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WHO vote on Taiwan, China’s NPC convenes, and Fujifilm earnings

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The week will open with the World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Organization, where countries are slated to vote on the highly-charged issue of whether to include Taiwan as an observer — a move strongly opposed by Beijing. The vote should produce some interesting mood music for major political events later in the week: the National People’s Congress in Beijing and President Tsai Ing-wen’s inauguration for a second term in Taipei. 

Economic data will come from Japan with quarterly GDP on Monday and Hong Kong with monthly unemployment on Tuesday. The

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