Asia / Pacific

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Published 10/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters (16.4 ft), one of the biggest on record, to stop [more…]

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

At least 12 dead, including children, in Afghan suicide blast

Published 10/07/2018

KABUL (Reuters) - A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 12 people, including several children, on Tuesday, in an attack in the eastern city [more…]

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

All 13 rescued from flooded Thai cave: navy SEAL unit

Published 10/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - All 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped for more than two weeks deep inside a flooded Thai cave have [more…]

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Malaysian 1MBD fund investigators to travel to Washington, sources say

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - Malaysian officials investigating a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme linked to a Malaysian state fund and former Prime Minister Najib Razak plan to meet with [more…]

China’s Didi signs up Continental for purpose-built electric cars

China’s Didi signs up Continental for purpose-built electric cars

Published 10/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Didi Chuxing signed an agreement with German automotive supplier Continental AG on Tuesday to cooperate in developing internet-connected, electric cars tailor-made [more…]

Finland’s Nokia signs 1 billion euro deal with China Mobile

Finland’s Nokia signs 1 billion euro deal with China Mobile

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - Nokia has signed a one billion euro ($1.17 billion) deal to support China Mobile, the Finnish network gear maker said on Tuesday. Under [more…]

Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Dollar rises as trade war fears fade, risk sentiment returns

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar strengthened broadly on Monday and neared a six-month high against the Japanese yen as investors bought riskier assets, encouraged by [more…]

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares hovered near three-week highs on Tuesday, supported by optimism about U.S. company earnings and hopes that global economic growth can [more…]

India’s TCS first-quarter profit rises 24 percent, beats estimates

India’s TCS first-quarter profit rises 24 percent, beats estimates

Published 10/07/2018

(Reuters) - India’s biggest software services exporter, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, posted a better-than-expected rise of about 24 percent in first-quarter net profit, helped by [more…]

Tesla to open plant in Shanghai with annual capacity of 500,000…

Tesla to open plant in Shanghai with annual capacity of 500,000…

Published 10/07/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tesla Inc on Tuesday signed agreements with Shanghai authorities that will allow it to open a plant in the Chinese city with [more…]