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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…]

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…]

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Lawyers for Huawei CFO call Canada prosecutor’s arguments ‘circular’

Published 17/01/2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO (Reuters) - Extraditing Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou to the United States based on American sanctions against Iran would set a dangerous precedent [more…]

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Hong Kong applauds its financial prowess amid protests

Published 13/01/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong’s chief executive Carrie Lam and top finance officials praised the Chinese-ruled city’s resilience as a global financial hub on [more…]

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

U.S. congressional study urges sanctions on China over ‘crimes against humanity’

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional report called for sanctions against China over human rights abuses, and for U.S. officials to keep rights concerns in [more…]

China says U.S. congress report on China’s human rights neither objective nor credible

China says U.S. congress report on China’s human rights neither objective nor credible

Published 09/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry said on Thursday that a U.S. Congressional report that called for sanctions against Beijing over human rights abuses was [more…]

Thousands on strike over pay at Cambodian casino NagaWorld

Thousands on strike over pay at Cambodian casino NagaWorld

Published 09/01/2020

PHNOM PENH (Reuters) - Thousands of Cambodians working for a Hong Kong-listed casino company have gone on strike for higher pay and better working conditions, [more…]

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

UK watchdog proposes overhaul of cash savings products

Published 09/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s markets watchdog proposed on Thursday a single interest rate for cash savings products, a move it says would bump up interest [more…]

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Published 09/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the United States and Iran backed away from the brink of [more…]

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

U.S. lawmakers predict passage of bill backing China’s Uighurs

Published 09/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican and Democratic members of the U.S. Congress predicted on Wednesday that the House of Representatives and Senate would agree on a [more…]