Texas governor signs bill banning transgender girls from female sports in schools

Texas governor signs bill banning transgender girls from female sports in schools

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Speaks at the Annual National Rifle Association (NRA) Convention in Dallas, Texas, USA, May 4, 2018. REUTERS / Lucas Jackson October 25 (Reuters) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday signed a bill banning transgender girls from participating in women’s sports in public schools, joining a wave of similar measures emerging … 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

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

Amazon’s warehouse workers in Staten Island are applying for union election

October 25 (Reuters) – Workers at a warehouse at Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) in New York City’s Staten Island neighborhood have filed a petition to form a union, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said Monday. The move represents the second time that U.S. employees for the world’s largest online retailer are planning to merge … Read more

The United States outlines November 8 international reopening of travel, vaccination rules

A US flag is reflected on the floor as passengers make their way through Reagan National Airport in Washington, USA, July 1, 2016. REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque / File Photo WASHINGTON, October 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration plans on Monday to unveil its detailed rules requiring almost all foreign air visitors to be vaccinated … Read more

Greenhouse gas levels hit record highs; the world is struggling to stem damages

A truck engine is tested for pollution leaving its exhaust pipe near the Mexican-American border in Otay Mesa, California on September 10, 2013. REUTERS / Mike Blake The UN seeks ‘dramatic increase’ in climate commitments The summit will seek to avert threatening levels of warming Britain’s Johnson says COP26 result is ‘touch and go’ We … 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

HSBC pays property in China at 74% profit, $ 2 billion Repurchase

A man wearing a protective mask walks past an HSBC logo at headquarters in the middle of the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on September 9, 2020. REUTERS / Lim Huey Teng / File Photo Q3 profit rises to $ 5.4 billion On better loan options Costs are going to cross up to … Read more