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US to probe if Chinese firms are evading solar tariffs via Southeast Asia

The US is launching an investigation into whether Chinese solar-equipment manufacturers are evading tariffs by sending components to other Asian nations for assembly before shipping finished products to the US, according to the company that requested the probe.The US Commerce Department plans to take up the investigation, Auxin Solar Inc. …

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How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens its pivot to Southeast Asia

“[I’m] better off in saying that my favourite hero is Putin,” Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said just months into office. Declaring his “separation” from treaty ally America, he launched an “independent” foreign policy in favour of close strategic ties with Eastern powers such as Russia and became the first Philippine …

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