Emerging Market Countries

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…]

Gymnastics: Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

Gymnastics: Miller keen to see Biles eclipse her in Tokyo

Published 20/01/2020

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Shannon Miller thinks her time as the United States’ most decorated Olympic gymnast will come to an end this summer and [more…]

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Tencent says to step up investment overseas and in smart retail

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings said it will step up its investment overseas and in industries such as “smart retail”, having already [more…]

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry’s website [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from [more…]

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Rap and rice paddies: Thai hip hop creates unlikely new stars

Published 19/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - In geography and in culture, the rice paddies of northeastern Thailand are thousands of miles away from the birthplace of hip hop [more…]

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Published 13/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus, authorities said on Monday, the first time it [more…]