, the authorities said.
09/25/2017 09:51 AM
Shinzo Abe of Japan Calls Early Election, as a Rival Party Forms
The prime minister’s announcement comes as his approval ratings have been rising during the North Korea crisis and the economy has been growing.
09/25/2017 10:23 AM
Keeping Indian Folk Painting Alive
An award-winning Madhubani painter explains the historic art form and how she plans to help keep it alive.
09/25/2017 09:00 AM
As China Piles on Debt, Consumers Seek a Piece of the Action
Mortgage and credit card balances are surging, helping Chinese households reach the middle class but adding to the country’s borrowing binge.
09/25/2017 06:51 PM
Palanan Journal: For Isolated Philippine Town, a Planned Road Is a Lifeline and a Worry
A new road to a previously unconnected coastal town is promising prosperity for its indigenous residents, but it may also endanger their culture.
09/25/2017 04:13 AM