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Safety, verification questions hang over North Korea’s plan to…

Safety, verification questions hang over North Korea’s plan to…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Shutting down North Korea’s nuclear test site is trickier than it might seem. A botched tunnel collapse could spread radioactive debris. Nuclear [more…]

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

North, South Korea to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold [more…]

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

North Korea to invite South Korean reporters to observe scrapping…

Published 15/05/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will invite South Korean reporters from one news agency and from one television broadcaster to observe the dismantling of a [more…]

Toshiba says memory chip unit sale to boost annual profit by a third

Toshiba says memory chip unit sale to boost annual profit by a third

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Toshiba Corp said it expects net income to jump 33 percent this financial year thanks to profits from the planned $18 [more…]

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Shipping’s financiers turning the tide on shipbreaking practices

Published 15/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - The shipping industry has long been criticized by campaigners for allowing vessels to be broken up on beaches, endangering workers and polluting [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…]

U.S., Japan to ‘move rapidly’ on trade deal: Hagerty

U.S., Japan to ‘move rapidly’ on trade deal: Hagerty

Published 15/05/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States and Japan will “move rapidly” to get a trade deal under a new framework aimed at intensifying bilateral trade [more…]

Massachusetts man stole Warhol paintings, sold fakes: prosecutors

Massachusetts man stole Warhol paintings, sold fakes: prosecutors

Published 09/05/2018

BOSTON (Reuters) - A Massachusetts man was arrested on Wednesday and accused by federal prosecutors of stealing two Andy Warhol paintings from a former college [more…]

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Asia shares mostly higher, U.S. crude powers past $70

Published 07/05/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Most Asia markets firmed on Monday after a tame reading on U.S. wages lessened the risk of faster rate hikes by the [more…]

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Oil prices reach highest since Nov 2014 on Venezuela, Iran worries

Published 07/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. oil prices rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since November 2014 and Brent crude climbed to [more…]