Asia / Pacific

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Samsung says may invest $500 million to set up display factory in India

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL/BANGALORE (Reuters) - South Korean flat screen maker Samsung Display plans to set up a factory in India with a $500 million investment as parent [more…]

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

China calls on Canada to release Huawei executive Meng

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China urged Canada on Monday to release detained Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou as soon as possible. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang, [more…]

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Philippine volcano recharging, scientist says, as shops, hotels told to keep shut

Published 20/01/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions [more…]

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Australian budget surplus in doubt as bushfire funding boosted

Published 20/01/2020

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Monday boosted emergency funding for small businesses hit by bushfires that have ravaged the country for months, as the mounting [more…]

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Australia’s flame-scarred Kangaroo Valley calls for tourists to return

Published 20/01/2020

KANGAROO VALLEY (Reuters) - Hard-hit businesses in Australia’s blaze-ravaged Kangaroo Valley are calling for tourists to return now that the wildfires are under control, and [more…]

Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Rust-free Federer launches Melbourne campaign with sublime win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Roger Federer showed no sign of rust despite a lack of match practice ahead of the Australian Open as he launched his [more…]

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Gauff completes double eclipse of Venus

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Coco Gauff shone on her Australian Open debut on Monday as she knocked Venus Williams out of the first round in a [more…]

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers [more…]

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Briton Evans pats stomach after fulfilling comeback win

Published 20/01/2020

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Dan Evans, urged to “miss a few meals” earlier this month by Britain captain Tim Henman, patted his stomach after completing a [more…]