CNBC - Asia News China takes delivery of first shipments of American beef in 14 years 2017-06-23T19:03:00.000000000+00:00 China let through the first shipments of beef from the U.S. in 14 years on Friday. Innovation in the spotlight as China gears up to host 'Summer Davos' 2017-06-23T10:51:00.000000000+00:00 China is again hosting the World Economic Forum's annual June meeting, and innovation is in the spotlight. Big changes are coming to education, and some developed nations could get left behind 2017-06-23T10:08:00.000000000+00:00 Innovation in education has long been led by powerful and influential countries. But today, developing nations are primed to lead the charge. As Modi prepares for Trump meeting, US expected to OK India drone purchase 2017-06-23T10:03:00.000000000+00:00 The deal worth more than $2 billion is seen in New Delhi as a key test of defense ties that have drifted under Trump, who has courted Asian rival China. Chinese parents alarmed by miniature crossbow craze 2017-06-23T07:18:00.000000000+00:00 Powerful mini-crossbows that shoot toothpicks and needles are the new must-have toy for schoolkids across China — and a nightmare for concerned parents and school officials Is this the app to crack the export market? 2017-06-23T06:46:00.000000000+00:00 The challenge: deliver an online platform to help small retailers build a digital presence and ultimately access markets beyond their borders. North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for intercontinental ballistic missile, say US officials 2017-06-23T06:35:00.000000000+00:00 North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a US official told Reuters on Thursday. China's UrWork brings its co-working platform to Singapore 2017-06-23T04:53:00.000000000+00:00 China-based co-working firm UrWork has joined hands with Australian consultancy firm Collective Campus to launch its first overseas branch in Singapore. China's latest crackdown highlights some of its biggest problems 2017-06-23T04:43:00.000000000+00:00 China's banking regulator is investigating how the country's top overseas deal makers are borrowing money, according to multiple media reports. Kalanick’s resignation a potential blow to Uber’s Asia ambitions, report says 2017-06-23T03:38:00.000000000+00:00 Travis Kalanick's resignation as Uber CEO could dent the company's ambitions in Asia amid stiff competition from local ride-hailing players, WSJ reported.