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At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

At APEC, China, others woo Pacific with a boulevard, a Bible and a…

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - After world leaders jetted out of Papua New Guinea following the acrimonious end to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit, Pacific [more…]

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

APEC fails to live up to its name amid U.S., China acrimony

Published 19/11/2018

PORT MORESBY (Reuters) - The C in APEC stands for Cooperation. But when the two biggest members are fighting a trade war and using the [more…]

Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

Rio Tinto, Nespresso join forces to make coffee pods greener

Published 18/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Nespresso, part of food giant Nestle, aims to use sustainable aluminum in all of its coffee capsules by 2020 under a deal [more…]

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes- oil resumes retreat

Asia stocks lifted by China-U.S. trade hopes- oil resumes retreat

Published 15/11/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks rose on Thursday, cheered by a bounce in Chinese equities on signs China and the United States may be taking [more…]

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on…

Published 15/11/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China’s restive, [more…]

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Asian shares sell off as risk sentiment sours, pound pares gains

Published 05/11/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks skidded on Monday as fears of faster rate hikes in the United States and uncertainty around the Sino-U.S. trade war [more…]

Scientists launch plan to map genes of all complex life on earth

Scientists launch plan to map genes of all complex life on earth

Published 01/11/2018

LONDON, (Reuters) - Scientists launched a vast project on Thursday to map the genetic code of all 1.5 million known species of complex life on [more…]

Meghan defeats Harry in New Zealand gumboot toss

Meghan defeats Harry in New Zealand gumboot toss

Published 30/10/2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan threw rubber gumboots on Tuesday as children cheered in a competition in New Zealand’s largest [more…]

Australia spy chief says 5G risks high, in nod to China firms’…

Australia spy chief says 5G risks high, in nod to China firms’…

Published 30/10/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia must restrict foreign firms with government ties from its 5G mobile communications network because it is critical infrastructure, the head of [more…]

Geoffrey Rush would ‘look at me and lick his lips’: actor

Geoffrey Rush would ‘look at me and lick his lips’: actor

Published 30/10/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush touched his co-star on the breast and humiliated her with sexual innuendo during a production of “King Lear”, the [more…]