Emerging Market Countries

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease

Australian, Indian elections boost Asian shares, trade fears ease

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Asian shares clawed back some of last week’s losses as investors cheered apparent election wins for conservative incumbents in Australia and India, [more…]

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

China’s tech transfer problem is growing, EU business group says

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - Cases of European firms forced to transfer technology in China are increasing despite Beijing saying the problem does not exist, a European [more…]

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Czech government sticks to 2020 budget deficit target: PM

Published 20/05/2019

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech government will stick to plans for a 40 billion crown ($1.73 billion) central government budget deficit in 2020, unchanged from [more…]

China’s NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China

China’s NetEase to launch first official Pokemon game in China

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese gaming giant NetEase said on Monday it would partner with The Pokemon Company and Gamefreak for the domestic release of Pokemon [more…]

Tencent Video delays ‘Game of Thrones’ finale in China, prompts fan…

Tencent Video delays ‘Game of Thrones’ finale in China, prompts fan…

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s Tencent Video has delayed the broadcast of the “Game of Thrones” finale, according to an official message published by the online [more…]

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China

Huawei CFO house arrest contrasts with Canadians detained in China

Published 20/05/2019

TORONTO (Reuters) - Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou described her house arrest in Vancouver as “restricted to a limited space” even as she spent [more…]

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Afghan working women still face perils at home and office

Published 20/05/2019

KABUL (Reuters) - Minutes before Mena Mangal, a prominent Afghan journalist and parliamentary adviser, was shot dead by two men in Kabul, she had slammed [more…]

U.S. intellectual property complaints a ‘political tool’: China…

U.S. intellectual property complaints a ‘political tool’: China…

Published 20/05/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese state media on Monday criticized the United States for its complaints about intellectual property theft, calling them a “political tool” intended [more…]

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event

Schwarzenegger struck by flying kick at South Africa sports event

Published 18/05/2019

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and [more…]