Facebook expected to launch cryptocurrency - Chinese tourists flocking to North Korea - Life is no bowl of cherries for US fruit exporters
Critics say Pyongyang only wants to indoctrinate visitors and take their hard cash, but travel firms argue that enabling North Koreans to interact with foreign tourists opens their eyes to the world beyond their borders.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to visit Russia for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin. Pyongyang is seeking Russian investment, while Moscow wants more access to North Korea's mineral resources.
A team of Chinese medical experts has been deployed to North Korea following the bus crash which left 36 people dead. An investigation is underway to find out why the bus fell off a bridge.
$125 billion has been wiped off the value of the social media giant after it reported slower revenue growth. A day earlier, China withdrew its approval for Facebook's planned "innovation hub" in Hangzhou.
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