Biden promises to stand with Southeast Asia in the defense of ocean freedom and democracy

Biden promises to stand with Southeast Asia in the defense of ocean freedom and democracy

Biden promises to defend the freedom of the oceans The United States is concerned about China’s “coercive and proactive actions” across the Taiwan Strait Chinese Prime Minister Li says maintaining peace in the South China Sea is in everyone’s interest BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 27 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that the … Read more

Chinese developer Modern Land defaults on bonds; real estate stocks are falling

Men work on construction site in high-rise building in Beijing, China, October 18, 2021. REUTERS / Thomas Peter Modern Land mentions liquidity problems for non-payment NDRC meets with real estate companies on Tuesday Hang Seng mainland property index falls more than 5% HONG KONG / SHANGHAI, October 26 (Reuters) – Modern Land (1107.HK) has missed … Read more

Increase in human bird flu cases in China shows risk of rapidly changing varieties: experts

A man provides water for chickens inside a greenhouse on a farm in Heihe, Heilongjiang Province, China November 17, 2019. REUTERS / Stringer BEIJING, October 26 (Reuters) – A jump in the number of people in China infected with bird flu this year raises concerns among experts who say a former circulating tribe appears to … Read more

Xi is not there? COP26 hopes are weak for the Chinese leader’s likely absence

China ‘maxed out’ after 3 major climate promises – consultant More concessions on coal unlikely in the midst of the domestic supply crunch SHANGHAI, October 26 (Reuters) – The leaders of most of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters are gathering in Glasgow from Sunday, with the aim of killing plans and means to tilt … Read more

Myanmar fails to attend Southeast Asian summit after junta exclusion

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 26 (Reuters) – A summit of Southeast Asian leaders began Tuesday without a Myanmar representative after its junta leader was ruled out for non-compliance with a regional peace deal and the ruling military refused to send junior representation. Neither Brunei, the president of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), nor … Read more

The bid to attend the ASEAN summit Trump skipped after 2017

US President Joe Biden comments on infrastructure legislation at the Electric City Trolley Museum in Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA on October 20, 2021. REUTERS / Jonathan Ernst / File Photo WASHINGTON / BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, October 25 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden attends a virtual summit with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Turkish state banks are likely to follow the central bank and lower interest rates on Monday sources

A customer uses an automated cash register at a branch of Halkbank in Istanbul on 15 August 2014. REUTERS / Osman Orsal ISTANBUL, October 24 (Reuters) – Turkish state banks are expected to cut borrowing costs on loans by around 200 basis points on Monday, according to three people familiar with the plan following the … Read more

Prince Charles says “dangerously narrow window” to speed up climate action

Prince Charles of Great Britain greets guests at a reception at the Global Investment Summit in Windsor Castle, Windsor, UK, 19 October 2021. Alastair Grant / Pool via REUTERS RIYADH, October 23 (Reuters) – Britain’s Prince Charles said in recorded remarks at an environmental event in Saudi Arabia on Saturday that there was a “dangerously … Read more

Panasonic unveils prototype battery for Tesla

A man is seen next to Panasonic Corp.’s logo at Panasonic Center in Tokyo, Japan, February 2, 2017. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon TOKYO, October 25 (Reuters) – Panasonic on Monday unveiled a more advanced prototype battery that has five times the storage capacity of the current ones, and the company’s battery manager says it will … Read more

Washington, DC subway to continue reduced service through at least October 31st

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (Reuters) – The Washington, DC subway system said Friday that it will continue to significantly reduce subway service through at least Oct. 31 as it completes plans to return most of its railroads to service after a October. 12 derailment. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) on Sunday was ordered to … Read more