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Asian shares fall on US friction with China, Hong Kong fears

Seattle Times Friday, 22 May 2020 ()
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares slipped in Asia on Friday as tensions flared between the U.S. and China and as more job losses compounded the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng sank more than 5% on Friday after legislation that could limit opposition activity in the former British colony was presented to […]
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