Clyde Russell (Reuters) LAUNCESTON, Australia Coal prices around the world are gently sliding as demand from top importers such as China, India and even Europe remains subdued amid a so far mild northern winter. However, there is one exception. South African coal export prices at Richards Bay have surged in recent months,...
Alan Rappeport (New York TImes) WASHINGTON The Trump administration has formally objected to the World Bank’s plans to continue lending to China, the latest flashpoint in a long-running battle between the world’s largest economies. The objection comes at a delicate moment, as Washington and Beijing try to reach a Phase 1 trade...
နယူးယောက်မြို့ Bronx တိရိစ္ဆာန်ရုံရှိ ကျားတစ်ကောင်မှာ နိုဗယ်ကိုရိုနာဗိုင်းရပ်စ်ကြောင့် ဖြစ်ပွားသည့် အသက်ရှုလမ်းကြောင်းဆိုင်ရာ ရောဂါဝေဒနာဖြစ်ပွားနေကြောင်း ဓာတ်ခွဲ စမ်းသပ်သိရှိရသည်။ အဆိုပါ ဖြစ်စဥ်မှာ အမေရိကန်နိုင်ငံတွင် တိရစ္ဆာန်များအား COVID-19 ရောဂါပိုး ဖြစ်ပွားမှုကို ပထမဆုံး အကြိမ်တွေ့ရှိရခြင်းဖြစ်ပြီး ကမ္ဘာတွင် ကျားကို COVID-19 ကူးစက်မှု ပထမဆုံး အကြိမ်တွေ့ရှိရခြင်းလည်းဖြစ်ကြောင်း တိရစ္ဆာန်ရုံမှ ပြောခွင့်ရပုဂ္ဂိုလ်က ဆိုသည်။ အသက် ၄ နှစ်အရွယ် ကျားမဖြစ်သည့် Nadiaမှာ ချောင်းခြောက်ဆိုးသည့် ဝေဒနာကို ခံစားနေရပြီး ပြန်လည်သက်သာလာမည်ဟု ခန့်မှန်းရကြောင်း အဆိုပါ တိရစ္ဆာန်ရုံကို စီမံခန့်ခွဲနေသည့် Wildlife Conservation Society က ကြေညာချက်ထဲတွင် ပြောဆိုထားသည်။ "ကာကွယ်တဲ့အနေနဲ့ ကျားတွေကို စစ်ဆေးခဲ့တာပါ။ COVID-19...
LAUNCESTON Profits at Asian refineries are being buffeted by a combination of factors, chief among them uncertainty over how exactly new shipping fuel standards will play out and the rise of China as a product exporter. Refinery margins in Asia have been knocked to the lowest since the financial crisis in...
MILAN, (Reuters) Italy’s biggest bank UniCredit said on Tuesday it would buy back its stock this year to improve returns for investors, and shed 9 percent of staff under a new plan to 2023 to cut costs by 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion) in Western Europe. Highlighting the challenge facing retail...
Ana Swanson(New York Times) WASHINGTON The U.S. has spent two years chipping away at the World Trade Organization, criticizing it as unfair, starving it of personnel and disregarding its authority, as President Donald Trump seeks to upend the global trade system. The Trump administration is expected to go one step further and...

Richa Naidu (Reuters) Impossible Foods Inc. on January 6 launched a plant-based sausage patty that will be tested in 139 Burger King restaurants later this month, entering a category dominated by rival Beyond Meat. Silicon Valley-based Impossible Foods, which supplies plant-based Whopper patties to Burger King in the United States, said...
Vladimir Soldatkin (Reuters) SOCHI, Russia Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping last week oversaw the launch of a landmark pipeline that will transport natural gas from Siberia to northeast China, an economic and political boost to ties between Moscow and Beijing. The start of gas flows via the...
Fiat Chrysler and PSA of France said December 18 that they had agreed to the terms of a merger that would create the world’s fourth largest automaker. The companies said they had signed a binding agreement formalizing the merger, announced in October. The accord brings Fiat Chrysler and PSA, the maker...
LONDON, (Reuters) The Japanese yen fell to a six-month low and the Australian and New Zealand dollars rallied after an unexpected rebound in Chinese manufacturing activity raised hopes of a brighter outlook for the world economy. The euro was steady ahead of a testimony to the European parliament by the European...