Government / Politics

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

China, Taiwan spar over Chinese diplomat’s invasion threat

Published 11/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A pro-China supporter adjusts a China national flag during a rally calling for peaceful reunification, days before the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Tsai [more…]

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Indonesia detains 18 in pre-emptive bid to boost Christmas security

Published 11/12/2017

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian anti-terrorism police have detained 18 people with links to militant groups in a bid to cut the risk of attacks during [more…]

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Saudi Arabia says cinemas will be allowed from early 2018

Published 11/12/2017

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Monday that public cinemas would be allowed in the conservative kingdom and the first cinemas were likely to [more…]

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

German intelligence unmasks alleged covert Chinese social media profil

Published 11/12/2017

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s intelligence service has published the details of social network profiles which it says are fronts faked by Chinese intelligence to gather [more…]

China Telecom earmarked as Philippines’ 3rd telecoms player: Manila of

China Telecom earmarked as Philippines’ 3rd telecoms player: Manila of

Published 11/12/2017

MANILA (Reuters) - State-run China Telecom Corp could become the Philippines’ third telecoms player, officials of the Southeast Asian nation said on Sunday, as the [more…]

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor

Egypt reveals artifacts, mummy from tombs in ancient city of Luxor

Published 10/12/2017

LUXOR, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt’s authorities on Saturday revealed artifacts and a linen-wrapped mummified body, possibly that of a top official, from two tombs that [more…]

Drug industry group sues to stop California drug price law

Drug industry group sues to stop California drug price law

Published 09/12/2017

(Reuters) - The trade group representing U.S. drugmakers on Friday said it has a filed a lawsuit to stop California from implementing a law aimed [more…]

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Britain and EU clinch deal to move Brexit talks forward

Published 08/12/2017

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is welcomed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the EC headquarters in Brussels, Belgium December 8, 2017. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS/LONDON [more…]

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Factbox: What’s in the Brexit divorce deal?

Published 08/12/2017

An Anti-Brexit protestor waves EU and Union flags outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain December 5, 2017. REUTERS/Simon DawsonBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European [more…]

Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

Exclusive: Bangladesh Bank, NY Fed discuss suing Manila bank for heist damages

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Commuters pass by the front of the Bangladesh central bank building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Ashikur Rahman/File PhotoDHAKA (Reuters) - [more…]