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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings Ltd’s shares surged on Friday after a local regulatory official said some new video games had been cleared for sale, ending a lengthy freeze in approvals that has spooked players in the world’s largest gaming market. Feng Shixin, a senior official of the ruling Communist Party’s Propaganda department, said in a speech at a gaming...
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Workers at India’s state-owned banks called a nationwide strike on Friday in protest at proposed mergers that could cause job losses and demanded immediate wage rises. The strike, by the All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC), impacted trading volumes in foreign exchange and debt markets, said traders. Private sector banks were not affected by the strike. AIBOC has a...
(Reuters) - Indian shares fell over one percent on Friday, tracking broader Asia, as investors remained jittery amid uncertain global cues on the possibility of a U.S. government shutdown and further rate hikes by the Federal Reserve next year. Markets took a dip on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve largely retained plans to increase interest rates despite risks to...
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea wants to hold smaller joint military drills with the United States next year, the defence ministry said on Thursday, scaling back larger exercises as part of an effort to boost nuclear diplomacy with North Korea. The allies have suspended a number of combined military exercises this year as tensions on the Korean peninsula eased and...
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea’s commitment to the “denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula” also includes “completely eliminating the U.S. nuclear threat to Korea,” North Korean state media said on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un issued a joint statement after their historic meeting in Singapore in June that reaffirmed the North’s commitment to “work...
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The Danish parliament on Thursday passed the 2019 budget, including a proposal to hold foreign criminals on a tiny island. The plan has been criticised by the United Nations human rights chief and is viewed by many as a symbol of Denmark’s increasingly tough stance on immigration. “People think this is not the solution to the real problems,”...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk made a brief public appearance late on Tuesday to unveil the first tunnel completed by the underground transit venture he launched two years ago as an ambitious remedy to Los Angeles’ infamously heavy traffic. But contrary to some of his own hype from several months ago, free rides were not part of...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told his Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan that Washington “would take a look at” the possibility of extraditing a U.S.-based Muslim cleric who Ankara suspects of being behind a 2016 coup attempt, but he made no commitment, the White House said on Tuesday. “The only thing he said is that we would take a...
LONDON (Reuters) - The British government said on Tuesday it would implement plans for a no-deal Brexit in full and begin telling businesses and citizens to prepare for the risk of leaving the European Union without an agreement. Those plans include setting aside space on ferries to ensure a regular flow of medical supplies and keeping 3,500 armed forces personnel...
Ein schwarzer Tag für alle Naturafarm-Schweine- und -Kälber-Produzenten: Coop will die Mengen kürzen oder gar ganz streichen. Das Naturafarm-Kalb stirbt, und die CNf-Schweine werden um 30 Prozent reduziert. «Naturafarm ist unser Bekenntnis zum Tierwohl. Tiere auf Naturafarm-Höfen können sich frei bewegen und nach draussen gehen. Im Stall gibt es separate Bereiche, wo sie fressen, schlafen und spielen können», schreibt Coop...

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