Asia / Pacific

Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Hong Kong, southern China clean up after super typhoon

Published 17/09/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The financial hub of Hong Kong began clearing up on Monday after being battered by one of the strongest typhoons in recent [more…]

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Philippine leader again vows to shut mines after deadly landslides

Published 17/09/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte repeated his call on Monday to shut all mines in the country following deadly landslides, hours after his [more…]

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Turkey’s Erdogan says his meeting with Putin on Syria will bring hope

Published 17/09/2018

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that a joint statement due to be made after his meeting with Russian President [more…]

Oil higher as U.S. Iran sanctions raise supply concerns

Oil higher as U.S. Iran sanctions raise supply concerns

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Monday as investors focused on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran despite assurances by Washington that Saudi [more…]

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Pakistan auctions cars in austerity drive, PM commutes by helicopter

Published 17/09/2018

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan’s new government on Monday began auctioning off about 100 government-owned vehicles as part of new Prime Minister Imran Khan’s highly publicized [more…]

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Shares knocked lower after new U.S. tariff threat on Chinese goods

Published 17/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Stock markets headed south on Monday as investors took fright at news that Washington was set to announce a new round of [more…]

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Praying for miracles, rescuers seek signs of life after Philippine…

Published 17/09/2018

UCAB, Philippines (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors in the rubble of a huge landslide in the Philippines faded on Monday as rescuers in a [more…]

Wall Street braced for more tariffs, futures point lower

Wall Street braced for more tariffs, futures point lower

Published 17/09/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. stock markets were set to open lower on Monday on signs China would retaliate if President Donald Trump makes good on threats [more…]

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

‘Cuddled in Kim Jong Un’s arms’: North Koreans envisage unification…

Published 17/09/2018

PYONGYANG (Reuters) - Sixteen-year-old Ri Jin Ryong, a member of North Korea’s paramilitary Worker-Peasant Red Guards militia, says he has one message for South Koreans [more…]