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Acting SecDef Shanahan’s First Message: “China, China, China.” « Breaking Defense

Patrick Shanahan arrives at the Pentagon on Jan. 2, for his first day as acting Secretary of Defense. UPDATED with announcement of Norquist as acting deputy    PENTAGON: In his first day on the job, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan gathered civilian leaders of the military services to deliver a …

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JPMorgan outlines three reasons to buy Asia stocks

VCG | Getty Images News | Getty Images Investors observe stock market at an exchange hall on January 6, 2016 in Beijing, China. Asian shares have had a wild ride in 2018, with major markets set to end the year in negative territory. But J.P. Morgan Asset Management likes them. …

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Asia Pacific M&A momentum to continue in 2019, says Baker McKenzie

Anthony Wallace | AFP | Getty Images Executives of state-owned China Tower —  Deputy General Manager Gu Xiaomin (L), Chairman of the Board, Executive Director and General Manager Tong Jilu and Deputy General Manager Gao Buwen — raise their glasses during the company’s IPO launch ceremony in Hong Kong on …

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The US & China: A Colder Peace or Thucydides’ Trap? « Breaking Defense

Chinese H-6K bomber and J-11 fighters In late October, Southeast Asian navies held their first-ever joint exercises with their Chinese counterparts. The hope was to ease years of tensions over disputed islands in the South China Sea. Instead, the exercises gave an alarming preview of how Chinese hegemony would work. …

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Aegis Ashore Scores Another Hit As US, Japan Build Up Defenses « Breaking Defense

WASHINGTON: For the second time in a row, the Navy and Missile Defense Agency successfully shot down an intermediate-range ballistic missile target from its Aegis Ashore facility in Hawaii. Officials are calling that a significant sign of progress after two consecutive failures. The intercept by the Raytheon SM-3 Block IIA …

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Beyond INF: Missiles, Networks, & The New Trench Warfare « Breaking Defense

Russian Kalibr cruise missile WASHINGTON: Fifty-nine days from now, assuming no change of heart by Trump or Putin, the United States will formally kick off the six-month process to end the INF arms control accord, potentially eliminating the final obstacle to a new era of long-range smart missiles. The massive shift in …

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7 things to know before the bell

Click chart for more in-depth data. 1. The race to driverless cars: SoftBank (SFTBF) and Toyota (TM) are forming a joint venture that will use driverless-car technology to offer new services, such as mobile convenience stores and delivery vehicles in which food is prepared en route. SoftBank will own just …

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Crypto Future of E-Commerce Is in The Hands of Asian Players

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On Sept. 14, the blockchain investment arm of United States-based e-commerce Bitcoin pioneer Overstock announced that the retailer’s clients can now purchase the cryptocurrency directly from its website. It became possible after its subsidiary Bitsy began a beta launch of its cryptocurrency wallet and exchange, marking another step in Overstock’s …

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