Tesla’s July sales of Chinese-made vehicles slide due to factory line upgrades

Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) sold 28,217 Chinese-made vehicles in July, nearly two-thirds less than a month earlier as a scheduled … Read more

Cryptoverse: Blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole an estimated $190 million from U.S. crypto firm Nomad last … Read more

Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion

TAIPEI, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Taiwan’s foreign minister said on Tuesday that China was using the military drills it launched in protest against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit as a game-plan to prepare for an invasion of the self-ruled island. Joseph Wu, speaking at a press conference in Taipei, offered no time-table for a … Read more

Airbus delivered 46 jets in July, books big China order

Undelivered Airbus A320neo-family airplanes that have been built without engines, due to supply chain shortages, are seen parked outside the European plane-maker’s factory in Blagnac, France August 4, 2022. REUTERS/Tim Hepher Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Airbus (AIR.PA) delivered 46 jets in July, bringing physical deliveries … Read more

Stocks choppy after U.S. jobs report sell-off

U.S. stocks mixed following Friday sell-off Treasury yields decline Oil rises 1%, off multi-month lows Aug 8 (Reuters) – World stock markets were mostly flat on Monday, unable to recover much from a sell-off last week triggered by a strong U.S. jobs report that bolstered the case for sharp interest rate increases. The dollar weakened … Read more

Top Pakistan Taliban leader killed in Afghanistan roadside attack | Pakistan Taliban News

Abdul Wali, also known as Omar Khalid Khorasani, was allegedly behind some of the deadliest attacks in Pakistan in recent years. A late night roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan has struck a vehicle carrying members of the Pakistan Taliban, killing a senior leader and three other members of the group, several Pakistani officials and the … Read more

How Ahmaud Arbery’s death changed a coastal Georgia community

BRUNSWICK, Ga., Aug 7 (Reuters) – Carla Arbery has a T-shirt summing up what’s changed in her coastal Georgia community since the murder of nephew Ahmaud Arbery by three white men in 2020. Phrases on her shirt list action sparked by the fatal shooting of the young Black jogger: The abolishment of a state citizens-arrest … Read more

Baidu bags China’s first fully driverless robotaxi licenses

Men interact with a Baidu AI robot near the company logo at its headquarters in Beijing, China April 23, 2021. REUTERS/Florence Lo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Aug 8 (Reuters) – China search engine giant Baidu Inc said on Monday it has obtained permits to operate fully driverless robotaxi … Read more

China extends threatening military exercises around Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it was extending threatening military exercises surrounding Taiwan that have disrupted shipping and air traffic and substantially raised concerns about the potential for conflict in a region crucial to global trade. The exercises would include anti-submarine drills, apparently targeting U.S. support for Taiwan in the event of a potential … Read more

China to conduct ‘regular’ military drills east of Taiwan Strait median line, state media report

An Air Force aircraft under the Eastern Theatre Command of China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) takes off for military exercises in the waters around Taiwan, from an undisclosed location in this August 4, 2022 handout released on August 5, 2022. Eastern Theatre Command/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, … Read more