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                                Song Hong Ryon speaks during an interview in Uijeongbu, South Korea.
Half-North Korean, half-Chinese kids struggle in South Korea

Song Hong Ryon looks like any other young woman in South Korea. But three years after her arrival from China, the half-North Korean, half-Chinese 19-year-old has made only two South Korean-born friends and says she’s often been hurt by little things, like when people ask if she’s from China because of her accent. Read more

                                Children passed by damaged homes due to strong winds as Typhoon Kammuri slammed Legazpi city, Albay province, southeast of Manila, Philippines, on Tuesday.
Powerful typhoon leaves at least 4 dead in Philippines

Kammuri toppled trees and electrical posts, ripped off tin roofs and battered a provincial airport as it blew across island provinces in the southern fringes of the main northern Luzon island before blowing into the South China Sea. Read more

                                Trucks load containers at the automated container dockyard in Qingdao in east China’s Shandong province on Nov. 28.
China repeats demand for rollback of U.S. tariffs for deal

China expects the U.S. to roll back some tariffs on its exports as part of a trade deal, an official newspaper said Monday, reiterating Beijing’s insistence that President Donald Trump’s administration be “flexible” and “reasonable.” Read more

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