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  • *China steel mills, traders adopting fixed-price deals. MANILA/ SHANGHAI, Oct 18- China's steel mills and traders are embracing more sophisticated ways to sell metal and buy raw materials to protect their bumper profits amid rising price volatility. Prices climbed on supply worries as China has shuttered steel mills for not complying with environmental rules.

  • **PRAGUE- Czech Central Bank board member Oldrich Dedek to attend a discussion titled "the tradition of Czech monetary policy".- 1500 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech at the Australian Shareholders...

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech...

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  • MANILA, Philippines— A Philippine plane carrying more than 180 passengers and crewmen veered off the runway after landing in a central province, prompting the pilot to order an evacuation of the aircraft, officials said Saturday. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said all passengers and crew of Cebu Pacific airline's Airbus 320 aircraft were...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • *Taiwan to play more active, prominent role in region- President. TAIPEI, Oct 13- Taiwan is seeking to boost its regional soft power by throwing its weight behind dozens of companies investing around Asia and by promoting areas such as education and tourism as it looks to reduce its economic reliance on China. "Taiwan must play an even more active and prominent role...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • A cubic effigy painted with the face of President Duterte is set on fire by activists during a rally commemorating the 45th anniversary of the declaration of martial law in Manila on Sept 21 2017.

    Filipinos are turning against President Rodrigo Duterte amid fatigue with a drug war that has distracted the government from other reforms.

  • Joseph Incalcaterra, chief ASEAN economist at HSBC, said the tax and budget plans of President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines build on reforms started by the previous government.

  • European parliamentarians in the group warned the Philippines risks losing a preferential trade deal that allows 6,200 of its products to enter the European Union duty free if it fails to immediately stop the killings and political persecution of critics. "The killings of persons accused, without evidence or trial, of involvement in the drug trade continue...

  • Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo responds to a question during a media briefing at the Las Vegas Metro Police headquarters in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. October 3, 2017.

    The gunman who massacred dozens in Las Vegas researched possible attack locations in Boston and Chicago.

  • A bicycle from bike-sharing startup ofo in the Muslim Quarter of Xi’an, China.

    The World Bank raised its economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific for this year and 2018

  • A police officer stands in front of the closed Las Vegas Strip next to the site of the Route 91 music festival mass shooting outside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, October 3, 2017.

    The Las Vegas gunman transferred $100,000 overseas in the days before the attack and meticulously planned the massacre, authorities said.

  • LONDON, Oct 2- Zinc prices hit their highest in over 10 years on Monday as speculators bet environmental inspections would hit output in China and as one party kept a tight grip on London Metal Exchange inventories. Zinc was the top performer on the LME on Monday with three month futures touching a high of $3,248 a tonne, the strongest since August 2007.

  • LONDON, Oct 2- Lead climbed to the highest levels in 10 months on Monday as an environmental crackdown in China to curb pollution and a halt to imports from North Korea led to shortages. Not only were 60 percent of lead-zinc mines undergoing month-long shutdowns during environment inspections in Sichuan province, but United Nations sanctions on North Korea has...

  • LONDON, Oct 2- Aluminium touched a two-week low on Monday as investors locked in profits as they waited for evidence that an environmental crackdown in China would slash output. Other metals, however, were supported by data showing that the manufacturing sector in top metals consumer China expanded at the fastest clip in more than five years and after Beijing...

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 MELBOURNE- Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meeting 0530 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 MELBOURNE- Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meeting 0530 GMT.

  • MANILA, Sept 28- The Philippines said on Thursday it was pursuing a long-delayed oil and gas exploration project with Chinese state-owned entity CNOOC Ltd and a Canada- listed company in an area near disputed waters in the South China Sea. Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said the Philippine government was also looking for a "win-win solution" with other South...