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World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

World body to lift Russia’s doping ban

Published 08/02/2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) said on Friday it would lift the ban on Russian Para athletes by March 15, but only [more…]

Nikon gets Foxconn request to delay equipment installation at China…

Nikon gets Foxconn request to delay equipment installation at China…

Published 08/02/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Nikon Corp said Foxconn Technology Group had requested to delay the instalment of equipment at the Taiwanese firm’s new liquid crystal display [more…]

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Aramco amps up in South Korea with $1.6 billion bet on refiner…

Published 28/01/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - State-owned Saudi Aramco plans to invest up to $1.6 billion for a nearly 20 percent stake in South Korean refiner Hyundai Oilbank, [more…]

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Asia shares pare gains as focus turns to crucial Sino-U.S. trade talks

Published 28/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares ticked up on Monday though they retreated from earlier highs as relief on news of a deal to reopen the [more…]

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

China trade shock hits global stocks, commodities

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - Global stock markets and commodities took a hit on Monday after a shock contraction in Chinese trade pointed to deepening cracks in [more…]

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Samsung to launch India-first smartphones to counter Chinese rivals

Published 13/01/2019

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Samsung (005930.KS) plans to launch a budget smartphone series in India ahead of a global release, aiming to regain ground ceded to [more…]

Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Japan demands talks over Korean court’s Nippon Steel decision

Published 09/01/2019

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan on Wednesday demanded talks with South Korea over a Korean court compensation award against a Japanese company for using forced laborers [more…]

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

World stocks near four-week high on U.S.-China trade optimism, oil…

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks extend their gains to hit a near-four week high and oil prices rose on Wednesday on optimism that the United [more…]

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to…

Australian police investigate suspicious packages sent to…

Published 09/01/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Police in Australia are investigating suspicious packages sent to a wide range of embassies and consulates on Wednesday, which officials said included [more…]

Costume drama ‘The Favourite’ leads BAFTA awards nominations

Costume drama ‘The Favourite’ leads BAFTA awards nominations

Published 09/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - “The Favourite” led the nominations for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards on Wednesday, with 12 nods for [more…]