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On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

On eve of meeting pope, South Korean president speaks of peace hopes

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korea’s president spoke of “heart-warming” moves toward peace on the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, a day before he is expected [more…]

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

South Korea’s Moon delivers invitation from North Korea for pope to…

Published 18/10/2018

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Pope Francis on Thursday and the president’s office said he had relayed an invitation from [more…]

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

Published 18/10/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) (2330.TW) offered a modest fourth-quarter revenue growth outlook, predicting weaker sales of high-performance computers for cryptocurrency mining [more…]

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee [more…]

Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights

Reavie leads at CJ Cup after winds play havoc with heavyweights

Published 18/10/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - American Chez Reavie hit a four-under-par 68 to take a one-shot lead after the opening day of the PGA Tour’s CJ Cup [more…]

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Trump to nominate former Air Force general as top Asia diplomat

Published 18/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department’s top diplomat for East [more…]

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Insurers call for delay in prising open ‘black box’ accounts

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Insurers from across the world have called for amendments and a two-year delay to a change in accounting rules aimed at increasing [more…]

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING/PARIS (Reuters) - China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said [more…]

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

China shares weigh on regional markets despite central bank support

Published 08/10/2018

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Shares in Asia slumped Monday as China’s markets stumbled in their first trading day after a one-week holiday even though Beijing’s central [more…]