Pakistani hospital overwhelmed as water-borne illnesses spread

Sehwan hospital in southern Pakistan is overwhelmed Patients arrive from flood-affected areas Thousands suffer from waterborne diseases WHO warns of ‘second disaster’ after catastrophic floods SEHWAN, Pakistan, Oct 3 (Reuters) – The emergency room at the main government hospital in Sehwan, a small town in southern Pakistan, is overwhelmed. On a recent visit, Reuters saw … Read more

Column: Oil and coal sectors think more fossil fuels is the solution. Probably not: Russell

LAUNCESTON, Australia, September 29 – If there’s one thing the oil and coal industries can agree on, it’s that the solution to the current global energy crisis is more fossil fuels. This was the consistent message from the biggest annual meetings of the two industries in Asia, held this week in Singapore for oil and … Read more

China property shares, bonds slump as CIFI default report adds to sector woes

SHANGHAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Investors dumped shares and bonds of Chinese property developers on Wednesday, after a media report that CIFI Holdings (Group) Co had defaulted added to concerns about the real estate sector affected by the crisis. Hong Kong-listed shares of CIFI Holdings (0884.HK)It fell 32.3% to a record low at the close … Read more

In China, home buyers occupy their ‘rotting’, unfinished properties

GUILIN, China, Sept 26 (Reuters) – For six months, Xu’s home has been a room in a high-rise apartment in the southern Chinese city of Guilin, which she bought three years ago, lured by brochures. that promoted their views of the river. and the clean air of the city. Their living conditions, however, are far … Read more

Rising rates, price slump deal double blow to Hong Kong homeowners

An aerial view shows the Choi Hung public housing estate and other residential buildings with Lion Rock peak in the background, in Hong Kong, China, 3 June 2021. Photo taken on June 3, 2021 with a drone. REUTERS/Joyce Zhou Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – … Read more

World leaders pledge billions to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria on UN sidelines

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record UNITED NATIONS/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria hit the promised $14.25 billion on Wednesday as world leaders seek to combat deadly diseases after that the COVID-19 pandemic derailed progress. US President Joe Biden, who was hosting … Read more

Analysis: China’s mortgage boycott quietly regroups as construction idles

Surveillance cameras are seen near residential buildings under construction in Shanghai, China, July 20, 2022. REUTERS/Aly Song/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Two months after many Chinese homebuyers stopped paying their mortgages to protest stalled construction on their properties, a lack of progress in … Read more

Investors mixed as Porsche seeks price tag of up to $75 bln

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record Volkswagen shares little changed, Porsche SE up 3.5% Porsche AG will be listed at a valuation of 70-75 billion euros The listing comes amid turmoil in European markets Cornerstone investors pledged 40% of share offering BERLIN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Shares of Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) hovered … Read more

Turkish bank stocks’ rollercoaster ride leaves investors reeling

Morning sunlight breaks through residential homes stretching to the Istanbul skyline in Turkey June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Russell Boyce Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record ISTANBUL, Sept 16 (Reuters) – The dizzying volatility in Turkey’s bank shares has left investors reeling after a market rise this year, buoyed by the highest available … Read more

Global cargo market sags as softer economy points to gloomy Christmas

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Record SYDNEY/BENGALURU, Sept 16 (Reuters) – World trade indicators such as FedEx and Cathay Pacific Airways (0293.HK) have clouded the year-end holiday shopping season: The trade slowdown they’re seeing points to weaker-than-expected consumer demand, not a holiday bonanza. The bleak outlook comes as consumers around the … Read more