China foreign minister walks out moments before ASEAN meeting gala dinner

China foreign minister walks out moments before ASEAN meeting gala dinner

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi attends the ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia August 4, 2022. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PHNOM PENH, Aug 4 (Reuters) – The Chinese government’s top diplomat Wang Yi walked out before the start of a gala dinner of foreign ministers … Read more

Aviation sector faces hiring headache as mechanics shortage looms

Aviation sector faces hiring headache as mechanics shortage looms

MONTREAL/BENGALURU, July 15 (Reuters) – Christophe Gagnon considered quitting his avionics studies as COVID-19 crippled aviation, but the 21-year-old stayed in class and now the industry is desperate for more like him to keep planes flying. Two years after lockdowns nearly grounded the airline industry, repair shops and suppliers are scrambling for students like Gagnon, … Read more

War looms large over G20 event as Russia meets rivals in Bali

War looms large over G20 event as Russia meets rivals in Bali

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, July 8 (Reuters) – G20 foreign ministers head to a joint summit on Friday that will put some of the staunchest critics of Russia invasion of Ukraine in the same room as Moscow’s top diplomat, in the first such meeting since the war started in February. The buildup to the gathering on … Read more

Elon Musk sued for $258 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

Elon Musk sued for 8 billion over alleged Dogecoin pyramid scheme

NEW YORK, June 16 (Reuters) – Elon Musk was sued for $258 billion on Thursday by a Dogecoin investor who accused him of running a pyramid scheme to support the cryptocurrency. In a complaint filed in federal court in Manhattan, plaintiff Keith Johnson accused Musk, electric car company Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) and space tourism company … Read more

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

World stocks near fresh 2022 lows on inflation fears

LONDON, June 13 (Reuters) – World stocks fell towards fresh 2022 lows and the Japanese yen slid to levels not seen in nearly a quarter of a century on Monday as red-hot US inflation fueled worries about even more aggressive policy tightening in a big week for central banks. The substantially higher-than-expected US CPI print … Read more

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for $375,000 to release tanker

Exclusive: Indonesian navy officers ask for 5,000 to release tanker

A view of shipyards, seen through a window, in Batam, Indonesia, April 3, 2019. REUTERS/Henning Gloystein/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Navy detains fuel tanker anchored east of Singapore Incident follows a dozen similar detentions last year More tankers anchored off Singapore due to COVID delays SINGAPORE, June 9 (Reuters) … Read more

‘Our blood is boiling’: Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

‘Our blood is boiling’: Victims angry as son of dictator closes in on Philippine presidency

MANILA, May 5 (Reuters) – Former political prisoner Cristina Bawagan still has the dress she wore the day she was arrested, tortured and sexually abused by soldiers during the late Philippines’ dictator Ferdinand Marcos’s brutal era of martial law. Bawagan fears the horrors of Marcos’s rule would be diminished if his namesake son wins the … Read more

Prosecutor urges ex-Goldman banker’s conviction over 1MDB, defense blasts witness

Prosecutor urges ex-Goldman banker’s conviction over 1MDB, defense blasts witness

NEW YORK, April 4 (Reuters) – A US prosecutor on Monday urged jurors to convict a former senior Goldman Sachs (GS.N) banker for helping loot billions of dollars from Malaysia’s 1MDB sovereign wealth fund, while the defense accused the government’s star witness of lying. In her closing argument in Brooklyn federal court, Assistant US Attorney … Read more

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Stocks rally fizzles, bond markets ponder risks for US economy

Euro STOXX 600 drops 0.6% US bond market signals economic pain ahead Treasury 10-year yields lower Ukraine-Russia negotiations earlier buoyed stocks wall street down NEW YORK, March 30 (Reuters) – The US and European equities rally wavered on Wednesday as investors reviewed economic and geopolitical risks, while oil prices jumped more than $2 on the … Read more