Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Nikkei tumbles 167 points
(04-08 11:00)

Stocks in Tokyo slipped 1.13 percent Tuesday morning, tracking falls on Wall Street while a stronger yen hit exporter shares.
The benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 167.24 points to 14,641.61 by the break, while the Topix index of all first-section shares lost 1.63 percent, or 19.46 points, to 1,177.38.—AFP

Other China breaking news:
Cop arrested for wrongful conviction (2 hrs 58 mins ago)
Twelve charged over Kaohsiung gas blast (12-18 17:58)
Shanxi public security official arrested (12-18 16:08)
'Multiple human errors' led to deadly Taiwan gas blasts: prosecutors (12-18 13:55)
Shame in China as village votes to expel HIV-positive boy (12-18 12:34)
2.5b yuan fine for disgraced rail chief's ally (12-16 15:49)
Official admits millions in jade bribes: report (12-16 12:40)
Forced confessions 'not rare': state media (12-16 12:24)
County official in court over million-dollar corruption case (12-12 18:50)
Giant Chinese water diversion starts to flow (12-12 18:25)

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