Australia

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]

Australia’s Santos gets final sweetened $10.8 billion bid from…

Australia’s Santos gets final sweetened $10.8 billion bid from…

Published 21/05/2018

(Reuters) - U.S.-based Harbour Energy made a final offer of $10.8 billion for Australia’s Santos Ltd (STO.AX) on Monday, hiking its bid for a fifth [more…]

Harbour Energy says $10.8 billion offer for Santos is ‘best and final’

Harbour Energy says $10.8 billion offer for Santos is ‘best and final’

Published 21/05/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Harbour Energy said on Monday its latest takeover proposal of $10.8 billion for Australian gas producer Santos Ltd (STO.AX) was its “best [more…]

Golf: Wise beyond his years, Aaron clinches first PGA Tour win

Golf: Wise beyond his years, Aaron clinches first PGA Tour win

Published 21/05/2018

(Reuters) - South African-born American Aaron Wise became the youngest winner on the PGA Tour in more than a year when he clinched a three-shot [more…]

Back to work, Prince Harry and Meghan to delay honeymoon

Back to work, Prince Harry and Meghan to delay honeymoon

Published 20/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will delay heading off for their honeymoon, instead attending a birthday party for his father Prince Charles [more…]

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Ready, aim, fire: Australian diners given water pistols to ward off…

Published 17/05/2018

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - Annoyed at seagulls that pester its patrons, a restaurant in the Australian city of Perth has armed customers with water pistols [more…]

Two-thirds of Brits not interested in royal wedding: poll

Two-thirds of Brits not interested in royal wedding: poll

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A global audience will be watching when Prince Harry weds his U.S. fiancee Meghan Markle on Saturday, but most Britons don’t care [more…]

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Asia stocks pull back after soft China data- oil higher

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks pulled back on Tuesday, brushing off a firmer lead from Wall Street, as investors turned cautious after soft Chinese economic [more…]

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

Published 15/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphones users, who unwittingly pay their [more…]

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Australia central bank ‘a source of stability’ as banking scandal…

Published 15/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Damaging revelations of widespread misconduct in Australia’s banking sector could hurt house price growth and household spending, the country’s central bank said [more…]