Stock market investors are finally facing up to global turmoil

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nils Pratley on finance Stock markets Stock market investors are finally facing up to global turmoil Nils Pratley Early declines signalled acknowledgment of US-China trade war and other events Caterpillar is feeling the impact of higher steel and aluminium prices. Photograph: China Stringer Network/Reuters Läs mer…

Man thought to be journalist missing in Syria released, says Japan

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Syria Minister says man now in Turkey is probably Jumpei Yasuda, missing since 2015 Jumpei Yasuda in Baghdad in 2004. Photograph: Reuters A Japanese freelance journalist who went missing three years ago in Syria is believed to have been released by his captors, Japan’s Läs mer…

Philippines: Duterte faces first serious dip in popularity ratings

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rodrigo Duterte Tax policy has raised price of food and affected support from president’s usual base Rodrigo Duterte’s popularity has fallen from about 80% to between 50-60%. Photograph: Mark R Cristino/EPA His domestic reputation has survived a brutal drug war that took thousands of Läs mer…

Aerial footage of the world's longest sea bridge – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:15 The $20bn (£15bn) Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau sea bridge, the world’s longest, has been officially opened. Critics say the 34 mile (55km) construction, connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland, is an attempt to integrate Hong Kong into China as fears Läs mer…

Dyson to build electric cars in Singapore, with launch planned for 2021

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Dyson Ltd British firm chose site of plant because of proximity to ‘high-growth markets’ in Asia Dyson, founded by the billionaire inventor Sir James Dyson, is developing the electric car at its research facilities in Wiltshire. Photograph: Heathcliff O’Malley/PA Dyson will build its new Läs mer…

Morrison rejects Labor offer on Nauru asylum seekers as 'horse-trading'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Labor proposes amendments to New Zealand resettlement bill it earlier opposed Of Labor concession on Nauru asylum seeker bill, PM says, ‘You don’t horse-trade on border protection.’ Photograph: Reuters Scott Morrison has shot down an overture by Labor aimed at Läs mer…

Morrison rejects Labor offer on Nauru asylum seekers as 'horse-trading'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Labor proposes amendments to New Zealand resettlement bill it earlier opposed Of Labor concession on Nauru asylum seeker bill, PM says, ‘You don’t horse-trade on border protection.’ Photograph: Reuters Scott Morrison has shot down an overture by Labor aimed at Läs mer…

Bong arm of the law: South Korea says it will arrest citizens who smoke weed in Canada

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Korea Seoul reminds 23,000 South Korean students in Canada that domestic law applies to them no matter where they are Canada has legalised cannabis but South Koreans thinking of returning home have been warned. Photograph: Geoff Robins/AFP/Getty Images For South Koreans in Canada, Läs mer…

Taiwan train travelling twice speed limit before crash that killed 18

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Taiwan Driver allegedly disabled the automatic train protection system that would have caused it to brake A train travelling from Taipei to Taitung derailed on Monday, killing 18. Photograph: Xinhua/Barcroft Images The driver of a train which derailed in Taiwan killing 18 people is Läs mer…

Five things you need to know about the world's longest sea bridge

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Hong Kong The $20bn Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau bridge is one of the world’s most unusual roadways A section of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge in Hong Kong Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty Images The world’s longest sea bridge, connecting Hong Kong and Macau to the Chinese mainland has Läs mer…

'Watching our mates drop dead': New Zealand's synthetic cannabis crisis

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand Neighbourhoods being ‘swallowed up’ by the drug, with health officials calling for urgent action The Napier suburb of Maraenui in New Zealand, where synthetic cannabis use has taken hold. Photograph: Picture courtesy of RNZ. Photo by Luke McPake. Daniel started using synthetic Läs mer…

Guns and guards to be removed from Korean 'truce village' of Panmunjom

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; South Korea Demilitarisation will happen within days after talks between South Korea, North Korea and UN Command The border village of Panmunjom will be demilitarised within days, says South Korea after talks with the North. Photograph: Lee Jin-man/AP The two Koreas and the US-led Läs mer…

Labor says it's prepared to strike deal with Coalition to get children off Nauru

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian immigration and asylum Shadow immigration minister says ALP will support Coalition’s New Zealand bill if government guarantees relocation of all children and families Children from the refugee and asylum seeker community on Nauru take part in a protest in 2016. Photograph: None Labor Läs mer…

China's stock market surges on stimulus hopes – business live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as the Shanghai stock market leaps by over 4% Chinese president has pledged to protect companies Stocks on track for best day since 2016 Italy was downgraded on Friday night LIVE Updated A private stock Läs mer…

Carriages strewn after train derailment in Taiwan – video

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Play Video 0:38 Carriages are strewn at angles across and away from the track, some on their side, in this aerial footage of the scene after an express train was derailed in Taiwan.  Eighteen people died and more than 170 were injured when the Puyuma Läs mer…